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 FOMC issued guidance at its Wednesday policy meeting to the effect that interest rates would remain low into the foreseeable future.  It further lowered the pace of its monthly asset purchases by $10 billion to $35 billion per...
One of the most salient features of the market environment of recent months is the evolution of investor psychology.  From March through May, stocks experienced a classic internal correction in which the most overbought and overvalued...
Since the advent of the quantitative easing (QE), the Fed’s unprecedented attempt at reversing the impact of the credit crisis, many long-held beliefs and assumptions have been demolished.  One of the most sacred assumptions on the...
One of the questions most commonly asked by investors is why the economy has been so sluggish in recent years despite the Fed’s efforts at stimulating it?  This question was recently asked of former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner...
If investors have learned nothing else from the events of the last five years, they’ve at least learned that fighting the Fed doesn’t pay.Indeed, the biggest lesson of all since 2009 is that monetary liquidity is the single biggest...
The New Economy Index (NEI) is on the brink of sending its first confirmed “sell” signal in four years. The index is a blend of the leading U.S. retail and business service stocks.  NEI is based on the concept that these...
For all the bullish 2014 expectations among Wall Street analysts, few if any consider the impact of the long-term cycles.  After all, it’s in late 2014 when several major long-term yearly cycles are scheduled to bottom in unison, from...
Stocks came under selling pressure on Monday in the wake of renewed concerns over geopolitical instability in Eastern Europe.  An escalation of tension between Russia and the Ukraine led to a plunge in Russia’s stock market, which in...
It’s the tale of two assets: gold, which was largely shunned by investors for most of last year, has made an impressive comeback in recent weeks.  Meanwhile Bitcoin, the white-hot “investment” of 2013, has lost value in recent weeks...
One of the biggest problems for the stock market entering 2014 was the near unanimous belief on Wall Street that stock prices would only go higher this year.  Indeed, you had to look a long way to find even a hint of bearishness at...

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