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Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2013 Jun 15, 2013 - 10:36 AM GMT

By: Graham_Summers

Stock-Markets

The markets in the US have entered a mania in which investors look for any and all excuses to push the markets higher.

Case in point, yesterday Japan’s Nikkei fell 6%. This happened in spite of the fact the Bank of Japan is currently engaged in a QE policy equal to over 25% of Japan’s economy.


And yet, despite this collapse (and the obvious implications for other markets that are being juiced by QE… namely the US), traders pushed stocks higher because once again, the Fed’s mouthpiece at the Wall Street Journal, Jon Hilsenrath, published a story about the Fed not wanting higher rates (which they took to mean the Fed will not taper QE).

As a result, the S&P 500 bounced off its 50-day exponential moving average, which has become the line to defend for the bulls (see the chart below). When we break this line, the dam breaks…

The key question here is: what exactly is the Fed planning on doing?

Earlier this year, rumors abounded that Hilsenrath might publish an article on the Fed tapering QE. Stocks tanked. Now we get another article from Hilsenrath that the Fed probably won’t taper QE, and stocks rally.

This is the markets we are dealing with: one in which any article published by a man who traders believe is speaking for the Fed will drive the entire market one way or the other. One wonders what would happen if investors ever realized that the Fed actually is just making its policies up on the fly and doesn’t have an exit strategy or worse, could never actually engage in an exit strategy without kicking off another Crash.

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I call it The Financial Crisis “Round Two” Survival Kit. And its 17 pages contain a wealth of information about portfolio protection, which investments to own and how to take out Catastrophe Insurance on the stock market (this “insurance” paid out triple digit gains in the Autumn of 2008).

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Graham also writes Private Wealth Advisory, a monthly investment advisory focusing on the most lucrative investment opportunities the financial markets have to offer. Graham understands the big picture from both a macro-economic and capital in/outflow perspective. He translates his understanding into finding trends and undervalued investment opportunities months before the markets catch on: the Private Wealth Advisory portfolio has outperformed the S&P 500 three of the last five years, including a 7% return in 2008 vs. a 37% loss for the S&P 500.

Previously, Graham worked as a Senior Financial Analyst covering global markets for several investment firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. He’s lived and performed research in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the United States.

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