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Buy the Dips

The gold market has posted solid gains since the beginning of the year, and thus far is not showing any significant signs of slowing down. From a technical standpoint, the yellow metal looks poised to make another run to the upside. What makes all of this especially interesting is the fact that gold is rising along with stocks. Even bonds have been moving back up as rates have been declining. So what gives? It would seem to be very clear that despite new all-time highs... Continue Reading

Remember that Debt Ceiling Thing?

The nation’s spending limit is quickly coming up, due to expire on the 15th of March. The debt ceiling is a hotly debated topic, and unless Congress acts to expand the debt limit, things could potentially get quite crazy. Back in 2011, the debate over the debt ceiling helped fuel a rally in gold that took the yellow metal to all-time-highs. Standard & Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating that year, sending shockwaves through global markets and putting into question the country’s status as the... Continue Reading

Could Stocks Top on January 20th?

It’s no secret that stocks have been on a ferocious run to the upside since the Presidential election victory by Donald Trump. The notion of looser regulation, tax cuts and massive fiscal stimulus has sent stocks sharply higher, especially banks’. Could the rally over the last several weeks prove to be a case of buy the rumor sell the fact? Some analysts appear to think so… In a recent article from Marketwatch.com, analysts from Morgan Stanley voiced some concerns that the rally in equities has... Continue Reading