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The US debt marked a new milestone in February of 2016. The total debt surpassed the $19-trillion mark for the first time ever, and is currently still increasing with every passing second. This means that each US citizen, including children, owes $58,000. The US debt
 The SPX500 has been rallying into a topping formation.  This ‘counter-trend’ rally is the corrective action that is necessary to finish off this Primary Wave 2 upwards within the stock market topping phase. This cycle top will ‘flip’ and then the start of
Bearish Tendencies Most of you come to financial websites to read the latest insights of how the equity markets are about to collapse.  You seek to reinforce your steadfast beliefs that the equity markets are all smoke and mirrors and really should not be as h
The last four years in the metals market have seen much upheaval.  The price action has turned many fundamentalists on their heads.  Many have been screaming that the fundamentals support higher prices, yet the metals continued to follow through in their four-
We have been experiencing an exceptionally strong counter-trend rally in the stock market. This recent, bullish, upward move is not the beginning of a new bullish uptrend.  Last night, the Chinese stock market hit a two-month high. The Shanghai Composite Index
The European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan have run out of “bullets” in their arsenal! They will continue to cut interest rates further ‘below zero’, but that is not taming the ‘Beast of ‘Deflation’.  To the global community, it is evident that this is not con
Last Friday, March 11th, 2016, Mario Draghi, ECB Chairman, announced new cuts to all three of its current ECB’s policy interest rates.  This included a drop to minus 0.4 percent in the rate it pays on banks’ deposits. He added 20 billion euros a month to th
So, let's take a step back and try to figure out where we now reside in the larger market perspective for metals and miners, and then discuss why I believe we are on the verge of a major bull market.  We can then move into the smaller time frame to see if the lo
The major global economies have had a staggering debt of $199 trillion as of Q2 of 2014. The most recent figures will be closer to $230 trillion because, after 2014, the ECB, Japan and China have all resorted to ‘massive monetary easing’ programs while the US
In a recent article, we made the case that the most recent lows seen across the gold mining sector were likely generational lows, and because of the extreme nature of the undervaluation in the sector, investors should consider this setup as our Trade of the Decade.