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Math Doesn’t Lie – Why Taper Talk is Just Talk

By Dennis Tubbergen | Nov 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

          Stocks had a rough day on Black Friday.  Even though markets were only open for half a day, on an intraday basis the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1000 points.  The Industrials closed down 905 points for the day.  The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ had ugly days as well.           In the “Positions” … Continue reading “Math Doesn’t Lie – Why Taper Talk is Just Talk”

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Pension Plan Problems?

By Dennis Tubbergen | Nov 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

          In this weekly post, I comment frequently on Federal Reserve policies largely because Fed policy is the primary driver of economic and investing conditions.           Over the past dozen years or so, the Fed has created currency literally from thin air, a process known as quantitative easing, and has kept interest rates at artificially … Continue reading “Pension Plan Problems?”

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Inflationary Death Spiral – Part Two

By Dennis Tubbergen | Nov 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

          The economic news continues to concern.           As anyone who has been a long-term reader of my posts knows, when the Federal Reserve began quantitative easing programs, a.k.a. currency creation, I suggested we would ultimately have inflation followed by deflation or should the Fed be tempered in its approach to currency creation, we could … Continue reading “Inflationary Death Spiral – Part Two”

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Anatomy of an Inflation

By Dennis Tubbergen | Nov 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

         The Federal Reserve announced a $15 billion per month taper and markets rallied.           All markets rallied as noted in the databox above; stocks, bonds, and precious metals all moved higher.           The Dow to Gold ratio remained in the neighborhood of 20.  I stand by the forecast of an ultimate ratio value of … Continue reading “Anatomy of an Inflation”

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Currency Devaluation or Market Crash

By Dennis Tubbergen | Nov 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

          This week, I want to share excerpts from and some of my comments on an insightful article penned by past RLA Radio guest, Mr. Alasdair Macleod.  Undoubtedly, many of you recognize Alasdair as the head of research at Gold Money.            Mr. Macleod’s article is titled “Waypoints on the road to currency destruction – … Continue reading “Currency Devaluation or Market Crash”

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Gold Price Analysis

By Dennis Tubbergen | Oct 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

          Stocks continued their rally last week, with many indexes making new all-time highs by the slimmest of margins.           I noted last week that the ‘gaps up’ on the daily price chart are most often closed by falling prices.  This is still a possibility but last week’s price action muddies up the waters from … Continue reading “Gold Price Analysis”

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A Stock Commentary

By Dennis Tubbergen | Oct 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

          Stocks continued their rally last week, extending the rally to two consecutive weeks.           The chart on this page is a daily price chart of an exchange-traded fund that has the investment objective of tracking the Standard and Poor’s 500.           There are two observations that I make from analyzing this chart that make … Continue reading “A Stock Commentary”

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Is a “Lehman Moment” Approaching?

By Dennis Tubbergen | Oct 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

          Stocks rallied last week although, as I noted last week, technically speaking, stocks look weak.           Last week, we noted that 4 stock market sectors were lagging.  That was a significant development since all sectors that comprise the Standard and Poor’s 500 were positive going into October; that changed.  It’s also relevant to note … Continue reading “Is a “Lehman Moment” Approaching?”

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Corruption at the Fed?

By Dennis Tubbergen | Oct 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Stocks, by my analysis, weakened even more last week.  The first four trading days of the week were negative followed by a nice rally on Friday.  Despite the rally, technicals in the stock market are breaking down by my measure.           4 of the 11 sectors that comprise the S&P 500 turned negative over the … Continue reading “Corruption at the Fed?”

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More IRA Changes Coming

By Dennis Tubbergen | Sep 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

          This week’s post will be a bit different than what you are used to seeing each week.  This week, I want to bring you up to speed on some proposed changes out of Washington relating to Roth IRA accounts.           I’ve often stated in this weekly publication and on my radio program and podcast … Continue reading “More IRA Changes Coming”

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