Category Archives: bubbles

More and more I’m being asked, “Isn’t the market about to roll over?”

In trying to respond to this question, my bottom line is, “I don’t know.” But I’ll also add, “I don’t see it.” Underneath this question seems to be the supposition that the market has risen for a long time – … Continue reading

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Market fireworks are coming – at least in some prognosticators’ views

Marc Farber, an investment professional who gets loads of press and is forever telling us that the market will tank just ahead, came out with his latest prognostication this week.  Guess what?  The market is going to fall 50% in … Continue reading

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How close are we to the much-predicted market collapse?

“Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful.”  Warren Buffett wrote that in The New York Times in the fall of 2008, when the walls of the world’s financial structures seemed to be collapsing. Today, … Continue reading

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Oh, there’s pain in the markets

For investors these days, the words of Thomas Pine come to mind: “These are the times that try men’s souls.” They sure do, Tom. Since yesterday’s Federal Reserve decision not to raise interest rates a measly quarter-of-a-percent — from about … Continue reading

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The Monetary King is Dying. Long Live the King!

The U. S. financial market and markets around the world fell hard yesterday. Is this the start of a correction, a recession, or a bear market? Of course, almost anything is possible.  But I doubt that what’s happening is either … Continue reading

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