Cliff Droke

Clif Droke is the editor of the three times weekly Momentum Strategies Report newsletter, published since 1997, which covers U.S. equity markets and various stock sectors, natural resources, money supply and bank credit trends, the dollar and the U.S. economy.  The forecasts are made using a unique proprietary blend of analytical methods involving cycles, internal momentum and moving average systems, as well as investor sentiment.  He is also the author of numerous books, including most recently “Kress Cycles.” For more information visit www.clifdroke.com

Articles by Cliff Droke

Everywhere one turns there is evidence of widespread rage and frustration.  The people of Europe and the Americas in particular are aggrieved at their political lot -- and are becoming increasingly angry.  What was once...
It's a trite saying but a profound one all the same: “History always repeats.”  We’ve all heard this bromide countless times, yet how many of us have truly pondered its significance? 

The truism that history tends to...
Since bottoming in February, the stock market “tape” has been very constructive.  The NYSE advance-decline (A-D) line led the rally off the February lows, which is the first thing we look for when judging the strength of a bottom...
Stocks are trying to live up to the expectations for a year-end “Santa Claus” rally.  Most of the market’s improving internal condition is due to the latest strength in the energy sector…with the NYSE Oil Index (XOI) rallying some 6%...
A significant undercurrent of internal weakness is plaguing the NYSE broad market.  This weakness is primarily visible in the dangerously high numbers of stocks making new 52-week lows.  Lately that number has exceeded...
Falling stock and commodity prices around the world are underscoring a change of fortunes for the global economy.  As the shockwaves from Europe, China and the developing markets spreads, there is a growing sense among investors that...
What accounts for the equity bull market's stubborn refusal to bend to the bears' will despite a clear lack of internal strength? That's the question investors are asking right now in what has been a grinding, directionless stock market...
The theme of “bad news is good news” continues as several economic reports weighed on investor sentiment.  Recent reports have been disappointing, but this has also served to bolster investors’ belief that the Fed will respond to the...
A fascinating study is the psychology that accompanies a prolonged sideways market trend.  It also holds insights into what the future likely holds for stock prices.

When equities get stuck in a sideways trend for several months,...
Despite continued front-page fears over Greece’s threatened exit from the euro and the military encroachments of the terrorist group known as ISIS, investors apparently aren’t sufficiently worried enough to sell equities.  If anything...

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