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The Bloodbath Has Arrived

For weeks I’ve been pounding the table that the market is in serious trouble. I’ve shown that four out of the market’s five most heavily weighted stocks have begun breaking down. I’ve shown that only a handful of stocks are … Continue reading

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The Government Created Inflation… and Has No Idea How to Fix It

As I outlined yesterday, inflation has arrived in the financial system… and there’s nothing policymakers can do to fix it. When the U.S. opted to shut down its economy in 2020, it embarked on the single greatest mistake in policy … Continue reading

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Policymakers Have Unleashed Inflation… and There’s Nothing They Can Do to Fix It

Government bureaucrats have accomplished what Central Bankers have failed to do. For decades, Central Banks have attempted to “create inflation.” They’ve cut interest rates over 800 times. They’ve printed over $20 TRILLION in new money. They’ve even tried buying every … Continue reading

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Is the Everything Bubble About to Burst?

We are getting DARN close to a top of some kind. The market is being propped up by fewer and fewer stocks. This week, the NASDAQ has had more stocks making new lows than at any time in since the … Continue reading

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The Next Fed Chair is Irrelevant… But This Sure As Heck Isn’t!!!

The markets are waiting on President Biden who will announce his nominee for the new Fed Chair in three days’ time (over the weekend). Will current Fed Chair Jerome Powell land a second term… or will the President hand the … Continue reading

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What’s Coming Will Be Worse Than 2008. Here’s Why…

The great inflationary tidal wave continues to worsen. If anything, all signs indicate an absolute bloodbath is coming to the markets. Five-year inflation breakeven’s just hit 3.11%. This is the highest reading running back to a least 2003. It’s higher than in … Continue reading

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This is the Real Reason the Fed is Terrified of Raising Rates From Zero

Why is the Fed so worried about tapering QE and raising rates? Think about it… The Fed launched this current version of QE in a single day. Why does it take SIX months for the Fed to end it… especially … Continue reading

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The Fed is Trapped and a Crash is Coming

The Fed is now trapped. Consider: Stocks were just at or are currently at all-time highs, trading at multiples that exceed even those of the Tech Bubble in 1999 (Market Cap/ GDP). There are truly INSANE levels of froth in … Continue reading

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It’s Officially the Biggest Bubble of All Time… When Does It Burst?

The market is on THIN ice. This is the single largest stock market bubble in history. It’s larger than the Tech Bubble in multiple metrics including: Market cap/ GDP (Warren Buffett’s favorite metric). Options trading volume (a sign of speculation). … Continue reading

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OK, Now This is REALLY Serious

OK, now things are getting really serious. We all know the Fed is dead wrong about inflation. It is not transitory… and least not in the “it will go away by itself” kind of way the Fed claims. Worse still, there is … Continue reading

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This Ridiculous Accounting Gimmick Has Opened the Door to Potentially Massive Profits

Inflation is bad… so much worse than the official numbers admit. Dissecting all the gimmicks the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) employed to understate the official inflation numbers would take pages and pages than we have this week. However, one … Continue reading

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The Fed is WAAAAY Behind the Curve on Infaltion

Inflation is ROARING. Five year breakevens, which is a key inflation measure, just hit a new all-time high of 3.0% (started in 2002). Inflation expectations running out to five years are now higher than at any point in the last … Continue reading

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The Bond Market Just Called the Fed’s Bluff… Big Gains Are On The Way!

By Graham Summers, MBA The bond market is calling the Fed’s bluff. The single most important bond in the world is the 10-Year U.S. Treasury. The yield on this bond serves as the “risk free” rate of return for the … Continue reading

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The Fed is now cornered (to a degree). This is not to say that the Fed cannot continue to print money, nor does it mean the Fed is “out of ammunition” as many bears like to claim. The Fed is … Continue reading

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Inflation Has Finally Arrived… and the Fed Cannot Fix It

Government bureaucrats have accomplished what Central Bankers have failed to do. For decades, Central Banks have attempted to “create inflation.” They’ve cut interest rates over 800 times. They’ve printed over $20 TRILLION in new money. They’ve even tried buying every … Continue reading

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Warning: The Bounce is About to End… Next Comes the REAL Fireworks

Stocks are bouncing this morning. But that is to be expected. Every major collapse follows a clear pattern: 1) The initial drop 2) The bounce to test former support. 3) The REAL fireworks. Stocks are currently in phase 2… as … Continue reading

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Are We Setting Up for Another 1987-Type Crash? Part 2

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been outlining the clear evidence that stocks are in a bubble, arguably the largest stock market bubble of all time. With that in mind, yesterday I asked a critical question… Are We Setting Up … Continue reading

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Are We Setting Up for Another 1987-Type Crash?

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been outlining the clear evidence that stocks are in a bubble, arguably the largest stock market bubble of all time. In truth, however, it’s not just a bubble in stocks, it’s a bubble in … Continue reading

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When This Happens the U.S. Will Be Just Weeks Away From a Debt Crisis

By Graham Summers, MBA The market has rallied aggressively on the belief that a Debt Ceiling deal will be made.  Celebrating a Debt Ceiling deal is like polishing the brass on the Titanic. The U.S. has $28.8 trillion in debt. … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz: What is the Top Performing Sector Right Now?

Pop quiz time… what is the single best investment opportunity on the planet right now? Bitcoin? Penny stocks? Tech? Try Energy. The “left for dead” sector is absolutely on fire right now. The top performing sector in the markets is … Continue reading

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