Monthly Archives: April 2012

More Misconceptions to Dispell

The financial press is full of bull these days. Walking past the news section in the grocery store, I spot the headline for a cover story in Barrons: OUTLOOK MOSTLY SUNNY!!! Bulls have the edge in the big money pool, predicting stocks will rise 10% … Continue reading

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Clearing Up a Misconception (as if this were possible)

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He said, “Rod, you’re loaded up with gold, right?” I said, “You think gold is going to go up?” He said, “Heck yes, with all the money the government is printing now, inflation is going to soar, and gold along … Continue reading

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How Market Tops are Formed

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Below is the chart I showed in my post of March 13 ( Top of the Correction at Hand): Here is the same chart, one month later: Breaking below the lower trend line is a strong indication that the top for … Continue reading

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Socionomics and Presidential Politics

The socionomic hypothesis holds that social mood drives the collective activities in a society, including presidential elections. If social mood is up during a presidential year, the incumbent will get reelected. If it is down, the incumbent is out, usually by a landslide. The … Continue reading

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