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The Money and Markets Team - Will Trump Win or Lose? … 22 Profit Stocks … Corps. Drown in Debt

Will Trump Win or Lose? … 22 Profit Stocks … Corps. Drown in Debt

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Larson - It’s Not Just the Billionaires; Everyday Investors Are Yanking Money From Stocks, Too

It’s Not Just the Billionaires; Everyday Investors Are Yanking Money From Stocks, Too

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3:30pm

Everyday investors, like the billionaires before them, are pulling money out of stocks. Should you?

Mike Larson - Is Retail Warning of Recession?

Is Retail Warning of Recession?

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 27, 2016 at 7:30am

Is the U.S. heading for a recession? One sector is sending out a serious warning …

Mike Burnick - The Bond King Goes Short

The Bond King Goes Short

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 4:30pm

Bonds are such a bad bet that "the bond king" Bill Gross won't touch them - except with a short-sell.

Jeff Cantor - Assess Threats to Protect Your Family

Assess Threats to Protect Your Family

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:30am

What you don’t see or hear can kill you or your loved ones, so take Jeff Cantor’s advice on how to spot danger.

Mark Najarian - The State of Play in Today’s World

The State of Play in Today’s World

by Mark Najarian | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:30pm

Live-at-home adults, anti-depressants and long lines at airports. The shape of today's world.

Larry Edelson - Remember My Warning in Gold and Mining Shares?

Remember My Warning in Gold and Mining Shares?

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 7:30am

When investing, timing is of course everything. Here’s what I expect in the precious metals …

Mike Larson - Yet ANOTHER Billionaire Warns About Coming Chaos … Maybe There’s Something to This Trend?

Yet ANOTHER Billionaire Warns About Coming Chaos … Maybe There’s Something to This Trend?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 4:30pm

Another billionaire just warned about coming market and economic chaos. What do all these big-money types know?

Jon Markman - 22 Stocks Have the Midas Touch for Profits

22 Stocks Have the Midas Touch for Profits

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:30am

In an era of declining earnings, tight consumer spending and scant inflation, 22 stocks have discovered ways to grow gross profits over the long haul.

Mike Larson - Drowning in Debt, Corporate Edition

Drowning in Debt, Corporate Edition

by Mike Larson | Monday, May 23, 2016 at 4:30pm

We hear a lot about how corporations are swimming in cash. But according to a new analysis from Standard & Poor's, they're drowning in even more debt!

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Will Trump Win or Lose?

Will Trump Win or Lose?

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7:30am

Eight inescapable facts that could transform the 2016 presidential election.

Money and Markets - EU doomed? … Survive a Kidnapping …  Bet on the Billionaires

EU doomed? … Survive a Kidnapping … Bet on the Billionaires

by Money and Markets | Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Larson - Shocking New Stats Show Why Auto Bubble is a Disaster in the Making

Shocking New Stats Show Why Auto Bubble is a Disaster in the Making

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 20, 2016 at 4:30pm

Just how much of a disaster in the making is the auto bubble? Check out these shocking new stats ...

Mike Larson - Just Like With the Seasons, No One Can Fight This Shift

Just Like With the Seasons, No One Can Fight This Shift

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 20, 2016 at 7:30am

When the credit and economic cycles turn, here’s what I suggest investors do (or don’t do) …

Mike Burnick - Fed Throws Markets a Curveball

Fed Throws Markets a Curveball

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 4:30pm

The Fed caught markets by surprise. Here's why ...

Jeff Cantor - Surviving a Kidnapping

Surviving a Kidnapping

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 7:30am

Kidnapping has become big business all around the world, security expert Jeff Cantor has advice on how you can avoid becoming a customer.

Boris Schlossberg - The Mall Rat is Dead

The Mall Rat is Dead

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:30pm

Everywhere you look, American consumers are finally starting to spend money. But retail as we know it is dead.

Larry Edelson - Inflation?

Inflation?

