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

Lost among all the bullish predictions for the 2014 market outlook is a salient fact that few Wall Street analysts are aware of.  What they fail to realize is that the powerful 40-year cycle bottoms later this year.Just how powerful...
Are investors too bullish on the stock market’s prospects for 2014 and too bearish for gold’s?  It would certainly seem that way based on the near unanimity of analyst consensus.  Most institutional analysts have published...
Stocks sagged on Monday as the annual “Santa Claus rally” season came to an end last week.  As Stock Trader’s Almanac points out, “Santa Claus tends to come to Wall Street nearly every year, bringing a short, sweet respectable rally...
A growing number of market technicians, some of them highly respected, are forecasting a sharp correction in the January-February time frame.  In light of a number of recent inquiries I’ve had regarding this possibility, let’s examine...
Let’s take a look at the short-term and intermediate-term technical pictures for both gold and silver. Before we get too excited over the rally in silver, consider that whenever a commodity rallies after a multi-week sustained decline...
A reader asks, “I was wondering if it’s possible that the long cycles, such as the 60-year cycle, have already bottomed early.  Is that even a possibility within the scope of the cycles?  It appears that the Fed has complete...
A couple of weeks ago we looked at a recent cover of Barron’s, which featured a picture of a giant bubble.  The cover story asked the rhetorical question of whether there was a bubble in the financial market. ...
Ben Bernanke provided some clarity to the recent confusion surrounding the Fed’s QE stimulus program.  He indicated on Tuesday that the near-zero Fed Funds rate will likely remain at that level long after ending asset purchases under...
With less than a year to go before the bottom of the 60-year Super Cycle many investors are wondering how the coming months will play out.  There are at least two major possibilities that need to be discussed: the soft landing and the...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is getting another makeover this week.  On Sept. 20, the Dow 30 stock industrial index will replace three of its older components – Alcoa, Bank of America, and Hewlett Packard – and will replace them...

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