Posts Tagged ‘Stocks’

  • Money Patterns You Can Bank On

    07.12.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Money Patterns You Can Bank On

    How ‘bout that bitcoin! It went up another $2,000 last night. Does it go down, too? We think we know the answer. But let’s look at more familiar ESPs. This week, we’ve been focusing on Extremely Simple Patterns, or ESPs.

  • Earn a Free Holiday to S. Korea!

    14.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Earn a Free Holiday to S. Korea!

    At a $1,900 premium per bitcoin in South Korea, a moderately wealthy Brit could buy a few bitcoin, go on holiday in Korea, sell the bitcoin there, enjoy a week-long vacation, return home, and still make a profit of over £1,000.

  • Japan Tries to Trick the Economy with Fake Money

    25.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Japan Tries to Trick the Economy with Fake Money

    Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (United States) – LISBON, PORTUGAL – In Japan, incumbent prime minister Shinzō Abe has won a new super majority in parliament. And you know what that means? More laughs.     Dumbbell Policies

  • The US Supports the Biggest Financial Scam in History

    18.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The US Supports the Biggest Financial Scam in History

    Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (United States) – PARIS – Yesterday, we described what we believe is the true source of today’s bubbly markets: fake money from the Deep State’s finance arm, central banks. Today, we connect more dots.

  • Fake Stock Prices and Interest Rates Will Lead to Disaster

    13.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Fake Stock Prices and Interest Rates Will Lead to Disaster

    Everyone knows stock prices must come down. But no one knows when… or even why. Here at the Diary, we try to keep our feet on the ground. But we would need stilts to understand what is going on in today’s markets. Nothing is solid. Nothing is true.

  • Chart: S&P Gains Under Trump Are Nothing Special

    12.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Chart: S&P Gains Under Trump Are Nothing Special

    Today’s chart tracks the gains for the S&P 500 in the first 11 months after presidential elections (the time that’s passed since Trump was elected). The performance under President Trump has been the seventh-best in history (19%). But it’s not

  • Why Gold Miner Shares Disappoint

    02.10.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Why Gold Miner Shares Disappoint

    Gold is a unique investment... in that the price of the miners' product changes every minute. It is affected by both economic and political trends and is therefore difficult to forecast. When the price of gold fell in 2012, many miners were left with tonnes

  • Don’t Be Fooled

    28.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Don’t Be Fooled

    Rising stock prices can make it seem like the economy is growing, but in reality, they are two very different things. The economy is measured by capital... which hasn't budged in decades.

  • Today’s Stock Prices Defy Common Sense

    18.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Today’s Stock Prices Defy Common Sense

    Historically, companies tend to trade around 15 times their profits...but today, companies on the S&P trade at 21 times their profits... and 23 times their profits on the CAC 40.

  • A Legendary Analyst Predicted the 2017 Financial Crisis 60 Years Ago

    02.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on A Legendary Analyst Predicted the 2017 Financial Crisis 60 Years Ago

    The market goes up and it goes down… apparently at random. But over the long run, it follows patterns that you can only see from a distance.

  • Turkey and S. Korea – Your Top Dogs of the World

    26.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Turkey and S. Korea – Your Top Dogs of the World

    Maybe these dogs will turn out to be good investments. Maybe not. But by our reckoning, they are safer bets than the pampered pooches of North America.

  • Goldman Sachs Analyst: Valuations Are Reaching Highs

    25.07.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Goldman Sachs Analyst: Valuations Are Reaching Highs

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  • Student Debt Will Prevent Your Children From Ever Owning a Home

    21.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Student Debt Will Prevent Your Children From Ever Owning a Home

    Subprime auto defaults is soaring. Student loans stand at $1.4 trillion, double what it was in 2009. Alas, debt has cast a dark shadow over America's young people, and according to the New York Fed, the consequences extend far beyond them...

  • How A Four-Man Motley Crew Predicted Every Major Event Since the 70s

    18.07.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on How A Four-Man Motley Crew Predicted Every Major Event Since the 70s

    This private news service made up of leading analysts predicted events like the collapse of the Soviet Union and the rise of Islamic terrorism. More shocking than what they've already forecasted, however, is what they just predicted...

  • The $27 Billion Truth About Warren Buffett

    11.07.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The $27 Billion Truth About Warren Buffett

    The Fed has begun a “tightening cycle" to raise its key interest rate, little by little, in quarter-point increments. This leaves us wondering: How dumb is the Fed, and what do investors know about them that you don't?

  • The Only Investment That Will Never Go Broke

    27.06.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The Only Investment That Will Never Go Broke

    Gold is risk-free. Its value can only rise and fall relative to a paper currency...so why have gold investors have done so well over the past 18 months - without the risk of stocks or bonds?

  • Worried Wall Street is About to Pull the Fire Alarm

    23.06.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Worried Wall Street is About to Pull the Fire Alarm

    Share prices are rising too high, too fast...and according to this recognized economist, you should be reminded of autumn 2007...and prepared for a collapse.

  • What Happens When The Fed Stops Funding Your Bonds?

    19.06.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on What Happens When The Fed Stops Funding Your Bonds?

    Bonds are expensive, partly because Central Banks spend billions a day to support them. As a result, stock market valuations depend on these interventions...But what happens if the banks stop supporting them?

  • Here Are the Facts About the Fed’s Rate Hike

    16.06.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Here Are the Facts About the Fed’s Rate Hike

    We are on record: The Fed will never raise rates in any serious way. Nor will it ever willingly “normalize” its balance sheet. So what’s going on?

  • Freeze Your Finances Before The Market Fails

    12.06.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Freeze Your Finances Before The Market Fails

    You don’t have to make money on every move in the market in order to be successful as a trader, so during this sort of time it’s often best to just grab a seat on the sidelines.

  • Will Amazon Stay Prime?

    07.06.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Will Amazon Stay Prime?

    Now is a great time to ask where Amazon stock will go next. If its success continues the firm could grow to dominate global e-commerce. Or, it could get torn apart by a public-interest lawsuit, like Standard Oil was a century ago...

  • Which Timeless Asset Just Outperformed Buffett?

    25.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Which Timeless Asset Just Outperformed Buffett?

    Guess what beat BOTH long-term Treasuries and Buffett… with zero management fees… and near-zero risk...in a period where every major central bank was pushing up bond prices directly AND the Dow tripled…Can you guess what beat stocks and bonds?

  • A French Perspective on Market Health

    24.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on A French Perspective on Market Health

    If ever our shares on the stock market go down, we will see the intervention of the authorities in Europe ...We will probably see a new economic stimulus program by the ECB, which is already buying bonds from private companies, and debts from the states...

  • Why You Should Be Suspicious of Portfolio Diversification

    18.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Why You Should Be Suspicious of Portfolio Diversification

    Apart from being legally mandated to promote diversification, financial advisers benefit from it. It increases the amount of things they need to be doing for you and can charge you for. But does it work?