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How To Survive Today’s Bubbly Market

Authored by James Rickards via Bonner & Partners, To paraphrase one of the great gems of Wall Street wisdom, “Nothing infuriates a man more than the sight of other people making money.” That’s a pretty good description of what happens during the late stage of a stock market bubble. The bubble participants are making money […]

How The Asset Bubble Could End – Part 2

Authored by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, Read Part 1 here… Contradictory Signals Special antennae that help traders catch upcoming opportunities. Available from the same outfit that sells the soup-cooling spoon (Acme Inc).   There is just one more positioning indicator we want to mention: after surging by around $126 billion since March of 2016, NYSE […]

“All-In” On Tax Reform

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Review & Update In last week’s “Technically Speaking” post I discussed the S&P 500 hitting 2700 by Christmas. To wit: “As stated in the title, the current push higher puts 2700 in sight by the time Santa fills the ‘stockings hung by the chimney with care.’   As shown […]

Tech bulls biting nails at this price point, says Joe Friday

First Fact….The Nasdaq tech train trend is up and has NOT derailed at this time, nor has it slowed down! Below looks at the Nasdaq Composite index over the past 20-years- CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE As mentioned above, the trend in the Tech remains higher and it remains above long-term moving averages. This chart […]

Why We’re Buying Physical Gold with a $1700 Target

originally on marketslant.com For What it is Worth: We are buying Gold in our small family fund. This is a trade, not an investment. Potentially a much longer term trade for us than normal, possibly a 12 month hold as opposed to our 3 day positions. We are buying physical in quantities that will not need to […]

S&P 500- Could be dangerous place for selling to start!

The trend in the S&P 500 remains up, as it is above long-term moving averages and is in a solid rising channel in the chart below. The little bit of softness that has taken place of late has done nothing to change that trend. The Power of the Pattern wanted to share with you this […]

It’s A ‘Turkey’ Market

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, With Thanksgiving week rapidly approaching, I thought it was an apropos time to discuss what I am now calling a “Turkey” market. What’s a “Turkey” market?  Nassim Taleb summed it up well in his 2007 book “The Black Swan.” “Consider a turkey that is fed every day. Every single […]

“How To Forecast Markets”: A Departing Top JPMorgan Strategist Reveals What He Learned After 30 Years

One of the most popular JPMorgan analysts, traders and commentators, Jan Loeys, head of global asset strategy and author of the weekly “The JPMorgan View” piece is moving on (to a different, non-client facing part of the company), and is using his last weekly address to JPM clients to recap the main lessons he has […]

Great Voids Have A Way Of Filling

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, I feel compelled to keep documenting reality to raise awareness of the ever larger market dangers which keep lurking underneath the current bubble. Indeed I keep seeing a great void not only in awareness but also in price discovery that have propelled markets to current levels leaving investors and […]

One Trader Urges “Extreme Caution”

Something has changed. While stocks are exhibiting their usual BTFD patterns still, other asset classes are not playing along – most notably the junk bond market and the sovereign yield curve. Furthermore, while a few megacaps continue to rise ubiquitously, small caps have suffered and breadth is terrible. As former fund manager Richard Breslow warns, […]

Key Events In The Coming Very Busy Week

With a full slate of central bank meetings, data (including payrolls Friday) and earnings next week there’s a little bit for everyone. On Thursday, according to Politico, we will also know who the next Fed Chair is as well as get a first look at a version of the House tax bill in the US, […]

S&P Futures Slide After Chinese Stock And Bond Rout; Spain Rebounds, Dollar Drops

U.S. futures slid 0.2% as investors await a barrage of announcements including Wednesday’s Fed decision, Friday’s jobs report and, most importantly Trump’s imminent announcement of who the next Fed chairman will be, although after the latest trial balloons, Jay Powell is now largely priced in. Asian equities edged modestly higher despite a tumble in Chinese […]

Global Macro ‘Reality’ – The Hopium Vs Doomium Model Explained

Authored by Peter Tchir via Academy Securities, When Reality and Sentiment Diverge The Hopium versus Doomium Model We are initiating the Hopium vs. Doomium model today.  I first came across the word Hopium in the aftermath of the financial crisis.  It was typically used by ‘doomers’ who believed markets were far ahead of themselves and […]

Under The Thumb Of The Banks

Editor’s Note:   While we are disappointed to hear of Marc Faber’s recent comments and the fallout from them, Sprott Money is not affiliated with Sprott Inc. and have had no bearing in Mr. Faber’s resignation from the board. We are a private company held by Eric Sprott. Thanks.      Under The Thumb Of […]

“When”, Not “If”

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, The market is downright bullish. There is little reason to argue the point given the bullish trends of markets globally which are strongly trending, positively correlated, and simultaneously breaking out to all-time highs. Of course, such is not surprising given the massive levels of Central Bank interventions, suppressed interest […]