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Michael Swanson

Michael Swanson

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Fannie and Freddie Bring Credit Crisis to Defcon One

    Published 14 July 2008 | viewed 3,415 times

    We are at a critical point in the economic history of the United States. I know of no other way to put it. The events…

  • The Twenty Percent Rule and Bear Markets

    Published 07 July 2008 | viewed 4,961 times

    From its July intraday low to its October 9, 2007 intraday high the DOW has fallen 20.5%. A lot of commentators on television and the…

  • Gold Stocks Gearing Up For a Big Rally

    Published 30 June 2008 | viewed 2,738 times

    While the broad market fell last week gold rallied hard. For the past few weeks we've seen gold and gold stocks held down as various…

  • We May be Facing a Fall Stock Market Disaster

    Published 23 June 2008 | viewed 5,211 times

    It has been almost ten full months now since the Fed first lowered interest rates. If you remember at first there was a lot excitement…

  • Markets are at a Key Turning Point

    Published 09 June 2008 | viewed 2,951 times

    Friday was a key day for the financial markets. Not only did the DOW fall almost 400 points and break the back of the bear…

  • Know This Seasonal Market Pattern

    Published 06 May 2008 | viewed 3,947 times

    I'm recommending a new junior mining stock today, but before I do that I want to talk a little about gold for a second. Yesterday…

  • Thoughts on Last Weeks Big Rally(Excerpt)

    Published 21 April 2008 | viewed 3,154 times

    Hey one quick note before we get into the market - I'm ahead of schedule and almost have the Stock Market Mastery Course complete! Although…

  • The Bear is Out of the Box (Excerpt)

    Published 13 April 2008 | viewed 3,426 times

    Last week I took a short position against the broad market on Monday. As I entered this position I immediately posted a WSW Power Investor…

  • Gold Stocks Appear to Be Putting in a Bottom

    Published 02 April 2008 | viewed 2,557 times

    The correction in gold stocks that began a month ago appears to be coming to an end. Let's look at the action that led me…

  • Stocks Back off the Ledge as the Fed Crosses the Rubicon

    Published 23 March 2008 | viewed 2,499 times

    Last weekend I wrote an article titled Stock Market on the Edge of Disaster. Well last week the market got right to the ledge and…

  • Market Deleveraging Smacks Gold

    Published 20 March 2008 | viewed 4,929 times

    I'm sure you know that gold and oil stocks took huge hits yesterday. I discussed a likely commodity correction over the weekend and in a…

  • No Market Bottom in Sight Yet as the Fed Fails

    Published 29 February 2008 | viewed 4,191 times

    Since October 11, 2007 we have seen the DOW, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all decline in a correction. The three averages closed right on their…

  • Do Markets Make News or Does News Make Markets?

    Published 19 February 2008 | viewed 2,700 times

    Last week I went out of town to the Cambridge House Resource Investment Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. They had about 1,500 attendees, which is about…

  • Should You Be Concerned About the Lack of Leadership in Gold and Commodities?

    Published 05 February 2008 | viewed 3,405 times

    Yesterday the DOW fell over 100 points and the S&P fell 14 as the market has had its first encounter with resistance(the 1/3 retracement level…

  • My Projections for the Rally

    Published 04 February 2008 | viewed 4,353 times

    The broad market averages are about to encounter their first real resistance point this week - the 1/3 retracement level of the October high and…

  • Is the Monday Market Meltdown in Europe Setting the Stage for a Panic Bottom on Tuesday?

    Published 22 January 2008 | viewed 3,105 times

    Is the Monday Market Meltdown in Europe Setting the Stage for a Panic Bottom on Tuesday? For the past few weeks I have been telling…

  • Market Poised to Test August Lows

    Published 16 January 2008 | viewed 4,360 times

    Yesterday was another big downer for stock bulls as the broad market averages all gapped down on the open and fell hard into the close,…

  • New Year Starts off with a Bang

    Published 07 January 2008 | viewed 3,073 times

    I'm writing this Saturday morning. The FOX Bulls and Bears show came on at 10:00 AM. I was flipping through the channels and stopped by…

  • Warning Signs for Stock Market Grows

    Published 23 December 2007 | viewed 5,729 times

    Dear Investor, This past weekend I wrote a special WSW members only report in which I looked for a dip in the early part of…

  • Is An End of the Year Rally in the Cards?

    Published 04 December 2007 | viewed 4,273 times

    We have seen the market rally sharply off of its August lows as the S&P 500 bounced off of its 1405 support level. However, that…