Monthly Archives: January 2012

Gold, sovereign reserves and credit worthiness – Part 2

(cont’d from Part 1, here) …. things are never as bad as they seem It was well before the execution of the Federal Reserve Act that a 40% gold reserve ratio already existed as a US Treasury requirement – whether … Continue reading

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Commentary: Interim piece on monetary standards

I am no economist, but it occurs to me the multitude of articles and countless economists deriding metallic and bimetallic standards do not understand what was being attempted previously in doing so. The way I see it, every previous attempt … Continue reading

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Some quick linear charts on DJIA as at 25Jan2012

Some linear doodling on DJIA, comparisons to 1932 upleg into 1983 breakout. Comparing to where we might be now. Without commentary, or overlays. Historical self correlation – nearest auto selected Most Bearish Only Most Bullish Only Linear non-LOG 1932 to … Continue reading

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Gold, sovereign reserves and credit worthiness – Part 1

What originally started as a walk through the history of US Treasury yields since the year 1900, has ended up a revelation of the historical use of gold as a measure of credit worthiness (as central bank reserves). This particular … Continue reading

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More secrets of the DJIA Index revealed

Following on from my overall summary chart of 110 years of the DJIA last week (here or here),  there are yet more secrets to be revealed from the long term DJIA series back to 1896. It all confirms the picture … Continue reading

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ECRI WLI – quick update

UPDATE: Adding this weeks ECRI WLI public release to my previous technical analysis  the US has again just scraped by avoiding the dreaded 120 knife edge. Seriously? How lucky can they be? Regards,

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Commentary: Is everything an option?

In our daily rush to categorise and pigeon hole conclusions, this might be just ‘another one’ of ‘those articles’ purveying derision for the cavalier wizards of modern finance. As a qualified professional Engineer, I don’t afford these fat comptrollers as having any … Continue reading

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