I found myself staring at the US Debt Clock site since Friday afternoon. It’s like watching a ticking debt time bomb. The issue of US debt has always been an occasional issue that is often spoken about in political circles. The issue of creating debt that our children will need to pay back is brought […]
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Gold hit an all-time high recently around $2,080 per ounce. The yellow metal closed at $1,935 an ounce before the volatile Labor Day holiday on Monday. Stocks took a big hit after a tremendous run since April and were probably extended for sure. The question facing most investors is where do we go from here? […]
Gold is up almost $400 per ounce over the past six months. The gold price is benefiting from a weaker dollar, a lackluster jobs report, and continued stimulus talk. No one knows what to expect over the next six months. To have all your eggs in one basket is awfully risky and just plain silly. […]
Many economists are still predicting a V-Shaped post Coronavirus shutdown. The rebounding stock market would seem to support the V-Shaped theory. However, others predict a real turnaround could take a decade. The drastic recovery in the stock market is not based on strong market fundamentals. The unemployment rate at nearly 20% is drastically higher even […]
We thought some of our observations in the last few months should be looked at again. How quickly the tide has turned to cause massive selloffs and volatility in all markets. Considering the carnage, gold has remained positive relative to other markets.
Last October George Gammon did a video on a 2020 recession scenario. Gammon is an expert on macroeconomics and real estate investments. The video was to the point and the topics were explained thoroughly. The following is a detailed summary of the 5 reasons he believes a 2020 recession will be worse than 2009.
Coronavirus is spreading around the world and investors are fleeing equities The COVID19 Coronavirus is making its way around the globe. The US stock market had its worst week since 2008. World stocks lost over $5.1 trillion in market cap last week. The S&P Banks Index saw the biggest 6-day collapse since the peak of […]
Expect the Coronavirus to be worse than expected The viral outbreak that began in China has now spread to nearly 78,000 people globally if you believe the official numbers being released by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Most cases of infection have spread to Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong, and Italy. Over 30 countries […]
The mainstream media outlets spend a great deal of time lauding the record gains we have seen in the major stock indices. It is justifiable to look back a nearly a decade of growth in the equity markets and record-high valuations. However, the higher the valuations expand, the greater the risk of the bubble bursting. […]
Reason #1: Equity Valuations and Debt Levels of World Markets are Not Fixable Since the financial crises of 2009, the Nasdaq Composite has increased sevenfold. World debt has more than doubled from $120 trillion to more than $260 trillion. A fundamental case can be made that equity valuations have skyrocketed because of government bailouts, Federal […]