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David Chapman

David Chapman

Union Securities

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

David Chapman is a director of Bullion Management Services the manager of the Millennium BullionFund.

  • As The Money Turns, Not!

    Published 20 July 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Source: St. Louis Fed If anyone wonders why the economy is weak, and more than likely to weaken further one need look no further than…

  • Sucker Rally!

    Published 09 April 2009 | viewed 8,123 times

    Sucker rallies (or bull traps) in a bear market are a time-honoured tradition. Bear markets see many rebounds, ranging from feeble rises of maybe 10…

  • What a Mess!

    Published 27 March 2009 | viewed 5,015 times

    It is generally considered that the Roman Empire was at its peak around 117AD under Emperor Trajan. From there it was downhill for centuries, although…

  • Friday the 13th

    Published 13 March 2009 | viewed 3,993 times

    Today is Friday the 13th: according to superstition, either a day of good luck or bad luck. It occurs at least once a year. The…

  • Is A Bigger Nightmare Beginning?

    Published 26 February 2009 | viewed 7,124 times

    The rebound we had expected in the first quarter or so of 2009 is in trouble, or at least on hold. The Obama bounce has…

  • From Bad To Worse?

    Published 13 February 2009 | viewed 4,674 times

    Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more of expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take more and…

  • It's A Bailout World!

    Published 01 February 2009 | viewed 2,860 times

    If anyone had any doubt about the enormity of the financial crisis gripping the world, look no further than at the amazing conversion of Canadian…

  • Its A Depression!

    Published 23 January 2009 | viewed 6,485 times

    This past weekend, visiting our local Chapters book store, we were struck with the large display up front of books telling us about the new…

  • Bonds In A Bubble?

    Published 11 January 2009 | viewed 3,293 times

    We keep reading all these articles about how bonds are in a bubble and that any day now the bubble will burst. Naturally when you…

  • A Most Horrible Year - Could It Get Worse?

    Published 04 January 2009 | viewed 3,910 times

    We suppose we could have premised this as "Annus Horibilis" but we weren't sure whether the Queen would approve. We also couldn't help but notice…

  • Gold Looking Up Again

    Published 17 December 2008 | viewed 2,245 times

    Gold bugs are a pretty resilient bunch. Even as the price of gold collapsed from its March 2008 highs just over US$1,000 to the depths…

  • Bottoming Process Continues

    Published 07 December 2008 | viewed 4,004 times

    The first few days of a month tend to be greeted by a somewhat positive market. The record since 1953 is that the first day…

  • Things Looking Up - A Little

    Published 30 November 2008 | viewed 2,517 times

    We are only a week or so from the lows of November 20 but seven weeks from the momentum low made on October 10. And…

  • A Depression or Not a Depression

    Published 23 November 2008 | viewed 4,999 times

    It seems that the D-word is now becoming prevalent. You won't hear it from the any of the financial authorities, or the politicians, or anybody…

  • Buy When There is Blood in the Streets!

    Published 16 November 2008 | viewed 5,413 times

    We are not sure who coined the above phrase. Some say it was Baron Rothschild, the scion of the Rothschild banking family. What it means…

  • Historic Victory! Now What?

    Published 09 November 2008 | viewed 3,399 times

    Congratulations to President-elect Barack Obama on his historic win on November 4. He does represent a watershed in American politics. But once the applause dies…

  • Rebound

    Published 02 November 2008 | viewed 3,954 times

    Investors must be breathing a sigh of relief. The rebound last week has taken some pressure off what has been the worst decline since the…

  • Shocked

    Published 26 October 2008 | viewed 5,513 times

    "This crisis, however, has turned out to be much broader than anything I could have imagined" "Those of us who have looked to the self-interest…

  • Trying To Find A Bottom

    Published 19 October 2008 | viewed 4,283 times

    This past week was one of the wildest in our memory. The VIX indicator, a measure of fear and greed and volatility in the market,…

  • The End is Nigh

    Published 12 October 2008 | viewed 5,260 times

    "It's a recession when your neighbour loses his job. It's a depression when you lose your own." - Harry S. Truman The stock market has…