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The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: More NSA Hacking Uncovered, Thousands Scramble for Medical Procedures, Olympic Security Scare Heightens

Money and Markets Daily Reader: More NSA Hacking Uncovered, Thousands Scramble for Medical Procedures, Olympic Security Scare Heightens

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 10:08am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Personal security and freedom, Obamacare, and the Olympics security

Douglas Davenport - The Stock Market Rally: Overextended or Underappreciated?

The Stock Market Rally: Overextended or Underappreciated?

by Douglas Davenport | Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 7:30am

Many analysts and financial pundits have been warning us about the unsustainability of the bull market in stocks, and their warnings have grown more dire as equities have soared ever higher. Earlier

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: NSA Plants Bugs on Personal Computers, Twitter Shares Nosedive, Suicide Bomber Raises Olympic Fears

Money and Markets Daily Reader: NSA Plants Bugs on Personal Computers, Twitter Shares Nosedive, Suicide Bomber Raises Olympic Fears

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, December 30, 2013 at 10:35am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: personal security and freedom, business and finance, and world

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets’ /em Economic and Company Calendar Dec. 30-Jan. 3

Money and Markets’ Economic and Company Calendar Dec. 30-Jan. 3

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, December 30, 2013 at 8:30am

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and other central bank officials will be bringing in the New Year with speeches at a conference in Philadelphia later this week. We’ll also get economic reports

Larry Edelson - 5 Investing Myths to Ignore in 2014

5 Investing Myths to Ignore in 2014

by Larry Edelson | Monday, December 30, 2013 at 7:30am

A new year is just two days away. How fast time flies! For me and for you, I believe 2014 is going to be our best year ever. Why? For the simple

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - 3 Urgent Steps for the Ultimate Strategy in 2014!

3 Urgent Steps for the Ultimate Strategy in 2014!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 7:30am

There’s no doubt we’re living in crazy times. Despite a slight reduction in the amount of unbacked money it prints every month, the Fed is still burying the world in unbacked paper

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Christmas Presents Delayed, Hospital Bans Religious Carrols, Chinese Bomber Threatens U.S.

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Christmas Presents Delayed, Hospital Bans Religious Carrols, Chinese Bomber Threatens U.S.

by The Money and Markets Team | Friday, December 27, 2013 at 9:54am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Christmas dysfunction, personal security and freedom, and world news.

Mike Larson - Three Key Lessons to Learn From a Wild 2013

Three Key Lessons to Learn From a Wild 2013

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 27, 2013 at 7:30am

At the end of every year, when trading activity slows down for the holiday season, I like to reflect on the 12 months gone by. The idea? To see if there are

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Snowden Broadcasts Christmas Message, Carmakers Anticipate Record Sales, How to Shop While Being Black

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Snowden Broadcasts Christmas Message, Carmakers Anticipate Record Sales, How to Shop While Being Black

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:00pm

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, business and finance. Obamacare

Mike Burnick - A Glittering Investment Gift for 2014

A Glittering Investment Gift for 2014

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 7:30am

With holiday-shortened trading this week and next, financial markets should be relatively quiet. It is a good time to take stock of your portfolio and consider new investment opportunities for 2014. That’s

Money and Markets - Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

by Money and Markets | Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 7:30am

Dear #field8#, Our Money and Markets team is off today, spending some quality time with family and friends. But we wanted to take a moment to wish you all the best during

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Obamacare Approval Drops to Record Low, Snowden Says Mission Accomplished, Stocks Extend Rally

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Approval Drops to Record Low, Snowden Says Mission Accomplished, Stocks Extend Rally

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 9:38am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, business and finance. Obamacare:

Douglas Davenport - You Don’t Have to Agree With the System, Just Understand It

You Don’t Have to Agree With the System, Just Understand It

by Douglas Davenport | Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at 7:30am

Over the past 15 years or so, U.S. asset prices have gone through repeated cycles of boom and bust. Many investors thought this dangerous pattern would end following the financial crisis in

Charles Goyette - Ron Paul on Bitcoins: A Currency Needs the Support of People Who Use It

Ron Paul on Bitcoins: A Currency Needs the Support of People Who Use It

by Charles Goyette | Monday, December 23, 2013 at 4:56pm

Are bitcoins the coming currency of the digital age? Can they provide an effective alternative to the state’s money monopoly? In my latest podcast, Ron Paul discusses the new currency that everyone’s

