Bear's Lair

Bear Markets always follow Bull markets and a severe stock market correction is long overdue. Bears Lair will spot, monitor and analyze the stock market correction as it develops.


"The mountains went into labor and gave birth - to a mouse! This ancient quotation could be cited to characterize the publication of the long-awaited Financial Crisis Inquiry Report on Thursday, Jan

We have seen some exciting moves in the market and with the market sentiment so bullish it should make for a sharp selloff in the coming weeks.

A rare and exceptional opportunity has just presented itself to enter this Precious Metals bullmarket at very favorable prices for gold, silver and especially for Precious Metals stocks - right at an interme

The events transpiring in Cairo at the moment are still developing and the outcome is far from known as of this writing. President Mubarak is being asked to resign.


There are some bizarre things going on in the silver market at the moment, reminiscent of the supply shortages and high premiums witnessed in 2008.

After rocketing 76% higher in just 5 months, silver continues to enthrall investors and speculators.

There is only one difference between a bad economist and a good one: The bad economist confines himself to the visible effect; the good economist takes into account both the effect that can be seen and m

Below are two charts showing the cyclical behaviour of the S&P500 - over a +-9 month cycle and a +-4 year cycle. (source:

Depending what type of trader you are and what you focus on the most for trading you could be either bullish or bearish on the stock market right now.

We are now seeing a convergence of indications that a reversal in the Precious Metals sector is at hand that will lead to a major uptrend soon.

It was an interesting week to say the least. One I can say I don't ever recall seeing the likes of, and one which is quite likely a warning shot across the bow.


The US stock markets have enjoyed an awesome run since late August, with the flagship S&P 500 stock index (SPX) up 23.7%.

Today the stock market bled out with a river of red candles. All of the recent gains vanished in one session.

Does anyone know what China really wants and in which direction China is going?

I've been talking to subscribers this past week about the powerful move we've seen in US indices as of late and the recent pattern formed in the S&P500, which is a rarity.

Silver's massive autumn rally has utterly captivated speculators and investors, their appetite for all things silver is insatiable.

Plenty of indicators try to bring the world of gold to an investor's doorstep, and in a bullish environment they all seem to make headlines.

It was a great first week in the market for 2011. Volume picked up as traders slowly return from holidays focusing on the markets again.

It's great to be back after the holiday season. Things are as exciting as ever in the markets and around the world politically.

Thanks to its awesome autumn rally, silver has become something of a rock star in the commodities world. Investors and speculators alike are enthralled with this white metal.

The news that Paul Volcker plans to step down from a "panel of experts" advising Barack Obama today will likely whip market participants into a bit of a frenzy analyzing what this could possibly mean.

The great astronomer, Carl Sagan, who like me was a strong believer in skeptical inquiry, used to say, one of the saddest lessons of history is this: "If we've been bamboozled long enough, we ten

Trading is awesome! Everyone should trade stocks. The benefits that trading brings to anyone who sticks with it are vast.


The Ring was made of gold and gold continues on its journey thru lands of evil fiat empires, guarded by Ringwraiths hell bent on gold's destruction.


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In 1792 the U.S. Congress adopted a bimetallic standard (gold and silver) for the new nation's currency - with gold valued at $19.30 per troy ounce