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Tony Sagami - Doors still open! Close midnight tomorrow!

Doors still open! Close midnight tomorrow!

by Tony Sagami | Saturday, December 30, 2006 at 7:30am

Tony here with a heads-up: Before the opening bell of trading in the New Year, I'm sending out an urgent alert to subscribers about an Asian stock that I think could be the single best performer of 2007 ...

Mike Larson - What to expect in 2007!

What to expect in 2007!

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 29, 2006 at 7:30am

Pandemonium — that's how I'd describe Christmas time at my house this year! Last minute trips to the mall ... marathon present-wrapping sessions ... dogs barking ... and lots of cameras flashing ...

Larry Edelson - Four ways to profit as gold shines in 2007

Four ways to profit as gold shines in 2007

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, December 28, 2006 at 8:00am

It's been a wild year in the markets, and if recent events are any barometer, 2007 is going to be even crazier. Right off the bat, let me reaffirm my most important point: Gold is going to be the asset ...

Sean Brodrick - Using international ETFs in 2007

Using international ETFs in 2007

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, December 27, 2006 at 7:30am

The bulk of my personal funds are in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) because I'm so busy running a trio of investment services that I don't have time to manage individual stocks for my own portfolio ...

Tony Sagami - American companies missing the boat in China!

American companies missing the boat in China!

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, December 26, 2006 at 8:00am

The six Chinese office workers in front of me all ordered the same thing — a Chinese specialty called hot pot, a simmering fondue-like pot of aromatic and spicy stock that contains leafy vegetables ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Good Times and Better Times

Good Times and Better Times

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, December 23, 2006 at 8:00am

For my brother and me, this is a day to cherish memories of good times and pray for better ones to come. Over a half century ago, when Joe was eleven and I was six, our lives changed forever because of ...

Mike Larson - A lesson from Thailand …

A lesson from Thailand …

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 22, 2006 at 8:00am

Nine years, five months, and twenty days ago, Thailand revalued its currency, the baht. That one small move ultimately brought down stock markets, currencies, and economies throughout Southeast Asia and ...

Larry Edelson - Don’t get scrooged by Washington!

Don’t get scrooged by Washington!

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 8:00am

I intend to kick back and enjoy this coming holiday weekend with my family. I hope you do the same — because I think 2007 is going to be one heck of a year in the markets. In fact, it looks like the ...

Tony Sagami - Two of my favorite Asian stocks …

Two of my favorite Asian stocks …

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at 8:00am

In a moment, I'm going to tell you about two of my favorite semiconductor companies. But to illustrate why I like these two companies so much, I'd like to first talk about my recent visit to the Tokyo ...

Sean Brodrick - The hottest sectors of 2007 …

The hottest sectors of 2007 …

by Sean Brodrick | Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at 7:30am

Stock investors have plenty of reason to celebrate because they're closing out the fourth year of a bull market. The big question now is what next year will bring. During my lifetime, three other bull ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - 3 Markets Trumping the Dow

3 Markets Trumping the Dow

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, December 18, 2006 at 8:00am

Good morning! Normally, by this time in December, I'd be with Elisabeth's family on our farm in Brazil. But this year, they've decided to come here to spend the holidays with us, and I'm glad they did ...

Tony Sagami - China Stocks at All-Time Record Highs!

China Stocks at All-Time Record Highs!

by Tony Sagami | Saturday, December 16, 2006 at 8:00am

Tony Sagami here, with an urgent update on Asian stocks. On Thursday, the Shanghai market busted through to new all-time highs. And as if that wasn't enough, yesterday, it surged still further. The Chinese ...

Mike Larson - Exotic ETFs you need to know about!

Exotic ETFs you need to know about!

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 15, 2006 at 8:00am

I wear a lot of hats here at Weiss Research. I co-edit the Safe Money Report with Martin. I run a pair of our trading services focused on interest rates and long-term options. I work on special ...

Larry Edelson - Six critical forecasts for 2007!

Six critical forecasts for 2007!

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 8:00am

With the new year just about two weeks away, I think now is a good time to take stock of where we've been, where we are, and where the markets are going next year. Despite recent gyrations, especially in ...

