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Stock Market Investing, Investment Strategy, Precious Metals Thesis, IMF Sells Gold to India, Conversation with Gary Rosenthal

Stock Market Investing: The equity averages continue to languish, however, as anticipated, the relative strength of precious metals investments soars. The Dow, S&P500 and the NASD all sit at or near their respective lows of the last two weeks while Gold hits a new high for the year at $1,085.65 and Silver crosses $17. Investment Strategy: We have used the […]

Investment Strategy, Equity Market Trouble, “Positive” GDP, Norway Increases Rates

Stock Market Investing: The equity averages are down another 2.5+% today capping off an awful week during which time the uptrends from March and the 50day moving averages have been violated. The price action should not come as a shock but instead as a reminder of the tightrope the Fed must walk in order to keep this economic house of […]

Investment Strategy Turns More Cautious, Existing Home Sales, Record Auctions This Week, Galleon Grief

Stock Market Investing: The Equity markets were down across the board Friday as the week ended. Last week was a week of churning and distribution, two actions I hate to see during a market advance as they often mark the end of a rally. To make matters worse the churning has occurred at key areas of resistance on all three […]

US$ Carry Trade Intensifies, Pound Sterling Advances on BoE Comments, Fed’s Yellen’s Comments Add to US$ Decline, Mortgage Apps.Decline

  Just as I suspected!!     Well, apparently my conclusions are sound. Today the U.S.$ price is down more than 3/4% making a new low and news out of the UK is leading the charge. The Pound Sterling has gained 5% this week alone vs. the U.S.$. Today’s comments out of the BoE speak directly to the points I highlighted yesterday…. […]

RCM Investment Strategy, Earning GS/JPM/INTC/GOOG, Industrial Production Surges, Michigan Sentiment Misses, 60% Of Borrowers Underwater, Fed’s Fisher

Tea Leaves; in the last couple of days there have been a lot of them, so let’s start reading:The tangible parts of GS’s earnings were suspect (Investment Banking -38%, Asset Management -6%, Trading and Principal Investments -7%) while the FICC unit (Fixed Income, Currency, Commodities) showed all the gain. “Net revenues in FICC were $5.99 billion, significantly higher than the […]

Inflation, Hyperinflation, Stagflation and the Investment Strategy to Benefit, Richard Russell, Fed’s Lacker, Credit Tightens, Banks Sift Reserves

Welcome back, today we will continue our discussion about the inflation/hyperinflation/ stagflation trade. In my last post I illustrated how the important news stories of last week clearly unveiled the footprint of the inflation trade. You may recall that I ended with the familiar refrain: “Inflation (particularly hyperinflation) is a currency event, not an economic event.” Therefore, the investment strategy […]