Gold vs. Silver Ratio

As anyone who has read my articles for any length of time knows, I am a big fan of ratios. I find them very useful for tracking the comparative value of things especially when presented in chart form. Over the years I have tracked the Gold vs Oil … [Read more...]

Six Straight Weeks of Decline Take DJIA Below 12,000: What Now?

Before blaming falling stocks on the most recent weak economic reports, let's check some dates. As of June 10, the Dow has suffered the "longest losing streak since the fall of 2002. The market's last seven-week stretch of losses began in May … [Read more...]

New Energy Trend in Japan?

Trends in Energy-- In the wake of the massive nuclear tragedy in Japan the unthinkable has happened in a nation known for their efficiency of design. This is causing the entire nation and possibly the world to re-evaluate their energy choices. Is … [Read more...]

Long Term Economic Trends

Here at Financial Trend Forecaster we are always looking at global trends trying to project the future based on the recent past. We believe that the wise thing to do is to evaluate all the options so that we will be prepared no matter what happens. … [Read more...]

Is Gold in a Bubble?

In his May True Wealth newsletter, Steve Sjuggerud said, At the peak of an asset bubble, prices go "parabolic." In a bubble, the asset's chart goes from "humming along nicely" to "straight up." A good example is the NASDAQ back in 1999-2000. In … [Read more...]

Do You Need to Know Financial Trends to Plan for Retirement?

By Tim McMahon, editor When planning for retirement, most financial planners make a lot of assumptions about financial trends and how much money you will spend per year. They estimate the average inflation rate, the average return on your … [Read more...]

The Sector Where Individuals Can Still Beat The Big Boys

Wouldn’t it be great if there were a sector where you have the edge over the Goldman Sachs of the world? A market where small players can outmaneuver the big guys – and where having knowledge of that market gives you a distinct advantage over day … [Read more...]

Trends in the U.S. Dollar, Stocks and Gold

Today we have Chris Vermeulen "The Gold and Oil Guy" to tell us a bit about where the massive deficits will take the Dollar, Stocks and Gold. ~editor Gold and Stocks Heading Higher with GDP Crashing As most investors and traders are aware, the U.S. … [Read more...]

Major Disaster Developing For Bond Holders

Long-term U.S. Treasury bonds have fallen 7% in value since November 1 and municipal bonds have fallen 6%. "Safe" investments like Treasury's and Munis are not supposed to crash they are the mainstay of widows and orphans. So What's happening? For … [Read more...]

China: Gaga for Gaming

By Doug Hornig, Editor, Casey’s Extraordinary Technology Developing nations are playing technological leapfrog. In the developed world, when we think of technology, the roots of much of what we do today were born decades, or even a century, … [Read more...]