‘Money Stimulus Marathon’ Good for Gold Price: Eric Winmill
Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report (2/8/13)
Eric Winmill, mining equities research analyst with Casimir Capital, sees great potential for small-cap metals producers and developers in the Americas—home to good infrastructure, skilled workers and great geology. In this Gold Report interview, Winmill also explains how “all-in” cash costs are making it easier for companies and investors to understand—and predict—cash-flow generation and identifies companies [...]
From Market Anthropology:
Below are two identical charts that I have been following this year, contrasting the U.S. dollar index and the large-cap/small-cap ratio as expressed by the SPX:RUT…
You will notice that over the past two decades, both series have trended together, with typically a lag between pivots — in what I refer to as the primary and secondary tides.
In essence, just as an oceans tidal effects are delayed by the [...]
From Wall Street Pit:
If you are looking for an edge in terms of Thursday’s highly anticipated Fed announcement, the statements leading up to the announcement of QE2 in 2010 are an excellent place to start. Thus far, 2012 has not strayed far from the 2010 QE script, meaning we believe it is only a matter of time before QE3 is announced.
QE2: Winning ETFs
Should the Fed announce another round of asset [...]
Never has there been a time in market history when more people who think of themselves as investors were actually gambling with their money. From Wall Street to Main Street the lines are blurry. Just look at the trials of JP Morgan (JPM), where even the bank itself confused hedging risk with making an enormous bet; and Facebook (FB), whose IPO created a frenzy that has so far lost [...]
1) ProShares Short S&P 500
If you think the latest selloff in equities is a harbinger of more widespread pain to come, then your broadest bet is the ProShares Short S&P 500 (NYSE:SH). This inverse ETF is designed to move in the opposite direction of the broad market S&P 500 Index.
Basically, if the S&P 500 were to go into correction mode, falling another 5% or so from where it trades [...]