Trends for precious metals and US stocks remain unchanged.
Zero Hedge reports that the average lifespan of US corporations in the S&P 500 has never been shorter. Now is down to a dismal 15 years:
Do you still believe that buy and hold for individual stocks works? This is why even when dealing with individual stocks, a Dow Theory filter (i.e. being out of all stocks when a primary bear market has been signaled) is a very sensible course of action.
The Dow Theorist