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It's now 75 days since the Doug Casey "Market To Crash NOW" call

On October 21st Casey Research charged its bleating flock $20 for its "Prepare For the 2014 Crash" report, in which we were told (and we quote)...

"Now is the time to take action. Not in the next few months or even in the next few weeks—Right now."
We're now 75 days from that call, so let's update on how Doug Casey's prediction is panning out. Unlike the memory-lapsing Casey Research lackey Olivier Garret who tried to lull us into some revisionist bullshit on November 26th, we at IKN are clear about the main calls and trade recos offered by Casey Research in its paid-for panic call in October. The integral parts of the plan were the following:

1) Expect the broad markets to crash
2) Own gold as insurance
3) Go short the regional banks ETF (KRE)
4) Go short on the Dow Trannies ETF (IYT)

Here's the chart of those four, from then until now:

Checking down that list...

1) The broad markets have not crashed. In fact the S&P500 is up by 6%
2) Buying gold as insurance would have cost you 5% on your cash.
3) Shorting the regional banks ETF (KRE) was a bad idea, as they're up by a tad under 7%
4) Go short on the Dow Trannies ETF (IYT) was also a bad idea, as they're up by 7.5%

Zero for Four. Which is what Doug Casey can do for your wealth as well, kind reader. Just send him some money and give him the chance to prove it, you know it makes sense.