Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
Hot Debate on the Next Black Swans
First, Martin Weiss, Ph.D., asked readers to view his new video, The Next Black Swans. Then he asked them to predict the next Black Swan and to post their predictions on the comments section of his column. Their forecasts were as insightful as Martin’s analyses of them.
Data Storage Is in Our DNA
Microsoft wants to use synthetic DNA strands to store the world’s data. And that could make giant data centers obsolete. Tech expert Jon Markman explains the ramifications.
The characteristics of DNA make it an ideal medium for storing digital data – if it can be used cost-effectively
What the Heck Is Going On?
All the divisiveness in today’s world is coming to a head through the cycles of war that Larry Edelson has previously written about. Here’s what you can expect.
Countering a Shapeless Threat
You can defend yourself and your family with layers of security just like the pros who work for military and intelligence agencies. And security expert Jeff Cantor has the specialized experience to tell you how.
Is “Crexit” the Next Crisis?
American businesses have become so addicted to “easy money” from low interest rates that they can’t stop borrowing – even if it turns them into time-bombs of debt. And someday, says Mike Larson, these debt bombs are going to start detonating.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnists Mark Najarian, Mike Larson, Boris Schlossberg and Mike Burnick take a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
Social Security: When to Take It & Will It Survive?
When will you start taking Social Security? And will it be there when you want it? Money and Markets Managing Editor Mark Najarian provides some valuable insights.
The Power of Perspective: My Post-Mortem on this Move
The broad markets had a powerful move out of their prior, multi-month trading range. What’s next? Veteran market watcher Mike Larson shares his viewpoint on the outlook.
World’s Largest Market is Crashing
Over the next 6-12 months, the U.S. will experience its biggest and perhaps last test as a country. It will challenge your emotional and fiscal security as a “provider” (if you have a family).
Italy. It’s Banks and the Future of the Euro
Is the Italian banking system on the verge of collapse? And could it take the euro and the Eurozone with it? Currency expert Boris Schlossberg has some answers – but you might not like them.
Junk Bonds Are Hot, But Is the Tide Turning?
Desperate for yield, many investors have been hopping onto the junk bond expresses, observes Mike Burnick. And they’ve had a heck of a ride. But you’d better be ready when these high-risk investments jump the track.
The Money and Markets Team