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:30am

There was a time when I expected the U.S. economy would eventually experience hyperinflation. Here’s what changed my view …

Mike Larson - Another Billionaire Bets on Stock Market Bedlam … Should You?

Another Billionaire Bets on Stock Market Bedlam … Should You?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 4:30pm

Another billionaire investor is betting against U.S. stocks, big time ...

Jon Markman - The Future of Software is Wide Open

The Future of Software is Wide Open

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 7:30am

The cloud and open-computing platforms are completely changing the landscape in which tech companies must compete.

Mike Larson - Add Stock Buyback Bubble to the List of Those Popping

Add Stock Buyback Bubble to the List of Those Popping

by Mike Larson | Monday, May 16, 2016 at 4:30pm

It's time to add stock buybacks to the long list of bubbles beginning to pop. Here's why it matters in the broad market.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Anti-EU forces surging. Euro doomed.

Anti-EU forces surging. Euro doomed.

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7:30am

Each of these economies is so large that domestic turmoil in just one could easily destabilize the global economy …

Money and Markets - Volcanic Eruption … Seeds of War … Donald and the Dollar

Volcanic Eruption … Seeds of War … Donald and the Dollar

by Money and Markets | Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Larson - Would Someone Please Tell the Bond Market How Awesome the Economy is?

Would Someone Please Tell the Bond Market How Awesome the Economy is?

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 13, 2016 at 4:30pm

Are we tumbling toward recession and deflation? Bond investors apparently think so.

Mike Larson - Retailers are Reeling – Here’s What It Means for the Economy (and REITs)

Retailers are Reeling – Here’s What It Means for the Economy (and REITs)

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7:30am

The pain in the retail sector is sending shares in many of those companies careening. And the troubles will likely branch out to another group of stocks …

Mike Burnick - Buying the Emerging Dip

Buying the Emerging Dip

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 4:30pm

Emerging markets have been falling fast. Should you run away? Maybe not.

Jeff Cantor - Barbarians at Your Door —  Are You Prepared?

Barbarians at Your Door — Are You Prepared?

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7:30am

Crime, violence, home invasion, burglary, robbery, self-defense, self-protection, burglar alarms, guard dogs, safe rooms.

Boris Schlossberg - The Donald and the Dollar

The Donald and the Dollar

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 4:30pm

How would a Donald Trump presidency affect the dollar? There are already strong hints out there.

Larry Edelson - The Seeds of War Are Now Everywhere …

The Seeds of War Are Now Everywhere …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:30am

It’s clear to me that there are many seeds of war now being sown, in many different areas. Let me explain …

Mike Larson - What Do the Billionaires Know that the Fed and YOU Don’t?

What Do the Billionaires Know that the Fed and YOU Don’t?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 4:30pm

More experts are going short - should you worry?

Jon Markman - We All Pay When Big Investors Lose NIRP-Incited Gambles

We All Pay When Big Investors Lose NIRP-Incited Gambles

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 7:30am

NIRP pushes Wall Street to take big gambles, but Main Street pays for the price when Wall Street loses these big bets.

Mike Larson - Using Credit Cycles to Put the Odds on Your Side

Using Credit Cycles to Put the Odds on Your Side

by Mike Larson | Monday, May 9, 2016 at 4:30pm

There are differences between gaming and investing. But that principle of "playing the odds" is important for both.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - China on the Verge of Volcanic Eruption

China on the Verge of Volcanic Eruption

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, May 9, 2016 at 7:30am

Brace yourself for the inescapable truths I am about to reveal. These trends are even more extreme and dangerous in China.

The Money and Markets Team - Five Black Swans … Apple Gets Bruised … No Help Wanted

Five Black Swans … Apple Gets Bruised … No Help Wanted

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

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Burnick - The Madness of Market Crowds

The Madness of Market Crowds

by Mike Burnick | Friday, May 6, 2016 at 4:30pm

Market Madness: When the unpopular stocks are popular and the popular ones ... are not.

