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Mike Larson - The Sharp Pain of the Overvaluation Sword

The Sharp Pain of the Overvaluation Sword

by Mike Larson | Monday, February 8, 2016 at 4:22pm

There is a painful lesson investors are learning these days: "FANG" stocks are getting gored -- and other overvalued tech stocks tanking.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Realities Behind the Rhetoric

Realities Behind the Rhetoric

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:30am

What I find remarkable about the 2016 presidential election campaign isn’t just the surge of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. It’s the realities behind their rhetoric. Don’t get me wrong. Weiss Research

The Money and Markets Team - Getting a D Grade … A Stock Top? … Bearish Barometer

Getting a D Grade … A Stock Top? … Bearish Barometer

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:30am

p>Here’s a summary of stories from this past week of trading, with a link to the full articles online. Deflation + Debt = Disaster Virtually no one alive today has firsthand, personal

Mike Larson - Latest Jobs Figures Offer Something for Everyone; How Will Markets Sort it Out?

Latest Jobs Figures Offer Something for Everyone; How Will Markets Sort it Out?

by Mike Larson | Friday, February 5, 2016 at 4:20pm

There's a little bit of everything for Wall Street in these figures. But what's Mike Larson's take on the numbers?

Mike Larson - My Ultimate “Look Out Below” Indicator  br / — and What It’s Saying Now

My Ultimate “Look Out Below” Indicator
— and What It’s Saying Now

by Mike Larson | Friday, February 5, 2016 at 7:30am

All kinds of indicators provide clues to the future direction of the capital markets. But I have one “Look Out Below” indicator that practically trumps them all. I’m talking about the Japanese

Mike Larson - Do NOT Ignore the Euro-Bank Crash

Do NOT Ignore the Euro-Bank Crash

by Mike Larson | Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 4:22pm

These aren't tiny banks, or obscure companies Mike is cherry-picking to make a point. They are some of the largest banks in the world. And it doesn't look good.

Mike Burnick - Bearish Barometer and Election–Year Uncertainty

Bearish Barometer and Election–Year Uncertainty

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:30am

Well, now it’s official. The January Barometer has spoken … and the reading is bearish. For the record, the S&P 500 Index declined 5% for the month of January. This stands in

Mike Larson - Yen Soars, Stocks & Bonds Go Bonkers as Central Bankers Lose Control

Yen Soars, Stocks & Bonds Go Bonkers as Central Bankers Lose Control

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 4:20pm

Did the world's central bankers solve what's ailing the global economy - or did they just paper over the problem?

Larry Edelson - Stocks Have Topped — Temporarily

Stocks Have Topped — Temporarily

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 7:30am

The U.S. equity markets, and for that matter, most equity markets around the world, have topped. They are now in a severe bear trend, one that will look at times like the

Mike Larson - Bonds & Banks are Telling Us Something VERY Important

Bonds & Banks are Telling Us Something VERY Important

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 4:20pm

What are bonds and banks telling us about the markets? Mike has a look.

Jon Markman - Corporate Profits Need Oil Rebound — Quickly

Corporate Profits Need Oil Rebound — Quickly

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 7:30am

If the energy sector can get some relief, the overall market will as well. Ed Yardeni, of Yardeni Research, notes that S&P 500 earnings fell 14.1% in 3Q15 over 3Q14. But that

Mike Larson - In This Market, It’s the B-O-J vs. O-I-L

In This Market, It’s the B-O-J vs. O-I-L

by Mike Larson | Monday, February 1, 2016 at 4:20pm

We're going to find out soon who is more powerful - the Bank of Japan or the oil market.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Deflation + Debt = Disaster

Deflation + Debt = Disaster

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:30am

The last time deflation struck in a big way, my father was just 20 years old. Now, as deflation hits hard again, I’m 69. That just goes to show you how rare

The Money and Markets Team - Shocking Forecasts … Temptations … and Gold

Shocking Forecasts … Temptations … and Gold

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past week of trading, with a link to the full articles online. Shocking Forecasts Coming True Oil, the dollar, stocks … Warnings were issued about

Boris Schlossberg - Ignore China at Your Own Peril

Ignore China at Your Own Peril

by Boris Schlossberg | Friday, January 29, 2016 at 4:20pm

As January recedes into memory and capital markets finally start to show a modicum of tranquility, investors are being lulled into a false sense of complacency.

