Why did the Fed cut the rates

Think the Fed’s Emergency Rate Cut is Proactive? Think Again. You might think that the Fed’s recent, unscheduled 50 basis-point cut in the federal funds rate is a proactive move that places the central bank at the vanguard of revolutionary uses of monetary policy. But that could hardly be further from the truth. For decades… Read more Why did the Fed cut the rates

FED follows the market lead

Back in December, Elliot Wave International wrote an article titled “Interest Rates Win Again as Fed Follows Market.” In the piece, it was noted that while most experts believe that central banks set interest rates, it’s actually the other way around—the market leads, and the Fed follows. They pointed out that the December rate hike… Read more FED follows the market lead

Socionomics and Elliott Waves

Robert Prechter Talks About Elliott Waves and Socionomics According to Socionomic theory, behavior of the aggregate population is patterned just like seasons, and that has far reaching ramifications, especially for financial markets. Let’s hear it from the father of the Socionomic theory, Robert Prechter. 1. How did you come across Elliott wave analysis? My dad… Read more Socionomics and Elliott Waves

Financial Forecast 2017

Our friends at Elliott Wave International (EWI) regularly put out great free content on their site. If you’ve visited their site before, you may have seen “Chart of the Day,” a featured series of videos that take a quick, but close examination of a chart from one of EWI’s paid publications. Since Robert Folsom began… Read more Financial Forecast 2017

Crude Oil Sinks

Crude Oil Sinks 20%: Why “Oversupply” Isn’t the Half of It Oil prices have defied bullish efforts to curb oversupply. Here’s our take on why. I have a friend… let’s call him Larry. Let’s just say, Larry is not a fan of taking risks. He likes his reflexes fast, his cars slow, and his financial… Read more Crude Oil Sinks

Central Bank Balance Sheet Expansion Continues without INFLATION

See our global market charts that cover $18 TRILLION, inflation(?), and a truly bold forecast.   What You Need to Know NOW About Protecting Yourself from Deflation Get this free, special report about the unexpected but imminent and grave risk to your portfolio. You’ll also get 29 specific forecasts for Stocks, Real Estate, Gold, New… Read more Central Bank Balance Sheet Expansion Continues without INFLATION