Sean Brodrick - The atomic clock is ticking …

The atomic clock is ticking …

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 8:00am

The U.S. government says it will sell off part of its strategic stockpile of 135 million pounds of uranium, and that plan has some uranium producers howling like a bunch of rabid coyotes. Apparently ...

Tony Sagami - Three Asian Mega-Trends!

Three Asian Mega-Trends!

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 8:00am

I've spent the last 21 days traveling throughout Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Shekou, Bangkok, Macau, and Shenzhen. My goal: Seeking out the very best investment opportunities. It's been a long ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Five Profit Bonanzas from a Dollar Decline

Five Profit Bonanzas from a Dollar Decline

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, December 11, 2006 at 8:00am

You've seen the dollar falling against the euro, the pound, the yen and the yuan. You've read our alerts. You know what's happening. But do you realize how serious this really is? Have you sat down to ...

Tony Sagami - Coming Monday: My #1 China Pick!

Coming Monday: My #1 China Pick!

by Tony Sagami | Saturday, December 9, 2006 at 8:00am

This coming Monday afternoon I'm sending out a special alert on the #1 tip-top, table-pounding recommendation of my lifetime — a company that I visited in China this week and that any ...

Mike Larson - The Dangers of Frankenstein Financing!

The Dangers of Frankenstein Financing!

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 8, 2006 at 8:00am

A tsunami of bad loans is sweeping across the country. You can't open a newspaper without coming across a story chronicling this swift, sharp increase in bad debts ...From the Wall Street Journal ...

Larry Edelson - Last Warning! Three-Pronged Collapse …

Last Warning! Three-Pronged Collapse …

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, December 7, 2006 at 8:00am

Today I want to give you one final warning on the crisis I see coming. I've told you some of this before, but I feel it's so important that it needs to be repeated one last time. Gold's rally back over $600 ...

Sean Brodrick - A Better Portfolio in 20 Minutes!

A Better Portfolio in 20 Minutes!

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at 8:00am

I have a confession to make: I'm so busy hunting down stock picks, visiting mines, and managing portfolios for my subscribers that I often neglect my own portfolio. That's why I've traditionally kept most ...

Tony Sagami - Four Great Companies in Singapore!

Four Great Companies in Singapore!

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 8:00am

The No Signboard restaurant in Singapore is considered by many locals and food critics to be one of the top culinary treats in Asia. Boy, do I ever agree. The ginger crab with spring onions and ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Unstoppable force! How to profit …

Unstoppable force! How to profit …

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, December 4, 2006 at 8:00am

Suddenly and without warning, investors are about to feel the impact of a massive, all-pervasive force that most have been ignoring. It's unstoppable, inescapable, and sometimes inexplicable. It has the ...

Tony Sagami - Six Asian Companies with Raging Profits

Six Asian Companies with Raging Profits

by Tony Sagami | Saturday, December 2, 2006 at 8:00am

Good morning from Singapore! Actually, it's just after 9 p.m. here ... and man ... am I having a ball! No, I'm not talking about nighttime follies. I'm not even talking about the wonderful spicy crab I just ...

Mike Larson - Buy American? Not in bonds!

Buy American? Not in bonds!

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 1, 2006 at 8:00am

I've seen a lot of pro-America slogans come and go: "Buy American" ... "Keep America Rolling" ... "Look for the 'Made in USA' label." They've all attempted to tap into our patriotic spirit, encouraging us ...

Larry Edelson - Falling dollar … what to do!

Falling dollar … what to do!

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, November 30, 2006 at 8:00am

The U.S. dollar is standing on the edge of the abyss, with one foot on a banana peel. In just the last two months, it's plunged nearly 4% against a basket of the world's major currencies! Years from now ...

Sean Brodrick - Winning the War for Natural Resources

Winning the War for Natural Resources

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at 8:00am

Although Hezbollah, al-Qaeda, and the war in Iraq often grab the headlines, I think the global battle for natural resources will probably define the 21st Century when it's all said and done. This war isn't ...

Mike Burnick - An Investment Strategy for Retirement

An Investment Strategy for Retirement

by Mike Burnick | Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 7:30am

Tony is over in Asia right now, trying to investigate as many new investment opportunities as he can. So he asked me to fill in for him this week. Lately, you've been reading in Money and Markets ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Dollar Hits New Lows! Gold, China Surge!

