Bull Market

What goes up, must come down. That's what my dad always told me about investing. It's also what most conservative-approach investing books claim. The oldest and toughest game in the investment forecast business is picking the tops and bottoms of markets, including stocks, precious metals, and real estate.…

In September of last year, I wrote about the dilemma in the oil and gas business and a great company in which to invest. Even though oil and natural gas prices are still high, they are well down from previous spot prices and company stock prices have followed…

The Fed, finally, at its August 8/06 FMOC meeting, gave in to the long held wishes of investors and decided to take a break from the two-year-long string of rate hikes. The reaction to this much- awaited moment has, so far, been relatively restrained, with the market gaining…

Here's a quick history on where the bull market in gold bullion has taken us thus far and where I expect the price of the metal to go from here: Starting from $250 U.S. per ounce in 2001, gold prices rose steadily into 2006, surpassing $700 U.S. per…

Over time, capital moves to the place which offers it the highest and safest return. Simply, money moves to investments that offer the highest and lowest risk return. Often, when the return gets too risky, capital moves on to new pastures. In the 1980s, when inflation came under…

We know that energy is a booming market sector. We also know that the alternative energy market is a booming sector, trying to combat Main Street's energy woes. Let's take our alternative energy investment theme for a stretch and consider another up- and-coming investment theme. The pollution control…

Big-cap stocks are rising again... and you should enjoy the trend while it continues, since I don't expect the trend in big- cap stock prices to result in a new bull market. Strong markets often represent good times to sell, and my dear friend, that's something you should…

While I've been telling whomever will listen to buy gold shares for the past three years, the media is only now catching on to the only bull market out there. In the business section of one of the more popular financial newspapers today we find the headline, "Gold…

For the benefit of new readers, and to up-date all PROFIT CONFIDENTIAL readers, here's my current interpretation of the stock market and economic action: The bull market in stocks which started in 1982 (some will argue, 1974), ended in the spring of 2000. The euphoria surrounding the internet…

On January 15, 2004, last Thursday to be precise, the price of Gold posted its biggest one-day decline in three months, settling back 3.2% on the day and closing. The pro traders out there suggest that the precious metals New Year decline is the result of profit taking…

Well it is that time again, another year over and a new one has begun. I hope everyone is re-energized and ready for another year of profit making and profit taking. I'm ready to lay it on the line, stick my neck out and provide you, dear reader…