Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Reggie Middleton's picture

I know some company executives may be a little pissed at me for revealing what I see as weaknesses in their opertations. Please let it be known that I am quite fair and do not have an axe to grind or set agenda, other than the dissemination of the truth. I can do this since I am truly independent and disinterested and can take any side of a trade. I do not have clients that I need to appease, or consituents that I need to bend the truth for. With that being said...

Bruce Krasting's picture

A question for you. Can gold move up against a basket of currencies? If it does what does it mean for Bernanke and the
QE party? Drink up, it's coming to last call. Seven years ago Bernanke said that the Fed would never print money 'willy-nilly'. The gold market thinks he did.

Cheeky Bastard's picture

Saudi Arabia has been a long time number one supplier of crude oil to the US. But as recent data shows the historical trend hit a reversal and not only have the KSA oil exports to the US fallen, they have fallen so much that the present number represents less than half of the number which denominated the KSA exported US oil from its peak in 2008. The number now denominates a 22-year low.

Fibozachi's picture

Over the course of the next two weeks, we at Fibozachi will present a series of analyses that detail both the technical and fundamental landscapes of gold, silver, copper, oil, the CRB (Commodity Index), the US Dollar, the EURO and the remaining major currencies of the G8 (the “Group of Eight”) in relation to one another. After examining Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) yesterday, and to presage the bulk of our upcoming series, today we present an initial look into the technical composition of silver.

Reggie Middleton's picture

The recent bear rally has driven most of the solvent, semi-solvent and absolutely insolvent CRE stocks up, quite a few approaching 100%, while their macro outlook has deteriorated significantly, along with their fundamentals. Quite a few have actually acted in cahoots with the banks that held their increasingly worthless debt, having issued secondary offerings basically converting the bank holdings of debt that didn't have an icicles chance in the hottest portion of Hell of getting repaid, into worthless toilet paper, heretofore marketed as stock certificates. They have also begun offering this used toilet paper as dividends. If this isn't the sector screaming for me to come back and short it, I don't know what is.