Market Focus: Markets
- Jul 29 Q3 Estimates Beginning to Slip by Sheraz Mian
- Jul 29 Consumer Confidence Surges; Highest Since the 2007 Market Peak by Doug Short
- Jul 28 Yamada on Market Top, Multi-Year Breakouts in Tech Stocks, and Downtrend in Gold by FS Staff
- Jul 28 Are Commodities Talking to Us? by Ned W Schmidt CFA
- Jul 28 Like Dripping Silver Icicles by Keith Weiner
- Jul 28 The Case for a Bull or Bear Market in Two Charts by Charles Hugh Smith
- Jul 25 Inside the Market's Mind: Investment’s Hard Problem...and Why It Can’t Be [Quantitatively] Eased by Patrick Schotanus
- Jul 25 A-D Line Divergence Again by Tom McClellan
- Jul 25 China’s Market Finally Looks Like a Buy by Sy Harding
- Jul 25 Respecting the Message of Bob Farrell’s Rule #7 by Chris Puplava
- Jul 25 Q2 Earnings Show Improvement Over Prior Quarters by Sheraz Mian
- Jul 24 Will Argentina’s Debt Crisis Rock the Global Markets? by Clif Droke
- Jul 24 Consensus Building for 2016 Stock Market Bubble, Crash by Cris Sheridan
- Jul 24 Weekly Initial Jobless Claims and the S&P 500 by Marc Chandler
- Jul 23 Avi Gilburt: Gold Could Break Below $1000; Sees Sharp Decline in Stocks Before Final Top by FS Staff
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: U.S. Real Estate – The Good, Not So Good, and The Bad
Jim’s first Big Picture topic covers the state of the U.S. real estate market. He finds that real estate reports have been mixed, and as usual it boils down to location, location, location. Jim also notes that the real estate market is interest rate driven, and it cooled off considerably as mortgage rates rose in the second half of 2013.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Peak Oil – Delayed But Not Resolved
Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture this week is “Peak Oil – Delayed but Not Resolved”. Jim lays out the issue of Peak Oil in depth, and quotes studies that believe it could still arrive by the end of this decade. Jim also looks at the Shale Revolution in the US and discusses how long the shale story may delay the onset of Peak Oil.
Why the U.S. Stock Market Is Still the Best Place to Be – A Conversation With Brian Pretti
Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. In a wide-ranging conversation, Brian and Jim discuss how the U.S. stock market is more attractive, even if by default, than markets in Europe or Asia.
The Market as a Complex Adaptive System: An Interview With Dr. Hamid Benbrahim
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes Dr. Hamid Benbrahim where they discuss how the financial markets are a complex adaptive system and how economics alone is insufficient as a framework for understanding how complex adaptive systems operate...