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Chris Puplava
10/31/2014 - 14:10
Money flows are shifting from lower to higher quality assets. This is a hallmark for aging bull markets and was exactly the same condition we saw leading up to the 2000 and 2007 tops. Tops are a process however and there is no set time table for how...
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Bob Eisenbeis
10/29/2014 - 21:10
As expected, the FOMC ended its purchases of additional securities at the end of October. There are five noteworthy points in the statement this time. First, the FOMC painted the picture of a moderately growing economy...
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Chris Puplava
10/24/2014 - 14:35
There are times when the market needs to catch its breath after a strong run to adjust to a changing macro environment—this is one of those times. Last year’s near 30% run in the S&P 500 was sure to be a tough act to follow with the end of QE...
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Chris Puplava
10/22/2014 - 08:29
How the markets behave in the coming weeks will go a long way to help determine if the September-October correction was the start of a new bear market or just a normal correction in a bull market...
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FS Staff
10/20/2014 - 13:23
Last Wednesday, the markets reversed course after experiencing a long-awaited 10% correction from their September highs. The consensus view seems to be that this was a healthy and much-needed correction, and not the beginning of a new bear market...
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FS Staff
10/17/2014 - 16:00
Didier Sornette from ETH Zurich uses one of the world’s largest supercomputers to track bubbles in the market; Brian Pretti of Contrary Investor says stocks corrected because global central banks are dropping the QE baton; Eric Hadik warns a massive...
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Cris Sheridan
10/16/2014 - 15:57
The long awaited 10% correction that everyone was looking for finally took place. The S&P 500, Dow, and Nasdaq all hit record highs on September 19th before steadily falling to their most recent lows on Wednesday, October 15th...
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FS Staff
10/13/2014 - 16:56
What is the general feeling and outlook among top market technicians right now? Robin Griffiths spoke with Financial Sense Newshour this past week as the International Federation of Technical Analysts met in London and said, “no one is expecting a...
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Chris Puplava
10/10/2014 - 15:24
The damage done to the markets is far greater than what appears on the surface as major indices have only experienced mild pullbacks. However, looking at the average decline among thousands of stocks listed on U.S. exchanges and within large indices...
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Ryan Puplava CMT
10/09/2014 - 11:03
It has been a wrenching month to hold energy stocks with the dollar rising steadily in August and in September, pushing commodity prices down. Gold has fallen from $1320 to as far as $1183. West Texas Intermediate has fallen from $100 a barrel to $...

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