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Current Links of Interest   

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: World Peace, Economies and Markets are Dependent on Geopolitics (07/15)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: UK and France Elections Upset Status Quo; Will Biden Drop Out? (07/08)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Will Chaos at the GOP and Democratic Conventions Disrupt Financial Markets? (07/01)
Curmudgeon: Big Tech Stocks Outperform; Stocks vs Bonds; a Perma-Bear’s Warning (06/26)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Are U.S. Equity Markets Bullish or Bearish? (06/24)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Can Anything Be Done to Reduce U.S. Budget Deficits/Debt and Alleviate Geopolitical Tensions? (06/24)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Blow-off Spring Rally Led by Fewer and Fewer Stocks (06/17)
Curmudgeon:  Large Cap U.S. Stocks Have Big Gains, but Market Divergences Prevail (06/10)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Analysis of BLS, Gold Sell-off, U.S. Stocks and Bonds (06/10)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Inflation and Recession Watch, Fed Rate Cuts, Market Review and Outlook (06/03)
Curmudgeon: Divergences Galore in U.S. Equity vs. Credit Markets (05/28)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Update on Reverse Repos and a Possible U-turn in Fed Policy (05/27)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: U.S. Policy Changes and Across the Board Trickery Fuel the Rise in Risk Assets (05/20)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Stock vs Bonds, Inflation Watch, Consumer Sentiment and Geopolitics (05/13)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Hopes of Fed Rate Cuts Buoy Stocks (05/06)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: An Academic Analysis of Gold’s Historical Value (04/30)
Curmudgeon: China Futures Firms Propel Gold Market to All Time Highs (04/25)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Analysis of Middle East Conflict; the Fed, Markets and “Uniparty” (04/22)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Middle East Conflict Expands; Implications for the Markets (04/15)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Gold and Oil Price Rises Driven by Geopolitical Tensions and Increased Global Defense Spending (04/08)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: What if Taxes and Interest Rates were included in U.S. Inflation Metrics? (04/01)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Has Fed Tightening Since 2022 Accomplished Its Objective? (03/27)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Outlook for U.S. Government Spending, Inflation, Fed Funds; Bullish on the Markets with a Note of Caution (03/25)
Curmudgeon: 2024 Global Liquidity and Monetary Aggregates Rise While Corporate Debt Defaults Soar (03/18)

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Despite Fed’s Efforts, Inflation is Still Out of Control (03/18)
Curmudgeon: 2024 AI Fueled Stock Market Bubble vs 1999 Internet Mania? (03/11)
Curmudgeon: 2024 BLS and Fed Subterfuge; Inflation Gauges, Fed Funds Forecast & Impact on the Markets (03/11)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Should an Investor Buy and Hold the S&P 500? (03/04)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Did a New York Court Ruling Violate the U.S. Constitution? (02/26)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: CPI Revisited, Market Comments, Higher Rates Increase Deficit and Debt  (02/19)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Finagling the CPI; S&P 500 at New High with Ultra Complacency (02/12)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: January New Jobs Conundrum and Outlook for the Markets (02/02)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Clandestine Role of the Fed in Increasing Liquidity (01/29)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: What’s Driving Stocks to New All-Time Highs? Fed Watch and Recession Odds (01/22)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Middle East Regional Conflict Expands; Influenced by Iran and Qatar (01/16)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  BLS Fake Job Reports; Excess Liquidity Boosted U.S. Economy in 2023 (01/08)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  2023 Year in Review, Market Forecasts and Asset Allocation for 2024 (01/02)

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