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Sell And Go To Cash Position Or Hang On By Your Fingernails?

As professional traders, we spend a lot of resources determining whether we are in a bull-up market or a bear-down market. The follow-up to this is our additional efforts in finding the right places to buy or sell in either of these scenarios. As traders, we also have different styles or time frames that we trade. For instance, longer-term trend traders may utilize the daily, weekly, or even monthly charts. In comparison, shorter-term swing traders may utilize the 4-hour or 1-hour charts....

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The Crossroads Is Looming! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap May 6, 2022

The Fed hiked rates 0.5% this week in an effort to stem the inflation tide. But the economy already looks shaky and the central bank has barely started this inflation fight. Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey breaks down the messaging that came out of the Fed meeting and concludes the central bank is getting closer and closer to a crossroads. What will the central bank do? And what will it mean for the economy?The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the...

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Peter Schiff: GDP and Stocks Down, Inflation Up; That Equals Recession

GDP contracted in Q1. The stock market has been tanking. The inflationary fire continues to burn. As Peter Schiff explained in his podcast, this all signals a recession. And yet the Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates. How is this going to work?Friday was a bad day for stocks, closing out a bad month for stocks, particularly for the NASDAQ. Peter called it the “tech wreck.”Peter was warning about the impact of rising interest rates and inflation on tech stocks before the...

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Peter Schiff: The Risk of a Market Crash Keeps Growing

Bonds continued to get hammered. On Tuesday morning, the yield on the 10-year Treasury rose above 2.9%, and the yield on the 30-year is knocking on the door of 3%. Since bond yields rise as bond prices fall, this indicates a serious decline in the bond market. In his podcast, Peter Schiff said that at some point, the market is going to actually crash.A crash is coming. Because, if the bond market doesn’t crash, the stock market will. And if the bond market does crash, well then, the stock...

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Peter Schiff: Has Fed Talk Pricked the Mother of All Bubbles?

It appears talk of less loose monetary policy has pricked the bubble. Peter Schiff talked about it in a recent podcast.We’ve seen a significant rotation out of the overpriced, high-risk momentum stocks that enjoyed the benefit of the bubble. They are now collapsing – not because the Fed has actually tightened monetary policy, but just because it talked about it.That’s all it took to prick the mother of all bubbles. But as the air is coming out, that air is flowing into the ‘value’ sector...

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Peter Schiff: The Year of Living Dangerously

With 2021 now in the rear-view mirror, I believe that future financial historians may regard it as the year of peak speculation.While the history of American markets is littered with periods of irrational exuberance, none of those episodes can really match the current market for outright delusion and the blatant disregard for basic investment discipline. Where to begin?It was the year that brought us “meme stocks,” companies whose share prices skyrocketed precisely because their business...

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Peter Schiff: The Era of Low Inflation Is the Only Thing That’s Transitory

Last week, the Fed sped up its timetable for tapering its asset purchases and raising interest rates. While this represents a slightly tighter monetary policy, it’s far from truly tight. And yet, the central bankers at the Fed and a lot of people in the mainstream seem to think these small steps will tame the inflation dragon. In fact, this slight tightening is a little like taking a pea shooter to a bazooka fight.Despite finally acknowledging inflation will likely runner hotter and last...

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The Federal Reserve Is Picking a Fight it Cannot Win

The stock market rallied early this week with receding worry about the omicron variant, but the specter of Federal Reserve monetary policy tightening remains. In his podcast, Peter Schiff talked about the anticipation of the Fed’s fight against inflation and explained why it’s a fight the central bank can’t win.US stock markets saw big gains Monday and Tuesday (Dec. 6 and 7) with both the Dow and Nasdaq up over 3%. The catalyst was Dr. Fauci saying the omicron variant of the coronavirus...

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The Fed Is Between a Political Rock and an Economic Hard Place

Black Friday was a black and blue Friday as US stock markets saw their sharpest declines since April 2020.The selloff was spurred by a new COVID variant and fear of new lockdowns. The markets recovered on Monday, but the sudden stock dip was telling.Peter Schiff pointed out that another economic shutdown would require more stimulus and that would mean an end to a taper that barely got started. In fact, it would probably require an even bigger round of quantitative easing.I don’t think the...

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Peter Schiff: It Was a Black and Blue Friday

Last Friday was Black Friday and it was a black and blue Friday for investors. Just about everything was down and markets panicked over a new COVID variant. Peter Schiff talked about the market reaction in his podcast. Did the markets overreact? And what would happen if we did go into another global lockdown?The Dow suffered its worse day since April 2020, the height of COVID lockdowns.European stocks got hit hardest. “Stay at home” stocks including Netflix and Peloton the US helped...

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