If you drop a penny from your pocket, it will be a very small bounce. But if you drop the penny from atop the Empire State Building, the magnitude of the bounce will be great.
In the case of mining stocks, that bounce from a very long and painful fall has been so great – they’re now... Read More
In the winter it snows and in the spring flowers bloom. It's one of those things you can always count on. And like nature, the stock market, has its own set of yearly trends.
One of the market's strongest seasonal forces that has been a slam dunk this year is something called the "January... Read More
Sentiment extremes should be on the radar screen of all investors. That's because they can point to buying opportunities and sharp reversals ahead. The latest action in the gold market is a perfect example of this.
Just a few short weeks ago, year-end tax loss selling was in full force and... Read More
To China, shadow banking has been both a blessing and a curse.
It's been a blessing, because it's created an immediate steroids like impact on China's economy of falsified strength and growth.
It's been a curse, because the art of gaming economic growth through credit expansion never has a... Read More
“There is an appointed time for everything,” are the famed words from Ecclesiastes 3:1. This eternal truth is applicable even to the stock market, which like the rest of nature, has its times and seasons.
Among these “times and seasons” is the “January Effect.” It runs... Read More