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Obamacare Meltdown, Scientists Engineer a More Dangerous Bird Flu Virus, Iran Threatens World Powers

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Meltdown, Scientists Engineer a More Dangerous Bird Flu Virus, Iran Threatens World Powers

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, December 23, 2013 at 9:27am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, world news. Obamacare: Democratic

Larry Edelson - The Two Most Important Questions About Gold Today

The Two Most Important Questions About Gold Today

by Larry Edelson | Monday, December 23, 2013 at 7:30am

Most analysts and traders say you should never try to pick a bottom in any market. Most of the time I agree. It can be like trying to catch a falling knife.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - 7 Fundamental Conclusions about 2014

7 Fundamental Conclusions about 2014

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 7:30am

Just a few days ago, we brought together some of the best minds in the investment world for two days of intensive meetings. Our task: To peer into 2014 and beyond; take

The Money and Markets Team - Best Quotes of the Week From em Money and Markets /em

Best Quotes of the Week From Money and Markets

by The Money and Markets Team | Friday, December 20, 2013 at 11:25am

From gold’s price swing last week to QE tapering views, Money and Markets’ newsletter editors sounded off on the most important investing topics of the week. Below are snippets from the editors

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Obamacare as a Christmas Treat, Duck Dynasty Star Gets Support, New Malware Baffles FBI

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare as a Christmas Treat, Duck Dynasty Star Gets Support, New Malware Baffles FBI

by The Money and Markets Team | Friday, December 20, 2013 at 11:22am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom of speech. Obamacare Michelle

Mike Larson - My Fed Forecast Was Right on Target — What to Look for Next

My Fed Forecast Was Right on Target — What to Look for Next

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 20, 2013 at 7:30am

Most of Wall Street was caught by surprise this week when the Federal Reserve did the unthinkable and started the long process of killing off quantitative easing once and for all. But

The Money and Markets Team - Fed Tapering Begins, But Easy Money Remains

Fed Tapering Begins, But Easy Money Remains

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 1:25pm

As the Federal Reserve begins to taper its bond-buying program, announced yesterday, several Money and Markets analysts said they don’t expect inflation to pick up anytime soon. That may help to temper

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Drag Queens Support Obamacare, Merkel Compares NSA to Secret Police, Obama’s Adviser Calls GOP a Suicidal Cult

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Drag Queens Support Obamacare, Merkel Compares NSA to Secret Police, Obama’s Adviser Calls GOP a Suicidal Cult

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 8:55am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, politics and more. Obamacare

Mike Burnick - This Sector Is Clearly the Best Bargain Among U.S. Stocks

This Sector Is Clearly the Best Bargain Among U.S. Stocks

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 7:30am

Economic growth around the world is gaining momentum as we head into 2014. In several recent articles I made the case that globally oriented cyclical stocks and sectors will outperform in the

Don Lucek - With Stocks at a Record High, It’s Still a Great Time to Buy

With Stocks at a Record High, It’s Still a Great Time to Buy

by Don Lucek | Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 4:00pm

We’re at yet another decision point, one of many over the past few years. And the stakes have never been higher. That’s because we’re confronting an all-time high in equity indexes. We

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: The Best of 2013 in Business, Harvard Student’s Bomb Hoax, Pennsylvania’s ‘Cheek Swab’ Intimidation

Money and Markets Daily Reader: The Best of 2013 in Business, Harvard Student’s Bomb Hoax, Pennsylvania’s ‘Cheek Swab’ Intimidation

by The Money and Markets Team | Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 9:58am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: The Best of 2013 awards, personal security and freedom

Bill Hall - 6 Counterpoints to my Prediction of a Stock-Market Correction

6 Counterpoints to my Prediction of a Stock-Market Correction

by Bill Hall | Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 7:30am

In recent Money and Markets columns, I presented a number of specific reasons why the market is due for a pullback. To support that point of view, I have indentified several factors

Douglas Davenport - Investors to Get Another Curveball From the Fed

Investors to Get Another Curveball From the Fed

by Douglas Davenport | Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 7:30am

The most important news story of last week may have slipped under the radar of anyone who wasn’t paying attention to Washington and the financial markets. But make no mistake — it’s