Dollar Hits New Lows! Gold, China Surge!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, November 27, 2006 at 8:25am

While most U.S. investors stayed home Friday, foreign investors were running away from the dollar. The greenback plunged to a 19-month low against the euro and a two-year low against the British pound ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Three Sectors Surging! AGAIN!

Three Sectors Surging! AGAIN!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 8:00am

Martin here with an update on our three favorite sectors: They're all surging AGAIN ... gaining momentum ... and, I believe, gearing up for another massive upward move. Here's the scoop: Oil stocks, which ...

Mike Larson - Five Dangerous Developments

Five Dangerous Developments

by Mike Larson | Friday, November 24, 2006 at 8:00am

It's a long holiday weekend (and today also happens to be my birthday). I'm celebrating with family and friends, and I'm sure you are, too. So I don't want to take up too much of your time. But I also ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Thursday, November 23, 2006 at 8:00am

This is our 35th Thanksgiving since we founded our company, and our 450th issue of Money and Markets. We're very thankful we've come this far, and especially grateful to have you among ...

Sean Brodrick - Gobblin’ Up Uranium

Gobblin’ Up Uranium

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at 8:00am

I think turkeys are one of our country's great natural resources. What's more, they're renewable resources. That's a good thing because I'm probably going to eat my weight in bird and trimmings over ...

Tony Sagami - Ride this investment trend!

Ride this investment trend!

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 8:00am

My boys are pestering the heck out of me to buy them the new Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) videogame system, which made its North American debut last week. In case you missed it, the PS3 and Nintendo's rival ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Challenge to Congress

Challenge to Congress

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, November 20, 2006 at 8:00am

With the housing bubble now unraveling before your eyes ... With deepening concern for the millions of Americans nearing retirement ... And in the spirit of Thanksgiving, Veterans Day, plus every national ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - China ETF Surging AGAIN!

China ETF Surging AGAIN!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 8:00am

Martin here with an urgent update on our recommended China ETF: It's surging! AGAIN! Just since we recommended it to our subscribers on August 24, it's up over 18% as of this writing! All without ...

Mike Larson - Money, Money Everywhere

Money, Money Everywhere

by Mike Larson | Friday, November 17, 2006 at 8:00am

I watch the markets like a hawk, and here's what I'm seeing right now: Falling long-term bond yields ... incredibly small price differences between riskier bonds and equivalent U.S. Treasuries ... rising ...

Larry Edelson - China will corner the gold market!

China will corner the gold market!

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 8:00am

If China were to lay its $1 trillion in reserves end-to-end using dollar bills, the trail of paper would stretch for 96,906,565 miles. That's enough to wrap around the widest part of the earth 3,876 times ...

Sean Brodrick - Sizzling Silver Miners Down South

Sizzling Silver Miners Down South

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 8:00am

Last week, I started telling you about my trip deep into a Mexican silver mine. Today, I'd like to finish my story. But first, have you been watching gold and silver move? Holy moly! Gold prices soared almost ...

Tony Sagami - How to Find Investment Winners

How to Find Investment Winners

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at 8:00am

I'm giving away my age, but I remember learning how to read with Dick and Jane books. I'm a big reader today, but it was far from my favorite subject back in the first grade. Instead, I loved making ...

Claus Vogt - Soft Landing or Recession?

Soft Landing or Recession?

by Claus Vogt | Monday, November 13, 2006 at 7:30am

Even as the Dow makes all-time highs and investors celebrate with growing enthusiasm, new signs of a slowing U.S. economy have suddenly burst onto the scene: Housing markets are sinking. Consumer ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Three Strongest Sectors Right Now

Three Strongest Sectors Right Now

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, November 11, 2006 at 8:00am

Just in the last five weeks, while the Dow is up only 2% ... our favorite oil ETF is up 9.4% ... our China ETF is up 12%, and gold is surging again, helping to drive mining shares up by an amazing 23.7% ...

Mike Larson - Apartment REITs Ready for a Fall?

Apartment REITs Ready for a Fall?

by Mike Larson | Friday, November 10, 2006 at 8:00am

When the housing stocks started tanking, another group of real estate shares took off. I'm talking about the apartment Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). The PHLX Housing Sector Index (HGX) is down ...

