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October 9, 1998

RCA (1925-1929) and MICROSOFT (1994-1998)


A Historical and Fundamental Analysis


Exactly one year ago I did a study comparing the incredible price run of the number one tech-stock of the 1920s (RCA) with the similarly spectacular price increase of unquestionably the best high-tech stock of the 1990s (MICROSOFT).

October 7, 1998

Fear and panic becoming predominant sentiments among global investors

October 5, 1998

Bears were rewarded last week on Wall Street as a significant and long-standing technical development finally culminated with share prices falling hard towards the end of last week.

October 2, 1998

After enduring several years of harsh investor sentiment in the form of depressed share prices, several Canadian gold mining stocks appear ready to reverse course and return handsome dividends to their long-suffering shareholders.

October 1, 1998

These are surely giddy times for bears.

And why not? For most of them the summer's stock market crash came on with a warning that had all the subtlety of a brass band parading down Main Street.

September 30, 1998

The gold market is showing unmistakable signs of a turnaround that could witness in the coming weeks a bullish move to levels unseen since 1997.

September 29, 1998

Long-time readers of this commentary will have noticed the large emphasis we place on geometric patterns formed in the stock charts.

September 23, 1998

Global markets, buoyed by short-term strength from buyers, evinced partial retracements of the declines that have plagued most major stock, bond and currency indices of late.

I am holding a flyer distributed by a supermarket chain in northern Spain. It says, across the top of the first page: "Prices in effect from the second until the fourteenth of January, 1998." Obviously, therefore, the booklet was printed at the end of 1997.

September 21, 1998

Long-time readers of this commentary will have noticed the large emphasis we place on geometric patterns formed in the stock charts.

Monetary Realists, knowing not so much what they've been taught, but what they've learned with their eyes open and ears tuned, see things clearly, without peering through a haze of misinformation masquerading as knowledge.

September 18, 1998

September 17, 1998 05:23 GMT -- Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan's testimony before the House Banking Committee Wednesday confirmed something we have been forecasting for the end of the 1990s: a deflationary global debt collapse and what we call a "Supernova" of the

September 14, 1998

September 12, 1998 05:06 GMT -- The long-awaited report from Independent Council Kenneth Starr is finally out, and the U.S. stock market didn't seem to care.

We wrote last week of the high potential for a crash on Wall Street, basing our argument on the confluence of cyclical and geo-harmonic patterns that were to have occurred during the week.

September 12, 1998

Monetary Realists--both of us--are like the little boy in the story of the Emperor's new clothes. Untrained in economics, we do not know what we are supposed to see; and we have escaped the indoctrination, a.k.a.

September 11, 1998

Greg Mastel is a member of the Washington think-tank Economic Strategy Institute.

September 7, 1998

I was preparing a column about CNBC last week when the following message arrived via e-mail from my friend and colleague, Michael Belkin:

"Belkin on CNBC Bubblevision? Today at 3:40 EST? How'd that happen?"

September 4, 1998

The bear market has unfolded almost exactly to our parameters over the past couple of weeks. We are now fully convinced—from a technical perspective—that the trend is indeed bearish with the bull all but dead.

September 1, 1998

For short-term gold investors, last week was not an enjoyable one. For it was during that time that gold's long-term technical support at $285/oz. gave way in a deflationary shock wave that saw the CRB commodity index break below its critical $200 support.

August 31, 1998

The long-awaited bear market has finally arrived. While not making its presence known in singular fashion as we might have expected, it nonetheless has given us every indication that it has wandered into the U.S.

Among life's few certainties is the passage of time. The year 2000 is coming, ready or not. Indeed, it is almost upon us. And equally as certain is that it will cause some degree of disruption in computer programs that require a date to function properly.

August 28, 1998

Exactly sixteen years ago, with the Dow Industrial Average wallowing in the doldrums near 800, Elliott Wave theorist Robert S. Prechter tweaked Wall Street's imagination with his prediction that the most spectacular bull market in history was about to begin.

August 26, 1998

Most people do not wish to be alarmist, nor do they wish us to be alarmist. Yet, sometimes the reality of a situation sounds alarmist.

August 25, 1998

GOLD, Is it US$284, C$440 or $A490 ? -

August 24, 1998

The tug-of-war continues, and the bulls are beginning to lose their grip in their battle with the now-dominant bears, a group of investors who are slowly emerging in their newfound role as vanguards of the U.S. stock market.

Many gold market observers and participants have marveled at the gold price action over the last few years, feeling it has defied any rational explanation. That feeling is easy to understand when the facts are observed in historical perspective.

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