Brexit and House Prices – What’s going on?

In a result that surprised many, the vote on June 23 2016 resulted in a decision for Britain to leave the European Union, infamously called "Brexit". The impact of the Brexit decision has been much debated, with many economists stating that the UK … [Read more...]

Catalan: Independence or Revolution?

On October 1st, the Catalonian region of Spain held a referendum similar to "Brexit" on whether they should leave Spain or not. But unlike with Brexit and the vote in Scotland the results weren't even close. In the vote in Scotland to split from … [Read more...]

Stocks Still Have Strong Low-Inflation/Low-Rates/Improving-Economy Tailwind

Lower Rates Longer When interest rates are low and economic data is improving, stocks typically get an added opportunity-cost boost relative to bonds. From The Wall Street Journal: “Leaders of the world’s largest central banks indicated that weak … [Read more...]

Bitcoin Trends

Although Bitcoin has been around for about a decade now it wasn't until recently, that it has become fashionable and common knowledge. This year we've published several articles about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general. Including Bitcoin: The … [Read more...]

The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Has But Can’t Tap

North Korea is making quite a bit of news these days with its crazy war threats and threatening missile launches.  It knows that in the past, brinkmanship has gotten it concessions from every U.S. President since Clinton. During Clinton's Presidency … [Read more...]

What Can We Learn About the Stock Market From the NY Subway?

New York city is one of the most populous cities in the world and of course the home of the massive New York Stock exchange. But every workday all those people must get to work which means that just one of the many bridges i.e. the George Washington … [Read more...]

Bitcoin: The New Safe Haven?

Bitcoin prices plunged more than 25% over the weekend of July 17th, 2017. In one weekend, Bitcoin, lost $10 billion, in market cap due to the crash. On Monday morning, July 17th, 2017, the Bitcoin market recovered 30-40% of that loss. In the … [Read more...]

eCommerce Trends: What’s in Your eWallet?

A Brief History of Money and Credit From earliest times a variety of objects have been used as mediums of exchange... everything from beads and shells to precious metals like gold and silver. In order to fund the American Revolution Congress … [Read more...]

Low Probability Market Will Crash

In the following article Chris Ciovacco looks at a variety of indicators to determine the probability that the market will take a dive in the near future. He'll look at New Highs vs. New Lows, and compare market vulnerability of the 2011 market … [Read more...]

Investors Pessimistic… Market to Rally

In the following article, The Gold and Oil Guy Chris Vermeulen looks at investor sentiment, Federal Tax Revenues, Food Stamps, Median Household income vs. Home Prices, and comes to some interesting conclusions. ~ Tim McMahon, … [Read more...]