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Clif Droke

Clif Droke

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Clif Droke is the editor of the two times weekly Momentum Strategies Report newsletter, published since 1997, which covers U.S. equity markets and various stock sectors, natural resources, money supply and bank credit trends, the dollar and the U.S. economy. The forecasts are made using a unique proprietary blend of analytical methods involving cycles, internal momentum and moving average systems, as well as investor sentiment. He is also the author of numerous books, including most recently "The Stock Market Cycles."

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    The question confronting investors right now is whether the lateral trading range in the major indices represents consolidation of the long-term uptrend, which precedes an…

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    Published 08 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The past year has seen its fair share of worries. From the China slowdown to the Brexit, successive waves of overseas fear have rolled onto…

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    Published 24 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    A fiery debate rages among investors over the question of central bank stimulus. The question is whether the stock market needs stimulus in order to…

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  • Is the Tape Being Painted for Hillary?

    Published 28 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

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  • Is Kyle Bass Finally Getting His Revenge?

    Published 20 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    One of America's most prominent hedge fund managers is betting the farm that China's economic troubles are far from over. His bet centers around the…

  • A Real Estate Mania Redux

    Published 14 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Among the biggest relative strength leaders in the U.S. broad market right now are the home builders and REITs. The U.S. real estate sector is…

  • Why the Bears Should be Scared

    Published 07 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The last year has been a scary time to be an investor. In 2015, the slowdown in China's economy caused undue apprehension to investors and…

  • Brexit and The Revolt Against Globalism

    Published 28 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Everywhere one turns there is evidence of widespread rage and frustration. The peoples of Europe and the Americas in particular are aggrieved at their political…

  • How Strong is The Economy Really?

    Published 10 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    In the six years since the recovery began, there has been endless debate over the strength of the U.S. economy. There are basically two sides…

  • Candidates Confirm: No Crash this Year

    Published 21 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    A CNN Money article this weekend provided contrarian investors with a moment of clarity. "Trump and Cruz predict stock market 'crash'" the headline proclaimed. Contrarians…

  • The Millennial Moment and the Global Crisis

    Published 13 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    It's a trite saying but a profound one all the same: "History always repeats." We've all heard this bromide countless times, yet how many of…

  • Roadblocks to a Full-Fledged Bull Market

    Published 07 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Since bottoming in February, the stock market "tape" has been very constructive. The NYSE advance-decline (A-D) line led the rally off the February lows, which…

  • Trump vs. The Stock Market

    Published 08 March 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The broad equities market has gotten a respite from the selling pressure which plagued it for the last few months. Some of this can be…

  • A 2008-Style Meltdown in 2016?

    Published 14 February 2016 | viewed 0 times

    As the global market crisis continues, the danger posed by this crisis to the U.S. economy continues to be underestimated by economists and central bankers.…

  • How The Fed is Suffocating The Economy

    Published 27 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Investors are worried over the prospects that the long-term momentum behind the stock market recovery of 2009-2015 may be in danger of complete dissipation this…

  • Will 2016 be The Year The Fed Fails?

    Published 18 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    To many economists, the biggest mistake the Fed has made has been a lack of aggression in raising interest rates. After all, they reason, the…

  • Could The Unthinkable Happen in 2016?

    Published 11 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 29 December 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Stocks are trying to live up to the expectations for a year-end "Santa Claus" rally. Most of the market's improving internal condition is due to…

  • Reversing the Damage of Global Austerity

    Published 09 December 2015 | viewed 0 times

    A significant undercurrent of internal weakness is plaguing the NYSE broad market. This weakness is primarily visible in the dangerously high numbers of stocks making…