bull market

Many individuals sit back and look wistfully at the 1st stage of the Gold Bull Market they missed. It is interesting that people focus on what they lost but not what they might miss. Since Gold topped out in 2011, many sectors took off; one could have deployed a portion of one's funds in any of these sectors and walked away with healthy gains.
The market has resisted all attempts to correct. We know why it is not crashing; this has to do with mass psychology, but what's preventing it from letting out a significant dose of steam. The table below might hold the answer.
The Fed is stuck in between a hard place and a grenade, given this option, they will choose the hard place as unless one is looking for a one-way to ticket to nowhere one will not pick the grenade. The Fed has nowhere to go; there is only one option available inflate the money supply or die to try to.
The market has resisted all attempts to correct. We know why it is not crashing; this has to do with mass psychology, but what's preventing it from letting out a significant dose of steam. The table below might hold the answer.
According to GOBankingRates over 62% of Americans don't even have $1000 in savings, yet the average American can spend $1200
"A young man is a theory; an old man is a fact." -Edgar Watson Howe The small excerpt below provides a clear illustration
There has been really bad news on the Chinese economy almost daily as its industrial profits fall to the lowest level since 2011, when the US stock market had its last 10 percent "correction."
There are probably plenty of reasons to start preparing for trouble. Far be it for me to tell you to not be a doomsday prepper. Between the Federal Reserve, China and bonds, what's a poor investor to do?
If you are like most investors, you prefer to talk about good performance years and avoid discussions about bad years. Well, you have had a lot to talk about the past few years, but there are some serious storm clouds on the horizon.