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July 20, 2019 | Singapore Economy Turns Down & China Exports Decline

  They are calling it an unexpected contraction in Singapore’s economy which is in line with our Economic Confidence Model which bottoms in January 2020. In addition, China’s exports have also declined by 1.3% during June. Gross domestic product in export-reliant Singapore declined by a shocking 3.4% in the second quarter from the previous three […]

July 20, 2019 | Transport Weakness Confirms Cyclical Downturn Underway

As I pointed out in Transports leading the stock market and economy lower, the Dow Transport Stock Index has not confirmed strength in the broad market indices since December 24th. In fact, the transportation index is at the same level today it as it was in December 2017. Large cap companies can fabricate earnings growth through […]

July 20, 2019 | US & Global Markets Setting Up For A Volatility Explosion – Are You Ready?

Today, we are going to share with you some incredible charts that highlight why we believe all traders and investors need to stay keenly aware of the potential for very explosive moves over the next 6 to 12+ months.  We’ve authored a number of articles about super-cycles, Gold, Oil and dozens of other symbols suggesting […]

July 20, 2019 | Information Overload is a Weapon of Control

Do you feel confused? Listless? Overwhelmed? Have you ever found yourself scrolling through news feeds and flicking mindlessly through social media posts with a strange mixture of outrage, dread, and boredom? Is your disgust at the thought of going online consistently overwhelmed by your compulsion to pick up your fondleslab? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. […]

July 20, 2019 | Trading Desk Notes July 20, 2019

Summer Doldrums??? Gold surging to a new 6 year high up >$50 in 3 days, Silver up 8% on the week, major US share indices hitting new All Time Highs with buybacks on pace for another record year even as China/US trade talks stall, Crude oil down 10% on the week on signs that US/Iran […]

July 19, 2019 | Singapore Economy Turns Down & China Exports Decline

Of course, the blame is being laid on Trump citing his US-China trade war is having an impact on Asia, and that includes Singapore’s latest export figures. Singapore saw exports fall for a second month in a row, this time by 17.3% in the month of June compared to a year ago. The economic growth in Singapore declined […]

July 19, 2019 | Gold and US Stock Pre-Election and Decade Cycles

Recently I have been trying to show all the different angles to look at and analyze the US stock market and the precious metals sector. At the end of this report, I will share with you several other crucial angles and charts you must see for our self.  There are several very intriguing things unfolding […]

July 19, 2019 | Two Reasons the Feds Can’t Sit Still

YOUGHAL, IRELAND – Once again, a beautiful summer day here in Ireland. But we have no time to smell the flowers. It’s Inflate or Die, the new era that began, more or less officially, in May of this year. It was then that the Fed abandoned any pretense of sensible monetary policy and looked for […]

July 19, 2019 | Gold and the Dollar: Correction Time?

Double equality target in gold? Say what? Looking at these moves as a series of three-wave corrections higher, we see that larger Wave (A) = (C) and minor Wave [a] = [c]…hmmm….due for a rest? Could coincide with another short-term bottom in the US dollar….(second chart below)…. US Dollar Index: A push down toward are […]

July 19, 2019 | Change Generates Disruption and Opportunity

Change is constant, in life and in investing. Most of us would prefer that things continue as they are, especially when it’s to our benefit. But change is often unavoidable and sometimes disruptive. While many people and firms fail to adapt to change, others can prosper by predicting what will come. What are some of […]

July 19, 2019 | Spotified

It’s Friday. In July. So why is there still news happening? Here are some things worth noting. One or two are scary. DOWN SHE GOES For the first time since it came into effect, the stress test rate has fallen. But don’t get too excited – the decline is from 5.34% to 5.19%, so new […]

July 18, 2019 | Agricultural Loans Declining Right on Target

One of the most fascinating observations I have made over my career has been that the banks always lend at the top and contract lending at the bottom in every market. Going into 1980, banks were calling me to ask if I wanted to borrow money. Recently, I got a phone call from my bank […]

July 18, 2019 | Lock and Load with the Silver Bullet

Silver is surging. Are you positioned to ride the coming rally? If not, don’t waste another minute. The good news is there is still time to get onboard. Gold and silver are heating up. Good silver miners and explorers will rise. Some will rise faster than others, as buyers come out of the woodwork and […]

