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Oil rigs in West Texas
October 9, 2020 by Matt McCracken
Over the past couple of weeks, my capitulation signal indicator (CSI) has been going off for energy stocks. Just in the past week, we bought CVX, KYN and PBR. It also generated buys on IYE, MMP and SLB but I didn't take them but I may in the coming...Read more
September 30, 2020 by Matt McCracken
I didn't watch the debate last night, yet I have read several reports stating it was quite a fiasco. I deliberately refrain from watching these events because I want to remain as unbiased as I can. While I have an obligation to my country, I feel a...Read more
$100 bills
September 24, 2020 by Matt McCracken
The headline reads: Economist Stephen Roach issues new dollar crash warning, sees double-dip recession odds above 50%. I pay considerable attention to the USD. A cornerstone of our investment thesis is that the strength of the USD underpins every...Read more
August 27, 2020 by Matt McCracken
BAD NEWS FOR RETIREES!...especially those living on a fixed income. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell made a highly anticipated announcement this morning the FED will make a significant shift in their approach to keeping a lid on inflation. In practice,...Read more
Edward Jones Logo
August 19, 2020 by Matt McCracken
In the most recent issue of our local newspaper, The Horseshoe Bay Beacon, an article was printed from Edward Jones titled, " How Can You Help Lower Your Longevity Risk? ". I thought I may weigh in on the topic since "making your nest egg last a...Read more
August 15, 2020 by Matt McCracken
The following is one of the scriptures quoted in the Moravian Text today... "Do not oppress the widow, the orphan, the alien, or the poor. " Zechariah 7:10 Oops! I guess if it doesn't appear in "Two" Corinthians, the boys in Washington don't take it...Read more
August 6, 2020 by Matt McCracken
Performance Report: 7/31/20 By continuing on this page, you agree to the disclosure statements on our disclosure page which can be viewed by clicking here . All performance data for our strategies is net of all fees and expenses. All performance...Read more
July 24, 2020 by Matt McCracken
Disclosure: Our firm is long CEF, SGOL, SIVR, PAAS, AU and NEM as of the day of this article's publication. Gold and silver prices have gone straight vertical the past week. We have precious metal exposure for our clients through three different...Read more