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

The U.S. economy has so far shown remarkable resilience in the face of several roadblocks year.   It has shrugged off the threat of wars in Ukraine and the Middle East, has ignored the tapering of QE, and has been generally...
Although you wouldn’t know it by looking at the NASDAQ, this year has been a tough one for many investors.  The relative lack of volatility, combined with the underperformance of small cap stocks, has kept many portfolios unchanged...
Among the components of the 60-year economic super cycle due to bottom this fall is the 10-year cycle.  It is this cycle which is the core component of the super cycle and is responsible for this year’s financial market behavior....
The upcoming bottom of the 60-year cycle will drastically alter the U.S. economic landscape.  The ending of the long-term disinflationary/deflationary undercurrent will soon give way to a new long-term cycle of re-inflation/inflation...
As the 60-year cycle enters its final few weeks of descent, a few conclusions can be made.  We can also make some projections as to what the foreseeable future might hold based on the upcoming bottom of this important economic cycle...
There are some analysts out there who maintain that the precipitous decline in commodity prices this year bodes ill for the stock market. Witness for example the dramatic drop in the price of corn.  Below is a chart of the...
One of the recurring headlines adding to the “wall of worry” is the battle between U.S. hedge funds and the Argentina government over payment of the country’s bond debt stemming from the country’s 1998-2002 economic crisis.  Pundits...
The ebullient mood on Wall Street today was stimulated by a rash of merger and acquisition announcements. Consider the following: In the energy sector, Kodiak Oil & Gas (KOG) agreed to be acquired by Whiting Petroleum (WLL),...
The long-anticipated summer rally for the precious metals (PM) sector gained strength this week even as the U.S. broad market stumbled.  The recent plunge in small cap stocks isn’t an unrelated phenomenon, however; it’s one of the...
While the U.S. indices have been mostly upbeat, most of the action has been in Europe. Stocks across several European exchanges were hard hit last week as investors overseas panicked over a slate of negative news – the same news,...

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