Mike Larson - Is a New Real Estate Crisis Looming?

Is a New Real Estate Crisis Looming?

by Mike Larson | Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:30am

The real estate crash that began in 2006 is one of the most painful economic crises this nation has ever faced. Housing collapsed first, followed by commercial real estate — and the

Mike Larson - How Healthy IS Our Economy? Durable Goods Orders a Worrisome Sign

How Healthy IS Our Economy? Durable Goods Orders a Worrisome Sign

by Mike Larson | Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 4:22pm

A troubling sign for the U.S. economy surfaced today in the form of durable goods figures. What happened? Mike explains.

Mike Burnick - Why the Gold Market Is Glittering Again

Why the Gold Market Is Glittering Again

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:30am

It’s been tough finding winners in financial markets so far this year. Nearly every asset class is moving together in lockstep … to the downside. But one asset that’s been much maligned

Mike Larson - The Fed’s Bridge to Nowhere

The Fed’s Bridge to Nowhere

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 4:22pm

Many investors were hoping Janet Yellen and her crew would acknowledge the recent downswing in the global economy and sing a dovish tune. Did she deliver?

Larry Edelson - You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet! Plus, Q&A …

You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet! Plus, Q&A …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:30am

If you think the recent bounce in the Dow and other world markets means an end to this year’s opening curtain of turbulence, think again and instead, fasten your seatbelts. The fact

Mike Larson - Forget Oil Stocks … Banks are Getting Battered Now

Forget Oil Stocks … Banks are Getting Battered Now

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4:19pm

Previously, it was the energy sector getting hit. Now another segment of the economy is taking a battering. Mike Larson explains.

Jon Markman - Resist the Impulse

Resist the Impulse

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:30am

Here are some notes on the recent market and coming week. — The highlight of the coming week for markets will be the Federal Reserve meeting that concludes Wednesday. Deutsche Bank economist

Mike Larson - Billionaires, Elites Plan for the ‘WarGames’ Scenario

Billionaires, Elites Plan for the ‘WarGames’ Scenario

by Mike Larson | Monday, January 25, 2016 at 4:19pm

The biggest players in the investment game don't want to play anymore. Mike Larson explains why you, too, should take your profits and run.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Shocking Forecasts Coming True

Shocking Forecasts Coming True

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 25, 2016 at 7:30am

Hah! A lot of so-called “experts” on Wall Street, trying to divine the next bottom for a barrel of oil, now say it will be $25, $20 or even as low as

Money and Markets - Market Earthquakes … Middle Kingdoms … br /  And Investment Ideas

Market Earthquakes … Middle Kingdoms …
And Investment Ideas

by Money and Markets | Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past week of trading, with a link to the full articles online. The Next Market Earthquake Martin D. Weiss interviewed Boris Schlossberg and Kathy Lien

Mike Larson - Revealed: My Bear-Market Rally Playbook

Revealed: My Bear-Market Rally Playbook

by Mike Larson | Friday, January 22, 2016 at 4:20pm

What to do in a bear-market rally? Mike lays it out for you.

Mike Larson - The Death of the Tech Darlings — and What It Means

The Death of the Tech Darlings — and What It Means

by Mike Larson | Friday, January 22, 2016 at 7:30am

Remember all the hype over Twitter Inc. (TWTR) when it went public in the fall of 2013? The stock IPO’d at $26, then soared to almost $75 by the end of the

Mike Larson - Mario Draghi Keeps Playing His Monetary Fiddle While Euro-Banks Burn

Mario Draghi Keeps Playing His Monetary Fiddle While Euro-Banks Burn

by Mike Larson | Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:20pm

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi was at it again. What was the reaction and what's next?

Mike Burnick - Consider this Money-Making Investment br /  for Volatile Markets

Consider this Money-Making Investment
for Volatile Markets

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7:30am

Don’t look now, but the stock market’s worst-ever start to a year is getting even worse. The bear is growling and the key questions now are: How long will it last, AND

Mike Larson - August Crash Lows Tested … Bonds Soar … Yen Surges … Oil Plumbs New Depths

August Crash Lows Tested … Bonds Soar … Yen Surges … Oil Plumbs New Depths

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:20pm

The carnage continues. Were you prepared?

