Signs Point To Recession

Economy recessionJeff D. Opdyke:   And so our year commences with a quick dive.
NYSE:DIA January 8, 2016 3:04pm

The Place To Be In 2016 Isn’t Wall Street

Wall streetJeff D. Opdyke:  Welcome to the Prognostication Season — that time of year when everyone paid to comment on Wall Street is furiously shaking crystal balls, reading tea leaves and sacrificing goats and hamsters in an effort to divine where the market and the economy is headed in the new year.
NYSE:DIA December 28, 2015 4:50pm

The Global Economy Is In Trouble

Economy recessionJeff D. Opdyke:  The problem with opening your mouth is that at some point you have to put up or shut up. And sometimes you’re screwed either way.
NYSE:DIA December 14, 2015 12:08pm

Prepare For Negative Interest Rates With Gold

gold AAAJeff D. Opdyke:  A bold new experiment is underway. Actually, let’s not call it an experiment. Let’s call it what it really is — an attack … an attack on cash.
NYSE:GDX December 7, 2015 4:36pm

Gold Demand Swells

gold AAAJeff D. Opdyke:  Let’s just cut to the chase: Buy gold!
NYSE:GDX December 2, 2015 1:57pm

The Rise Of Poland’s Middle Class

poland-flagJeff D. Opdyke:  WARSAW, Poland: Lamb rogan amritsari at an authentic Indian restaurant. Bánh mì, one of the world’s great sandwiches, prepared by an elderly Vietnamese woman. Beef goulash and rice-stuffed grape leaves at an authentic Georgian eatery.
NYSE:PLND November 5, 2015 3:51pm

The Fate Of U.S. Interest Rates

ratesJeff D. Opdyke:  With the global economy in a tenuous spot, our Federal Reserve faces a difficult situation: Move interest rates in the wrong direction and you unleash Hell’s demons upon Asia … and you remove bulwarks buttressing our own economy.
NYSE:TBT October 26, 2015 4:00pm

An Election Won’t Stop The Dollar Collapse

gold AAAJeff D. Opdyke:  The first time I realized I hated politics was in 1977. Jimmy Carter interrupted my regularly scheduled prime-time enjoyment on a weeknight to share with the American people something I’m sure was probably stupid. Or important.
NYSE:GDX October 12, 2015 2:41pm

The Next Gold Rush

india-gold-etfJeff D. Opdyke: Which of these best defines your thinking during periods when it seems failure is the likely option?
NYSE:GLD September 24, 2015 2:52pm

What Happens If The Fed Raises Rates?

Janet-YellenJeff D. Opdyke:  Tomorrow (Thursday) might well be the single-most anticipated Federal Reserve announcement in nearly a decade. Will it or won’t it raise interest rates?
NYSE:TBT September 17, 2015 12:36pm

Why Would China So Drastically Under-Report Its Gold?

record gold holdingsJeff D. Opdyke:  For you stock-market buffs, here’s a blast from the past: “Plunge Protection Team.”
NYSE:GDX July 23, 2015 4:44pm

Why Gold Is The Best Insurance Policy You Can Own Right Now [SPDR Gold Trust (ETF), iShares Silver Trust (ETF)]

gold timeJeff D. Opdyke:  I’ve been collecting headlines in recent weeks.
NYSE:GLD July 20, 2015 2:33pm

The Politics Of Oil [Seadrill Ltd, Linn Energy LLC, Transocean LTD, Whiting Petroleum Corp]

crudeoilJeff D. Opdyke: On November 27, 2014, as we gathered for Thanksgiving in America, OPEC ministers gathered in Vienna, Austria, to discuss a precipitous 33% fall in crude oil prices in the previous five months.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 25, 2015 4:12pm

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