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Current Links of Interest   

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Message to the Fed: Grave Dangers of a Hard Landing (09/26)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: U.S. Economic Weakness, Bear Market Rallies, Unfavorable Seasonality (09/19)

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Using Volume to Confirm Market Trend; What’s the Fed’s Goal? (09/19)

Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Hawkish Central Banks: Fed QT Threatens Bond Market Liquidity (09/12)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: “Goldilocks” August Jobs Report Not That Hot Up Close (09/05)

Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Hawkish Central Banks: Fed QT Threatens Bond Market Liquidity (09/12)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Message to Fed Chairman Powell:  Remember the Alamo! (08/29)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Why America is in a Steep Decline – Part II (08/23)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Why America is in a Steep Decline – Part I (08/22)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Stocks Surge on Hopes for Stronger Economy and Weaker Inflation (08/15)

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: The Fed and the U.S. Government Can Not be Trusted! (08/08)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: The Fed is Managing the Inflation Narrative Versus Actually Managing Inflation (08/01)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: The Calm Before the Economic Storm (07/25)

Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: BofA Recession Call, Market Update, Gold’s Favorable Seasonality (07/18)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: The 2022 Gold Conundrum – Investment Bank Manipulation or Strong U.S. Dollar? (07/11)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: BLS Employment Report, Recession Watch, Inflation, and the Fed  (07/11)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Fed in “Check” Status Now; Faces Imminent “Checkmate” Day of Reckoning (07/04)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Would Be Philosopher King Topples Markets; What’s Next? (06/27)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth – Presented by Jerome Powell (06/21)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: Stagflation Scorecard: Effects, Risks and Parallel to the late 1970s  (06/20)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  Steep Stock Decline on Thursday Possibly Linked to Leaked Bad CPI Data (06/13)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  Investors Advised to Prepare for an Upcoming Economic Hurricane (06/06)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon:  As the Economy Weakens, the Bear Market Rally Will Continue (05/30)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: “The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away” (05/23)
Curmudgeon/Sperandeo: A Most Difficult Year for Investors and Traders May Get Worse (05/16)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Worst Year for Bond Market Since 1842 and the Fed Still Isn’t Finished (05/09)
Fiendbear: Crossroads Week Dead Ahead (05/02)
Curmudgeon: Hawkish Fed Tanks Stocks as Treasury Yields Flirt with 3% (04/25)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: The U.S. Dollar’s Strength Explained (04/18)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Inflation, Markets, Fed Policy, Elections and War in Ukraine (04/11)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: The Beginning of the End for the US Dollar (04/04)
Curmudgeon: Flat Yield Curve, Weakening Economy, Fed Rate Hikes and Financial Accidents (03/28)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Inflation Rages at 40-Year High, Fed Nudges Rates Up 25 bps (03/21)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Bear Market, Global Recession, and the Fed’s Dilemma (03/14)
Sperandeo/Curmudgeon: Fed’s Talk of Extensive Rate Hikes in 2022 is Just Talk (03/07)

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