The Old Man and the Markets

Since the beginning of this year (see my report on January 18th), in addition to Gold, I have also suggested that people look into commodity markets, specifically copper, aluminium, corn, wheat, and Natural Gas, and consider buying these products on any further weakness.
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Great News: Unemployment in the UK is rising, and salary growth is declining 

That means savers will get a lower return on their money because the BOE can lower interest rates. How some perceive this as “good news” is beyond me, but this is how many commentators present the situation.
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In God we Trust, but will the wheels come off the EU trolley?

A quick scan of the financial news Monday morning suggests that Gold is the only commodity to own, cash is King, along with shares in Apple, and the EU is doomed unless the majority of increasingly poor Europeans start spending money.
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Time to stop cheering the wrong people! You can’t trust anyone!

This week, I aimed to delve into the potential risks posed by Black Rock and examining how they’ve reshaped the narrative surrounding Bitcoin, ultimately leveraging their financial and political clout to potentially impact the industry detrimentally.
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Beware the Social Media Mirage

Beware the Social Media Mirage: Navigating Capital Markets Amidst the Influencer Deluge: In the age of the internet, information flows like a mighty river, but amidst its torrents lie treacherous currents. Nowhere is this truer than in the realm of capital markets…
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What on Earth is Normal?

“Normal” is a massive word that means very little. I hear people talking about a return to normal levels of inflation, but when I was a young guy, the normal rate of inflation was around 10%. So, when people today talk about inflation getting back to normal, do they mean 10% or 2%?
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Let Them Eat Cake!

As much as we want to see Central Banks reduce interest rates until they are back below 2%, it’s a massive ask in the current economic environment. Our natural optimism and love of history repeating…
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It’s All About Perspective

Currently, BTC is trading at levels below those reached in the giddy heights of 2021, and it seems that some overhead resistance is building up, which we must break through if the uptrend is going to continue.
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Strength lies in numbers, especially when they’re all positive

Picture this: the stock market is on fire, everyone’s excited, and you’re faced with a decision – either join the excitement or stay on the sidelines. It doesn’t really matter if you think the hype is justified or not; ultimately, the market dictates the outcome.
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Chop Suey, Curry, or Sushi?

Back in the day, this was the conundrum I often faced after a fruitful day of trading and a few post-work pints swimming in my belly.Today, in the world of investments, it seems like we’ve been stuffing ourselves…
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