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Syndicated Publisher About Syndicated PublisherPaul Thomason is the Founder and Editor of the website and publishing service, Elliott Wave Analytics (Elliott Wave Market Service). The author of an article is always clearly indicated and attributed at the bottom of the article. Elliott Wave Analytics (Elliott Wave Market Service) may have written the heading and summary text for the article or formatted the article, however, otherwise Elliott Wave Analytics (Elliott Wave Market Service) is not the author. By publishing or extracting an article (with permission), Elliott Wave Analytics (Elliott Wave Market Service) does not endorse or adopt the opinions or recommendations expressed or warrant the accuracy of the information in the article.

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  • Another Reason To Worry About The Stock Market!
    By on February 26, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The world is full of “carry trades” these days, and that’s a really bad thing. In general terms, a carry trade involves someone borrowing money cheaply in one currency or market and investing the proceeds in something else that offers a higher yield. The strategy is profitable as long as the c...
  • If Debt Was The Problem…
    By on February 26, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Confounded Interest just posted a nice summary of a McKinsey report on the growth of global debt during what some persist in calling the “great deleveraging.” Turns out that since the crisis of 2008, debt has actually risen by $57 trillion, and the ratio of debt to GDP is up 17 percentage points...
  • Extreme USD Sentiment Setting Up Biggest Investment O...
    By on February 25, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    One of the best investments over last year was the US dollar (USD) as it exploded more than 20% higher from its May 2014 lows and recently hit its highest levels since 2003. Question is, why the dollar rise and not fall as many had long predicted? Much of the dollar’s strength had to do with r...
  • Too Many Houses, Not Enough Jobs
    By on February 25, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    This week’s existing home sales report was down another 4.9% to an annual rate of 4.82 million units, the lowest in nearly a year. And this, remember, is in the sixth year of a recovery with reported unemployment below 6% and the Fed preparing to raise interest rates to head off incipient ove...
  • Markets Vs Economy: The Great Disconnect
    By on February 25, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Last week, the markets hit new “all-time” highs as Greece caved into the demands of the Eurozone, at least for now, in order to secure funding for another four months. The relief that the latest Eurozone crisis has been resolved sent money flowing into equity markets as investors remain ...
  • Beware The Stock Bear!
    By on February 25, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The US stock markets’ latest record highs have left traders exceedingly euphoric and complacent.  They are utterly convinced this stock bull will power higher for years to come.  But their enthusiasm is very misplaced.  In real inflation-adjusted terms, the US stock markets only just regained b...
  • China: Home Prices Decline In 64 of 70 Tracked Cities
    By on February 24, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    For the 9th Consecutive month, Chinese Home Prices Decline. The average price of new homes in China’s 70 major cities fell 0.4% in January from the month before, marking the ninth consecutive decline. On an annual basis, prices fell 5.1% in January – marking the fifth consecutive month...
  • Are Conditions Setting The Market Up For a Summer Was...
    By on February 23, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Here is what we can quite confidently depend on. The stock market makes most of its gains each year in a favorable period of November to May, and if there is a serious correction it usually takes place between May and October. Even in this unusually long and strong bull market, sustained by Fed sti...
  • Gold and Fed Rate Hikes
    By on February 23, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold’s sharp early-year surge has fizzled in recent weeks as investment demand faded.  The primary reason is the universal belief that the Fed’s upcoming rate hikes are very bearish for gold.  Higher rates will make zero-yielding gold relatively less attractive, argues this popular thesis.  B...
  • Rising Interest Rates & Long Term Stock Returns
    By on February 23, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    With the Federal Reserve now indicating that they are “really serious” about raising interest rates, there have come numerous articles and analysis discussing the impact on asset prices. To wit: “‘Stocks typically sell-off on the first of a series of rate hikes, but the magn...
  • Thoughts On Whether Oil Prices Finally Bottomed?
    By on February 18, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The plunge in crude oil prices has certainly taken “center stage” as of late and a day doesn’t pass that a conversation is not had about the future of oil prices and subsequently oil-related investments. Is the decline in oil prices over? Have oil related investments put in a long-...
  • Is Gold Pullback Another Buying Opportunity?
    By on February 17, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    There are reasons in the technical charts, in the fundamentals, and in investor sentiment, to believe gold is ready for at least a tradable bear market rally. In a January column, I noted that gold plunged 48% from its record high above $1,900 an ounce in 2011, to its low late last year, and was one...
  • Gold-Stock Volume Growing
    By on February 17, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    There’s no doubt the gold-mining stocks remain deeply out of favor, collateral damage from the Fed’s gross financial-market distortions of recent years.  But sentiment is shifting, with stock traders starting to regain interest in this left-for-dead sector.  Gold-stock trading volume is really...
  • NYSE Margin Debt Little Changed In December
    By on February 17, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The NYSE has released new data for margin debt, now available through December. I’ve updated the charts in this commentary to include the latest numbers. The New York Stock Exchange publishes end-of-month data for margin debt on the NYXdata website, where we can also find historical data back ...
  • The Long View: Is The Bull Market In Bonds Almost Ove...
    By on February 12, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    There has been much debate about the current low levels of interest rates in the economy today. The primary argument is that the “30-year bull market in bonds”, due to consistently falling interest rates, must be near its end. Of course, this debate has devastated the “bond bears&#...
  • Market Valuation Overview: Lofty, But a Bit Lower Tha...
    By on February 12, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Here is a summary of the four market valuation indicators I updated at the beginning of the month. The Crestmont Research P/E Ratio (more) The cyclical P/E ratio using the trailing 10-year earnings as the divisor (more) The Q Ratio, which is the total price of the market divided by its replacem...