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Mike Larson - Who Wins, Who Loses as Obama Pushes Climate Change Plan

Who Wins, Who Loses as Obama Pushes Climate Change Plan

by Mike Larson | Monday, August 3, 2015 at 4:20pm

President Obama is introducing a new energy plan. There will be winners and losers for investors. Mike Larson takes a look.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Two Stocks in My Favorite Industry Sector

Two Stocks in My Favorite Industry Sector

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, August 3, 2015 at 7:30am

The Dow Jones has been zigzagging nearly all year long. Everyone knows that. Transportation stocks, basic materials and commodities have been sagging, even plunging. Most people know that, too. What many people

Money and Markets - Shocking Forecasts, Red Flags and the Market

Shocking Forecasts, Red Flags and the Market

by Money and Markets | Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this abbreviated trading week, with a link to the full articles online. Larry Edelson’s Shocking Forecasts On Oct. 7, 2015, we will enter a

Mike Larson - Hey — Where’s My Stinking Raise?

Hey — Where’s My Stinking Raise?

by Mike Larson | Friday, July 31, 2015 at 4:20pm

American workers want a raise - and they're not getting it. The latest figures show wages and salaries are stagnating like never before.

Mike Larson - America Becomes a ‘Renter Nation’ — Should You Buck the Trend?

America Becomes a ‘Renter Nation’ — Should You Buck the Trend?

by Mike Larson | Friday, July 31, 2015 at 7:30am

America has become a “Renter Nation.” That’s the shocking news the Census Bureau confirmed this week, when it reported that the U.S. homeownership rate slumped to 63.4% in the second quarter. How

Mike Larson - Gangbuster Growth Still AWOL

Gangbuster Growth Still AWOL

by Mike Larson | Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 4:20pm

This morning's GDP report showed the economy grew 2.3% in the most recent quarter, missing forecasts for around 2.5%, growing less than expected ever since the Great Recession.

Mike Burnick - What is “Market Breadth” Signaling for Stocks?

What is “Market Breadth” Signaling for Stocks?

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 7:30am

Stocks have been in a volatile up-and-down trading range all year, but in the past few weeks the swings have been even more intense. At the same time, market breadth has taken

Mike Larson - Fed Keeps Relatively Mum as Market Turmoil Swirls

Fed Keeps Relatively Mum as Market Turmoil Swirls

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 4:20pm

Fed chief Janet Yellen gave away nothing today in regard to the timing of potential-interest rate hikes.

Larry Edelson - What’s With the Stock Market?!

What’s With the Stock Market?!

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:30am

Other than purchasing select stocks with very good fundamentals and chart patterns, for over a year now I have been warning you that a steep stock market correction was coming. So much

Mike Larson - Autopilot Market Stumbles — Have Central Planners Lost Control?

Autopilot Market Stumbles — Have Central Planners Lost Control?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 4:20pm

What's happening in markets now is so worrisome, dangerous and potentially HUGE in terms of signaling a serious trend change.

Jon Markman - A Serious Red Flag

A Serious Red Flag

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 7:30am

Stocks have stayed largely in reverse gear in the last week following weaker-than-expected earnings reports and a continued rout of commodities, energy stocks and high-yield bonds. When you put all three of those

Mike Larson - Chinese Stocks Tank Again – Is There Any Cure for the China Flu?

Chinese Stocks Tank Again – Is There Any Cure for the China Flu?

by Mike Larson | Monday, July 27, 2015 at 4:20pm

The stock market has one heck of a case of "China flu."

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Larry Edelson’s Shocking Forecasts for 2015-2020

Larry Edelson’s Shocking Forecasts for 2015-2020

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, July 27, 2015 at 7:30am

Last week, when Larry Edelson began his video to announce his shocking forecasts for 2015-2020, he created an uproar here at our Weiss Research headquarters. So many people jumped online to watch

Money and Markets - Apple, Gold, and Europe’s Hidden Time Bombs

Apple, Gold, and Europe’s Hidden Time Bombs

by Money and Markets | Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online. The Hidden Time Bombs Behind the Greece Bailout Greece is teetering on

Larry Edelson - Dr. Copper Down Big, But Has Bright Future …

Dr. Copper Down Big, But Has Bright Future …

by Larry Edelson | Friday, July 24, 2015 at 4:20pm

Why is copper -- an economically sensitive metal -- is down a whopping 46% since early 2011? What's the future for the commodity?

