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 China’s stock bubble has burst, with its stock markets utterly collapsing after rocketing parabolic. The failure of this popular speculative mania has grave implications for the global stock markets. It shatters the universally-believed myth that central banks can nullify normal market cycles. No government has more power over its stock markets than …

The size and existence of the modern state is limited only by the ability to borrow money; an ability dependent on the continuing value of fiat paper money. That limit has now been reached. Greece is not just a country that overindulged on the bankers’ poisoned candy of cheap credit. Greece is the canary …

 The question on everybody’s mind for 2015 is when will the stock market start to correct in value and will it turn into a 50+% collapse?  Over the last 15 years investors has been through a lot in terms of market volatility. From the 2000 tech bubble bear market and the 2008 financial crisis bear […]

 Since the beginning of January 2014 stocks have shown signs of institutional selling. This can be seen in the small capitalization stocks index the Russell 2000. This group of stocks generally leads the S&P 500.  Most bull market tops in the S&P 500 shown below take 8-12 months to form before it starts to fall […]

 The US stock markets’ latest record highs have left traders exceedingly euphoric and complacent. They are utterly convinced this stock bull will power higher for years to come. But their enthusiasm is very misplaced. In real inflation-adjusted terms, the US stock markets only just regained breakeven levels 15 years after the last …

 Source: Karen Roche, The Gold Report  (2/9/15)  The rapid and massive response when the Swiss unpegged the franc from the euro will ripple across the hedge fund, brokerage and financial systems. It also will infect other currencies, according to Bob Moriarty of Gold, he believes, will be the last man standing. In this interview, […]

by Warren Bevan     It was really another amazing week. We had a great April except the last week while consolidation occurred and we didn’t do much but this past week starting into May has been another great one.     Markets set up all week and Friday broke into new highs. Several of our stocks are moving […]

Today we have a plethora of companies reporting earnings and are moving through the 1st Quarter earnings season at a rapid pace. Thus far, earnings have been far from exciting and have made the previous 2013 forward earnings estimates laughable. The only way we get to the proposed valuations is through multiple expansion which is […]

 Richard (Rick) MillsAhead of the Herd  As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information  In July 1944, delegates from 44 nations met at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire – the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference – and agreed to “peg” their currencies to the U.S. […]

 Richard (Rick) MillsAhead of the Herd  As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information  In July 1944, delegates from 44 nations met at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire – the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference – and agreed to “peg” their currencies to the U.S. […]

   Based on the April 12, 2013 Premium Update. Visit our archives for more gold & silver articles.  This week we saw some interesting developments on the financial markets, mainly in the general stock market – S&P 500 has finally reached (and surpassed) the long-awaited 2007 high level and other more specific stock-market sectors have […]

by Miguel Perez-Santalla BullionVault Monday, 25 March 2013  So Cyprus got its IMF-ECB bail out. But have bank savers elsewhere got the message yet…? OVER the last 30 years I have seen a lot of changes in the financial markets. One of the biggest changes by far was the formation of the European single currency – the […]

This past week we received the final 4th Quarter GDP number which came in at 0.39%. The total 4th Quarter growth was terrible, plain and simple. Based on the performance in the equity markets that we have seen thus far in the 1st Quarter of 2013 investors would expect strong GDP growth. However, the only […]

   It seems that recently the whole precious metals sector has been devoid of the strong relationships with currencies and stocks (namely, strong negative correlation between gold and silver and the USD, and a positive one between metals and the S&P 500 Index) that we are so much used to, which makes the straightforward inference […]

by Warren Bevan Markets Correcting, Metals In Limbo     If you’ve been reading my work in 2013 at all you know I’ve been looking for a move lower in both gold and silver. It finally came this past week and was led by silver.     We’ve got silver holding a crucial support level now while gold snapped […]

 The US stock markets enjoyed an incredible first quarter, with the flagship S&P 500 stock index (SPX) surging 10.0%. New cyclical-bull highs were achieved on an amazing 3/7ths of all Q1’s trading days! But the most interesting one was certainly the last. On Q1’s final trading day, the SPX edged up to …

 Chris Vermeulen – Over the past year my long term trends and outlooks have not changed for gold, oil or the SP500. Though there has been a lot of sideways price action to keep everyone one their toes and focused on the short term charts. We all know that if the market does not […]

    Perhaps you have heard that the Fed is printing money to get out of the crisis and that such actions cannot possibly end other than in even more money being printed and in the dollar losing its ability to buy you tangible assets. In our essay on gold and the dollar collapse we […]

 With the 2012 elections looming, politics are increasingly dominating newsflow. And it is only going to get worse, news will be all politics all the time by summer. Speculators and investors will be watching with great interest, as these elections’ outcome will impact the markets for years. But provocatively, the fortunes of …

SPX Upleg Room to Run  The US stock markets have been on fire lately, still marching higher even after the S&P 500 powered to its best January in 15 years. Doubted from its very birth, this latest stock-market upleg continues to inexorably climb the proverbial Wall of Worry. But while bears keep on arguing …