Mike Larson - Don’t Get Sucked in by the Cyclical Stock Fake Out

Don’t Get Sucked in by the Cyclical Stock Fake Out

by Mike Larson | Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7:30am

We’ve just seen one of the biggest “Fake Out” rallies in cyclicals I can remember. Here’s what to do …

Mike Larson - More Warning Signs on Jobs; Who Stands to Lose?

More Warning Signs on Jobs; Who Stands to Lose?

by Mike Larson | Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 4:30pm

We'll continue to hear happy talk from Wall Street and Washington about how the economy is chugging right along. But what's the reality?

Jeff Cantor - Is Someone Watching You?

Is Someone Watching You?

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 7:30am

Muggers will most likely strike while you’re walking, but you can outwit them by following Jeff Cantor’s advice.

Boris Schlossberg - RBA Says Commodity Rally Running Out of Steam and that Spells Trouble for Stocks!

RBA Says Commodity Rally Running Out of Steam and that Spells Trouble for Stocks!

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 4:30pm

Is the commodity rally running out of steam and is it a signal for bad times ahead? One key central bank is worried.

Larry Edelson - Beware of Gold Rally …

Beware of Gold Rally …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:30am

This single major force is going to drive gold’s new bull market …

Mike Larson - This ‘Under the Radar’ Recession Warning is Flashing Red – Are You Prepared?

This ‘Under the Radar’ Recession Warning is Flashing Red – Are You Prepared?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 4:30pm

When banks tighten loan standards, or make loans costlier to get, it's like a lead anchor around the economy's neck,

Jon Markman - Apple Takes a Bruising as the Cloud Takes Over

Apple Takes a Bruising as the Cloud Takes Over

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7:30am

Once a groundbreaking innovator, Apple finds itself playing catchup in the brave new world of the Cloud.

Mike Larson - Dollar Slammed as Data Dives — Does a Major Collapse Loom?

Dollar Slammed as Data Dives — Does a Major Collapse Loom?

by Mike Larson | Monday, May 2, 2016 at 4:30pm

The dollar continues to be battered by worrisome economic data. What's next?

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Five Black Swans

Five Black Swans

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:30am

The U.S. stock market, the U.S. economy and virtually the entire world are now vulnerable to a series of black swan events — and the impacts could be devastating.

The Money and Markets Team - Income, Income, Income! … What’s Up With Gold? … Life in a No-Growth World

Income, Income, Income! … What’s Up With Gold? … Life in a No-Growth World

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

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Kathy Lien - The Ugly Dollar

The Ugly Dollar

by Kathy Lien | Friday, April 29, 2016 at 4:30pm

It has been a difficult time for the U.S. dollar. Is there a turnaround coming soon?

Mike Larson - The Fatal Flaw of Easy Money

The Fatal Flaw of Easy Money

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

The massive orgy of commodity speculation in China is just the latest in a long line of examples of easy money-fueled bubbles and busts.

Mike Larson - Japan Throws in the Towel on Useless “Stimulus” as U.S. Growth Slows Sharply

Japan Throws in the Towel on Useless “Stimulus” as U.S. Growth Slows Sharply

by Mike Larson | Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4:30pm

The central bank that literally printed up hundreds of trillions of yen to buy everything from government bonds to stock market ETFs to REITs just threw in the towel.

Jeff Cantor - ‘Lock Bumping’ and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

‘Lock Bumping’ and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 7:30am

Thieves can use a technique to make your front-door lock basically useless. How can you protect yourself?

Boris Schlossberg - Can We Win in a No-Growth World?

Can We Win in a No-Growth World?

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 4:30pm

Industrialized nations continue to muddle on, propped by central banking that continues to support financial assets, but true growth will elude us as the mountain of debt overshadows all.

Larry Edelson - What’s Up With Gold and Mining Shares?

What’s Up With Gold and Mining Shares?

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

Most investors think gold has bottomed, and that it’s heading straight up. But here are the facts of the matter …

Mike Larson - It’s High Time to Worry About the U.S. Economy

It’s High Time to Worry About the U.S. Economy

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 4:30pm

What do you think about the latest economic data? Here's my view on that and more ...

