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December 4, 2020

Bond Fire: Santa Ana Winds Deal Another Blow to US Economy

California firefighters have been incredibly busy this year. Back in August, lightning from the remnants of Tropical Storm Fausto ignited roughly 600 fires across the northern […]
December 2, 2020

En Lagarde: ECB to Issue Stimulus at Dec 10 Meeting as Euro Soars

It was nice to have a long weekend to rest up after the absolute barrage of economic data and news that came out last week before […]
November 25, 2020

Giving Thanks: Why We Need to Build a New America

As we all sit down for our Thanksgiving meals, it’s important to reflect on what’s most important in life. In our Declaration of Independence, author Thomas […]
November 24, 2020

On Sale: Add These 5 Gold Stocks to Your Christmas Shopping Lists

I started Thanksgiving shopping a little early this past week. New COVID cases are starting to climb here in Maryland, and I wanted to get out […]
November 20, 2020

Second Wave: New US COVID Outbreaks Stifle Vaccine Rally

Although last week’s news about the Pfizer vaccine pushed markets up to new all-time highs, they have since struggled somewhat to regain those top levels. Surprisingly, […]
November 18, 2020

Bitcoin Prices Near All-Time Highs… Is It Trying to Tell You Something?

Throughout my career, I’ve primarily focused on the physical world. Tracking the price movements and trade flows of precious metals, industrial metals, coal, oil and gas […]
November 13, 2020

Forced Perspective: A Look at Biden’s Likely Presidential Policy

I’ve only subscribed to Geopolitical Futures (GPF) for a short while, but I’ve really enjoyed founder George Friedman’s writing and analysis. This morning, the GPF article […]
November 11, 2020

Vaccine Rallies Stocks & Oil, Sinks COVID Trade, Tech, Gold, USD… But Will It Last?

Pfizer’s pre-market announcement yesterday that their COVID-19 vaccine was 90% effective sent shockwaves through the market. Stocks were pushed back to all-time highs. Oil rallied. Tech […]
November 6, 2020

Recount: Market Lessons Learned From the 2000 Election

With the possible exception of Will Ferrell’s George Bush impression, most memories of the 2000 election aren’t exactly positive ones. I consider myself a pretty level-headed […]