- Written by James Stafford
- Friday, 07 September 2012
Well, its official - the U.S. government has acknowledged that the U.S. is in the worst drought in over 50 years, since December 1956, when about 58 percent of the contiguous U.S. was in moderate to extreme drought.Add a comment
- Written by Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst
- Friday, 31 August 2012
[For yet another view on this topic please see my latest article at The Street.com, written the day before Dr. Bernanke's latest Jackson Hole, Wyoming speech].
Even the hardiest investors have been lamenting that gold prices have been stuck in a rut for a long time. Others with less experience have watched the market waiting for something to happen….
And as always, many bailed out of the market entirely, licking their wounds.Add a comment
- Written by Marc Courtenay
- Sunday, 19 August 2012
By Vedran Vuk, Casey Research
How far is the Fed from reaching the bottom of its ammunition box?
Well, both Mario Draghi and Ben Bernanke said no to yet more monetary stimulus last week.
Wall Street unsurprisingly was disappointed.
Wall Street expected more stimulus, as institutional investors are analyzing monetary policy from their own perspective rather than the central bank's viewpoint – understandable, but a big mistake.
Wall Street's Conundrum: with the S&P 500 up less than 7% in 2012, the year is almost over, and the investment firms have little to show for it.Add a comment
- Written by Doug Hornig, Casey Research
- Tuesday, 07 August 2012
High-frequency traders (HFT) have no interest in any company whose stock they're trading.
They don't care about its earnings, what sector it's in, nor who's on the board of directors.
They neither know nor care how it fares in technical analysis, and they don't give a damn about its long-term prospects.Add a comment
- Written by By David Galland, Casey Research
- Wednesday, 01 August 2012
This missive begins with a couple of unusual charts – unusual because they contain no reference points. Here's the first. As you'll note, something occurred that triggered a waterfall slide in the chart. We'll get to what that triggering event was in a moment.
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