I swear, I can’t leave for more than a day without the market throwing a tantrum. What quickly has become known as the Fed’s ‘One-Two Punch‘ symbols across the board were thrown into a spastic gyrations last Friday courtesy of contradictory statements issued by various FOMC members. Frankly I’m not sure what all the excitement was about. It’s not that we haven’t been there before as Mrs. Yellen and Co. appear to be adjusting monetary strategy on the fly each month based on arbitrary market measures.
People keep writing me asking if this rally is real or if they should be paying attention to all that bearish talk they keep seeing on the financial news. Quick answer: Yes, of course it’s REAL because it’s happening. And you already know my general views on listening to anything coming out of the MSM. Whatever they are telling you has little bearing with reality and usually only serves as a plausible explanation of events triggered by factors far outside our horizon. So in other words – it’s bullpucky and you’re better off watching your goldfish for valuable clues as to where the market may be heading next. Or let me make it even easier for you:
Our previous gold campaign ended yesterday and so did yours if you followed my advice to advance your trailing stop to somewhere below 1355. However if you did not you then may want to check your trading account as the non-farm payroll numbers just dragged it to the woodshed for an extended session of rectal probing.
What a glorious day for Britain and anyone among you who continues to believe in the ideas of liberty, freedom, and sovereign democratic rule. The British people have cast their vote and I have never ever felt so relieved about having been wrong. Against all expectations the leave camp somehow managed to push the referendum across the center line, with 51.9% of voters counted electing to leave the European Union.
It goes without saying that this historic vote will have long term implications all across the rest of Europe, as resistance to a increasingly authoritarian, wasteful, and bureaucratic European Union has steadily been growing across the Euro zone over the past [...]