Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
Six Horrible Episodes
What does history tell us about today’s global concerns? Dr. Martin D. Weiss looks at six specific episodes from the past and explains what they mean for us today. Click here to read more
|The energy sector continued to struggle, and more declines are expected in the near term. But are other sectors at risk as well?|
Are There More High-Yield Defaults on the Way?
Many smaller companies will almost certainly default on their high-yield debt and will in turn either go bankrupt or sell themselves off at pennies on the dollar. What sectors should we be worried about? Jon Markman takes a look.
The Great Deflationary Collapse Continues …
Larry Edelson’s warnings have come true. He’s been warning about it since September 2011. What is it? Do you agree? Read on.
Unconventional Bets on Rising Rates
After any Fed rate hike, the conventional wisdom suggests that commodities and emerging markets will get hammered by a stronger dollar. And clearly Treasury bonds are doomed in a rising interest-rate environment, as everyone knows. But Mike Burnick questions the conventional wisdom.
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The Fed Hike and Your Finances …
OK, the Fed finally did it — raised rates. But what does it mean for you personally? Mike Larson covers the key points.
Money and Markets columnist Mike Larson takes a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
The Markets: Healthy or Ready for the Sick List?
Chronic problems still afflict the markets. But are we on the way to recovery, or will the recent optimism prove to be fleeting? Mike takes a look.
‘Fed Eve’ predictions …
We know now what the Fed did on Wednesday. How close was Mike’s take on the outlook the night before? Read here.
Fed Hike — the Quick Reaction
Stocks went up, then down, then up again after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates. But what’s in store after the knee-jerk reactions? Get Mike’s views here
In the Wake of the Rise …
After markets had some time to digest the Fed move, how do things stand now? Mike takes a look …
The Money and Markets Team
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