Today's Equity Markets

By: Ian Campbell | Thu, Aug 18, 2011
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Last night the Far East and Australian equity markets were down, as are the London, European and U.S. markets this morning. This morning Eastern Daylight Time:

I am taking what for is the unusual step of sending a brief 'second e-mail commentary' to you this morning. The reasons I am doing this are:

There are lots of warning signs out there, or so I think. That said, there were a number of 'differently informed' people on the Titanic moments before it hit the iceberg. At extremes there were:

If you are currently trying your formal clothes on, you might think hard about whether that is the right thing to do today, tomorrow, and the next day.


Disclosure: I indirectly own, and control ownership of, both physical gold and physical silver.



Ian Campbell

Author: Ian Campbell

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