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Wall Street opens 2nd Half with new S&P record…But will it prove fleeting?

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Commentary of July 2, 2019 During Monday's trading day, stocks surged to a new record on the S&P 500 on what to Yours truly seems like an overly optimistic assessment of that Trump-Xi get-together at the G-20. Since Monday's open, however, stocks have curbed their enthusiasm a bit...yields continue to…

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The Vicious Circle of Factors that Could Impact the U.S. Dollar…and more

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As one part of its initial response to the latest tariffs imposed/threatened by President Trump, China has itself threatened it could retaliate by "dumping" its stash of U.S. Treasury debt (it owns about 5% of the total debt outstanding.) This, of course, gives rise to a new wave of warnings…

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The Modern Monetary Theory “Debate”

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(From the April 15, 2019 Issue) -- I put "Debate" in quotes above since what you are hearing on this suddenly-HOT issue is, for the most part, just another scripted and canned one delivered to us by the Establishment and its two kept political parties. As I explain, there could…

A year in the life of Fed Chair Jerome Powell

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(Posted Feb. 6, 2019) -- With all the attention on the president's State of the Union address last night and myriad other matters, you can be forgiven for forgetting that yesterday marked the one-year anniversary at his present post of Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. Here's a look back at an…

My take on the SolGold – Cornerstone intrigues

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Posted February 1, 2019 -- In the attachment below, I explain the beginning(?) of a hostile attempt yesterday on the part of SolGold, plc to make an offer to buy out shareholders of Cornerstone Capital Resources. As most of you already know, the ongoing exploration at the Cascabel Project in…

The Fed’s “UNCLE!” Move–and what it means for your portfolio

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(Posted January 31, 2019) -- I explained following the market close yesterday (Wednesday) why the surprising move in even more of a dovish direction than anyone expected is not ALL good news. Download the file below. (NOTE: Simultaneously, I am issuing several added portfolio changes to our members.)

Is the “Powell Pop” a One-off? Or start of something bigger?

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(Posted Friday evening - Jan. 4, 2019) The stock market surged today to its highest level yet in the (take your pick) Counter-trend rally 2.  SUCKER's rally or 3.  Beginning of a new leg up for the market. And just for laughs, the rally at day's end stopped DEAD ON…

China is the Number One Worry as we enter 2019

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(Posted Jan. 3, 2019) -- Even before the breaking BOMBSHELL news from Apple, my cover story for the year's very first issue for Members had to do with China. With the Federal Reserve having started the process of walking back its hawkish stance of 2018, this puts China in the…

Fed Post-Mortem; Thoughts on a “Going to the Mattresses Portfolio”

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(Thursday morning, Dec. 20, 2018) --   As I said on YESTERDAY'S MARKET CLOSE wrapping up a Fed statement (and Jay Powell presser) that clearly did NOT put the markets in a Christmas spirit, it's not as if the Fed chair didn't deliver what he thought was a fairly "dovish" rate hike. Indeed, Powell went to some…

Knowing whether to zig, zag or punt; prepping for 2019

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(Mailed Dec. 12, 2018) --      Now that I am settling back in at home after an overwhelming latest trip to Ecuador (stay tuned for MUCH more on that!) I'll be catching up on a lot over the balance of a rapidly-shrinking 2018.      First and foremost, we need to get…

The one BULLISH oil story you’re still not hearing about; and an update on International Frontier Resources (TSXV-IFR; OTCQB-IFRTF)

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In the below link you can read a comprehensive update on the continuing operational successes scored of late by International Frontier Resources (TSXV-IFR; OTCQB-IFRTF) at its Tecolutla field in Mexico. Just as important, I add some sobriety and FACTS to what is still a widely misunderstood environment concerning Mexico's energy sector…

The Odd Couple perks up; end of the line for the Fed coming?

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Yesterday (Thursday the 15th) I sent out some thoughts to our broader audience on the most important development in the markets of the recent past: Jerome Powell just blinked. While -- as I point out both in my written comments and on yesterday's podcast -- we can't quite yet get…

C.R.E. Preview — My conversation with Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr.

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I'm privileged in this discussion here to visit with Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. who, over the better part of four decades beginning during the Nixon Administration, was a Senior U.S. diplomat involved in every single agreement concerning nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament issues. In great part due to this career he…

Comments on another volatile week — Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

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In this podcast from today on the KE Report, Chris discusses the added market volatility (this week, chiefly to the upside) as stocks have surged back following the most recent sharp correction. As the week ended, markets were buffeted, though, by a tag team of the two biggest issues on…

C.R.E. Preview — My talk with Dr. Lee Warren of P.L.I.M., Inc.

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This past Wednesday night I caught up with my good friend Dr. Lee Warren, Founder and C.E.O. of P.L.I.M., Inc. (Power Latent in Man), a a 501c(3) nonprofit, metaphysical, philosophical, biblical, research, and educational organization you can learn more about RIGHT HERE. Dr. Warren's outreach--which started chiefly with the minority communities…

C.R.E. Preview–I visit here with Dana Lyons of J. Lyons Fund Management

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In this conversation, I visit with investment adviser Dana Lyons.  He will also be back on our panel on Friday evening, Nov. 9, 2018 at our Chicagoland conference at the Schaumburg Marriott! The 2-day gathering kicks off at Noon Friday; you can still register for FREE RIGHT HERE! In the…

C.R.E. Preview: With Josh Gilmore of SDIRA Wealth

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In this post I visit with Josh Gilmore, Vice President of SDIRA Wealth (get more info on their unique way of using retirement funds to invest in residential real estate RIGHT HERE) Josh will be one of the speakers at the imminent Chicago Resource Expo to be held Nov. 9…

NEITHER TRUMP NOR OBAMA DESERVE THE PRIMARY CREDIT FOR THE CURRENT “BOOM”

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Among the ever more entertaining (and ever more disingenuous and childish) political discourse of recent days has been the public pissing contest between The Donald and his predecessor in the White House over who deserves the credit for the current boffo state of the U.S. economy and markets. In this excerpt…

COMPANY PROFILE — IMAGIN MEDICAL (CSE-IME; OTC-IMEXF)

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As I have discussed on my recent podcasts as well as in some recent e-mails and commentaries, my view that the overall stock market is nearing a peak does not mean that there are not compelling individual stories out there for investors. Indeed, with the market's behavior of late still…