Market Observations on the Economy

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Chris Puplava
12/17/2014 - 14:32
The cluster of Hindenburg Omens on the NASDAQ, S&P 500, and Russell 2000 correctly warned of a pullback in the markets but now that we appear to be stabilizing with the FOMC meeting out of the way how should investors view the recent market...
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Michael Shedlock
12/16/2014 - 10:15
In the wake of a widely unexpected, huge oil price decline, I have received many questions and comments. Some speculate U.S. pressure on Saudi Arabia to punish Russia. Others think "big oil" is out to punish the frackers.
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FS Staff
12/13/2014 - 11:52
Matthew Kerkhoff at Dow Theory Letters explains how the banking system works and why QE never led to widely anticipated fears of hyperinflation; Joe Dancy says some of the smartest minds in the energy business believe oil may not get much above $75...
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FS Staff
12/10/2014 - 15:38
In late September 2014, oil prices were hovering around $90 and many traders thought we were close to a bottom. At the time, Jeff Rubin clearly did not represent the consensus view and argued instead that oil would eventually trade at $40-$60 based...
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Chris Puplava
12/01/2014 - 16:31
Every now and then the financial media is abuzz when a Hindenburg Omen is signaled and investors turn cautious. A short description of the frightening market-event is provided below from Wikipedia. Named after the famous Zeppelin airship that...
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Bill Fleckenstein
12/01/2014 - 14:41
Everyone needs to buckle up because there is a lot to cover as I try to do justice to the wild events that took place in markets from Thursday through today, and what I think some of the ramifications may be.
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FS Staff
11/26/2014 - 10:08
The Chief Market Technician at MKM Partners recently told Financial Sense Newshour that he doesn’t see much evidence of a turnaround in the gold market, noting that it usually takes a long time—several quarters, if not years—to repair the type...
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FS Staff
11/24/2014 - 14:28
Economic growth in the U.S. will probably remain weak for another four years and interest rates are likely to fall even further, Gary Shilling recently told Financial Sense Newshour. The number one reason, he says, is “the overpowering reality of...
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Chris Puplava
11/21/2014 - 09:14
Latest net foreign inflows to U.S. markets came in the highest on record as incoming data suggests U.S. economic growth to accelerate. The Russell 2000 and the junk bond market also appear to be stabilizing.
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FS Staff
11/19/2014 - 17:24
As outlined on January 11th, we believed this year would again defy bearish forecasts and see instead: a positive gain for U.S. stocks, a strengthening dollar, lower commodity prices, and improving U.S. economic growth. Here’s how things have played...

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