Article Digest - November 2013

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Jonathan Tepper on Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act is the single most contentious political action of my lifetime since the Vietnam War. It touches everyone in one way or another, and often in profoundly personal ways. Some see it is a godsend and others as an arrow aimed directly at the heart of the American experiment. Some will experience healthcare that is now available for themselves and their families for the first time, while others will experience the loss of a system that had served them well. Read More…


Gold Sets to Plunge to its Final Bottom

For months we’ve been writing about the major bottom to come in precious metals. It appeared we finally saw it in late June as the metals and the stocks surged during the summer. Yet, these markets trailed off in August and it continued into October. The equities were down seven straight weeks. That gave way to an oversold bounce. Unless precious metals can close above their October highs on a weekly basis, the outlook remains bearish. While this bear market is finally coming to an end, don’t expect it to end quietly. At present Gold looks eerily similar to both Gold in 1976 and the SPY (NYSEARCA:SPY) in 2009 prior to their major bottoms. Read More…


10 Huge Technology Stories to Watch in 2014, Part I

I love technology, but I also hate it. But our transition to a more digital economy carries profound changes for the way we live and work, and that makes it more interesting than just about anything else. Read More…


The Stock Market’s Long-Term Trend vs. Long Term Resistance

Fans of Dow Theory watch the Dow Jones Transportation average (INDEXDJX:DJT) for confirmation of moves in the industrials, and TRAN theoretically acts as a barometer of economic activity. Read More…