Mandeep Rai - What Are the Warning Signs?

What Are the Warning Signs?

by Mandeep Rai | Friday, July 24, 2015 at 7:30am

The official Bull Market is still alive, although as you can tell by this week’s market activity, the euphoria many felt over the past couple of years is in a bit of

Larry Edelson - Are You Still in Gold and Silver Stocks?!

Are You Still in Gold and Silver Stocks?!

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 4:20pm

The mining sector has been hit hard by the crash in commodity prices. But the devastation is not over yet.

Mike Burnick - Stock Winners, if You Know Where to Look

Stock Winners, if You Know Where to Look

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 7:30am

Last week in Money and Markets, I reported that profit-growth expectations are not-so-great heading into second-quarter earnings season (see: Here’s What to Focus on for Earnings Season). That’s certainly been the case

Larry Edelson - Should We Worry About China’s Economy?

Should We Worry About China’s Economy?

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 4:20pm

Everyone seems worried about China's economy and the possibility that it can bring down the U.S. economy as well. What's the real situation?

Larry Edelson - Gold Cracks $1,100. Here’s What’s Next …

Gold Cracks $1,100. Here’s What’s Next …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 7:30am

Few people believed me when I repeatedly warned that gold was still in a bear market and had not yet bottomed. They said European Central Bank (ECB) money printing would surely light

Larry Edelson - Not Just Gold Getting Clobbered …

Not Just Gold Getting Clobbered …

by Larry Edelson | Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 4:25pm

It's not just gold that's getting clobbered these days.

Jon Markman - What to Expect From Apple Results

What to Expect From Apple Results

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 7:30am

Apple (AAPL) will obviously lead earnings report headlines Tuesday after the close because of its huge market capitalization and over-weighting in the major averages. The company is expected to report earnings of

Larry Edelson - Gold Clobbers Most Investors, But Not All!

Gold Clobbers Most Investors, But Not All!

by Larry Edelson | Monday, July 20, 2015 at 4:30pm

News that China’s government accumulated far less gold than most had expected sent the price of the commodity falling. What's the future look like?

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Hidden Time Bombs Behind Greece Bailout

Hidden Time Bombs Behind Greece Bailout

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, July 20, 2015 at 7:30am

Last week, Europe hurriedly offered Greece a new bailout deal … the Greek parliament rushed to pass new Draconian reform laws … the German parliament did the same … and the ECB

Money and Markets - Wall Street Ratings Lies, Money-Printing and Earnings

Wall Street Ratings Lies, Money-Printing and Earnings

by Money and Markets | Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this abbreviated trading week, with a link to the full articles online. Wall Street Ratings: Lies, Lies, Lies Don’t get caught in deceptions, the

Mike Larson - Powerful Earnings Set Off a Tech-Nado!

Powerful Earnings Set Off a Tech-Nado!

by Mike Larson | Friday, July 17, 2015 at 4:20pm

Investors today couldn't be more in love with tech ... but don't want much to do with anything else.

Mike Larson - Vacation Thoughts — and Vacation Stocks

Vacation Thoughts — and Vacation Stocks

by Mike Larson | Friday, July 17, 2015 at 7:30am

I’m not going to lie. I have vacation on the brain. My wife and I can’t wait to step on board our cruise ship tomorrow with the kids, and enjoy some long-anticipated

Mike Larson - The Bank Branch: An Endangered Species?

The Bank Branch: An Endangered Species?

by Mike Larson | Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 4:30pm

One of the 21st century's biggest endangered species is the bank branch. And chances are, you're helping eliminate them almost every single day.

