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Market Talk – June 10, 2024

June 10, 2024

ASIA:   The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 increased 354.23 points or 0.92% to 39,038.16 Shanghai closed Hang Seng closed ASX 200 closed KOSPI decreased 21.50 points or -0.79% to 2,701.17 SENSEX decreased 203.28 points or -0.27% to 76,490.08 Nifty50 decreased 30.95 points or -0.13% to 23,259.20     […]

Fed vs Treasury – Hillary vs Obama

June 9, 2024

COMMENT: A friend watched your interview on USAWatchdog, and his response was that you were wrong that the FED doesn’t need anyone to buy the debt. The FED can print as much money as Congress cares to spend. I was stunned that he did not comprehend that the FED is not the issuer of the […]

Market Talk – June 7, 2024

June 7, 2024

ASIA:   The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 decreased 19.58 points or -0.05% to 38,683.93 Shanghai increased 2.48 points or 0.08% to 3,051.28 Hang Seng decreased 109.85 points or -0.59% to 18,366.95 ASX 200 increased 38.20 points or 0.49% to 7,860.00 KOSPI increased 33.17 points or 1.23% to 2,722.67 […]

Central Bankers & Politicians – Its Time for a Change

June 7, 2024

COMMENT: It was great seeing you here in Europe. It was even more interesting to see how the central banks are starting to use the ECM rather than wait six to nine months before acting. Back in 2007, your model turned in February, but the Fed Funds Rate did not drop to 3% until one […]

Market Talk – June 6, 2024

June 6, 2024

ASIA:   The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 increased 213.34 points or 0.55% to 38,703.51 Shanghai decreased 16.61 points or -0.54% to 3,048.79 Hang Seng increased 51.84 points or 0.28% to 18,476.80 ASX 200 increased 52.80 points or 0.68% to 7,821.80 closed SENSEX increased 692.27 points or 0.93% to […]

Market Talk – June 5, 2024

June 5, 2024

ASIA:   The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 decreased 347.29 points or -0.89% to 38,490.17 Shanghai decreased 25.80 points or -0.83% to 3,065.40 Hang Seng decreased 19.15 points or -0.10% to 18,424.96 ASX 200 increased 31.90 points or 0.41% to 7,769.00 Kospi increased 27.40 points or 1.03% to 2,689.50 […]

Market Talk – June 4, 2024

June 4, 2024

ASIA:   The major Asian stock markets had a mixed day today: NIKKEI 225 decreased 85.57 points or -0.22% to 38,837.46 Shanghai increased 12.71 points or 0.41% to 3,091.20 Hang Seng increased 41.07 points or 0.22% to 18,444.11 ASX 200 decreased 23.90 points or -0.31% to 7,737.10 Kospi decreased 20.42 points or -0.76% to 2,662.10 […]

Hoarding Gold – Boscoreale Treasure

June 3, 2024

Perhaps one of the most famous discoveries from Pompeii is known as the Boscoreale Treasure. This discovery came to light in 1895, when the treasure was uncovered among volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79 AD. In 1895, excavations at a Roman villa at Boscoreale on the slopes of Vesuvius […]

Bankers & Interest

May 31, 2024

The history of interest rates is provided on this site. Interest rates in a developed economy reflect the “option” value on the expected decline in purchasing power of money. If I expect it to decline by 5%, then I expect a profit, and say want 8%. You in turn will pay the 8% only if […]

Commodities Trade Differently

May 29, 2024

All commodities, including gold, trade substantially differently than stocks or real estate. Pictured here is wheat back to 1200. Note that you see what appears to be a brain wave. Commodities trade differently because they are subject to nature. Manufactured items can be produced on a more regular basis. However, commodities are subject to weather, […]

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