Robert Prechter: History of the Fed, Part II

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Ed. Note – you can read Part I of Prechter’s guest article on the history of the Fed here. Money, Credit and the Federal Reserve Banking System Conquer the Crash, Chapter 10 By Robert Prechter … Let’s attempt to define what gives the dollar objective value. As we will see in the next section, the […]

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The Fed and “Plunge Protection Team”: Are They Manipulating Stocks? Rumors are, the U.S. government “is propping up the stock market.” by Elliott Wave International Out of thousands of questions recently submitted to us at Elliott Wave International, the most frequent one received is: “Can the Fed manipulate the stock market?” Read our expert’s answer […]

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Robert Prechter likes to make his media appearances when he senses a potential market turn is at hand.  Recently, he joined the hosts at Yahoo Tech Ticker to talk about indicators that may be flashing some big warning signs for the stock market. Of course since this interview, the market has gone only up – […]

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Many of us here have been anticipating a dollar rally that would kick off an explosive move to the upside for the buck.  Perhaps a short term move, perhaps a more significant event that could bring another wave of deflation to the asset markets (hey, remember deflation?) I was reading Bob Prechter’s latest newsletter yesterday […]

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Famed market forecaster Robert Prechter has been, over the last 15 years, pioneering  research in a new field called Socionomics – a blending of “social mood” measurements, and economics.  Prechter’s thesis is that the social mood of society rises and falls intrinsically, in wave-like patterns. During waves up, people feel good about life, and they bid up […]

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The US birth rate tanked in 2009, according to data released by the National Center for Health Statistics.  Previous research by Robert Prechter has shown that the advance/decline ratio of the NYSE is an amazingly accurate leading indicator of babies to come in the next year.  Why the next year?  Well, you know what related […]

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Last Friday on The Today Show, Katy Perry rocked the stage with a live performance of her summer 2010 mega-hit “California Gurls”.  It’s bubble gum pop at its absolute finest: “California Gurls might even be described as the token summer pop song, all bounce and fun” – The Tartan “All bubble gum and candyland fun, […]

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This month, Robert Prechter alerted his subscribers of a classic head-and-shoulders pattern shaping up on the weekly chart of the Dow.  If you’re into technical analysis, check out the guest article below that we are re-syndicating, which includes a chart and description of the pattern… — Robert Prechter: Head-and-Shoulders Pattern in Weekly Dow Chart August 17, […]

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Like Robert Prechter, Richard Russell is also very bearish on stocks in the near term.  But unlike Prechter, who thinks you should be in 100% cash and short term cash equivalents, Russell thinks this will get you in trouble. (For a recap of Prechter’s latest predictions, click here). Richard Russell’s latest outlook, Courtesy of KingWorldNews.com: The […]

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You can run, you can rally on low volume, but ultimately you can’t hide from deflation! Today the Deflation Bird digested and ultimately pooped on the lame FOMC statement issued yesterday.  It will take more than that, says our feathered friend, to stave off the ravages of deflation. It was one of those now “all […]

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