Mike Burnick - Here’s What to Focus on for Earnings Season

Here’s What to Focus on for Earnings Season

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 7:30am

Investors have been distracted recently by the never ending Greek debt drama, and the 35% crash in mainland China’s stock market. So it’s easy to forget that we’re once again in the

Mike Larson - Fed’s Yellen Signals “Bloody Wednesday” Coming Soon – Be Ready!

Fed’s Yellen Signals “Bloody Wednesday” Coming Soon – Be Ready!

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 4:20pm

Fed Chief Yellen went before the House and said you better batten down the hatches - the first rate hike is right around the corner.

Larry Edelson - No Amount of Money Printing Will Spark Inflation …

No Amount of Money Printing Will Spark Inflation …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7:30am

It’s amazing to me how many pundits out there still think that inflation is coming back. That money printing can solve the world’s massive debt problems. Why can’t they see reality? Why

Mike Larson - Obama Got His Iran Deal – But Mideast is Left Aghast

Obama Got His Iran Deal – But Mideast is Left Aghast

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 4:20pm

Even before the ink was dry, Obama's foreign and domestic critics were lashing out at the deal. Was it a good deal ... or a disaster?

Jon Markman - Battery-Electric Vehicles Power Up

Battery-Electric Vehicles Power Up

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 7:30am

Say what you will about “green cred” — the social brownie points awarded in certain areas of the country for driving a battery-powered Nissan Leaf or Toyota Prius plug-in — but electric

Mike Larson - Greece Fixed … I Mean, Broken … I Mean, Fixed … I Mean, Broken

Greece Fixed … I Mean, Broken … I Mean, Fixed … I Mean, Broken

by Mike Larson | Monday, July 13, 2015 at 4:20pm

Greece is fixed. Or is it? Mike Larson looks at the latest developments and wonders if we'll be back here again and some later day.

Money and Markets - Money-Printing Presses … and Buying Opportunities

Money-Printing Presses … and Buying Opportunities

by Money and Markets | Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 7:30am

The $4 Trillion Money Printing Press No matter how many tricks governments may play and no matter how wild this 21st century rollercoaster ride may get, there is also another possible outcome:

Mike Burnick - The End Game, or Just a Pause?

The End Game, or Just a Pause?

by Mike Burnick | Friday, July 10, 2015 at 4:30pm

(Mike Larson is out this afternoon. Mike Burnick, editor of Ultimate Stock Options and associated editor of Martin’s Ultimate Portfolio, is filling in.) Market Roundup Dow +211.79 to 17,760.41 S&P +25.31 to 2,076.62

Mike Larson - Money-Saving Strategies in Today’s Rate Environment

Money-Saving Strategies in Today’s Rate Environment

by Mike Larson | Friday, July 10, 2015 at 7:30am

It’s a turbulent time for the markets, especially regarding wildly gyrating interest rates. I’ve shared some of my favorite strategies to profit in this type of environment. But finding the right investment

Mike Larson - Is a New Cyber War Underway? Or Just a ‘Coincidence’?

Is a New Cyber War Underway? Or Just a ‘Coincidence’?

by Mike Larson | Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 4:20pm

Government and corporate officials quickly declared a one-day series of cyber events unrelated and coincidental. What do you think?

Mike Burnick - China: Risks … and Opportunities

China: Risks … and Opportunities

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 7:30am

Global investors have been fixated on the Greek debt drama in recent weeks, and rightly so, but another drama is heightening on the other side of the world. China’s stock market is

Mike Larson - Watch Greece – But Don’t Ignore China!

Watch Greece – But Don’t Ignore China!

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 4:30pm

Chinese markets have already been beaten down to dirt-cheap levels. They reflect a heck of a lot of pessimism, and arguably could be the value trades of the decade once the panic subsides.

Larry Edelson - The True Meaning of the Euro and Greek “No” Vote …

The True Meaning of the Euro and Greek “No” Vote …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 7:30am

As I stated in last week’s column: “The Greek default is merely the opening act of the worst sovereign-debt crisis in history.” And now that Greece has told European leaders to take

Mike Larson - Europe Fiddles While Markets Burn & Churn

Europe Fiddles While Markets Burn & Churn

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 4:25pm

Modern European heads of state are fiddling while markets burn!