Charles Goyette - Ron Paul on 100 Years of the Federal Reserve: Nothing Lasts Forever

Ron Paul on 100 Years of the Federal Reserve: Nothing Lasts Forever

by Charles Goyette | Monday, December 16, 2013 at 2:46pm

This month is the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve System, so of course I spoke with Ron Paul in my latest weekly podcast about the Fed’s performance so far and its future. Below

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: NSA May Offer Amnesty to Snowden, Budget Stuck in Senate, Pope Says He’s No Marxist

Money and Markets Daily Reader: NSA May Offer Amnesty to Snowden, Budget Stuck in Senate, Pope Says He’s No Marxist

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:40am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Personal security and freedom, federal budget and ethics and

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets’ /em Economic and Company Calendar Dec. 16-20

Money and Markets’ Economic and Company Calendar Dec. 16-20

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, December 16, 2013 at 9:30am

This week will yield important economic and financial reports, including forecasts from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, and the final third-quarter gross domestic product report on Friday. Food and restaurant companies dominate

Larry Edelson - 2014: The First Year of the 21st Century Dark Age

2014: The First Year of the 21st Century Dark Age

by Larry Edelson | Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:30am

I’m about to put pen to paper and write my December Real Wealth Report issue. It will be a seminal issue with my forecasts for 2014 and beyond. You won’t want to

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets’ /em Weekly Wrap

Money and Markets’ Weekly Wrap

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 8:30am

What follows is Money and Markets’ weekly summary of the latest articles written by its investment newsletter editors. Larry Edelson has been studying cycles of war for decades, and the trend he

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - The Biggest Interest-Rate Turn in 37 Years

The Biggest Interest-Rate Turn in 37 Years

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 7:30am

If you thought last week’s big action in the bond market was a one-time event, look at what’s happened this week! Again, bond prices have taken a dump. Again, long-term interest rates

Money and Markets - Best Quotes of the Week From Money and Markets

Best Quotes of the Week From Money and Markets

by Money and Markets | Friday, December 13, 2013 at 5:05pm

From a bottoming in precious-metals prices to record-high stock prices to a change in the Federal Reserve’s policy, Money and Markets’ newsletter editors sounded off on the most important investing topics of

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Republicans, Tea Party in ‘Full-Scale Civil War’; Obamacare Ad on ESPN; Santa Gives Investment Advice

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Republicans, Tea Party in ‘Full-Scale Civil War’; Obamacare Ad on ESPN; Santa Gives Investment Advice

by The Money and Markets Team | Friday, December 13, 2013 at 9:31am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Federal Budget, Personal security and freedom and Business and

Mike Larson - Investors, Run for Cover From the Incoming ‘Taper Bomb’

Investors, Run for Cover From the Incoming ‘Taper Bomb’

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 13, 2013 at 7:30am

Maybe it’s because I just spoke to our German partners and their clients a few weeks ago on the state of the markets. Or maybe it’s the holiday season. But for whatever

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Budget Deal Divides Republicans, D.C. Police Embroiled in Sex Crimes, Obama to Extend Amnesty to Even More Young Illegal Immigrants

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Budget Deal Divides Republicans, D.C. Police Embroiled in Sex Crimes, Obama to Extend Amnesty to Even More Young Illegal Immigrants

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 11:02am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Federal Budget, Personal security and freedom and Immigration! Federal

The Money and Markets Team - Stock-Market Rally Is ‘Looking Tired’ After 28% Gain

Stock-Market Rally Is ‘Looking Tired’ After 28% Gain

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 9:30am

After this year’s advance, the best in a decade, are U.S. stocks poised to decline? Several Money and Markets editors and money managers say that could well be. Consider: Major U.S. equity

Mike Burnick - Are More Gains in Store for 2014? Let History Be Your Guide.

Are More Gains in Store for 2014? Let History Be Your Guide.

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:30am

With less than three weeks remaining in 2013 — and just a dozen trading days left — I’m already focusing on what lies ahead for markets in 2014. There are plenty of

Don Lucek - Why I Like Financial Stocks for 2014

Why I Like Financial Stocks for 2014

by Don Lucek | Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 4:00pm

The media have made much ballyhoo in recent days out of the Volcker Rule, which bars Wall Street banks and other financial institutions from using their own money to make speculative investments.

