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March 2016 | Elliott Wave Analytics

  • Gold Stocks’ Spring Rally
    By on March 28, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The red-hot gold stocks have spent most of March in consolidation mode, grinding sideways near their 2016 highs.  Interestingly this month’s rally pause is par for the course seasonally in gold-stock bull markets.  Like gold itself, this sector tends to slump to a seasonal low in mid-March befor...
  • Brace Yourself: Latest Look At Student Debt
    By on March 23, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    College Tuition and Fees constitute one of the biggest threats to our economic outlook. Here is a chart of data from the relevant Consumer Price Index sub-component reaching back to 1978, the earliest year Uncle Sam provides a breakout for College Tuition and Fees. As an interesting sidebar, we̵...
  • Gold Stocks’ Tiny Baby Bull
    By on March 20, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold stocks have radically outperformed every other sector in the stock markets this year, blasting higher as investors flock back to gold.  This powerful surge is spawning worries that gold stocks’ new bull run is in danger of exhausting itself.  But such fears are totally unfounded.  A longer...
  • Is The Stock Market Cheap?
    By on March 17, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Here is a new update of a popular market valuation method using the most recent Standard & Poor's "as reported" earnings and earnings estimates and the index monthly average of daily closes for the past month. For the earnings, see the table below created from Standard & Poor...
  • Technically Speaking: The Fed Cometh
    By on March 16, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    In this past weekend’s newsletter, I reviewed the current fundamental, economic and technical backdrop of the market following the March rebound from the recent lows which was front running the ECB’s monetary policy decision. “The question, of course, is whether the ECB’s interventions will...
  • Gold Juniors Strong in Dark Q4
    By on March 15, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    With gold miners’ stock prices surging dramatically this year, investors’ attention is starting to return to the gold juniors.  These smaller miners and explorers suffered terribly in recent years, all but abandoned as gold slumped to major secular lows.  But even during gold’s darkest quart...
  • Now We Can Finally Start Buying The Gold Miners
    By on March 14, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    For most of the past few years it was easy to make the case that precious metals mining stocks were cheap. They’d suffered through an epic bear market, and in some cases were down 90% or more from their 2011 highs. How much more could they fall? But through it all, Sprott Asset Management’s Rick...
  • The Great Unicorn Die-Off: Tech (Sort-Of) Crashes, Mu...
    By on March 10, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    In good times, Silicon Valley is the kind of place we all fantasize about: Shiny new buildings full of genius techies rollerblading down the halls, eating free gourmet food and growing richer with each financing round. But in bad times it resembles that Florida housing subdivision in The Big Short, ...
  • Massive Gold Investment Buying
    By on March 7, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold’s powerful surge in 2016 has been driven by utterly massive investment buying.  This is a marked sea change from recent years, where investors relentlessly pulled capital out of gold.  But with that dire sentiment reversing, they are rushing back in with a vengeance.  Major investment capi...
  • NYSE Margin Debt Falls Further: Confirmation of a Maj...
    By on March 1, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The NYSE has released new data for margin debt, now available through January. We’ve updated the charts in this commentary to include the latest numbers. The New York Stock Exchange publishes end-of-month data for margin debt on the NYX data website, where we can also find historical data bac...

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