Mike Larson - Greece Says “Oxi” (No) to European Austerity; So What Happens Now?

Greece Says “Oxi” (No) to European Austerity; So What Happens Now?

by Mike Larson | Monday, July 6, 2015 at 4:20pm

Greeks voted against Europe's most recent bailout proposal. But unofficially, the resounding "No" refers to so much more.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - The $4 Trillion Money Printing Press

The $4 Trillion Money Printing Press

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, July 6, 2015 at 7:30am

Just in his first round of quantitative easing (money printing), launched soon after Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke increased the nation’s monetary base (cash and reserves in

Money and Markets - Sovereign Debt Disaster Looms … and Robots

Sovereign Debt Disaster Looms … and Robots

by Money and Markets | Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this abbreviated trading week, with a link to the full articles online. Friday was a market holiday in the U.S. Sovereign Debt Bust Looming

Money and Markets - Happy Fourth!

Happy Fourth!

by Money and Markets | Friday, July 3, 2015 at 7:30am

We’re taking today off to celebrate America’s independence with our family and friends. And we hope you’re enjoying this national holiday as well. Our regular Money and Markets columns — both morning

Mike Larson - Jobs Added … But Not Enough; Manufacturing, Energy Holding Us Back

Jobs Added … But Not Enough; Manufacturing, Energy Holding Us Back

by Mike Larson | Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 3:10pm

The U.S. added another chunk of jobs last month ... just not enough to signal that we're firing on all cylinders

Mike Burnick - To Greece and Back …

To Greece and Back …

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 7:30am

I just returned from a two-week vacation to Italy and Greece, where the topic of a potential Grexit from the European Union (EU) and what that could mean for other deeply indebted

Mike Larson - Government Bonds Routed! Are You Safe?

Government Bonds Routed! Are You Safe?

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 4:20pm

You need to lock in long-term financing now if you're shopping for something like a 30-year mortgage.

Larry Edelson - Greece and the Cemetery for Your Wealth

Greece and the Cemetery for Your Wealth

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 7:30am

The Greek default is merely the opening act of the worst sovereign-debt crisis in history. By the time it comes to its conclusion, roughly five years from now, the crisis will have

Mike Larson - Are there Any Governments NOT Going Broke These Days?

Are there Any Governments NOT Going Broke These Days?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 4:20pm

Central planning geniuses seem to be flummoxed. They can't figure out why their solutions just aren't working.

Jon Markman - This is What the Rise of Robots Really Means

This is What the Rise of Robots Really Means

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7:30am

What worries me the most about the current economy is not corporate masters keeping entry-level workers down overtly, but the trend toward robots, artificial intelligence and machines learning and replacing good old

Mike Larson - Greece Chooses the Path to Default! Now Brace for the Impacts …

Greece Chooses the Path to Default! Now Brace for the Impacts …

by Mike Larson | Monday, June 29, 2015 at 4:25pm

Another day, another Greek drama. How should we prepare for the fallout?

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Sovereign Debt Bust Looming

Sovereign Debt Bust Looming

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, June 29, 2015 at 7:30am

The great bubble of the current boom-bust cycle is not tech stocks like in the late 1990s. Nor is it real estate like in the mid-2000s. Rather … The great asset bubble

Money and Markets - Boom, Bust, Greece and a Road Map …

Boom, Bust, Greece and a Road Map …

by Money and Markets | Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this abbreviated trading week, with a link to the full articles online. New Boom-Bust Cycle When the dust settles from each bubble-and-bust cycle, some

Mike Larson - Recent Developments = A Health Care Investment Bonanza; Here’s How to Profit

Recent Developments = A Health Care Investment Bonanza; Here’s How to Profit

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 26, 2015 at 4:20pm

Obamacare got its reprieve. Is there a health-care investment bonanza coming?

