Rafi Farber

Farber is a self-educated Austrian School economist and technical trader of precious metals and related stocks. His main vehicles are ETF's as well as options. Farber’s main interest and expertise is on the macro scale, Fed policy watching, money supply analysis and how it influences long term trends particularly in precious metals and the bond markets. His secondary interest is biotech. He writes for Seeking Alpha and am currently a columnist at CalvinAyre.com covering developments in the gambling industry.

Recent Articles By The Author

Why AIG Shares Are Set to Fall Regardless of Earnings

Why AIG Shares Are Set to Fall Regardless of Earnings

Shares of AIG will likely fall regardless of earnings. AIG's holdings are too heavily weighted towards corporate debt and mortgage-backed securities.

Grexit Is Irrelevant, What Matters Is the Italian Bond Market

Whether Greece decides to print its own money doesn't matter. What matters is the effect on the Italian bond market if Greece defaults outright.

Booming Chinese Stocks Headed for Bust?

Booming Chinese Stocks Headed for Bust?

The People's Bank of China is simultaneously contracting and expanding the Yuan supply in a possible attempt to preserve the status quo. If so, the Chinese stocks may have topped.

Why Stocks Are Now Going Through One of the Most Dangerous Periods of the Year

Why Stocks Are Now Going Through One of the Most Dangerous Periods of the Year

From a monetary standpoint, the period of mid-April through September is the most dangerous part of the year for the markets. Here's why.

One Word to Describe Fed Chair Yellen Warning of 'Quite High' Stock Prices?

One Word to Describe Fed Chair Yellen Warning of 'Quite High' Stock Prices?

Janet Yellen is the only latest Central Banker to warn of high stock prices. Perhaps central banks around the world should stop buying so many stocks if they're so worried.