Mining Stocks Winning it for Top 10…Except Current Leader

We are already midway through this month’s Stock Challenge! So far, of the 336 Challengers, only 100 are in positive territory. The market has not been very friendly during these first couple of weeks in May — particularly for micro-caps. The Stock Challenge Index itself has spent most of May below sea level but is […]

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Canada Braces for Higher Inflation as Prices Soar

Canada flirts with highest inflation rate in generations

The foundation of Canada’s economy is based on a few key aspects, two of which are an abundance of natural resources, and an abundance of debt… In the name of the pandemic, governments worldwide are piling on debt at astonishing rates. However, no G20 country is doing it as fast as Canada (per capita). In […]

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Dow 30,000 Prediction from January 2018 Comes True

the Dow clears 30,000 despite warning signs

In January of 2018, almost three years ago, I predicted the Dow was heading to 30,000. The article Why the Dow is Heading to 30,000 Under Trump Economy lays out exactly why the markets would continue higher. “Today’s market is a momentum investing paradise for investors riding the Trump effect to massive profits. Let’s take […]

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Inflation Takes Off in the U.S.

U.S. dollar declining amidst inflation

The U.S. Dollar remains under pressure amidst many factors, including soaring deficits and an increasing money supply. Epic Economist believes recent data highlights the demand for things people need in the post-Covid world. The change in buying habits is driving inflation in many consumer goods, including the cost of food. According to Trading Economics, “Cost […]

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Trump Could Be Done if this Doesn’t Happen ASAP

White House

The U.S. dollar may soon resume its decline, pushing gold and U.S. equities back to record levels. A negative correlation between the U.S. dollar and U.S. equities may influence the coming US Presidential election. As Ray Dalio poignantly explains in his book, “Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises,” “…prolonged monetization will lead people to question […]

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The Fed is Winning the Confidence Game, Again

Last weekend we outlined the high-stakes confidence game the Fed is dominating. Stocks are surging, real estate prices are stable, and people are going back to work by the millions. All and all, the news cycle is positive. Valuations are up, and the forward-looking stock market is forecasting sunny skies. While the environment today is […]

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Your Money Will Never Be The Same

money supply expansion may result in inflation by 2021

During the early 1920s in Weimar Germany, government-induced hyperinflation (via massive increases in the money supply) caused hunger and deteriorating standards of living. When faced with the choice of economic collapse or printing more money, desperate, insolvent governments like the Weimar Republic have historically chosen the latter. Inflation is an insidious, often invisible tax. And […]

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Ray Dalio: A New Type of Money, New Type of Credit May be Emerging

why the long term debt cycle may be ending

In this latest Cooper Academy video, why Ray Dalio thinks the 2020 crisis will be worse than the 2008 recession comes under review. What’s more, he evaluates why the current environment of debt, low interest rates and record monetary stimulus looks similar to the 1930s great depression era. At the heart of today’s crisis is […]

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Record Stimulus and Deficits to Drive Gold in 2020

No asset influences the global markets more than the U.S. dollar, the world reserve currency. It’s held this hegemonic status for decades, dominating global commerce while serving as a constant reminder of America’s unparalleled economic, military, and political strength. Now, it appears that the only way to save the U.S. economy is by crushing the […]

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The Greatest Safe Haven

Francisco Blanch predicts gold will trade to $3,000

The debate over whether or not gold is a safe haven should be over. While stocks give investors whiplash, amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, gold continues to shine. The Federal Reserve and the U.S. government are preparing to deliver trillions in bailout spending. As the buyer of last resort, the Fed is ushering in a […]

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