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets /em Daily Reader: Google Wants to Implant Chips in Your Brain, Russia to Increase Arctic Military Presence, Black Death Rises From the Ashes

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Google Wants to Implant Chips in Your Brain, Russia to Increase Arctic Military Presence, Black Death Rises From the Ashes

by The Money and Markets Team | Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9:10am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: the federal budget, personal freedom and world news! Budget

Bill Hall - Warren Buffett Helps Support my View That Stocks Are Overvalued

Warren Buffett Helps Support my View That Stocks Are Overvalued

by Bill Hall | Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:30am

Like it or not, it’s a fact: Using any historical valuation metric, the U.S. stock market is overvalued. For example, in last week’s Money and Markets column, I pointed out that the

The Money and Markets Team - GM, Yahoo Rank Among the Best-Performing Stocks Over Five Days

GM, Yahoo Rank Among the Best-Performing Stocks Over Five Days

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 5:11pm

Click for larger version General Motors, Yahoo! and Dollar General are among the best-performing U.S. stocks in the past five trading days. The biggest gainer, Sysco, jumped almost 12 percent. Examining shares

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets’ /em Economic and Company Calendar Dec. 11-13

Money and Markets’ Economic and Company Calendar Dec. 11-13

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 3:27pm

This week we’ll be getting information on the U.S. economy’s health, including crude oil supplies, producer prices and retail sales. A number of retailers, Costco and Restoration Hardware among them, will be

Charles Goyette - Ron Paul to Young People: Getting Involved Trumps Running for Higher Office

Ron Paul to Young People: Getting Involved Trumps Running for Higher Office

by Charles Goyette | Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 9:30am

I spoke with Ron Paul in my latest weekly podcast about the former U.S. representative’s advice for the growing number of young people who want to get involved politically, and about the

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: NSA Invades Your XBOX, Obamacare Extinguishes Fire Departments, Rover Close to Finding Life on Mars

Money and Markets Daily Reader: NSA Invades Your XBOX, Obamacare Extinguishes Fire Departments, Rover Close to Finding Life on Mars

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 9:25am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Personal security and freedom, Obamacare and technology! Personal security

Douglas Davenport - The Fed, Fearing Japan-Style Deflation, Will Keep Printing Money

The Fed, Fearing Japan-Style Deflation, Will Keep Printing Money

by Douglas Davenport | Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:30am

After last week’s better-than-expected employment report, many investors are predicting that the Federal Reserve will begin to aggressively taper its $85 billion per month bond-buying program. But based on my analysis of

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Mandela Family Battles Over Inheritance, New Technology Can Read Your Mind, Phone Spying Goes Local

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Mandela Family Battles Over Inheritance, New Technology Can Read Your Mind, Phone Spying Goes Local

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, December 9, 2013 at 10:26am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Mandela Legacy, personal security and freedom and Obamacare! Mandela

Larry Edelson - It’s Time to Take Action Against Washington and Wall Street

It’s Time to Take Action Against Washington and Wall Street

by Larry Edelson | Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7:30am

It’s time to get ready to rebel against Washington and against Wall Street investment bankers who play with your money. I’m dead serious about it. Why? Because the war cycles — as

Money and Markets - Money and Markets Weekly Wrap

Money and Markets Weekly Wrap

by Money and Markets | Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 8:30am

What follows is our weekly wrap with links to Money and Markets articles written by our investment newsletter editors. Larry Edelson discussed details of his war-cycles study. In his Monday article he

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Your Trip on My Time Machine

Your Trip on My Time Machine

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 7:30am

This week, U.S. financial markets crossed a critical historic threshold that could change the lives of millions of investors: Just as Mike Larson has warned, the combination of big federal budget deficits

Larry McMillan - I Would Not Be a Seller in This Market: Weekly Options Wrap

I Would Not Be a Seller in This Market: Weekly Options Wrap

by Larry McMillan | Friday, December 6, 2013 at 3:00pm

Even as stocks are rising today, the picture is actually fairly bearish except for one major thing: the price chart of the S&P 500 Index ($SPX) has not broken down. A decline

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Nelson Mandela Dies, Brutal Weather Threatens U.S., ‘Knockout Game’ Spreads to Yale

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Nelson Mandela Dies, Brutal Weather Threatens U.S., ‘Knockout Game’ Spreads to Yale

by The Money and Markets Team | Friday, December 6, 2013 at 11:07am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Ethics and values, personal security and freedom, and immigration.

