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August 6, 1999

Persistent rumors have been coming out of London for three weeks that G-7 bankers have been bailing out hedge funds to the tune of $25 billion and at the same time making a coordinated effort to drive down the price of gold, so that as much gold as possible can

August 5, 1999

Looming economic reports . . . contributed to the "buyer's strike" atmosphere on Wall Street in the final hour, which was marvelously easy to trade with respect to intraday S&P activity during Wed. late going.

August 2, 1999

After almost two tumultuous weeks of trading, the U.S. equities outlook has now definitely established at least a short-term downtrend.

What is likely to happen to the price of gold? Up or down?

If gold does begin a great new bull market, how far can one realistically expect the price of to gold to rise within a reasonable time frame?

August 1, 1999

It was a decisive week for the bearish view, with losses for the dollar, credit markets and stocks. For the week, the Dow and S&P 500 dropped about 2%. The Morgan Stanley Cyclical index and the Utilities shed 3%.

July 30, 1999

I'd like to offer a unique perspective (most remaining gold stock investors are focused only on big hedgers like Barrick Gold) on picking rewarding gold stocks for the next gold bull cycle.

July 29, 1999

The market environment . .

July 26, 1999

Deflation and policy makers' attempts to defeat it:

July 23, 1999

Most economists and financial journalists continue to misidentify the meaning of the fall in the U.S. dollar price of gold. That price has plummeted from about $300 per ounce a year ago to near $250 recently.

It's the proverbial "eleventh hour" in this 17-year-old bull market and the manipulators are out in force.

July 22, 1999

Quiescent Federal Reserve gradualism . .

July 21, 1999

Wow, it was another wild and difficult week for the bear camp. The Dow was largely unchanged, gaining 15 points, while the S&P 500 rose about 1%.

July 19, 1999

The following excerpted material is important for understanding the way many view U.S. stocks today:

Ian Gordon is a broker with a major Canadian brokerage firm. Admittedly, he is not a household name - at least not yet. That might change if he is reading the current stock market cycle properly. Ian is a student of the Kondratieff Cycle.

July 16, 1999

Gold stocks: the next Internet boom!

July 15, 1999

Taking a breather . . . in the midst of a nominal Expiration week is fairly unusual; but since this was mostly a function of the Dow Industrials alone, more so than the rest of the market, it's still suspect on a daily basis.

Several years ago in an essay on gold ("The Golden Sextant"), I pointed out that gold is arbitraged like currencies, which is to say on the basis of interest rate differentials.

July 14, 1999

IT HAS been almost a year to the day since the stock market went into a brief but steep decline, falling 20 percent in just six weeks and giving Wall Street its first whiff of real fear since the October 1987 crash.

July 12, 1999

The exact wording of a key portion of the Fed's official statement following its June 30 Federal Open Market Committee meeting read: "...the FOMC has chosen to adopt a directive that includes no predilection about near term policy action." That was all the U.S.

July 10, 1999

In its aspiration for a new and perfect world, the New Age Movement believes that there will have to be a "paradigm shift", which will change the conventional way of thinking.

July 8, 1999

Optimism ahead of Yahoo! . . . probably enhanced the late Wednesday market tone, though it's not something that impacted the futures, given the low premium at day's end.

Money is generally thought of, if at all, in practical terms: how to get it, what to do with it. Monetary Realists believe that the most important thing to know about money, however, is its nature, because from this nature all else flows.

The stock bubble of 1999 constitutes perhaps the most dangerous, speculative investment climate ever. Exactly three score and ten years after 1929, the world seems poised on the verge of an equally ruinous stock market collapse.

July 5, 1999

WANTED: Greenspan (FRB), Camdessus (IMF) and Eddie George (BOE) for premeditated murder of American Farming


July 1, 1999

June 30, 1999

Reliability studies conducted by the Bullish Review across 36 futures markets from 1983 to 1989 show that extremely long or short positions by hedgers CORRECTLY FORECASTED significant market moves 67% of the time.

June 29, 1999

In this week's commentary we will address a topic that has been foremost in our minds for the past several days and has even been suggested by other stock market commentators of late.

I have been attempting to consolidate my notes that I have taken from various articles and comments posted by participants of this Forum in regards to The Dollar (should read as The FED), The Euro and Gold.

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