How to Decode The “Mixed Signals” in Stocks, Gold, and Oil This Week

The stock market looks like it wants to break out. Gold looks like it wants to break down. The European banking system remains on the brink of disaster. And US Federal tax collections fell out of bed in May. 

Is there a common thread that runs through all that? And if so, what does it mean for your money?

The short answer is, “No,” but we can draw inferences from observing each set of data.

And by way of a spoiler alert, even the data that looks bullish at first likely has a deeper story to tell.