July 18, 2019 | Regional Canadian, U.S. Policy Leaders Gather to Scope Out Economic Future

Resource Works is among sixty non-governmental organizations attending the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) 2019 summit, being held in Saskatoon July 21-25. PNWER is a statutory public/private non-profit created to enhance the competitiveness of the region – five U.S. states and five Canadian provides and territories – in both domestic and international markets. It also […]

July 18, 2019 | US Home Purchases by Chinese, Other Foreigners Plunge Below 2012 Level. And the (for me) Chilling “Chinese Reaction” to it from the Largest Chinese Portal for US Homes for Sale

“For developers and agents in most parts of the country who rely on foreign buyers, there is really no alternative to buyers from China”: CEO of The puzzle in the US housing market was this: Mortgage rates have dropped since November, and as expected mortgage applications to buy homes have surged, and this was […]

July 18, 2019 | Dalio Follows Celente on the “Gold Bull Run”

KINGSTON, NY, 18 JULY 2019—Some six weeks after Gerald Celente’s Trend Alert® of the “Gold Bull Run,” yesterday’s big business media news was that Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, said gold will be a top investment. Moreover, in making his case for a “paradigm shift” in investing in gold, Dalio singled out […]

July 18, 2019 | Canadian Government Bonds Rising as Growth Stalls

The government bonds in our portfolios have appreciated for many months now as economic data disappoints and central bank rate cuts come to fruition once more. Although the Bank of Canada (BOC) is presently on hold, rate cuts by the US Fed will force the BOC to follow suit.  The rally in government bonds is […]

July 18, 2019 | Unboring

On Tuesday a dude named Ziggy sent the following in to the Salt Spring Exchange, which is a Kijiji-kinda thing serving that weird little island community between Vancouver and Victoria. Let us pray that he’s just one isolated delusional, greedy goof. Tent with bed on private property $40/night – $1,000/month bed and tent in private area […]

July 18, 2019 | Drink the Kool-Aid, and Your Portfolio Will Be Massacred

One of the most disturbing things about the 1978 Jonestown massacre was that many of the victims knew they were committing suicide. Apparently there were practice runs. People didn’t know if the Kool-Aid was poisoned or not. It was a test of commitment. Students of human psychology—which all investors should be—would do well to remember […]

July 17, 2019 | The Black Hole of Debt

We are facing a serious collapse in government that appears to be shaping up on the horizon beginning 2021/2022. Take the city of Chicago for example. The city is buried under a mountain of city employee pension debt and it’s impossible to see how their city could possibly survive. There will be a major financial […]

July 17, 2019 | Silver Breakout—You Won’t Want to Miss It

On June 25, 2019, I wrote that silver’s day is coming, and urged readers to get ready for it. On July 11, I pointed out that silver had not yet broken out with gold, and was a relative bargain. The most common response has been to ask: “When will silver catch up with gold?” To […]

July 17, 2019 | Truly Epic Silver Signals: Vying for Your Attention

If we had to pick one day, or one situation when a single market provided most indications during a single day, it would be yesterday’s performance of silver. There’s not much to say about yesterday’s session while looking at gold and mining stocks – they both moved a bit lower. But things are very much […]

July 17, 2019 | Double Top In Transportation and Metals Breakout Are Key Topping Signals

Our researchers identified this critical Double-Top pattern in the Transportation Index after a very strong price rally on Friday, July 12.  Double-Top patterns are very important in terms of Fibonacci price structure because they reflect a complete price rejection at a certain price level.  In this case, the TRAN Double Top level is $10,655 and […]

July 17, 2019 | Driving an EV is Cheaper

The most compelling argument for owning an electric vehicle is they cost much less to run than ICE (internal combustion engines). On average they are about 94% cheaper to fuel, 25% cheaper to insure, and 90% cheaper to maintain. With a fraction of the engine parts to replace, repair and maintain, they also tend to […]

July 17, 2019 | Just Right

Not too hot. Not too cold. And don’t expect a rate cut anytime soon. The latest inflation numbers, out Wednesday, show the Bank of Canada might actually know what it’s doing. As you recall, the central bankers decided last week not to cut rates, even as Trump beats his monetary guys into submission (a rate […]

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