Author Archives: The Phoenix

Few Things Destroy an Investor’s Portfolio Like This

By Graham Summers, MBA Stocks are now in a strange time in which they do not perceive any major threats. As a result of this, the bulls are buying stocks based on the usual “the Fed is about to pivot” … Continue reading

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Forget the Forecasts, This Chart PROVES Inflation Won’t Disappear Anytime Soon

By Graham Summers, MBA If you want to find out what is causing inflation… and why it won’t be going away anytime soon no matter what the Fed does, look no further than the below chart. This is a chart … Continue reading

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The Fed’s Worst Nightmare (a Wage Spiral) Has Officially Arrived

By Graham Summers, MBA We’ve spent quite a bit of time analyzing the inflation situation in the U.S. lately. By quick way of review: The only inflationary data that has dropped is in the energy space (that and used cars). … Continue reading

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This is the #1 Reason the Fed Will Be Forced to Crash the Markets Soon

By Graham Summers, MBA Yesterday I illustrated how the “inflation has peaked” narrative is a myth. By quick way of review: The only inflationary data that has dropped is in the energy space (that and used cars). The only reason … Continue reading

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I Sincerely Hope You’re Not Falling For This

By Graham Summers, MBA The longer I’m in this business, the clearer it becomes that no one actually reads anymore. Everyone simply trumpets headlines, or retweets articles, without looking at the data. The latest and most glaring example of this … Continue reading

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The Next Major Threat to Your Portfolio Just Arrived

By Graham Summers, MBA The data is finally beginning to register that a recession is at hand. I’ve been forecasting that the U.S. economy was in recession back in November. Leading indicators and the bond market made this clear.  The … Continue reading

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Buckle Up, the Bond Market is About to Break a Major Central Bank

By Graham Summers, MBA The situation in Japan is worsening. As I’ve outlined before, Japan is the grandfather of monetary policy insanity. The Fed first introduced Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP) and Quantitative Easing (QE) in 2008. The central bank … Continue reading

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Why Japan’s Bond Market Could Make or Break Your 2023 Returns

By Graham Summers, MBA Japan’s central bank, the Bank of Japan, or BoJ, is beginning to lose control of its financial system. The BoJ is the grandfather of monetary insanity. The U.S.’s Federal Reserve (the Fed) first introduced Zero Interest … Continue reading

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Is the Worst Over For This Bear Market?

By Graham Summers, MBA In 2022, the Everything Bubble burst courtesy of the inflation created by over $8 trillion in Fed and Federal government money printing.  As I outlined in my best-selling book, The Everything Bubble: the Endgame for Central Bank … Continue reading

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Why Investors Should Be Praying For a Stock Market Crash

By Graham Summers, MBA Investors should be praying for a stock market crash. From a systemic perspective, the markets have entered a period of “risk off”. This has been the case since March of 2022. And the single best thing for … Continue reading

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The Great Crisis of Our Lifetimes Has Finally Arrived

By Graham Summers, MBA In 2014, I coined the term “the Everything Bubble” to describe the Fed’s insane monetary policies. By quick way of review, after the Great Financial Crisis of 2008, the Fed created a bubble in U.S. sovereign … Continue reading

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The Everything Bubble Has Burst

By Graham Summers, MBA Over the last 25 years, the financial system has been in what I call the “era of serial bubbles”: a time in which central banks create asset bubbles, said asset bubbles burst, and central banks respond … Continue reading

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If Stocks Don’t Hold This Line… They Could Lose Another 44%-55% Easily

By Graham Summers, MBA Something MAJOR happened last week for Tech Stocks. That something? The NASDAQ failed to reclaim its 200-week moving average (WMA). See for yourself. Why does this matter? The NASDAQ has only lost its 200-WMA two other … Continue reading

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You Don’t Want to Miss These Three Charts

By Graham Summers, MBA The big news this week is that stocks lost their 200-Day Moving Average (DMA) again. Historically, November and December are two of the most bullish months for stocks. Only April is better from a single month … Continue reading

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The Fed Believes Inflation Will Be 2% in 2023… GOOD LUCK WITH THAT!

By Graham Summers, MBA The Fed will end its two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting today at 2PM East Standard Time.  The known universe expects the Fed to raise rates by 0.5%. And the current consensus is that by … Continue reading

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Has Inflation Finally Peaked? Let’s Take a Look…

By Graham Summers, MBA The markets have reached a new level of stupidity. Stocks are exploding higher based on inflation coming in at 7.1% Year over Year. This is apparently great news because Wall Street expected the number to be … Continue reading

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Why Stocks Could Lose 30%-50% in the next 12 Months

By Graham Summers, MBA As I warned earlier this week, stocks have lost their 200-day moving average (DMA). This is a MAJOR development. In terms of seasonality, things are usually quite bullish this time of year (the famed “Santa rally”). … Continue reading

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The Good and Bad News For Stocks Going Into 2023

The following is an excerpt from my weekly investment advisory Private Wealth Advisory. To learn more about Private Wealth Advisory and how it can help you and your investments, Click Here! This week I have good news and bad news. … Continue reading

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Something MAJOR Happened In the Markets Yesterday…

By Graham Summers, MBA Stocks lost their 200-day moving average (DMA) yesterday. This is a major development, because it indicates that the bulls could not get the S&P 500 to break above its 200-DMA and stay there, despite numerous interventions, … Continue reading

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This is Why Stocks Are Holding Up… But Will Soon Crash

By Graham Summers, MBA Over the last few days, I’ve illustrated how several major indicators are flashing “RECESSION!” By quick way of review: The 10y-3m yield curve has predicted every recession in the last 50 years. It’s telling us that … Continue reading

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