Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Bear Market

Gartman Stakes His Reputation That “The Bull Market Has Come To An End”

If the algos were waiting for just one catalyst to unleash the buy everything, sell VIX program, they may have gotten it moments ago when, following a global rout across markets on yet another day of North Korean nuclear war concerns, Dennis Gartman, staking his “reputation” said that he is “fearful… very… that this wondrous […]

Graphic Anatomy of a Stock Market Crash: 1929 stock market crash, dot-com, and Great Recession

The 1929 stock market crash became the benchmark to which all other market crashes have been compared. The following graphs of the crash of 1929 and the Great Depression that followed, the dot-com crash, and the stock market crash during the Great Recession show several interesting similarities in the anatomy of the world’s greatest financial […]

“How Do We Get To The Next Crisis”: An Interview With Raoul Pal And Julian Brigden

With the dollar index now 10 points below its recent cycle highs from early January, nervous dollar bulls are starting to reevaluate their initial assumption that this would be a short-term pullback, and many are worried that this could be the start of a new secular bear market. In this week’s MacroVoices podcast, host Erik […]

Weekend Reading – Are Stocks Really The Great “Wealth” Equalizer?

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Just recently, the New York Post a very interesting article entitled “Millennials should start taking stocks seriously.” While I am sure the author is well-intentioned, it is a very misguided article in its assumptions. The author jumps right in with both feet: “Many millennials are missing the chance to accumulate significant assets.” […]

Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan Ominously Warns That The Biggest Bond Bubble In History Is About To Burst

Are we right on the verge of one of the greatest financial collapses in American history?  I have been repeatedly warning that our ridiculously over-inflated stock market bubble could burst at any time, but former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan believes that the bond bubble actually presents an even greater danger.  When you look at […]

Weekend Reading: Yellen Lets Doves Fly

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestment Advice.com, As I noted in yesterday’s missive, Yellen’s recent testimony on Capitol Hill sent robots frantically chasing asset prices on Thursday even before testimony began. The catalyst was the release of prepared testimony which included this one single sentence: “Because the neutral rate is currently quite low by historical […]

Mt. Gox Chief Denies Stealing $500 Million In Bitcoin As Trial Starts

Two-and-a-half years after the collapse of Mt. Gox ushered in a multi-year bear market in the world of digital currencies, the trial of former Gox chief executive officer Mark Karpeles began Tuesday in Tokyo.  Karpeles pleaded “not guilty” to charges of embezzlement and fraud stemming from the collapse of what was once the world’s most-active […]

Elon Musk Unveils The First Production Model 3

On Saturday evening, Elon Musk teased the Tesla faithful tweeting that “Production unit 1 of Model 3 is now built and going through final checkout. Pics soon.” Four hours later Musk kept his promise when he tweeted the first picture of what he said was the first production model of the the Tesla Model 3. […]

“When The Facts Change”- Oil’s Biggest Cheerleader Capitulates: Andy Hall’s Full Bearish Letter

After years of being oil’s biggest cheerleader, “oil god” Andy Hall, who starting with the OPEC Thanksgiving massacre in 2014 has had several abysmal years, in the process losing the bulk of his AUM, finally threw in the towel last week when in a July 3 letter to investors, he admitted that “the facts have changed” […]

Tesla Registrations Plunge 24% In California, Its Largest Market

After a week full of abysmal news for Tesla, which some have said is rapidly becoming the new Uber on the bad-to-worse news front, the weekend couldn’t come fast enough for Elon Musk who by now is begging for the simple company of “a little red wine, vintage record and some Ambien.” A little red […]