Mark J Lundeen

Articles by Mark J Lundeen

When Obama first entered the White House four years ago, CinC was at $881 billion dollars.  Today it is approaching $1,200 billion dollars, an increase of 35%.  This is just for the number of paper dollars and pocket change...
Most market commentators’ focus on gold and silver, as well as with most markets, are short term.   Rarely do they look back more than few years at the most.  However, every now and then it is good to take a historical look...
The silver to gold ratio (SGR) reached a new high of the move last Monday (June 10th) of 66.23 ounces of silver to one ounce of gold.  This is a huge retracement from its low of 32.00 to an ounce of gold on 25 April 2011.  Today...
We’re almost half way through 2013, so how is the stock market doing?  It could be better, and it could be worse.  Here’s the chart for the NYSE’s 52Wk High-Low Ratio.  I see that last Wednesday the ratio fell to -11.29%....
I made charts for gold and silver priced in constant 1920 dollars I thought my readers would find interesting.  The plots’ prices are ratios with the nominal dollar price of the metals for the numerators and the indexed increases in...
Here is the silver to gold ratio, or the number of ounces of silver one ounce of gold can purchase.  At the close of Friday’s trading an ounce of gold was worth 61.55 ounces of silver; that is a lot of silver, but not as much silver...
 Here is the silver to gold ratio, or the number of ounces of silver one ounce of gold can purchase.  At the close of Friday’s trading an ounce of gold was worth 61.55 ounces of silver; that is a lot of silver, but not as much...
Well, it appears that the Dow Jones is going to take out its last all-time high of October 2007, even as market trading volume is collapsing.   That fact alone should make us wary of the stock market, but the Dow Jones...
Let's take a historical look at daily volatility in the old monetary metals from the early days of the 1969-80 bull market to the present. Doing so, we'll gain a unique insight into the current bull market in gold and silver, as there are...
In early May of 2012, the Silver to Gold Ratio (SGR), or the number of ounces of silver that one ounce of gold will buy is looking really good. How is that? While it's true that from its lows of 32 last April, the ratio had retraced all...

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