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  • New York Stock Exchange Sept 25, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Sept 29, 2014
    The S&P 500 saw three sessions close with losses and finished the week 1.37% lower. The index has fallen in two of the past three weeks and has finished 11 of the past 19 sessions lower. The index pushed lower despite some encouraging growth...
  • New York Stock Exchange Sept 15, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Sept 22, 2014
    The S&P 500 started and ended the week with small losses, but the mid-week sessions rallied fairly strongly higher to push the index to a record high close on Thursday. The index finished the week with a gain of 1.25%. It has increased in six...
  • Banks crush gold prices on the opening day of the new Chinese gold exchange
    Banks crush gold prices on the opening day of the new Chinese gold exchange
    On Sept. 18, the Chinese opened a new public gold exchange that will serve as both an alternative and competitor to the Western backed gold market. But unlike the U.S. Comex and London based futures markets, China's Shanghai exchange will be...
  • Battle for control over gold pricing begins as China opens gold window tomorrow
    Battle for control over gold pricing begins as China opens gold window tomorrow
    Unlike Obamacare, which has had several functions delayed since the disastrous opening of its online web portal, the Chinese are actually moving up their timelines on several new financial platforms which will both threaten U.S. control over...
  • New York Stock Exchange Sept 2, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Sept 15, 2014
    The S&P 500 slipped in three sessions during the week and in the process snapped a five week string of increases. The index finished the week 1.10% lower. The index has finished lower in 6 of the past 9 sessions. See related story.The S&P...
  • China forming plans to take away gold market and price discovery power from U.S.
    China forming plans to take away gold market and price discovery power from U.S.
    Since the beginning of the year, and perhaps even going back to the end of the 2008 credit crisis, gold and silver markets in both London and the U.S. have seen a massive amount of manipulation by the bullion banks in an effort to protect the...
  • Making Modern Golden Moments
    Making Modern Golden Moments
    Early in 2014 when Samuel Fleming Lewis & Stephen Kladder of INSTUDIO suggested the use of a simple large golden colored polished brass hoop as a piece of sculpture on a fireplace mantle in a contemporary living room their client questioned...
  • The NEw York Stock Exchange Sept 5, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Sept 8, 2014
    The S&P 500 slipped in the first three sessions of the holiday shorted week before rebounding to finish Friday at a record high. As a result the index finished higher for the fifth straight week with a gain of 0.55%. The index finished higher...
  • OROGOLD Cosmetics' Ultimate Facial
    OROGOLD Cosmetics' Ultimate Facial
    I was invited to the opening of the luxurious OROGOLD Cosmetics products at the Forum Shops, in Caesars Palace. This was a regal affair with live music, appetizers and cocktails. Guests received a skin consultation and complimentary treatments....
  • New York Stock Exchange August 26, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Sept 2, 2014
    The S&P 500 increased in the four sessions and finished the week with a gain of 0.75%. The S&P 500 finished at record highs in all four higher closes. It also broke above the 2000 level and finished three sessions above it. The index has...
  • New York Stock Exchange Aug 22, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of August 25, 2014
    The S&P 500 increased in the first four sessions before Friday finished with a small loss andfinished the week with a gain of 1.71%. Theindex pushed to a record high close on Thursday andin doing so it recovered from the earlier significant...
  • China moves quickly to control gold markets after end of London fix
    China moves quickly to control gold markets after end of London fix
    Over the past 18 to 24 months, China has been far and away the largest importer of physical gold. In fact, along with India and Russia, nations in the East have taken advantage of the depressed metal prices to virtually drain both the U.S. and...
  • The New York Stock Exchange Aug 13, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of August 18, 2014
    The S&P 500 increased in three sessions and finished the week with a gain of 1.22% and appears to be rebounding from the earlier significant pullback.The S&P 500 began Friday very bullishly but slipped deeply on news of a confrontation...
  • New York Stock Exchange Aug 5, 2014.
    Stock market preview for the week of August 11, 2014
    The S&P 500 increased in three sessions and finished the week with a small gain of 0.34%. The week’s lowest close on Thursday finished the session 3.94% below the July 24 highest close. Friday’s 1.15% gain was the largest move...
  • New York Stock Exchange July 25, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of July 28, 2014
    The S&P 500 pushed higher in three sessions during the week. It posted a record intraday high on Tuesday that was broken in each of the following two sessions. Wednesday and Thursday also finished with record high closes. The two sessions that...