Mike Larson - Starved for Income? You’re Not Alone …

Starved for Income? You’re Not Alone …

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 26, 2015 at 7:30am

Are you starved for income? If so, you’re not alone. Short-term interest rates have remained pegged near zero percent here in the U.S. for six-and-a-half years, holding down yields on everything from

Mike Larson - The NeverEnding Greek Story; Plus: Obamacare Upheld

The NeverEnding Greek Story; Plus: Obamacare Upheld

by Mike Larson | Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 4:30pm

It's one of those big news days again, with two key storylines dominating market action.

Mandeep Rai - New Products, Services, Gadgets – br / Knowing What’s for Real

New Products, Services, Gadgets –
Knowing What’s for Real

by Mandeep Rai | Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 7:30am

(Mike Burnick, associate editor of Martin’s Ultimate Portfolio and editor of Ultimate Stock Options, is out today. Mandeep Rai, editor of Top Stocks Under $10, is filling in.) One of the exciting

Mike Larson - Oil Doom and Gloom: Facts Get in the Way

Oil Doom and Gloom: Facts Get in the Way

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 4:30pm

There's a lot of doom and gloom surrounding the energy sector in the business media. But what does the supply-and-demand factor tell us?

Larry Edelson - Your Big Picture Market Road Map …

Your Big Picture Market Road Map …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:30am

Despite the lackluster dog days of summer trading in the financial markets setting upon us — nearly every single market on the board is now setting up for a series of major

Mike Larson - Healthy Housing … But Watch Those Rates!

Healthy Housing … But Watch Those Rates!

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 4:20pm

Housing sales surge. But there's a threat on the horizon.

Jon Markman - Market-Moving News: And It’s Not About Greece …

Market-Moving News: And It’s Not About Greece …

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7:30am

In a reminder that the world doesn’t revolve around Federal Reserve dot plots or the machination of Greek bailout negotiations in Brussels, there has been a surge of merger news as companies

Mike Larson - Greece Lobs a Hail Mary … Markets Remain on a Knife’s Edge

Greece Lobs a Hail Mary … Markets Remain on a Knife’s Edge

by Mike Larson | Monday, June 22, 2015 at 4:15pm

Greek officials proposed additional tax increases and spending reductions to secure urgently needed aid from their European creditors. A Hail Mary pass?

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - New Boom-Bust Cycle

New Boom-Bust Cycle

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, June 22, 2015 at 7:30am

Despite the greatest government rescue operations of all time, the U.S. economic recovery has been one of the weakest in history. Most Americans continue to suffer through tough times. And new dangers

Money and Markets - New Wars, New Ways and New Perils …

New Wars, New Ways and New Perils …

by Money and Markets | Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this abbreviated trading week, with a link to the full articles online. Three New Wars and the Effect on Investing Three new wars could

Mike Larson - Greek Bank Run Accelerating; Is It “Game Over” Soon?

Greek Bank Run Accelerating; Is It “Game Over” Soon?

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 19, 2015 at 4:20pm

When the money dries up, it's "Game Over." And that's what Greece is facing now that bank runs are accelerating rapidly!

Mike Larson - Investors Need to Learn to Let Go, and Survive Without Monetary Morphine

Investors Need to Learn to Let Go, and Survive Without Monetary Morphine

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:30am

Ichetucknee Springs State Park in north-central Florida is about as far from civilization as you can get in my home state. No strip malls on every corner. No massive theme park lines.

Mike Larson - Fed Spurs “Worst to First” Moves in All Kinds of Markets … Will They Persist?

Fed Spurs “Worst to First” Moves in All Kinds of Markets … Will They Persist?

by Mike Larson | Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 4:30pm

We saw a major "worst to first" rally in all kinds of assets almost as soon as Chairman Janet Yellen opened her mouth.

Mike Burnick - Summer Doldrums: Will They Last Into the Summer?

Summer Doldrums: Will They Last Into the Summer?

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7:30am

Sunday is the first “official” day of summer, although here in South Florida, the weather has been steamy for several weeks already. The dog days of summer lie ahead and with them

Mike Larson - Fed Signals Worry Over Foreign Developments, Inflation & Volatility; What it Means to You …

Fed Signals Worry Over Foreign Developments, Inflation & Volatility; What it Means to You …

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 4:20pm

Today was "Fed Day" -- and, as usual, there were quite a few fireworks.

