Tag Archives: markets

  • News

    Strong Inflation, Weak Sentiment, Spikes for Everyone!

    Market Update 13 August 2021
    by davefairtex

    Sunday, August 15, 2021, 12:27 PM


    Commentary Producer prices (PPIACO) looked unpleasant for July; +1.18% m/m, +19.79% y/y. That’s the largest increase since 1973-74. But don’t worry; Powell tells us it is transitory. It was transitory back in the 70s too – but the “transition period” lasted about 8 years, resulting in prices jumping from PPIACO=40 to PPIACO=100. Now that’s the…

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  • Blog
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    Weekly Market Updates Return

    Get to know davefairtex's approach to the markets
    by Whitney

    Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:34 PM


    Good news for Peak Prosperity subscribers — Davefairtex has returned to regularly scheduled programming with his weekly market updates!

    In this introductory interview, Dave sits down with Chris to discuss how he approaches markets, the signals he looks for, and what to expect in his weekly market updates.

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  • Blog

    Commodities Boom Only In ‘Early Innings’

    Steen Jakobsen returns to explain why 'we ain't seen nothin' yet'
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, May 14, 2021, 3:00 PM


    Back in December, Saxo Bank’s Steen Jakobsen predicted a massive boom in commodity prices was dead ahead. Not many others shared that view back then.

    But, boy, was he ever right.

    Commodity prices have exploded in the five months since that interview was recorded.

    And more important, in Steen’s eyes we ain’t seen nothin’ yet. He predicts commodity prices are going to continue heading higher, a LOT higher, from here.

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  • Blog

    History Indicates Stocks Set To Drop In Half

    Analyst Eric Hickman warns market is "lulled into complacency"
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, May 7, 2021, 9:40 AM


    Money manager Eric Hickman is a number-cruncher who’s also a student of history. 

    And looking at the past 100 years of market data, he’s forced to conclude that the stock market is due for a whopper of a correction — one that could happen at any moment…

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  • Blog

    When The Market Unravels There Will Be “No Place To Hide”

    David Stockman urges the priority now should be 'preserving capital'
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:34 AM


    Few people alive understand how Capitol Hill and Wall Street work better than former Congressman and financier David Stockman.

    And he is deeply concerned that our current political, monetary and fiscal policies are setting the stage for an epic breakdown in the economy as well as the financial markets.

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  • Blog

    We’re In Uncharted Territory

    Financial crisis expert Bethany McLean warns of today's precarious level of risk
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, April 9, 2021, 9:57 AM


    Investigative journalist Bethany McLean is an expert on crisis.

    She has written New York Times best-selling books on the collapse of Enron (The Smartest Guys In The Room) as well as the mortgage industry and Wall Street abuses that led to the 2008 Great Financial Crisis (All The Devils Are Here and Shaky Ground).

    So when she says she’s deeply worried about today’s macro environment, we’d better take notice.

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  • Blog

    “This Looks Like The Market Peak”

    So declares macro analyst Wolf Richter
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, April 2, 2021, 12:07 PM


    Stocks, houses, commodities, Bitcoin – the price of nearly everything is up double digits vs last years pre-coronavirus highs.

    Have the trillions in stimulus ushered in a new bull market in, well, everything? Or have they helped blow the biggest asset price bubble in history?

    Macro analyst Wolf Richter suspects the latter. And he doesn’t think we have much time left before it bursts.

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  • Blog

    Are We Staring At A Coming Systemic Breakdown & The End Of Capitalism?

    Michael Every of Rabobank is concerned we are
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, March 19, 2021, 11:16 AM


    For any problems they face, governments all over the world are now conditioned to simply deficit spend or issue new $trillions in ‘thin air’ currency.

    So how in danger are we of that recklessness leading to a breakdown of the entire system?

    Respected financial analyst Michael Every suspects we’re closer than most realize.

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  • Podcast

    Inflation Or Deflation? Here’s How It Will All End

    Market researcher Luke Gromen is confident he has the answer
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, March 5, 2021, 9:29 AM


    Highly-respected market researcher Luke Gromen concludes that we’re living in a unique period of history given that we currently facing three massive threats:

    • the first bursting global sovereign debt bubble in over 100 years
    • the first time in 50+ years that foreign central banks are no longer financing the US economy (i.e., they have stopped growing their holdings of US Treasurys)
    • the US’ long-standing “petrodollar” advantage is eroding as other countries increasingly strike deals to trade key commodities in non-USD currencies

    As these challenges mount, how will they resolve?

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  • Blog

    Most Overvalued Stock Market Ever??

    Economic analyst Stephanie Pomboy warns correction risk is unacceptably high
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, February 19, 2021, 9:07 AM


    Highly-respected economic analyst Stephanie Pomboy of MacroMavens.com notes that the discrepancy between today’s record financial asset prices and the underlying economy they’re supposed to reflect are the farthest off she’s ever seen in her entire career.

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