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  • The Roaring Twenties Are Back [View article]
    Great article, thanks. That last sentence was efflorescent. Did the commodity collapsed of 1921, cause the Crash of '29 and the Great Depression? I think it is highly probable.
    Apr 25, 2014. 10:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Andrew Coleman Wants To Know If You Are Ready For The Global Oil Surplus [View article]
    Nice article. Supply Demand imbalance in a virtually totally bullish world for oil. Could get interesting.
    Apr 25, 2014. 08:32 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Loose Talk On China Gold Demand Sinks Precious Metals [View article]
    WOW, Ben Gee, closing in on 10, 000 comments!
    Apr 21, 2014. 06:49 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Ready For A Rebound? Gilead's $1000 Pill [View article]
    I had a whipple which is an operation for pancreatic cancer, $150, 000. Even more mundane operations like colon cancer are very costly and nobody grand stands against them. Let them make tons of money on cures or we will only get treatments like Crestor, advair, etc which ruin many peoples health (all those side effects they list do happen) and go on forever
    Apr 17, 2014. 09:08 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Jobless Claims At Lowest Level In Nearly 7 Years [View article]
    One among many toppy indicators. However, they are still printing money like crazy, the bear killer so far.
    Apr 10, 2014. 08:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Historically Good Jobless Claims [View article]
    I agree but tops can take a year.
    Apr 10, 2014. 08:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Commodities: Is The Bear Market Near Its End? [View article]
    By historical analogue, 15 to 20 more years of a bear market. Like 1980 to 2000.
    Apr 10, 2014. 10:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Flash Boys Have It Wrong - The Market Is Not Rigged [View article]
    Back in the good ol' days of the OTC market there was always at least a quarter spread and $1 not uncommon. And if you tried to buy a lot of shares your brokers normal market maker would sell you a 100 shares, and buy stocks from all the other market makers, mark them up and sell you the rest. Rather similar except for the spread. But it is front running. My brokerage training was in 1974. The text we used said there was no such thing as front running.
    Apr 7, 2014. 12:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Inflation Next? [View article]
    You alluded to agricultural commodities showing signs of inflation. I have heard this on CNBC and read it in several sources. So many people saying that is very bearish. First the commodity super cycle appears to have peaked. Soybeans are down @ $3 from their recent highs. Wheat is down $2 from recent highs and $6 a while back. Corn is sharply down from $8.43 to $5. After such large declines, some very small rallies, relatively, has brought out the bulls in force. Not a good sign. Oats did blow out to new highs as well as the meats.
    Apr 7, 2014. 12:27 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Sum Of All Fears: Public Service Announcement - The Russell 2000 Is Wildly Overvalued! [View article]
    Satan and Ba1, get a room.
    Apr 7, 2014. 12:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Missed Lesson Of Great Depression And Financial Crisis Blinds Economists To Bubble And Coming Recession [View article]
    Empirical data seems to be especially irrelevant to people when it comes to economics. Intuitive logic takes control. People have been predicting massive inflation in Japan fo over 20 years, because it is intuitively obvious that their massive creation of money is going to cause it. We have had the worst economic recovery with the most money creation ever. Problem must be not enough money creation.
    Mar 25, 2014. 07:55 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Happens If The Dollar Loses Its Status As Reserve Currency? [View article]
    Like most things, by the time it happens it will be a non-event. In fact, it will be presented as a good thing like the problems in China for instance. The new Bretton-Woods for all.
    Mar 25, 2014. 07:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Low Funds Rate Forever? [View article]
    Forever is a very long time. In Japan's lost decades, whenever credit conditions got less good, not bad even, the market and the economy tanked, eventually bringing further loosening, and another moderate recovery and bull market. then repeat. Such a scenario would mean low interest rates for a very long time.
    Mar 24, 2014. 11:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Breaking News: Who Really Controls Silver And Gold? [View article]
    The Hunt brothers manipulated silver up. The Exchange manipulated it down. But it was in accordance with Elliott Wave.
    Mar 24, 2014. 08:27 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • After The Sell-Off: A Bright Spot For Gold [View article]
    In a similar situation in 1982, gold rallied for 8 months. Most of the gain occurred in 4 months, with essentially a double top forming in the eighth month. This rally is 3 months off the bottom. For almost 12 years gold bugs said buy buy buy and it worked worked worked. The last 2+ years, not so much. Could that mean we have switched from a bull to a bear market? Or have you just lost your Midas touch.
    Mar 24, 2014. 08:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment