One day, it’s QE2 that will be the financial market catalyst of all catalysts. The next day a Euro member bank is melting down. Commodities are flying higher on the back of QE2 perceptions the next day and then a few days later they crumble based on the need and near term actions of China to quell internal inflation by raising rates...
The first time this latest bit of nonsense came to my attention was in a TED presentation in which a social scientist presented his data, “proving” that any correlation between human happiness and annual income ended at $65,000. In other words, if you make less than $65,000 annually, you’ll generally be more happy if you make more money. But once you make $65,000, there is no noticeable improvement in your happiness if you make more… say, $75,000 or $100,000.
Lets face it, governments always try to ‘kick the can down the road’. Rather than deal with economic issues in the here and now, they prefer to postpone the pain. Unfortunately, in their attempt to avoid painful economic recessions, the policymakers sacrifice the purchasing power of their currencies and they end up creating even bigger troubles for the future.
Can you visualize a possible scenario that could put a sudden end to the secular rise now underway in gold and silver? In a recent conference call with the research team of The Casey Report, we once again collectively tried to imagine what situation… what scheme… what government manipulation… might finally put a stake through the heart of gold. Setting the stage, I th
For the past 35 years, The Browning Newsletter has maintained a belief that a person is significantly influenced by the climate in which they exist. Therefore, in understanding the past and present conditions of the climate in which they live, they can use the momentum of change to their advantage in forecasting trends related to behavior and commodities.
After the Fed announcement on November 3rd, uncertainty left the market and investors jumped into equities with both feet. Since then, stocks have corrected in the face of the April highs, a logical point of reference for supply to enter into the market. Trendlines have been broken and a trading range or correction is in the cards.