Larry Edelson - Unprepared? If So, Kiss Your Money Goodbye …

Unprepared? If So, Kiss Your Money Goodbye …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 7:30am

Let me cut right to the chase: This year, the global financial markets … entire economies … and even political systems and philosophies — will spiral out of control. So don’t kid

Mike Larson - Fed’s Own Gauge Shows DEFLATION Fears are Winning; Here’s What it Means …

Fed’s Own Gauge Shows DEFLATION Fears are Winning; Here’s What it Means …

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 4:22pm

In the great battle between inflation and deflation, deflation fears are winning hands down. It's what one of the Fed's own favorite indicators is showing. What does it mean for the markets?

Jon Markman - Middle Kingdom at Middle Age

Middle Kingdom at Middle Age

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 7:30am

At the end of last year, we looked closely at the aging of the United States. Now is a good time to take a look at China’s demographics, and how the aging

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - The Next Market Earthquake

The Next Market Earthquake

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 18, 2016 at 7:30am

Just the other night, I enjoyed one of the most enlightening dinners of my lifetime, thanks to the company of two analysts who recently joined Weiss Research — Boris Schlossberg and Kathy

Money and Markets - The Fed … Britain’s Gamble … and Strange Reasoning

The Fed … Britain’s Gamble … and Strange Reasoning

by Money and Markets | Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past week of trading, with a link to the full articles online. Two Beacons in a World Gone Mad Dr. Martin D. Weiss had a

Mike Larson - PANIC!! (Is What We Need)

PANIC!! (Is What We Need)

by Mike Larson | Friday, January 15, 2016 at 4:22pm

Stocks are having the worst start to any year since at least 1896. And some Wall Street firms are clearly throwing in the towel. What to do?

Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien - R.I.P. the Petrocarbon Economy?

R.I.P. the Petrocarbon Economy?

by Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien | Friday, January 15, 2016 at 7:30am

Please join me in welcoming two of the world’s most respected investment analysts to the Weiss Research team! Boris Schlossberg and Kathy Lien (click here for bios) — both regulars on CNBC

Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien - Can Europe Survive?

Can Europe Survive?

by Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien | Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 4:30pm

Europe's economy is facing its greatest threat since World War II. Will it survive? Are their hopes for the future?

Mike Burnick - Time Is Running Out for the January Barometer

Time Is Running Out for the January Barometer

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 5:30am

We’d better have a rally soon or we’re in trouble … at least according to one key barometer of the markets. Why am I so nervous so early in the year? Given

Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien - China Will Cause a World of Hurt in 2016

China Will Cause a World of Hurt in 2016

by Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien | Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 4:20pm

The world's economy is closely tied to that of China. And the signs are troubling. Boris Schlossberg and Kathy Lien explain.

Larry Edelson - For Some Strange Reason …

For Some Strange Reason …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7:30am

For some strange reason, most investors I talk to think the world is doing just fine. They say the U.S. economy is growing. They say Europe is not collapsing as so many

Mike Larson - When a Major Wall Street Firm Says “Sell Everything,” Should You Buy?

When a Major Wall Street Firm Says “Sell Everything,” Should You Buy?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 4:21pm

Many experts put out the "sell everything" call. Then stocks went up. What's going on? Mike takes a look.

Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien - Britain’s Dangerous Gamble

Britain’s Dangerous Gamble

by Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien | Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 7:30am

Please join me in welcoming two of the world’s most respected investment analysts to the Weiss Research team! Boris Schlossberg and Kathy Lien (click here for bios) — both regulars on CNBC

Mike Larson - Many Markets at Critical Levels; Get Ready for Major Moves

Many Markets at Critical Levels; Get Ready for Major Moves

by Mike Larson | Monday, January 11, 2016 at 4:20pm

Currencies. Commodities. Bonds. Stocks. Investments of all sorts are sitting on a knife's edge -- ready to make major moves in one way or the other. Mike explains ...

Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien - Fed Will Kill Your Portfolio

Fed Will Kill Your Portfolio

by Boris Schlossberg & Kathy Lien | Monday, January 11, 2016 at 7:30am

Please join me in welcoming two of the world’s most respected investment analysts to the Weiss Research team! Boris Schlossberg and Kathy Lien (click here for bios) — both regulars on CNBC

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - From Martin: 2 Beacons in a World Gone Mad

From Martin: 2 Beacons in a World Gone Mad

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 7:30am

When I first founded Weiss Research back in 1971, my vision was to provide investors like you the most reliable advice on where and how to invest your wealth in any market

Money and Markets - Looking at 2016 … Oil … and Some Ghosts

Looking at 2016 … Oil … and Some Ghosts

by Money and Markets | Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past week of trading, with a link to the full articles online. How NOT to Forecast 2016 Soothsaying economists typically stumble and mumble their way

Mike Larson - December Jobs Come in Hot; But the News Couldn’t Stop the Bleeding

December Jobs Come in Hot; But the News Couldn’t Stop the Bleeding

by Mike Larson | Friday, January 8, 2016 at 4:20pm

Markets caught a break overnight when the Chinese market stabilized and the U.S. Labor Department released some "hot" jobs figures. Will it stop the bleeding?

Mike Larson - Forget the Calendar Chatter — Worry About the Fundamentals

Forget the Calendar Chatter — Worry About the Fundamentals

by Mike Larson | Friday, January 8, 2016 at 7:30am

As goes the first week of January, so goes the year? That has been a hackneyed Wall Street adage for ages. Some investors prefer to look at the performance of stocks for

Mike Larson - New Year Market Massacre Intensifies as China Sickness Spreads

New Year Market Massacre Intensifies as China Sickness Spreads

by Mike Larson | Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 4:20pm

The carnage that started in China spilled over to other regions and sectors. What to do? Mike takes a look.

Mike Burnick - Will the Ghosts of 1937 Haunt the Fed This Year?

Will the Ghosts of 1937 Haunt the Fed This Year?

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 7:30am

It may be a new year, but 2016 is starting off with much of the same old bad news that plagued stocks last year, leading to turbulent and often violent swings in

Mike Larson - Korea Blast, Chinese Devaluation, Crude Crush the Markets

Korea Blast, Chinese Devaluation, Crude Crush the Markets

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 4:20pm

Wall Street got socked with a veritable deluge of bad news in the day. Mike sorts through it all.

Larry Edelson - 2016: Three Major Sneak Previews …

2016: Three Major Sneak Previews …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:30am

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. And, most of all, here’s to a healthy, wealthy and prosperous 2016! Today I’m going to cut right

Mike Larson - Is ‘Peak Auto’ the Latest Threat to the Markets?

Is ‘Peak Auto’ the Latest Threat to the Markets?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 4:20pm

Is the "Peak Auto" theory hitting the markets? Mike Larson looks at sales figures and the disappointing share-price action in the auto industry.

Jon Markman - Oil: $20/Barrel Before a Rebound?

Oil: $20/Barrel Before a Rebound?

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 7:30am

OPEC is continuing its price-war strategy against U.S. shale, an effort reaffirmed just last week when Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said his country’s output strategy “is a reliable policy and we won’t

Larry Edelson - Markets in Sea of Red!

Markets in Sea of Red!

by Larry Edelson | Monday, January 4, 2016 at 4:20pm

Stocks are tanking all over the globe. What to do? Larry Edelson gives you the rundown.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - How NOT to Forecast 2016

How NOT to Forecast 2016

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 4, 2016 at 7:30am

Before I tell you what my team and I think is most likely to happen in 2016 and beyond, I want to show you how soothsaying economists typically stumble and mumble their

The Money and Markets Team - Winners, Losers … and Making Sense of it All

Winners, Losers … and Making Sense of it All

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past week of abbreviated trading, with a link to the full articles online. Big Winners and Big Losers Historians of the future will designate 2015

Money and Markets - New Year’s Wishes

New Year’s Wishes

by Money and Markets | Friday, January 1, 2016 at 7:30am

Our entire team wishes you a New Year that brings health, wealth and peace to you and your loved ones. Happy New Year! The Money and Markets Team