Jon Markman - Just like old-time TV,  Internet providers take to the airwaves

Just like old-time TV, Internet providers take to the airwaves

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

The future of the cyberspace may be totally wireless, says Jon Markman, as powerful antennas beam the Internet directly to your computer.

Mike Larson - The Next Big Real Estate “Turn” Is Here. Be Ready …

The Next Big Real Estate “Turn” Is Here. Be Ready …

by Mike Larson | Monday, April 25, 2016 at 4:30pm

Everywhere there are signs that the real estate markets are ready to take a bad turn. Let me explain ...

David Dutkewych - Income, Income, and More Income!

Income, Income, and More Income!

by David Dutkewych | Monday, April 25, 2016 at 7:30am

Following my Triple-Yield Income Strategy can lead to higher income without taking on any additional investment risk. Here’s how …

The Money and Markets Team - A “Living Wage” Portfolio … More Bank Bailouts? … The Doubt-Fueled Rally

A “Living Wage” Portfolio … More Bank Bailouts? … The Doubt-Fueled Rally

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Larson - Forget the Hype Artists – This Auto Exec Says Business Stinks!

Forget the Hype Artists – This Auto Exec Says Business Stinks!

by Mike Larson | Friday, April 22, 2016 at 4:30pm

AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson tells it like it is - the car business is set to crash. Mike Larson explains what this means to you.

Mike Larson - My Thoughts on the Oil/Dollar Dance – and What Might Come Next

My Thoughts on the Oil/Dollar Dance – and What Might Come Next

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

Of all the crazy market action in the 2007-2009 housing bust and Great Recession, here’s what stands out the most and how it compares to today …

Mike Burnick - The Doubt-Fueled Rally

The Doubt-Fueled Rally

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 4:30pm

Here's what we can thank for this miraculous reversal of fortune in the stock market ...

Jeff Cantor - Think Your Locks Are Safe? Read This!

Think Your Locks Are Safe? Read This!

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:30am

How safe is your front door? Unfortunately, lock-picking is not some highly secretive thing they only teach at black-bag schools for covert operators.

Boris Schlossberg - Brexit: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

Brexit: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 4:30pm

It was no surprise that, chafing under the yoke of European bureaucracy, Brits have decided to stage a referendum on leaving the EU. How will that vote go?

Larry Edelson - The Most-Ruinous Mistakes Investors Make!

The Most-Ruinous Mistakes Investors Make!

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

There are a lot of mistakes investors can make. It seems like they’re making almost all of them at the same time right now.

Mike Larson - What Beverages, Bonds and Cheap Breakfast Say About This Market

What Beverages, Bonds and Cheap Breakfast Say About This Market

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 4:30pm

An usual group of stocks are leading this market and the news that's driving them. Mike takes a look.

Jon Markman - Banks Still Banking on Taxpayer Bailouts

Banks Still Banking on Taxpayer Bailouts

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

The FDIC and the Fed say five of the largest U.S. banks have no credible plan in place that would not leave taxpayers on the hook for liabilities in the event of bankruptcy. Sound familiar?

Mike Larson - Doha a Debacle, But Markets Shrug; What’s Next?

Doha a Debacle, But Markets Shrug; What’s Next?

by Mike Larson | Monday, April 18, 2016 at 4:30pm

Oil ministers from 16 separate OPEC and non-OPEC nations got together - and did nothing.

David Dutkewych - Low Yields? High Risks? No Problem!

Low Yields? High Risks? No Problem!

by David Dutkewych | Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7:30am

If you rely on your investments to provide reliable income, here’s a three-step strategy for earning a “living wage” from your portfolio.

