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March 28, 2020 | Committing Coronavirus Thoughtcrime

Pssst. You. Yeah, you. Are you interested in talking about . . . things? You know, the kind of things that we’re not allowed to talk about anymore? You know, since the . . . uhhh . . . “The Event“? You are? Great. I mean, you might have noticed things are getting a bit […]

March 28, 2020 | This Week in Money

March 28, 2020 | Trading Desk Notes March 28, 2020

When I get a trade idea my first question is, “How much of this idea is already in the market?” For instance, if I consider that the “virus news” could get worse next week I ask myself, “To what degree have the people who move markets already taken this idea into account? To what degree does […]

March 27, 2020 | The Rise of Civil Unrest & the Dawn of Authoritarianism

There are reports of riots beginning in China. In Thailand, one of the most peaceful communities, there was an armed robbery of a 7/11. You cannot shut down the world economy like this. People will begin to riot after 10 days and we will see a sharp rise in property crimes. People are being deprived […]

March 27, 2020 | So Much for the Miners’ Rally…

In the summary of last Friday’s Gold & Silver Trading Alert, we wrote the following: This rally might make one feel bullish – after all, the prices of miners are likely to soar soon. Please be sure to keep in mind that what we saw was the first big wave down of a much bigger […]

March 27, 2020 | Traditional Safe Havens Can Disappoint

Savvy investors look for safe places for their money in uncertain times. Canadians consider large companies that pay generous dividends as reliable and safe. Are traditional safe-haven investments likely to perform well this time? Some Canadian companies have paid dividends continuously for more than one hundred years. Bank of Montreal paid dividends since 1829, Bank […]

March 27, 2020 | Beware Bullish Bounce Back Enthusiasts

Today as the Bank of Canada follows other G7 nations in slashing its policy rate to the .25% low of the 2008 financial crisis, it also expanded its bond-buying programs to include the recently frozen commercial paper market.  Borrowing costs for corporations at record indebtedness have spiked just as revenues are vaporizing–this is not a […]

March 27, 2020 | Amok

Well, things changed in a week. The little grocery store now has yellow caution tape creating an entry tunnel. There’s a sign saying capacity is 25 souls. The pavement is taped and marked ‘social distancing.’ Inside sits a security guard. “Travelled?” he asks. “Are you sick? Is anyone at home sick?” He holds a clipboard. […]

March 27, 2020 | Watch The Virus Checks Become Permanent Income

Two things about the coronavirus relief checks the government will soon start sending out: First, it looks like they’ll take a while to arrive: Show Me The Relief Money – No Promises On When Coronavirus Checks Are Coming About 90% of households — approximately 165 million — will benefit from direct payments, according to the […]

March 27, 2020 | Bank of Canada Emergency Rate Cut

Vaporizing Cash

March 27, 2020 | Corona Virus Creates New Opportunities to Buy into the Stock Market

American Manganese Recognizes New Awareness of Critical Metals Developing Due to Corona Virus Pandemic. Read the Latest News. Read Circular Article – “Designing Batteries for Circular Economy will Prevent “Mountains” of Battery Waste“. Read Mining.com Article – “Germany wants to Mass Produce Large-Format Lithium-ion Cells“. Read Reuters Article – “Coronavirus Slows U.S. Push to Produce […]

March 26, 2020 | Is Greta Trying to Cash in on the Coronavirus?

  Even Greta Thunberg is getting in on the act by trying to claim she has the coronavirus. She wrote in a social media post on Tuesday that she and her father had both shown symptoms of COVID-19 after returning from a recent trip to Central Europe. She had stayed inside and self-isolated for the […]

March 26, 2020 | What If—Gasp!—People Start Saving?

A statistic that’s getting a lot of airtime these days is that 40% of Americans can’t cover a $400 emergency expense. We also hear constantly about people living from paycheck to paycheck. And now those paychecks have been interrupted for 2% of the US workforce—in just one week. That’s based on the 3.28 million new […]

March 26, 2020 | A Golden Bullet for Coronavirus Market Blues

The rally in the broad indices has been excellent this week. Wanna know what’s rallying even higher? Gold. And miners are outpacing both gold and the S&P 500 by 4x and 6x, respectively. Here’s a chart of the performance of the S&P 500, gold and miners over the past five days. It shows miners’ massive […]

March 26, 2020 | Proactively Manage Your Finances: Do it for You!

Our neighbour is a plastic surgeon with a busy cosmetic practice; his licence plate reads “DOIT4U’. It’s become something of a punchline at our house when commissioning our kids, home from school for the summer, to help with jobs around the house. ‘Do it for you,’ we joke. In reality, of course, there is a legit […]

March 26, 2020 | The Emergency

You may not like this post. You might think it comes from a privileged white guy with chiseled abs, nice hair and an epic dog (well, okay, that part is true.) You may view it as elitist. Or Boomerspeak. Too much rational, too little emotional. All true, too. But, tough. Gotta be said. This week […]

March 26, 2020 | Helicopter Money for Wall Street

otal assets on the Fed’s weekly balance sheet, released this afternoon, spiked by $586 billion in one week, to $5.25 trillion. This doesn’t even include yet the bulk of the mortgage-backed securities (MBS) the Fed bought over the past two weeks because the Fed books them when its trades settle, and MBS trades take a […]

March 26, 2020 | Retirees Getting Screwed — One Last Time

To understand the impossible situation in which most retirees find themselves, let’s begin with interest rates. When governments raise or lower the cost of credit, they’re communicating with the rest of us. Higher interest rates send the message that “cash is more valuable, so save more and spend less.” Lower rates say the opposite: “Cash […]

March 26, 2020 | Does the Pandemic Help Any Juniors?

Let everyone buy Private Placement stock

March 26, 2020 | Is Market Looking at “V” or “W” Shaped Recovery?

Gold, Silver and Cannabis

 

 

March 26, 2020 | Can Market Rally Last?

Canada, Oil, Gold, Pandemics

March 26, 2020 | Can Central Banks Stop Market Implosion?

Manipulated Markets and Sucker Rallies.
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March 26, 2020 | Aben CEO Discusses How COVID-19 is Impacting Mining, Exploration and the Price of Gold

Company is Responding to the Special Challenges Posed by COVID-19, Plans Going Forward. View Corporate Presentation. Questions?  Email Jim or Call 604.687.3376  

March 25, 2020 | CDC is a Private Organization – Not Government!

  Some people have questioned my concern over both the CDC and John Hopkins University is a PRIVATE organization where the CDC accepts private funding – NOT ONLY GOVERNMENT! The CDC is quasi-government under the Department of Health and Human Services which strangely has sources of funding that are predicated on the fact that it […]

March 25, 2020 | Spy

38% retracement rallies to 20-day ema become important resistance after a Downside Capitulation

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