Larry Edelson - Four Important Warnings

Four Important Warnings

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, November 9, 2006 at 8:00am

In the end, the results of the recent mid-term elections won't matter one iota. So, instead of harping on them, I'd like to show you how four warnings that I previously told you about are coming true. Then ...

Sean Brodrick - A Silver and Platinum Bonanza

A Silver and Platinum Bonanza

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, November 8, 2006 at 8:00am

Dear Mr. Greenspan, I write to you on behalf of American investors who see beyond the Dow and GDP, harboring sincere concerns about the dangerous decline in the dollar. We have never met, but you knew ...

Tony Sagami - Why Wal-Mart Needs China

Why Wal-Mart Needs China

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, November 7, 2006 at 8:00am

Last week, Wal-Mart said business isn't so great. The deep discounter reported a pathetic same-store sales increase of just 0.5% for October. Initially, the company was predicting a gain of 2% to 4%. Then ...

Tony Sagami - What You Can Learn from Wal-Mart

What You Can Learn from Wal-Mart

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, November 7, 2006 at 8:00am

Last week, Wal-Mart said business isn't so great. The deep discounter reported a pathetic same-store sales increase of just 0.5% for October. Initially, the company was predicting a gain of 2% to 4%. Then ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Defeat in Iraq

Defeat in Iraq

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, November 6, 2006 at 8:00am

I'm in London, in transit for our return flight to Florida, and I have a brief, but painful, message for you this morning: We're going to lose the war in Iraq. This is hard to swallow, I know. But it seems ...

Mike Larson - Sinking economy, what to do …

Sinking economy, what to do …

by Mike Larson | Saturday, November 4, 2006 at 8:00am

Mike here with an important message. Like the sinking housing market I told you about yesterday, the fundamental evidence that the economy is also sinking is starting to pour in. Third quarter GDP rose ...

Mike Larson - Ground Zero of the Housing Bust

Ground Zero of the Housing Bust

by Mike Larson | Friday, November 3, 2006 at 8:00am

The house across the street from mine is for sale. Occasionally, a real estate agent stops by with a client. But it's not producing results — the house has been on the market for almost a year ...

Larry Edelson - Gold Panic Coming!

Gold Panic Coming!

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 8:00am

When you've been trading the gold market for nearly 30 years like I have, you develop a sixth sense for the precious yellow metal. You can hear it speak to you. You can feel its rhythm. You can interpret ...

Sean Brodrick - Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Treasure of the Sierra Madre

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, November 1, 2006 at 8:00am

One of my favorite movies of all time is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre — the 1948 epic written and directed by the great John Huston. It's a grand adventure and a great commentary on how ...

Tony Sagami - Why I Don’t Buy Chinese Banks

Why I Don’t Buy Chinese Banks

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 8:00am

Last week, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) floated its initial public offering. The Chinese bank raised $19.07 billion, making it the biggest IPO in history. In terms of assets, ICBC is the ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - The First Capitalist Empire

The First Capitalist Empire

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, October 30, 2006 at 8:00am

I am in Venice, the birthplace of modern capitalism. Casual visitors see only its countless canals and bridges. They marvel at the conspicuous absence of cars. They wonder at the pressing presence of ...

Mike Larson - Control risk, turn $10,000 into $1,032,504!

Control risk, turn $10,000 into $1,032,504!

by Mike Larson | Saturday, October 28, 2006 at 8:00am

With the Dow at record high levels, you're naturally wondering how you can make big money in the markets. To be sure, there is huge money to be made! But as I sit at my home trading desk this morning, I ...

Mike Larson - Saving American Savings

Saving American Savings

by Mike Larson | Friday, October 27, 2006 at 8:00am

In one of my kitchen cabinets, next to the Pyrex baking glassware and a few odds and ends, there's a coffee can. It's got a hand-written label wrapped around it that reads "Stacey and Mike's Nest Egg." ...

Larry Edelson - Another Massive Chinese Project

Another Massive Chinese Project

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, October 26, 2006 at 8:00am

Last week I told you about China's Beijing 2008 Olympics, which will be the biggest, most expensive Olympics yet. The $40 billion spectacle will be used to show off China to the world for the first time ...

