Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off…

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off…

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off… $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin Bulls Running on Full Psych Steam Bitcoin climbed as much as 8.9% Thursday as it surged  $14,925.3730, extending this month’s advance to more than 45%. The price of the cryptocurrency touched $14,925.3730, a record, according to LTN data. ASX Ltd., the main exchange […]

Bitcoin Like ‘Monopoly Money’ and ‘Pure Gambling’

Bitcoin Like ‘Monopoly Money’ and ‘Pure Gambling’

Bitcoin Like ‘Monopoly Money’ and ‘Pure Gambling’ $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Investment guru Jim Cramer warns investors that the digital currency Bitcoin is like “Monopoly Money.” Currently Bitcoin is trading at 13,415.9951, +979.33, or +7.87% Vs the US Dollar. He said essentially that if you invest in the virtual money, you’re engaging in “pure gambling” and you have better odds […]

ICO Investors to “Get Wiped Out in Crypto ‘Mania'”

ICO Investors to “Get Wiped Out in Crypto ‘Mania

ICO Investors to “Get Wiped Out in Crypto ‘Mania’” Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass comments on the raging battle over the viability of the cryptocurrency market. Mr. Bass called many of the dozens of ICO’s (initial coin offerings) that have taken place this year “frauds,” the Hayman Capital Management founder warned in a TV interview […]

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class 

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class 

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class $GLD, $USD, $BTC No asset has evolved from concept to storing billions of dollars as fast as Bitcoin. In the 7 years since inception, a robust ecosystem has developed. Retail traders have the infrastructure to drive over $1-B in daily liquidity while professionals can access tailored financial […]

Gold’s Price Under Heavy Pressure, Taps Key Support

Gold’s Price Under Heavy Pressure, Taps Key Support

Gold’s Price Under Heavy Pressure, Taps Key Support $GLD The price of Gold has been pressured for the past 2 weeks, as commodity prices have fallen, as the Fed signaled more rate hikes, the USS staged a nice relief rebound, and persistent risk appetite in the equity markets slowed demand for Gold. This confluence of […]

Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism

Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism

Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism $GLD, $SLV People are worried there is a real possibility of the US Fed will follow in the Bank of Japan’s lead and begin buying stocks. “My biggest concern is government ownership of stocks. Stocks are companies, is that not government ownership of companies? […]

American’s are Almost as Wealthy as Ever, it is Scary

American’s are Almost as Wealthy as Ever, it is Scary

American’s are Almost as Wealthy as Ever, it is Scary Americans are about as wealthy as they have ever been and that is worrying monetary officials.  They are concerned that the growing wealth could prove unsustainable because it has outstripped the growth of the economy since the Great Recession’s storied end in Y 2009. A […]

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain Simpley put, all Bitcoin transactions are recorded on a blockchain, a public, decentralized, permissionless ledger. The transactions are recorded in bundles, called “blocks,” by “miners” who receive a small reward in kind for mining. The process creates new Bitcoins. Miners currently earn 25 Bitcoins per block that is 16.175. The beginning […]

A Troubling Story: “The US has Become a ‘Renter Nation'”

A Troubling Story: “The US has Become a ‘Renter Nation

A Troubling Story: “The US has Become a ‘Renter Nation’” A troubling story is  playing out across they USA in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and burst in a horrific crash. As real estate has risen, homeowners are thriving and renters struggle. For many longtime owners, times are good. They are enjoying […]

Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key

Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key

Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The “new normal” led to the “new neutral” led to ‘insecure stability”. The world has entering a phase of rising risks as the effect of central-bank stimulus policies diminishes. “You can think of it as insecure stability,” Richard Clarida, Pimco’s global strategic adviser, said in […]

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook For Gold (GLD)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook For Gold (GLD)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook For Gold (GLD) $GLD Spot Gold marked a modest gain Monday to 1,242.23 before settling at 1,237.00 oz, as broad dollar’s weakness and stocks soft tone supported demand for the safe-haven asset. Trading was light ahead of the FOMCs meeting Tuesday and Wednesday. The precious Yellow metal is set to consolidate in […]

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks could lose 50% their value + if the history of valuation cycles is any indication, cautions mutual-fund manager John Hussman, President of Hussman Investment Trust. He is correct and I have been calling for a Fibo retracement in the S&P 500 of […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street Crude Oil is under pressure after the collapsed production of OPEC and non-OPEC meeting in Doha Sunday. The Canadian Loonie is down hard Vs the Buck, backtracking all of last week’s gain., meaning that WTI Crude Oil opens below 39 bbl (closed at 41.75 Friday) in the US session, […]