IGVSI Eclipses 2007 All Time High --- above 2007 levels since mid-February 2011 --- now up 6.9%; ahead of DOW and S & P by roughly 19%. Market Cycle Investment Management Model Portfolios build upon 18% gain in 2010. S & P 500 and mighty DOW lag the IGVSI, need average of 14% more just to equal 2007 levels.
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December Silver soared on Wednesday as demand for higher yielding assets increased amid speculation the Fed was ready to implement its new quantitative easing plan.
The current leg up in this market was triggered by the news that many Fed members were in favor of large purchases of long-term government securities. This news came out via the Fed’s September minutes.
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Japanese Intervention Plan Getting No Support from Central Banks
The USD JPY hit a key 50% price at 80.40 as forecast, triggering some light profit-taking. Although traders anticipate another round of intervention, there has been no notable central bank activity at this time. This could mean that aggressive traders will continue to push the Dollar/Yen lower into the next retracement level at 80.04.
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Germany’s Plan to Curb Naked Short-Selling Drives Stocks Lower
U.S. stock index futures are trading lower overnight in reaction to Germany’s plan to curb naked short-covering in some financial instruments. Traders are mystified by the action by the German government who once again are demonstrating that the European Union leaders do not have a grasp of the situation in the Euro Zone.