Money and Markets - Terror Threats … Market Outwits … Negative Rates

Terror Threats … Market Outwits … Negative Rates

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

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Larson - Credit Cycle Claims Its Latest Victim – The Tech ‘Unicorn’

Credit Cycle Claims Its Latest Victim – The Tech ‘Unicorn’

by Mike Larson | Friday, April 15, 2016 at 4:30pm

Is a financial bubble upon us? See what Mike thinks.

Mike Larson - News Flash: The Credit Cycle Turn is NOT All About Oil

News Flash: The Credit Cycle Turn is NOT All About Oil

by Mike Larson | Friday, April 15, 2016 at 7:30am

The energy market caught a break, but does that mean the world’s credit concerns are cured?

Mike Burnick - How to Find the Best Quality Stocks — and Avoid the Worst

How to Find the Best Quality Stocks — and Avoid the Worst

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 4:30pm

Aside from sector trends, keep close tabs on which investment styles are performing best.

Jeff Cantor - Home Invasions … And How to Prevent Them

Home Invasions … And How to Prevent Them

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:30am

For many people, home invasions are what happen to “other” people. But they do happen. Here are tips on what you can do to protect yourself.

Boris Schlossberg - The Only Solution to Negative Rates

The Only Solution to Negative Rates

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 4:30pm

For bond investors, today's markets are a bewildering experience that frankly looks like confiscatory finance.

Larry Edelson - How Markets Outwit You …

How Markets Outwit You …

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

Don’t let the pundits out there trap you on the wrong side of the markets. Here’s what I suggest …

Mike Larson - IMF View of the Global Economy: Not a Pretty Picture

IMF View of the Global Economy: Not a Pretty Picture

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 4:30pm

The IMF slashes its global economic outlook. What's it mean for you and your investments?

Jon Markman - GAP shares suffer unkind cuts as company’s sales unravel

GAP shares suffer unkind cuts as company’s sales unravel

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:30am

Jon Markman analyzes why The Gap’s sales graph looks like the Grand Canyon

Mike Larson - My Thoughts on the Dollar

My Thoughts on the Dollar

by Mike Larson | Monday, April 11, 2016 at 4:30pm

Bullish calls on the Japanese yen have paid off very well so far. What's next? Mike's takes a look.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Nuclear terror predicted by 3 major studies.  br /  Here’s how it can impact your investments …

Nuclear terror predicted by 3 major studies.
Here’s how it can impact your investments …

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, April 11, 2016 at 7:30am

This week’s column is a shocking story of terror and panic. It begins in a small way in a place far away. And it could end in chaos that words alone cannot describe …

Mike Larson - Fed’s Yellen Sees No Bubbles … But I’ve Seen Them All Over

Fed’s Yellen Sees No Bubbles … But I’ve Seen Them All Over

by Mike Larson | Friday, April 8, 2016 at 4:30pm

Last night was a monumental one for students of monetary policy. Mike takes a look at what the Big Four said.

Mike Larson - What to Buy — and Sell — as “Foie Gras” Policy Fails

What to Buy — and Sell — as “Foie Gras” Policy Fails

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

Buying yield in safety stocks is one thing. Chasing yield in investments like junk bonds or economically levered stocks is another …

Mike Burnick - The Great Profit Plunge: Sectors Best-Positioned for a Rebound

The Great Profit Plunge: Sectors Best-Positioned for a Rebound

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 4:30pm

S&P 500 profits will take another deep dive during the first quarter. But there are still sectors worth investing in. Mike Burnick explains.

Jeff Cantor - Know Your Baseline Because It’s Your Lifeline

Know Your Baseline Because It’s Your Lifeline

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7:30am

The first secret to successful keen awareness is that you “choose” to pay attention to your surroundings.

Boris Schlossberg - Everyone Hates the Fed

Everyone Hates the Fed

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 4:30pm

Something very unusual happened in the currency market this week. Boris Schlossberg takes a look at the forex markets and the link to global central banks.

Larry Edelson - Market Road Map Follow Up: April 6, 2016 …

Market Road Map Follow Up: April 6, 2016 …

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

It’s times like these — sideways markets trading in tight but volatile ranges — that try the souls of traders and investors everywhere.

