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Mr Dorsch worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for nine years as the chief Financial Futures Analyst for three clearing firms, Oppenheimer Rouse Futures Inc, GH Miller and Company, and a commodity fund at the LNS Financial Group.

As a transactional broker for Charles Schwab's Global Investment Services department, Mr Dorsch handled thousands of customer trades in 45 stock exchanges around the world, including Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, the Euro zone, London, Toronto, South Africa, Mexico, and New Zealand, and Canadian oil trusts, ADR's and Exchange Traded Funds.

He wrote a weekly newsletter from 2000 thru September 2005 called, "Foreign Currency Trends" for Charles Schwab's Global Investment department, featuring inter-market technical analysis, to understand the dynamic inter-relationships between the foreign exchange, global bond and stock markets, and key industrial commodities.

Bearish Wagers vs 10-Year T-Note Futures Soar to All-Time High, Yet 10-Yr Yield Sags

By Gary Dorsch – Jesse Livermore was famous for making and losing several multi-million dollar fortunes during his professional career. In his early teens, Livermore went to Boston and started his long career in stock...

China Red-Chip Index Slides Into Fourth Bear Market in Past 3-Years

By Gary Dorsch – Over the past 30 years, the technocrats in Beijing have attained an almost mythical status. The decade after two decades of rapid double-digit growth has transformed China into the world’s second-biggest economy...

ECB Chief Draghi Rocks Global Markets – Signals Tapering of QE

By Gary Dorsch – On June 27th, the Euro leaped above $1.13 and above ¥127 after ECB chief Draghi signaled growing confidence in the Euro-zone's economic recovery and rising inflation. “The threat of deflation is gone and inflationary forces are at play,” Draghi said...

Downturn in US Auto Sales Is a Worrisome Signal for Aging Bull Market

This week’s most interesting economic reports were released on Monday, April 3rd, with a look at US auto sales, which offer a measure of the confidence of the middle-class consumer, who is paying $31,000, on average, for a new car or truck. What the latest reports show...

All Eyes on Upcoming French Elections; Finance Chief: "Le Pen Will Never Be Elected"

A French abandonment of the EU and the Euro would essentially mean the bloc losing its second- and third-biggest economies at the ballot box in the space of less than a year. However, Le Pen would still need to garner enough support in parliament to call for a referendum...

Silicon Valley High-Tech Leaders and India’s IT Outsourcers Sound Alarm Over Trump’s “America First” Policy

US-president Donald Trump just assumed office on January 20th, but already, his “America First” agenda is sending a big chill through Silicon Valley and India’s biggest tech stocks. The US tech industry has long lobbied

Twitter Storms and Trade Wars

The number of followers on US President Donald Trump’s Twitter page is increasing at an exponential rate, reaching 20.3-million this week, and up from around 19.9-million just a few weeks ago. Mr Trump’s frequent use of...

Why the End of China's “Strong Yuan” Policy Matters to Global Markets

On August 11th, the hierarchy of the Chinese Politburo surprised the global financial markets, by unilaterally devaluing the yuan against the US$, without any advance notice. Beijing quickly engineered a 3% devaluation...

Bonds and Currencies Brace for BoE and Fed Rate Hikes

It’s approaching that time of year when traders and central bankers alike depart for long holidays. But this summer is shaping up to be anything but quiet for markets, with betting on a “Greek Exit” from the Euro roiling markets...

China's Stock Market Mania – How High Can Red Chips Fly?

The vast majority of traders operating in the Chinese markets these days have no inhibitions about gambling. Instead, they are feverishly bidding up red chip shares on the China-300 Index, which has nearly doubled in value since the start of July ‘14...

The Raging “Currency Wars” Across Europe

The theater of the absurd became even more bizarre on Jan 22nd, when the European Central bank (ECB), desperate to extract the Euro-zone’s economy from the quagmire of deflation and stagnation, decided...

The Emergence of the U.S. Petro-Dollar

The story line for the U.S. petro-dollar is bound to get better in the years ahead. The U.S. has more recoverable natural gas than any other country. This represents a century’s worth of output and can support peak production at more than twice the 2013 level.

Russian Bear Rattles Markets, But PPT Rides to the Rescue

Investing is an inherently risky business with lots of uncertainties. At any given moment, the bullets can fly from any direction, and at a bare minimum, the investor hopes to emerge unscathed from the battlefield. But of course, the goal of investing is not just to break-even, but...

Which Way Is Inflation Blowing? Watch Commodities

In an age when governments of every political leaning and ideological stripe distort economic data to promote their parties’ interests, it is hardly surprising that the nation’s inflation rate is reported in a manner that best suits their political needs.

The “Least Loved” Bull Market Becomes Euphoric

After nearly six years of unprecedented intervention by the world’s top central banks, the world’s financial markets are hopelessly broken. What used to be accepted as market gospel and guided investors’ decisions in the marketplace, before the 2008 financial crisis, - no longer seems to apply in today’s marketplace.

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