Tag Archives: Australian

Stock Market Strategy: Liquidity, Yen Carry and the New Paradigm

A paradigmatic shift in market behavior occurred after the collapse of 2008. The commonly accepted drivers of market direction, most especially economic cycles, no longer applies in this post apocalyptic financial farce. In fact, constant Fed / Government intervention and outright manipulation has produced a parallel universe where “good” economic news is bad for the markets and “bad” economic news […]

Japan Tragedy & Gulf of Mexico BP Spill Follow Similar News Cycle / Precious Metals Outlook

The Japanese tragedy continues to unfold and I, like the rest of you, watch on in horror. Meanwhile, the toxic sludge spewing from the traditional financial media outlets is at full throttle with spigots wide open.  Nothing like a good tragedy to create hysteria and boost ratings. I’d like to take it down a notch and offer a reality check: […]