Sean Brodrick - Grabbing Mexican Gold and Silver

Grabbing Mexican Gold and Silver

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 8:00am

If I asked you what happened in the year 1492, you'd probably say: "Columbus discovered America." But have you stopped to wonder why the Queen of Spain was financing expeditions to the West at that time ...

Nilus Mattive - Surviving Soaring Retirement Costs

Surviving Soaring Retirement Costs

by Nilus Mattive | Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 4:00pm

The Social Security Administration just announced that benefit recipients will get a 3.3% "raise" in 2007. But this cost-of-living adjustment just isn't going to cut it ... not in today's world. First off ...

Tony Sagami - Investing in the American Dream …

Investing in the American Dream …

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 8:00am

In 1957, my parents got divorced, and my 20-year-old Japanese mother suddenly found herself living in a strange country with no family, friends, money, food, or place to live. Yet instead of returning to ...

Nilus Mattive - New! Double-Dipped Dividends and Incredible Income Stocks

New! Double-Dipped Dividends and Incredible Income Stocks

by Nilus Mattive | Monday, October 23, 2006 at 8:00am

Martin is off today, enjoying a European vacation with his family. So he's asked me to jump in with my views on how stock investors can significantly boost their income. The topic has been on my mind ...

Mike Larson - 103 Times Over!

103 Times Over!

by Mike Larson | Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 8:00am

Mike Larson here with some numbers that will knock your socks off. I was so impressed with the 1,992% track record behind the new ETF service Martin launched recently, I decided to apply the same signals ...

Mike Larson - Avoid the Bank Stock Kool-Aid

Avoid the Bank Stock Kool-Aid

by Mike Larson | Friday, October 20, 2006 at 8:00am

Bank stocks have been the darlings of this latest market rally. Hardly a day — or even an hour — goes by without some fund manager on CNBC repeating the "buy financials" mantra. Is it some ...

Larry Edelson - China’s Herculean Undertaking

China’s Herculean Undertaking

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 8:00am

Centuries ago, China built its "Great Wall," the longest man-made object in the world. This wall of stone and earth stretches for about 4,000 miles from Beijing to the west, and once separated China from ...

Sean Brodrick - Defense Stocks Taking Off

Defense Stocks Taking Off

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at 8:00am

I read in the Wall Street Journal last week that peak spending in the Vietnam War was $470 billion in today's money. And even during the Reagan years, that high-water mark was never passed ...

Mike Burnick - Digging Deeper into the Dow …

Digging Deeper into the Dow …

by Mike Burnick | Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 7:30am

Tony is swamped with work this week, so he asked me to take his spot in Money and Markets. My name is Mike Burnick, and I'm an investment research analyst over at Weiss Capital Management ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Fallen Empire

Fallen Empire

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, October 16, 2006 at 8:00am

Yesterday, Elisabeth, Anthony and I walked the streets of Rome, the little village of seven hills founded in 753 B.C. that rose to rule the world from the Persian Gulf to the Atlantic coast. At its height ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Rome, Venice, Munich

Rome, Venice, Munich

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 8:00am

Elisabeth, Anthony and I are off to Europe for our first real vacation in several years. I had promised it would be a "laptopless" vacation. But then Anthony decided to bring along his new Apple. Good ...

Mike Larson - Big Bets Backfiring in Bonds

Big Bets Backfiring in Bonds

by Mike Larson | Friday, October 13, 2006 at 8:00am

The bond market took a beating when the September jobs report came out last week. But behind the scenes, I think there's more to the story. And it has dangerous implications for your investments ...

Larry Edelson - War Scenarios and Your Portfolio

War Scenarios and Your Portfolio

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, October 12, 2006 at 8:00am

Many analysts say that an attack on North Korea is out of the question. They think even Iran will now get away with its nuclear efforts. Their theory: There would be too many repercussions, and the U.S. is ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Press Release: North Korea Crisis and Uranium

Press Release: North Korea Crisis and Uranium

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Wednesday, October 11, 2006 at 1:00pm

At this very moment, we are sending out an important press release on the North Korea crisis and the booming demand for uranium ore. So I figured it would be a good idea to get it to you before it starts ...

