Stephen Elliott Briese, Editor-in-chief, began his trading career in 1973, and began publishing Bullish Review in 1988. He came to wide attention in 1997, when he joined four fellow publishers in a successful First Amendment suit against the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which enjoined the CFTC from the compulsory CTA licensing of those publishing their own market views and recommendations by phone, fax, mail, and internet; thus, insuring free and unfettered access to financial information. The Right To Remain Silent – Barron’s
A number of market analysts made their name calling just one of the following events leading up to the 2008 financial crisis; (Steve called them all).
- 2007: World-wide financial system is at risk.
- 2007: Triple-digit annual bank failures coming.
- 2007: US recession already here. (November 2007 issue)
- 2006: Stock and real estate bubbles threaten long and hard recession.
- 2004: Credit default swaps are a game of musical chairs.
- 2004: Unprecedented housing bubble growing.
- 2004: Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac gone wild.
- 2004: We will live to regret the Glass-Steagall repeal.
- 2003: Debt bubble hangs over economy.
- 2003: Derivatives threaten financial system.
Some of Steve’s leading market calls over the last decade and a half alone.
- Dec 2014: Update, oil going much lower. Oil Plunge: Who on Wall Street Got it Right? | Fox Business The Case for $35 a Barrel Oil – Barron’s
- Mar 2014: A major top in oil. Barron’s cover: Here Comes $75 Oil
- May 2011: Major dollar rally bottom is here.
- May 2011: Major sell signal in commodities.
- June 2011: Major top in silver
- Aug. 2011: Gold is “headed down, down, down for a long, long, long time.” Why Gold May Take a Breather – Barron’s
- Mar. 2009: Stock market is due for a recovery.
- July 2008: Oil prices to collapse to $30 (from $140). Steve Briese | AdvisorAnalyst.com
- June 2008: Commodity prices to plunge 50 percent. Commodities: Who’s Behind the Boom? – Barron’s cover
- Oct. 2007: Major stock market top at hand.
- July 2005: Housing bubble bust won’t be long.
- Mar. 2003: A significant stock market recovery due.
- Mar. 2000: First-ever major sell signal in the NASDAQ (on top of earlier sell signals in the S&P 500 January 1999, and Dow Industrials January 2000).
- Dec. 1998: Major bottom in oil (Turning Point Tour)