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Gary Dorsch

Gary Dorsch

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Mr Dorsch worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for nine years as the chief Financial Futures Analyst for three clearing firms, Oppenheimer Rouse Futures Inc, GH Miller and Company, and a commodity fund at the LNS Financial Group.

As a transactional broker for Charles Schwab's Global Investment Services department, Mr Dorsch handled thousands of customer trades in 45 stock exchanges around the world, including Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, the Euro zone, London, Toronto, South Africa, Mexico, and New Zealand, and Canadian oil trusts, ADR's and Exchange Traded Funds.

He wrote a weekly newsletter from 2000 thru September 2005 called, "Foreign Currency Trends" for Charles Schwab's Global Investment department, featuring inter-market technical analysis, to understand the dynamic inter-relationships between the foreign exchange, global bond and stock markets, and key industrial commodities.

  • Whats Behind the Slide in Oil and Commodities?

    Published 25 July 2008 | viewed 2,393 times

    On the morning of July 15th, the price of crude oil, the most widely watched commodity in the world, was gyrating in a narrow range,…

  • "Stagflation" Haunts Global Stock Markets, Buoys Gold

    Published 10 July 2008 | viewed 1,845 times

    In today's lightning fast and violent markets, where a constant barrage of news and noise flows into the marketplace each day, it's easy to forget…

  • When Central Bankers Clash, Stock Markets can Crash

    Published 26 June 2008 | viewed 5,546 times

    Hyper-inflation in the commodities markets is rivaling the US housing collapse and the global banking crisis, as the biggest threat to the world economy. Finance…

  • The ECB Calls Bernanke's Bluff

    Published 12 June 2008 | viewed 2,723 times

    A new member of the British Parliament once solicited the advice of Benjamin Disraeli, the nineteenth century British prime minister, on whether he should speak…

  • Is Crude Oil a "Bubble" Ready to Burst?

    Published 28 May 2008 | viewed 4,200 times

    "A trend in motion, will stay in motion, until some outside force, knocks it off its course!" After watching the parabolic rise in crude oil…

  • Government Inflation Data at Odds with Reality

    Published 15 May 2008 | viewed 2,613 times

    In an age where governments of every political stripe distort economic data to promote their own self-interests, it's hardly surprising that they present inflation statistics…

  • G-7 Central Bankers Stymied by "Crude Oil Vigilantes"

    Published 12 May 2008 | viewed 1,829 times

    May 8, 2008 The "Group of Seven" central bankers, who control the money spigots in 2/3s of the world's economy, huddled with their colleagues from…

  • What's Behind the Slide in Gold and Silver?

    Published 01 May 2008 | viewed 4,194 times

    After watching the price of silver soar to as high as $15 /ounce in May 2006, Warren Buffet, the "Oracle of Omaha" offered some sagely…

  • British Ounce, US$, Toppled by Tumbling Home Prices

    Published 11 April 2008 | viewed 2,161 times

    Economic events in the United States often provide a preview of what's around the corner for the British economy. Both countries run large external trade…

  • Tax Payer Bail-out Ideas Stabilize US Dollar, Trip Gold

    Published 03 April 2008 | viewed 3,024 times

    It was "April Fools" day, and Wall Street was busy spinning bad financial news into bouts of irrational exuberance. News of a $19 billion write-down…

  • Global "Oil Shock" Rattles World Stock Markets

    Published 15 March 2008 | viewed 3,075 times

    Cleaning up the mess that Mr Greenspan left behind was never going to be easy. Banks and brokers around the world face more than half-trillion…

  • Fed Rate cuts Back-fire, Lead to Quagmire of "Stagflation"

    Published 06 March 2008 | viewed 4,212 times

    "Too much money, chasing too few commodities," might be the best way to explain the historic rally that has lifted the Dow Jones AIG Commodity…

  • Who is Blowing Bubbles in the Commodity Markets?

    Published 26 February 2008 | viewed 4,819 times

    "Too much money, chasing too few commodities," might be the best way to explain the historic rally that is underway in the global commodities markets.…

  • Central Bankers Fueling Global Commodity Inflation

    Published 14 February 2008 | viewed 3,215 times

    Central bankers and finance ministers from the world's top-10 economic powers, huddled behind closed doors in Tokyo last weekend, trying to work out a joint…

  • Gold Traders see thru ECB's "Smoke and Mirrors"

    Published 07 February 2008 | viewed 3,314 times

    European Central Bank chief, Jean "Tricky" Trichet, likes to operate behind a veil of "Smoke and Mirrors" in managing the Euro zone's monetary policy, which…

  • Global Central Bankers at Odds, but Gold Soars into Orbit

    Published 29 January 2008 | viewed 3,865 times

    Global stock markets were gripped by extreme fear and panic on the morning of January 21st, with Asian markets under relentless selling pressure, then ricocheting…

  • Federal Reserve Plays Russian Roulette with US$

    Published 16 January 2008 | viewed 3,683 times

    In an age where governments of every political stripe distort data to promote their own self interests, it's hardly surprising that they present inflation data…

  • A "Head and Shoulders" Top for the Dow Jones Industrials

    Published 04 January 2008 | viewed 5,532 times

    Let's say the US economy goes into a deeper than expected slide and gets slammed with a nasty recession, S&P 500 profits shrivel up, and…

  • The "Commodity Super Cycle" - Ready to Rumble in 2008

    Published 02 January 2008 | viewed 4,923 times

    "A trend in motion, will stay in motion, until some major outside force, knocks it off its course." After gyrating within a sideways trading range…

  • Explosive Money Supply Fuels Global Inflation

    Published 20 December 2007 | viewed 3,793 times

    The worst is yet to come for the global banking system, which faces potential losses of more than half-trillion dollars from investments in toxic sub-prime…