Mike Larson - How to “Game Plan” for a Grexit in Your Portfolio

How to “Game Plan” for a Grexit in Your Portfolio

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 4:20pm

Investors should be planning now for a potential Grexit!

Jon Markman - As Financials Go, So Goes the Market

As Financials Go, So Goes the Market

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 7:30am

Regional and money-center banks are red-hot lately. And Jack Ablin, the chief investment officer at Bank of Montreal, thinks he knows why — and what it means. I have served on many

Mike Larson - Greece Reaches the End of the Line as Negotiations Failing

Greece Reaches the End of the Line as Negotiations Failing

by Mike Larson | Monday, June 15, 2015 at 4:45pm

Weekend talks between Greek officials and their European counterparts in Brussels reportedly collapsed in just 45 minutes. That leaves a June 18 meeting of finance ministers in Luxembourg as the likely last-ditch opportunity for Greece to secure a deal.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Three New Obama Wars

Three New Obama Wars

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7:30am

Martin here with a quick update on three new Obama wars that could have a big impact on investment markets in the weeks ahead. The president announced his first new war nine

Money and Markets - Global Time Bombs, Deflation and China …

Global Time Bombs, Deflation and China …

by Money and Markets | Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online. Three Global Time Bombs The Fed is about to raise interest rates

Mike Larson - Trade Deals Good or Bad for U.S.?

Trade Deals Good or Bad for U.S.?

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 12, 2015 at 4:20pm

Battle lines are drawn on proposed U.S. trade deal. Is it good or bad for America?

Mike Larson - The Two Biggest Bull Markets You Might Be br / Missing — and How You Can Get on Board

The Two Biggest Bull Markets You Might Be
Missing — and How You Can Get on Board

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7:30am

There are two huge bull markets going on right now. But if you listen to the mainstream media and the Wall Street crowd, you might be missing them! That has my blood

Mike Larson - Strong Demand Driving Gasoline, Crude Oil Prices! Here’s How to Profit …

Strong Demand Driving Gasoline, Crude Oil Prices! Here’s How to Profit …

by Mike Larson | Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 4:15pm

Supply is important when it comes to determining oil prices, but something else is even more crucial -- demand.

Mike Burnick - China Gets Snubbed by Global Investors

China Gets Snubbed by Global Investors

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 7:30am

Just two days ago, China got snubbed by MSCI Inc., the global giant in benchmark equity indexing, and for the second time in as many years. But it’s just a matter of

Mike Larson - ISIS Gains Drawing More U.S. Soldiers Back to Iraq

ISIS Gains Drawing More U.S. Soldiers Back to Iraq

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 4:20pm

The latest Iraqi gambit will put more American troops in harm's way. But will it be enough?

Larry Edelson - Deflation picking up even more momentum …

Deflation picking up even more momentum …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7:30am

Some analysts seem to think inflation is making a big comeback. Their reasoning: Interest rates have started to move higher, hence, inflation is lurking out there. But they’re clueless. They are confusing

Mike Larson - Interest Rates Taking Flight … Even as Loss Risk is Highest Ever

Interest Rates Taking Flight … Even as Loss Risk is Highest Ever

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 4:15pm

The declines in bonds, bond funds and ETFs could be getting worse as interest rates rise.

Jon Markman - More Breakthroughs in ‘Flying Camera’ Market

More Breakthroughs in ‘Flying Camera’ Market

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 7:30am

Video chip juggernaut Ambarella (AMBA) closed above $100 for the first time last week, which is not bad for a stock that started the year at $50, and which I first recommended

Mike Burnick - Will Fed Walk the Walk?

Will Fed Walk the Walk?

by Mike Burnick | Monday, June 8, 2015 at 4:20pm

Federal Reserve officials seem intent on raising interest rates at some point this year. But will they actually raise rates?