Mike Larson - Yen, Rates, Bank Stocks Raising Red Flags Again

Yen, Rates, Bank Stocks Raising Red Flags Again

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 4:30pm

We're not seeing the kinds of market moves that "should" happen if investors actually believed the latest central bank hocus pocus will work.

Jon Markman - Investors Remain Cautious Despite Recent Rally

Investors Remain Cautious Despite Recent Rally

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

The current market is full of skeptics. What does this mean for stock prices going forward?

Mike Larson - Right on Cue, Auto Sales Tank; Here’s What to Watch for Next …

Right on Cue, Auto Sales Tank; Here’s What to Watch for Next …

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

The market's focus on Friday was squarely on jobs. But is there something ELSE investors like you should be paying attention to? Here's what I think ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Is the GOP collapsing?

Is the GOP collapsing?

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

A GOP collapse could threaten the two-party democracy … radically change economic policies … and shake Wall Street to its core.

The Money and Markets Team - Great Depression? … Un-Reality Show … Safe Becomes Hot

Great Depression? … Un-Reality Show … Safe Becomes Hot

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

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Larson - The Latest on Jobs — Both Good and Bad

The Latest on Jobs — Both Good and Bad

by Mike Larson | Friday, April 1, 2016 at 4:30pm

It was another month of "Meh" data on jobs. What's it mean for the U.S. economy? Mike takes a look.

Mike Larson - The Clamor for Safe Yield is Intensifying – How Can You Profit?

The Clamor for Safe Yield is Intensifying – How Can You Profit?

by Mike Larson | Friday, April 1, 2016 at 7:30am

If you look at three S&P 500 industry groups, you’ll find gains that are far greater than the index as a whole. Here are a few examples …

Mike Burnick - The First Shall Be Last

The First Shall Be Last

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 4:30pm

A look at the winners and losers after the first quarter of trading in global markets.

Jeff Cantor - Terror Targets: Soft is the New Hard

Terror Targets: Soft is the New Hard

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7:30am

When it comes to soft targets, the first line of defense is going to be a combination of everyday people watching out for one another.

Boris Schlossberg - Yellen, the Dollar — and China

Yellen, the Dollar — and China

by Boris Schlossberg | Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 4:30pm

Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments hit the dollar hard. But where were her words really directed?

Larry Edelson - Time for a Market Road Map …

Time for a Market Road Map …

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

Most analysts shy away from making forecasts. Not me. And unlike other analysts, my forecasting is NOT based on opinion, interpretation of fundamentals, news, or anything similar …

Mike Larson - What Do Bonds Know That Stocks Don’t?

What Do Bonds Know That Stocks Don’t?

by Mike Larson | Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 4:30pm

Why aren't bond yields rising further and faster, and thereby confirming the stock market advance?

Jon Markman - Wall Street Out of  Synch With Reality

Wall Street Out of Synch With Reality

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 7:30am

The optimism seen by Wall Street is out of synch with the worsening results at companies.

Mike Larson - Should You Invest in Europe in This Time of Terror?

Should You Invest in Europe in This Time of Terror?

by Mike Larson | Monday, March 28, 2016 at 4:30pm

In this time of terror, is it time to pull investments, particularly stocks, out of Europe? Mike takes a look.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - What could be worse than the Great Depression?

What could be worse than the Great Depression?

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, March 28, 2016 at 7:30am

The current economy and society our government helped create in order to avoid a depression could actually be worse than the Great Depression itself. Here’s why …

Money and Markets - Worst Global Risk … Stocks Down, Up … Terror Strikes

Worst Global Risk … Stocks Down, Up … Terror Strikes

by Money and Markets | Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Mike Larson - Enjoy Some Family Time as Markets Closed

Enjoy Some Family Time as Markets Closed

by Mike Larson | Friday, March 25, 2016 at 7:30am

U.S. stock, bond, and futures markets are closed, and it’s a great day to spend time with family.