Sean Brodrick - Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, October 11, 2006 at 8:00am

Imagine standing on a city street and watching an ominous black cloud swell on the horizon, barreling down on you. This is no ordinary thunderhead — it's a huge cloud of dirt, two miles high and moving ...

Tony Sagami - How to Score in Asia

How to Score in Asia

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, October 10, 2006 at 8:00am

When it comes to football, I'd much rather watch my University of Washington Huskies than a professional team. Still, I did get interested when the NFL announced that the New England Patriots will play the ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Four Retirement Threats

Four Retirement Threats

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, October 9, 2006 at 8:00am

The last time I was in Costa Rica to visit my mother, I took my aunt and uncle along with me. All three retired with a good measure of health and wealth. But now that Mom is gone and I myself have turned 60 ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Iran. Korea. War. What to do …

Iran. Korea. War. What to do …

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, October 7, 2006 at 8:00am

I'm getting ready to leave for a weekend business trip, but I wanted to give you this urgent update. Just yesterday, in London, top officials from the U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China gathered ...

Mike Larson - Bond Market Fighting the Fed

Bond Market Fighting the Fed

by Mike Larson | Friday, October 6, 2006 at 8:00am

There's been a party going on in bonds: Prices have been rising, pushing yields lower. Traders have been buying Treasuries on good news ... bad news ... any news. What gives? My view: Fixed income investors ...

Larry Edelson - Gold: Eerie Parallels

Gold: Eerie Parallels

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, October 5, 2006 at 8:00am

At the height of the U.S. Civil War, the combined military expenditures of the North and South were running at an estimated $2.5 million per day — $29.5 billion a day in today's dollars ...

Sean Brodrick - Copper Flexes Its Muscles

Copper Flexes Its Muscles

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at 8:00am

Decades ago, one of my first jobs was digging holes in the ground to access buried phone lines. It was delicate work, so I couldn't use a backhoe. Instead, I muscled a wooden stick with a blade at the end ...

Tony Sagami - Three New Opportunities in Asia

Three New Opportunities in Asia

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 8:00am

I've been looking forward to my next trip to Asia for some time now. But unfortunately, due to a family problem, I had to postpone it. Life, like investing, is full of ups and downs. As soon as I reschedule ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Classic Case of Complacency

Classic Case of Complacency

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, October 2, 2006 at 8:00am

America's two largest auto giants, Ford and General Motors, are on a collision course with bankruptcy. Yet most American investors don't seem to care. Instead, they're buying up big Dow stocks like American ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Urgent Reco Wednesday!

Urgent Reco Wednesday!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Sunday, October 1, 2006 at 8:00am

I had promised Elisabeth I would spend the weekend away from my computer, but I managed to sneak away for a while. I explained I needed to call our traders to fine-tune a recommendation going out this coming ...

Mike Larson - Housing values falling! Housing stocks rising?

Housing values falling! Housing stocks rising?

by Mike Larson | Friday, September 29, 2006 at 8:00am

Right now, we've got a giant disconnect — the housing market keeps sinking while housing stocks have been rising. First, let's look at the market for homes. The latest data has been simply awful. In ...

Sean Brodrick - OPEC cuts production! Here’s what’s next …

OPEC cuts production! Here’s what’s next …

by Sean Brodrick | Thursday, September 28, 2006 at 6:00pm

I don't usually write you on Thursday afternoons. But this is a special situation. OPEC has just announced they're going to cut oil production by 5% starting October 1. That's this coming Sunday, and it's huge ...

Larry Edelson - India’s Rapid Rise

India’s Rapid Rise

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, September 28, 2006 at 8:00am

India is on my short list of places to visit. In the last two years, I've tried to schedule a trip on a number of occasions, but things always get in the way. I'll get there someday soon. But even before I ...

Sean Brodrick - America’s Atomic Future

America’s Atomic Future

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, September 27, 2006 at 8:00am

As I was flying into JFK on my way back from a uranium mine in Labrador recently, I peered down at the cityscape and was struck by just how brightly this country lights up the night sky. I'm not talking ...

Tony Sagami - Asian Stocks Soaring!

Asian Stocks Soaring!

