18 September 2018

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts - Deep Into that Darkness Peering - Risk On

“It could be argued that we are now in the midst of a coup d’état in slow motion. Democracy is weakening; few people would disagree. Corporatism is strengthening; you only have to look around you. Yet none of us has chosen this route for our society, in spite of which our elites quite happily continue down it.   Certainly corporatism is creating a conformist society. It is a modern form of feudalism.”

John Ralston Saul

"Donald Trump is not an anomaly. He is the grotesque visage of a collapsed democracy. The creeping corporate coup d’état that began 45 years ago is complete. It has destroyed the lives of tens of millions of Americans no longer able to find work that provides a living wage, cursed to live in chronic poverty.”

Chris Hedges

"Real power is, I don’t even want to use the word, fear.

Donald Trump

Stocks were in rally mode today, with the SP 500 futures managing to breach the former high at 2917.

But it was not to be, as equities gave up much of their gains into the close.

Gold and silver were off a bit on a stronger dollar.

Have a pleasant evening.