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Current Links of Interest   

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: No Bear Market in 2022! (01/18)
Curmudgeon: Timid Incremental Fed Rate Hikes Won’t Tame Growing Inflation Monster (01/17)
Curmudgeon: Fed Has Difficult Task to Contain Inflation Without Crashing Markets (01/10)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Which is a Better Inflation Hedge – Gold or Stocks? (01/10)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: 2021 – Another Incredible Year for U.S. Equities; 2022 Forecasts (01/03)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Negative Real Interest Rates Harms Savers but Rewards Extreme Speculation (12/27)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Will the Fed’s Monetary Naivete Allow Inflation to Spiral Out of Control? (12/20)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Inflation too High?  BLS to Change CPI Calculation; Central Banks to Meet (12/13)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: All Aboard a Derailed Train; Russia-Ukraine-NATO Flash Point Bears Watching (12/06)
Curmudgeon: U.S. Economy is Weakening as Inflation Becomes Stickier (11/29)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Why are Gold and Silver Lagging Inflation? (11/24)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Is Risk a Thing of the Past? Markets Don't Grow Old if They're Manipulated! (11/22)
Curmudgeon: Inflation versus the Fed; AI Unicorns in 3Q-2021; a Flipping Home Fiasco (11/15)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Is the Fed a No Risk Hedge Fund or a Ponzi Scheme? (11/08)
Curmudgeon: Inflation, Oil Futures, Energy Stocks, Gold vs Real Rates and U.S. Debt (11/01)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Global Liquidity Supernova; Oil Price Rise vs. Equities, VIX, Inflation Persists (10/25)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Down to Their Last Pennies – Investor Market Exposure Unprecedented (10/18)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Fed Ignores Inflation Spike, Panic/Euphoria Index, Energy Prices, and a Secular Bull Market in Commodities(10/11)
Curmudgeon: Eye Opening Charts and Commentary are Wake-up Call for Investors (10/04)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Classic Movie Quote Analogy, Small Business Formation, and the Next Fed Chairman (10/04)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: A Potential Petrodollar Shock with a Huge Impact On Markets (09/27)
Curmudgeon: Fed Induced “Free Money Party” Creates Record Unicorn Stock Offerings (09/27)
Curmudgeon: Valuations Explode with Investors Confident It’s Different This Time (09/20)
Curmudgeon: Cost of Money at 5,000 Year Lows Even as Inflation Surges (09/13)
Curmudgeon: How Will the Fed and ECB Cope with Stagflation? (09/06)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Markets Celebrate Excesses; Fed Chair Has Skin in the Game! (08/30)
Curmudgeon: Wall Street are Quacking While Technical Indicators Deteriorate (08/24)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: RRP’s: Wall Street Newcomers Need a Monetary Education! (08/24)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: The Death of Sanity (08/16)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Inflation, Debt Monetization, MMT; “Earnings are Pesky Details” (08/09)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: The Fed Pours Gasoline on an Already Red-Hot Real Estate Market (08/02)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: NBER Declares COVID-19 Recession Over – Shortest on Record (07/26)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Elevated Stock Market Sentiment, Technical Divergences, and the Fed (07/19)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Critique of Fed’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress (07/12)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: How Long Can the Fed Monetize Debt and Perptuate So Many Asset Bubbles? (07/05)

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