Markets

Beware Of The Dreaded Stock Market Triple Top

I don’t relish the job of constantly pointing out the risks to the equity markets. But since few on Wall Street seem willing (or able) to do this, I’m “making the call” for a market correction, as enough variables have aligned to indicate a high likelihood of stocks heading downwards […]
Beware Of The Dreaded Stock Market Triple Top
Markets

The Markets Are No Longer Sending Useful Price Signals

OK, the Fed’s recent decision to boost its monetary stimulus (a.k.a. “money printing,” “quantitative easing,” or simply “QE”) by another $45 billion a month to a combined $85 billion per month demonstrates an almost complete departure from what a normal person might consider sensible.
The Markets Are No Longer Sending Useful Price Signals
Markets

The Fukushima Aftermath Has Led To A New Japanese Crisis

[credit provider=”AP Photo/AP Photographer David Guttenfelder on assignment for National Geographic Magazine”] Japan is in serious trouble right now and is a top candidate to be the next black swan. Here are the elements of difficulty that concern me the most, each one serving to reduce Japan’s economic and financial stability: […]
The Fukushima Aftermath Has Led To A New Japanese Crisis
Markets

Europe Is The Canary In The Coal Mine

Around here we like to track things from the outside in, as the initial movements at the periphery tend to give us an early warning of when things might go wrong at the centre. 
Europe Is The Canary In The Coal Mine
Markets

The Next Market Meltdown Will Start On The Outside And Move In

[credit provider=”Associated Press”] I do not toss around the idea of a market crash lightly.  If you’ve been following me long enough, you know that only in very rare instances do I issue a cautionary alert (I’ve only issued four since my website launched in 2008), and I am generally not given […]
The Next Market Meltdown Will Start On The Outside And Move In
Markets

David Stockman: Blame The Fed!

David Stockman, former US Representative and Director of the Office of Management and Budget under Reagan, does not mince words. He sees the monetary systems of the world coming apart.
David Stockman: Blame The Fed!
Markets

The Screaming Fundamentals For Owning Gold And Silver

[credit provider=”Jim Grady via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/meadowsrise/1315116409/”] This report lays out an investment thesis for gold and one for silver.  Various factors lead me to conclude that gold is one investment that you can park for the next 10 or 20 years, confident that it will perform well.My timing and logic […]
The Screaming Fundamentals For Owning Gold And Silver
Markets

Zero Hedge’s Tyler Durden: The U.S. Is Free Falling Into Bankruptcy

“Straight Talk” features thinking from notable minds that the ChrisMartenson.com audience has indicated it wants to learn more about.  Readers submit the questions they want addressed and our guests take their best crack at answering. The comments and opinions expressed by our guests are their own.
Zero Hedge’s Tyler Durden: The U.S. Is Free Falling Into Bankruptcy