Opinion

February 23, 2015
It is funny how my plan to write a blog on one topic leads to another. One of my hobbies is collecting old bottles and my plan was to do one on the old snake oil testemonials of...
June 20, 2011
Figure 1 is a weekly chart of the SP500.  The indicator in the lower panel is a composite of the “dumb money” , Rydex asset data, and insider buying indicators that we show...
June 20, 2011
Ciovacco Capital With QE2 winding down, China raising interest rates, and debt problems in Europe, investors have not responded to strong earnings growth. According to Bloomberg:...
June 20, 2011
Just when you think the People's State of California couldn't possibly inflict more damage on its own economy out comes a regulatory proposal so astonishing you have to wonder...
June 19, 2011
I recently received an email about John Lebed and to watch his next stock pick. Now his recent pick was SPU but I believe this is in reference to a fresh pick yet to be revealed...
June 17, 2011
S&P 500 of 1,891 Coming in 2012? [One look at the P/E ratio of the S&P 500 these days clearly suggests that] the  market is overly worried about...
June 16, 2011
The Technical Take Turn on CNBC. Read the headlines. You would think we are already in a bear market having lost 20% or more from the highs in equity prices. Or is that coming? In...
June 15, 2011
Market bottoms come in all shapes. This one is... When a market tries to set a bottom, there are a few different types. The V bottom usually comes on high volatility. We don't...
June 14, 2011
It is rare for me to make a statement regarding the markets unless I have some data to back me up. In the weekly sentiment wrap up, I stated: "since 1991 covering 40 unique...
June 14, 2011
Futures signal a move higher. All eyes were focused on China overnight. While the expectations were that if China's inflation came out too hot, that they'd move to slow - and that...
June 13, 2011
By Tom Madell http://funds-newsletter.com/ It has never been easy for anyone, expert nor amateur alike, to predict the stock market's next likely direction. But that doesn't deter...
June 10, 2011
I just had a conversation with constitutional lawyer and monetary expert Dr. Edwin Vieira. I first became acquainted with Dr. Vieira, who holds four degrees from Harvard and has...
June 10, 2011
We knew it was only a matter of time, but old school technical analysis – like looking at volume – is working.  One of the hallmarks of the rally since August, 2010 was that...
June 10, 2011
Traders beware, the dreaded precious-metals summer doldrums are now upon us!  Summers are barren sentiment wastelands for the entire PM complex.  Gold, silver, and the...
June 8, 2011
I do not know how many times I have said take some profits along the way.. Having said that, I can honestly say that I was richer last week than today and I am licking some wounds...
June 8, 2011
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the US central bank should maintain record monetary stimulus to boost an uneven and frustratingly slow economic recovery.The economy...
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