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S&P 500 Officially In An Earnings Recession

S&P 500 Officially In An Earnings Recession

With second-quarter earnings season now…

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Declining Dollar Utility

Nov 07, 2000 at 00:00

Objective value is determined by scarcity rather than utility. Forget about the almighty dollar, the oil-producing nations have the currency of the day. The only weapon the US Treasury has…

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Eternal Vigilance

Oct 24, 2000 at 00:00

"Gold was such an anchor or rule, prior to World War I, but it was first compromised and eventually abandoned because it restrained the type of discretionary monetary and fiscal…

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Easy Money

Oct 16, 2000 at 00:00

During 1999, only two kinds of traders were able to make the easy money… those who really believed, and those who didn't but profited from those who did. So far…

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There is no SafeHaven

Oct 09, 2000 at 00:00

At least not in the stock markets… that may indeed turn out be this week's trepidation as the ticker tape action of the various superficial "Safe Havens" fired up last…

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Return of the Risk Premium

Oct 02, 2000 at 00:00

The Equity Risk Premium represents the additional return demanded by an investor to own equity over and above what is considered to be a risk free interest rate. It is…

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Not Priced For Disappointment

Sep 25, 2000 at 00:00

The problem is always too many dollars. A dangerously flawed and incredibly inflationary argument is that higher oil prices and a strong dollar will do the slowing for the Fed.…

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The Point of Recognition

Sep 18, 2000 at 00:00

This "remarkable" coexistence reveals how the dollar has been losing purchasing power even as intensifying capital inflows into the US financial system inflate its foreign exchange "rate." The process is…

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Wall Street Kisses Goldilocks Goodbye

Sep 12, 2000 at 00:00

Some market technicians, including myself, view the rising wedge as a completion pattern. It is not an easy pattern to discern, especially if the market has fooled you with so…

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Olè...Olè...

Aug 28, 2000 at 00:00

Talk involving the inevitability of a credit cycle collapse is beginning to sound almost second nature to many analysts. Though bearish sentiment comes nowhere near the generally visible bullish sentiment,…

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Inflation versus Deflation

Aug 16, 2000 at 00:00

Except for Friday, it has been a very quiet summer in the gold market also. If it weren't for my self-proclaimed incredible patience and the encouraging pattern developing on the…