The dollar rally continues today, on the back of comments by a Fed Head mentioning inflation, and hinting at a potential rate increase in the cards. I’m filing this one in the category of “I’ll believe it when I see it”. Personally I wouldn’t mind seeing the rally continue, just sweetening the entry prices for […]
Same story we’ve been following here. A nice rally in the grains today, and a little bit of life in the softs as well. Can corn continue to break out from here? It’s been rangebound for the past couple of months – I keep thinking that fundamentals will eventually prevail and push corn past the […]
Over the weekend, Warren Buffet commented if he “landed from Mars today with a billion of Mars dollars, or whatever they call them on Mars, and I was thinking about where to put my money,” he wouldn’t put it all in the U.S. currency. Full article on Bloomberg
Better to be lucky than good – my accidental rice short on my exit ended up being a very nice trade. Looking back I covered too early, but oh well…lucky entry anyway, I was scared of being too greedy. Not much doing now – commodities are pretty much experiencing a correction across the board. Yen […]
In his recent article in Harper’s Magazine, Kevin Phillips takes a good hard look at government economic numbers (a la John Williams) and concludes that – surprise, surprise – the numbers are skewed to serve political goals. This is not news to many readers, but this piece is still worth a review, as Kevin paints […]
Naturally, you’d expect a guy who runs a site called GoldMoney to be bullish on the yellow relic. But James Turk is a sharp guy and his latest commentary is worth reading. Bottom line is that the bull market in gold cannot be over, because nothing has changed fundamentally.
A couple of good ones from Chuck in today’s Daily Pfennig:Well… How about that U.S. dollar? That’s some currency Rudy! Why, look at it rallying against the euro and other currencies as if it’s on a mission from God! It looks as if the U.S. has turned things around… The Deficit no longer needs to […]
Hi, I’m Brett Owens – and I’m a financial junkie. My “problem” started incollege, when I got a little dose of the stock market – man, was I hooked…in no time, I was reading the Wall Street Journal religously.