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Disaster Investing – – Economic Armageddon!

July 1, 2014 – Apocalypse Investing – Preparing for End Times:  Investment professionals have a new pitch: The sky could soon be falling. Fears of the continuing European debt crisis; floods, wildfires, earthquakes, heatwave, drought, volcanoes and other disasters; political … Continue reading

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Low Interest Rates Fail to Boost Demand for Stocks – Barrons.com

May 12, 2012 – Investors Run for the Exits:  The financial world is dominated by two R words: repression and revulsion. The pair help explain the continued shunning of equities in favor of fixed-income investments that yield next to nothing—and … Continue reading

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Standar & Poor’s Downgrades European Union Countries Credit Ratings.

January 15, 2011 – Standard & Poor’s Downgrades European Union Countries Credit Ratings: Standard & Poor’s downgraded the credit ratings of France, Italy and seven other European countries, a move that may have more symbolic than fundamental financial impact but … Continue reading

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The $600 Trillion Dollar Elephant in the Room!

October 3, 2011 – The $600 Trillion Dollar Elephant in the Room: The combined futures market is over $600T! The entire Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the U.S. is about $15T, for the entire year. That means the futures market … Continue reading

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January 1st to September 30th Price Changes for Stocks, Bonds, Metals, Food, Oil, Currencies and Interest Rates.

October 1, 2011 – January 1st to September 30th Price Changes for Stocks, Bonds, Metals, Food, Oil, Currencies and Interest Rates: The chart above and table below, tell the tale for the investment world for the first nine months of … Continue reading

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Greece Moves Closer to Default

Today, the Greek two year yield was 29.7%. The yield is soaring across the yield curve, with many prices only 50 cents on the Euro. If you would have purchased Greek debt when it was issued, on many of these … Continue reading

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