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Bob Chapman, July 23 2008
Financial sector statements dont add up, FDIC reserves pounded hard from IndyMac debacle, bailouts will soon come at the expense of the consumer, bond market watch, realities of a debtor nation, financial institutions given protection from shorting
Bob Chapman, July 19 2008
Freddie Mac new Issue quickly approved by SEC, New offerings to absorb big losses, Gold escapes general pounding in the market, home builders sentiment index is at record low, depression is a real threat still
Bob Chapman, July 16 2008
Second largest bank failure in US history has been duly noted, with a repeat bailout like Bear Stearns, paying down debts still the better plan, PPT supplies another miracle rally for the Dow, but we fear they only delay the inevitable, Fannie and Freddie collateral now Toxic Waste, liquidity drains now wide open, watch for the downward spiral
Bob Chapman, July 12 2008
Sen. Phil Gramm and some of his trite ideas on the economy, his enron loophole law that is still in effect and driving oil speculation, and other blunders and folly of economists in power, credit default swaps, Fed grabs more power, get out of the markets or get ready to experience the consequence, G8 gastronomic orgy served while discussing food crisis, America no longer any kind of model citizen in the world.
Bob Chapman, July 9 2008
The rise of oil is not really based on the many things we suspect, war profits on both sides, Gold taking out landmark numbers, Fed exhausting its collateral, war plans pressure oil prices higher, easy money is disappearing
Bob Chapman, July 5 2008
Bonds keep the system working, Inflation a threat when money moves out of bonds again, funny money dealers, bond market like a drug cartel keeping investors addicted, real estate bubble, bonds a threat to the stability of the entire market system.
Bob Chapman, July 2 2008
Barrack gets sold out, G-8 meeting was useless, fascism is creeping forward, strategies for protection, DHS surveillance, talk of a coming war with Iran
Bob Chapman, June 28 2008
liquidity problems and the Fed, markets counting on the ill informed outsider investor, spot gold goes up, stimulus stops the negatives, market gains vaporized, dont ignore the positive fundamentals of gold, get ready for change
Bob Chapman, June 25 2008
A malestrom of money and credit, consumer credit bubble soon to break, ever increasing losses, issues with price fluctuations and currency adjustments, waiting for the ETF debacle to happen
Bob Chapman, June 21 2008
Dollar to fall to metals in upcoming rallies, rate hikes soon wont be able to fix economic problems, real inflation understated for years, USDX contracts plummet,why arent people fleeing from the stock market... Exchange Traded Funds are a disaster, losses from global write downs, Fed still invited to intervene in spite of failures
Bob Chapman, June 18 2008
Exchange Traded Funds a threat to gold and silver positions on the markets, You could be buying something that doesnt even exist from naked shorters, positioning for Caspian oil, time to worry about inflation, helicopters coming to Wall Street soon, and so is a depression.
Bob Chapman, June 14 2008
Inflation predicted over the next year, expect rate hikes over the next 12 - 18 months, failures pile up, failed measures to save the economy to have a cumulative effect, orgy of Wall Street fraud causes credit crunch, a worldwide disaster in the making, commodities rigging has a golden lining
Bob Chapman, June 11 2008
Constant manipulations, not much strength left in the dollar, fear of inflation, Fed hiding data, offers excuses, toxic waste derivatives in the balance, the worst is not behind us, precious metals suppression
Bob Chapman, June 7 2008
we should listen to Goethe, Hugo Chavez betting on the wrong commodities, communism and corporate fascism, disinformation about democracy, resources in Montana and other states
Bob Chapman, June 4 2008
Feds gaming their own system, correction warnings, Britain facing stagflation, railroad justice for Omar Khadr, Floating prisons for thousands of prisoners, women more pessimistic than men