|Weekly Comments for the Week Beginning June 23|
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Stock markets around the world continued their sell off last week, as we now enter the central time band of this huge geocosmic cluster zone containing 15 important geocosmic signatures from June 12 through July 14.
In Europe, all the indices we follow posted their lowest price since May 19 at the end of last week. The AEX of Netherlands fell to 434.79 from a May 19 high of 496.12, a drop of over 12% in just one month. The German DAX fell from 7231.82 to 6547.40 during the same time, a loss of nearly 10%. The London FTSE topped out at 6377 on May 19, and by the end of last week had fallen to 5597, a loss slightly more than 12%. And the Swiss SMI stock Index fell from 7785.17 to 7012.19, a drop of 10% during the same interval of time.
In the Pacific Rim, things were a little different. For instance, the Hang Seng and Nikkei fell, but did not take out their lows of the prior week. India’s NIFTY index, on the other hand, fell to its lowest level since August 2007. In fact, since May 2, it is down over 18%. But there is good news in this pattern, because now it is beginning to meet the criterion for a 4-year cycle trough. In Australia, the All Ordinaries tested 5400 on Friday, which is now down a little over 10% from its high of May 19.
In short, all the indices were weak last week. But the opposite was witnessed in precious metals and grain prices. Precious metals staged a strong comeback last week from their bearish performance the week before. Gold rose $50.00/ounce from its lows of June 12, and Silver rallied $1.25/ounce over the same one-week period. Corn prices continued to soar to new all-time highs, passing the 750 mark for awhile last week. Crude Oil was relatively tame, trading in a narrow range between 131 and 137.
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