Mark J. Lundeen is a frequent author, having contributed to Talkmarkets and numerous other well known sites. He covers gold and other precious metals.

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What’s With 21st Century NYSE Market Breadth?
Having to write market commentary on a market that changes little from one week to the next for over a year becomes tedious. This being the case I thought I’d go over the bull-market mechanics of the last few decades...
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Great Expectations For Gold, Silver And The Precious Metals Mining Companies In 2020
The Dow Jones will continue advancing until it once again sees frequent days of extreme volatility, or Dow Jones 2% days. Until then, don’t be surprised should the Dow Jones rise well above 30,000.
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The XAU Was A Top Performer For 2019
So how did the stock market indexes seen do this year? Since January 2 they are all up by double-digit percentages. But surprisingly the XAU​ (Precious Metals Mining) outperformed even the hot NASDAQ indexes.
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Powell’s Not QE-4 Continues
The Dow Jones closed the week only 0.10% from making a new all-time high below. Fear not, we’ll see a few more new all-time highs before this advance is over.
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The Not QE4 Is Now Nine Weeks Old
Since mid-October the Dow Jones has been at a new all-time high. So everything is coming up roses, right? Yes, but there is a disturbing trend now developing with the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet we all need to follow.
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Market Update For Late November
Until the Dow Jones once again begins seeing regular days of extreme-market volatility, as it did last November, the path of least resistance for the stock market is up. This is a market whose valuations are being inflated by the Federal Reserve.
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