Market Talk – October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016

Having rejected the 17k level in the Nikkei we witnessed a powerful opening which never looked back. Complementing the surge was a weak JPY which very much looked as though it could have a 105 handle at one stage. Given the renewed currency weakness it was exporters that led the way with Panasonic, Mitsui Mining […]

Do Lower Interest Rates Promote Deflation?

October 25, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; You have said that the only way to reverse the deflation is to raise interest rates not lower them. I understand that the low rates only reduce the cost of funds for banks, but it hallows-out savings and pensions. Has anyone listened to you and tried the opposite trend to raise interest […]

Analysts v News Chasers

October 25, 2016

QUESTION: I am beginning to see the light. It seems as though when gold rallies strong, the sentiment is reflected in these gold promoters. Then gold drops and they preach the same thing again. This leads them to buy every high and in fact they are merely cheering the news and are not analysts at all. […]