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Three Global Time Bombs

Three Global Time Bombs

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, June 8, 2015 at 7:30am

I’m worried and I think you should be too. Mike Larson’s forecast of a Bloody Wednesday — when the Fed hikes interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade —

Money and Markets - How Global Events Affect Your Investments

How Global Events Affect Your Investments

by Money and Markets | Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this abbreviated trading week, with a link to the full articles online. The Money Tsunami Returns! Martin D. Weiss takes a look at global

Mike Larson - Jobs Surge in May … OPEC Takes a Pass on Production … What’s Next?

Jobs Surge in May … OPEC Takes a Pass on Production … What’s Next?

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 5, 2015 at 4:15pm

A big news day, both domestically and globally. Mike Larson takes a look at the jobs data and the OPEC meeting.

Mike Larson - Is Inflation Making a Comeback? Tentatively, Yes

Is Inflation Making a Comeback? Tentatively, Yes

by Mike Larson | Friday, June 5, 2015 at 7:30am

Is all the money-printing worldwide, not to mention improved economic growth in key regions of the globe, actually helping inflation make a comeback? The tentative answer is “Yes.” It’s not on fire.

Mike Larson - Wondering Why You’re Not Getting Paid More? Here Are the Reasons …

Wondering Why You’re Not Getting Paid More? Here Are the Reasons …

by Mike Larson | Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 4:30pm

Why aren't you making more money in your job? Mike takes a look ...

Mike Burnick - Where Does the Greek Debt Drama End?

Where Does the Greek Debt Drama End?

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 7:30am

Talk about a cliff-hanger ending. In terms of last-minute plot twists and turns, Game of Thrones has got nothing over the ongoing Greek debt drama playing out in Europe. As the media

Mike Larson - Treasuries Tanking … Yields Surging … Key Levels Loom

Treasuries Tanking … Yields Surging … Key Levels Loom

by Mike Larson | Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 4:20pm

Falling interest rates became the new normal on Wall Street. But those days are rapidly coming to an end.

Larry Edelson - War Cycles Spread Globally: Now China vs. US?

War Cycles Spread Globally: Now China vs. US?

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 7:30am

When I first forecast a rise in geopolitical turmoil in January 2013, few people believed me. Many thought I was crazy or I was simply fearmongering. Yet, here we are, only two

Mike Larson - “Let’s Make a Deal” Market: Bullish Sign or Warning?

“Let’s Make a Deal” Market: Bullish Sign or Warning?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 4:18pm

Is the rising tide of Wall Street M&A activity a bullish sign or a warning of trouble ahead?

Mike Larson - It’s “Game On” for Greece, Oil, Jobs This Week!

It’s “Game On” for Greece, Oil, Jobs This Week!

by Mike Larson | Monday, June 1, 2015 at 4:30pm

Three major events are coming this week, each of which has the potential to cause stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies to sink or soar

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - The Global Money Tsunami is Back!

The Global Money Tsunami is Back!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7:30am

Two major bloody wars are gaining momentum, speeding toward a fatal climax. A third, even larger war is looming. And they are driving billions of dollars to rush to safety, creating a “Global Money Tsunami.”

Money and Markets - A Remembrance … Car Sales … and the Death of Cash

A Remembrance … Car Sales … and the Death of Cash

by Money and Markets | Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 7:30am

Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online. A Remembrance for Memorial Day On Monday, stocks and bonds neither rose

Mike Larson - It’s Official: The Economy is Shrinking Again

It’s Official: The Economy is Shrinking Again

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4:15pm

The U.S. economy is shrinking again -- and the dollar is a major culprit. Will the Fed react?

Mike Larson - What Spam and Sausage Can Teach You About Making Healthy Profits

What Spam and Sausage Can Teach You About Making Healthy Profits

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:30am

Macroeconomics. Interest rates. Energy prices. Currency moves. Fed policy. A hundred different forces can drive stocks at any point in time, providing thousands of investment ideas. But sometimes, you can generate healthy

Mike Larson - Surge in Tanker Demand: a Warning or Sign of Potential Windfall?

Surge in Tanker Demand: a Warning or Sign of Potential Windfall?

by Mike Larson | Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:30pm

Is the increase in tanker demand a warning sign, or actually an indication of higher oil prices?