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Death Cross on the Russell 2000

Another likely harbinger of a coming market correction
Monday, September 22, 2014, 7:51 PM

One of the 'targets' I've had my eye on in the market has been the Russell 2000, a small cap stock index comprised of the smallest 2000 companies in the Russell 3000 index.

The reason I've been tracking this index carefully, along with junk bonds, is that the small companies usually give you an advance heads-up on trouble soon headed for the larger cap companies and stock indexes.

 
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Charting Gold

What the charts are telling us
Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 9:51 AM

Few investment/finance topics spark as many strong emotions as gold, for its adherents and detractors are equally committed to their views, and equally unlikely to switch camps.

Adherents view gold as the only real money in a world of constant currency debasements, while detractors don’t see gold as an investment, as it lacks a yield and price-earnings ratio. » Read more