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at 8:00am

I'm sick and tired of hearing the cheerleaders on CNBC talking about whether the Dow Jones will hit a new high. After all, even if it does, we're talking roughly a 1,000-point gain for the year. If that kind ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, September 25, 2006 at 8:00am

When Hurricane Wilma struck Florida last year, the eye was so vast and the calm so reassuring we had a hard time believing the storm was not over. Elisabeth went outside and started cleaning up debris in ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Two Nest Eggs

Two Nest Eggs

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, September 23, 2006 at 8:00am

I turned 60 on Tuesday. At first, it was tough to accept. But then, as Anthony was about to leave for work in the morning, he gave me a big hug and said "What's your problem, Dad? You don't look a day over ...

Mike Larson - Commercial real estate binge!

Commercial real estate binge!

by Mike Larson | Friday, September 22, 2006 at 8:00am

I'm usually pretty good when it comes to eating. For lunch, I bring stuff like low-calorie, low-fat frozen meals, fresh fruit, and yogurt, instead of buying burgers and fries in the cafeteria. And when we cook ...

Larry Edelson - 5 Myths Dispelled; A Promising Palladium Producer

5 Myths Dispelled; A Promising Palladium Producer

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, September 21, 2006 at 8:00am

Today, I'm going to do something unusual — I'm going to give you the specific name of a promising company that I think looks ripe for gains. And I'm giving it to you with no strings attached. Bear in ...

Sean Brodrick - The Golden Age of Uranium

The Golden Age of Uranium

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 8:00am

In the past few weeks, I've been digging deep into uranium — talking to CEOs, geologists, government officials, and scientists. And everything supports my view that we have entered the golden age of ...

Tony Sagami - A Tale of Two Economies …

A Tale of Two Economies …

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at 8:00am

Just when everyone thought the U.S. trade deficit couldn't possibly get any worse, the Commerce Department has announced that the July deficit was the biggest in history. And just when the markets were ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - The Greatest Scam of All Time

The Greatest Scam of All Time

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, September 18, 2006 at 8:00am

Washington's Enron-style accounting is now so widespread and so deeply ingrained, the nation could be bankrupt and not even know it. You go to work. You save and invest. You vote in the November election ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - China: The world’s leading economic powerhouse

China: The world’s leading economic powerhouse

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, September 16, 2006 at 8:00am

The pundits rarely agree on anything. But looking out at the world on this sunny Saturday morning, I see at least one, extremely powerful, megatrend that few can deny: The explosive growth of the most ...

Mike Larson - Bond Market Bubble

Bond Market Bubble

by Mike Larson | Friday, September 15, 2006 at 8:00am

In the 1990s, the big bubble was in Nasdaq stocks. It burst. From 2003 to 2005, the bubble was in housing. It's popping before our eyes. Now, I want to talk about a third bubble, one you may not even have ...

Larry Edelson - Gold and oil setting up for gains …

Gold and oil setting up for gains …

by Larry Edelson | Thursday, September 14, 2006 at 8:00am

Larry here with an urgent update on gold and oil. Right now, some investors seem to think the crisis in the Middle East is over. So they're selling some of their gold and oil holdings. Come on! What are ...

Sean Brodrick - Natural resource bull not over; my favorite play …

Natural resource bull not over; my favorite play …

by Sean Brodrick | Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 8:00am

Silver, gold, and oil have skidded. Commodities have suffered a correction. And already we hear the same old voices proclaiming that "the mega-run for commodities has run its course." Why they're wrong ...

Tony Sagami - A hot city and an even hotter stock …

A hot city and an even hotter stock …

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, September 12, 2006 at 8:00am

In October, I'll be visiting eight of the most important cities in the world — every single one in Asia. I'd love to take the tram to the top of Mount Faber in Singapore, marvel at the New Shanghai ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Nine Eleven and Eleven Twenty-Two

Nine Eleven and Eleven Twenty-Two

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, September 11, 2006 at 8:00am

If you're almost 60 like me, sometimes your memory is sharp, sometimes not. But among all the historical moments of our lifetime, none are more permanently embedded in your mind than 9/11 and 11/22 ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Global Powderkeg

Global Powderkeg

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, September 9, 2006 at 8:00am

Five years after 9-11, the world is a powderkeg. Iran, the sponsor of Hamas and Hezbollah, is now more defiant than ever about its nuclear program ... blatantly rebuffing the UN Secretary General last week ...