Market Update: US Dollar Index, US Stocks & Gold
The U.S. Dollar Index closed a down week on the lows, while 30-year Treasury yields closed an up week near their highs. The dollar and bonds falling in tandem is a good sign that the bubble has popped! This is bearish for stocks and very bullish for gold.
Bitcoin: Bearish Chart
The Bitcoin chart looks horrible. Not only does the flag that followed the recent breakdown project a move to $6K, but we are close to completing the right shoulder of a head and shoulders top, with a $14K head, and neck line just below $8K, that projects a collapse to below $2K!
Wealth Tax: Impact On Startup Capital
If an unconstitutional wealth tax is passed, startup capital will be extremely hard to come by. What wealthy investor would want to put money into an illiquid private investment that is subject to annual appraisal and taxation, even if the investment itself never produces a gain?
AOC Endorses Sanders
AOC has endorsed Sanders for President. I guess Warren pretending to be a "capitalist to her bones" was too much for the unabashed socialist. If this propels Sanders to win the nomination, this is bad news for America, as he is left of Warren and even more likely to beat Trump!