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November 13, 1999

What we are witnessing is the death of the dollar as we know it. This is a chess game where the loser's currency devalues greatly. All the moves from all corners of the world are centered around gold, the dollar/IMF, and the new Euro currency.

November 12, 1999

Superlative strength in computer and technology stocks . .

Underneath the surface of a bubbling and vibrant U.S. stock market is a banking industry scandal waiting to erupt.

November 11, 1999

I admit that all this flurry of activity in gold confuses me.

November 6, 1999

November 5, 1999

The battle for supremacy pits Frankfurt against London. However, beneath the turbulent surface is fierce hand-to-hand combat of Gold vs the US$.

Relieved that business is slowing . . . based on corporate reports from housing and autos, the stock market seemingly views this as a favorable sign to embolden it not to fear the Fed, as time marches on.

November 4, 1999

The Dow Jones Co. shocked the financial world last week when it announced it was de-listing four of the 30 components that make up the famous Dow Jones Industrial Average.

November 3, 1999

The plot thickens: Along with currencies and interest rates, central banks add gold to their list of manipulated markets. But even the best laid plans of mice and men can't overpower checks and balances of the marketplace.

November 2, 1999

The war being fought between paper and gold has already been decided. It was decided when European central banks announced they would sell a limited amount of gold over the next five years and end leasing. This effectively remonetized gold.

November 1, 1999

We wrote in last week's commentary that a bottom may have been in place and that accumulation appeared to be broad-based.

I have been a student of the market umteen years. And although I first cut my financial teeth on purely Fundamental Analysis, many years of experience and financial battle scares have taught me the invaluable service of Technical Analysis.

October 29, 1999

Irregular price behavior . . . dominated Wednesday's action most of the day, with a "relief rally" of sorts in the "interest rate sensitive" areas as the afternoon progressed.

October 28, 1999

Time to dip into the mailbag, since it's been a year-and-a-half since Market Directions last fielded questions and comments from readers.

I have been affiliated with Wall Street more years than I care to remember. Consequently, I felt until today I had already seen everything -- all the possible tricks and shenanigans the securities industry could invent to deceive the investing public.

October 27, 1999

We turned temporarily bearish in last week's newsletter, but it is beginning to appear as though our bearishness was unjustified. The past week in stocks was an extremely volatile one-probably the most volatile week since last October.

October 26, 1999

The blue chip averages pulled back around 10% during the last few months, but the overall damage is more serious than that. Several sectors are down sharply and many high quality issues are down 30%-50% or more.

1998 was another banner year for equity investors. The major indices finished the year close to their all time highs and double-digit gains were again the norm.

Chart Symmetry is designed around the observation that prices tend to change direction along certain preferred gradients. New readers are advised to read the first article in this series to discover how Chart Symmetry works.

October 23, 1999


His Excellency The Governor

Sheikh Salem Abdul-Aziz al-Sabah

Central Bank of KUWAIT

Ref: Central Bank of KUWAIT's decision to lend gold

October 21, 1999

The gold price has fallen sharply over the past few months, and the market has been gripped by fears of large ongoing future sales by central banks. The importance of future central bank sales has been overdone by the market, for several reasons.

Conviction in technology . .

October 20, 1999

The Bank of England's (BOE's) ridiculous second 25 ton gold auction took place on September 21 ( basically giving it away at $255.75 within a few bucks of the 20 year low).

Today's reports of stronger than expected productivity gains and less than expected unit labor costs will only incite more giddy chatter of a "new era" miracle economy.

October 19, 1999

We have to go somewhere we haven't been before. We started writing about markets in 1967, seven years after becoming involved in world financial markets. Never did we think our sometimes lonely road would lead to where we think it's now headed.

The explosive reaction of the Gold market to a sudden policy shift by the European Central Bankers has brought to limelight the "hedging" activities of the Gold producers.

October 18, 1999

October 14, 1999

Technical, fundamental and monetary factors . .

October 11, 1999

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