Mike Larson - Why 2014 Will Be Even Worse Than 2013 for Bond Investors

Why 2014 Will Be Even Worse Than 2013 for Bond Investors

by Mike Larson | Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:30am

The bloodbath in bonds is showing no signs of letting up. The evidence: ==> Benchmark 10-year Treasury note yields have risen from 2.5 percent a few weeks ago to 2.83 percent this

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Young People Snub Obamacare, NSA Tracks Phones Worldwide, Drones to Jam Airspace

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Young People Snub Obamacare, NSA Tracks Phones Worldwide, Drones to Jam Airspace

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:44am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, and immigration! Obamacare New

Mike Burnick - Two ETFs to Profit From the Great American Energy Boom

Two ETFs to Profit From the Great American Energy Boom

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 7:30am

Last week in Money and Markets, I explained why poorly performing stock markets can experience a dramatic reversal of fortune. Stocks and industries at the back of the pack one year often

Don Lucek - Now’s the Time to Start Buying Tomorrow’s Winners

Now’s the Time to Start Buying Tomorrow’s Winners

by Don Lucek | Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 4:00pm

Defensive industries such as consumer staples, health care and telecom, which tend to do well regardless of the economy’s health, led the stock market’s rally at the beginning of 2013. But many

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Health-Care Website Worse after ‘Fix,’ Shopping Spree Turns Into Killing Spree, Republicans Push for Amnesty

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Health-Care Website Worse after ‘Fix,’ Shopping Spree Turns Into Killing Spree, Republicans Push for Amnesty

by The Money and Markets Team | Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 10:11am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, and immigration! Obamacare Expert:

Bill Hall - Staying Fully Invested in Stocks Is Insanity

Staying Fully Invested in Stocks Is Insanity

by Bill Hall | Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 7:30am

In last week’s Money and Markets column, I showed the following chart, which uses the Shiller P/E ratio to measure the value of the U.S. stock market on a price-to-earnings basis. In

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obama Pledges to Cure AIDS, Amazon Drones Threaten Public Safety, Iran Announces Second Nuclear Reactor

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obama Pledges to Cure AIDS, Amazon Drones Threaten Public Safety, Iran Announces Second Nuclear Reactor

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 9:42am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, world news! Obamacare Obama

Douglas Davenport - There’s No End in Sight to the Bull Market in Stocks

There’s No End in Sight to the Bull Market in Stocks

by Douglas Davenport | Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 7:30am

I’ve heard many investors say the stock market rally may soon end and we may be on the verge of a bear market. How concerned should you be? Is it time to

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Americans Join al Qaeda-Linked Groups, Nobel Prize Economist Warns of U.S. Stock Bubble

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Americans Join al Qaeda-Linked Groups, Nobel Prize Economist Warns of U.S. Stock Bubble

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:05am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, business and finance! Obamacare

Larry Edelson - What Turbulent Times Mean for Gold

What Turbulent Times Mean for Gold

by Larry Edelson | Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:30am

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends. I did! But now, it’s back to work. It’s back to protecting and growing your wealth. As we come closer

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Six Urgent Questions for Investors

Six Urgent Questions for Investors

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 7:30am

With the stock market making new highs, all investors must urgently get answers to the following six questions: Question #1. The great debt crisis is said to have ended years ago. Is

Money and Markets - Get faster news, analysis, and feedback

Get faster news, analysis, and feedback

by Money and Markets | Friday, November 29, 2013 at 9:00am

Get faster news, analysis, and feedback on the Money and Markets Facebook page! Just click here to join us now! Are you aware that you can have access to more timely financial

Mike Larson - The Fed Can’t Prevent the Worst Year for Bonds Since 1999

The Fed Can’t Prevent the Worst Year for Bonds Since 1999

by Mike Larson | Friday, November 29, 2013 at 7:30am

Not losing money is sometimes just as important as making money. And with the bond bubble bursting, I’m thankful that I’ve helped you with the former. Since late 2012 I’ve recommended getting

Mike Burnick - Triple-Digit Gains Are on Tap for This Investment, History Shows

Triple-Digit Gains Are on Tap for This Investment, History Shows

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 7:30am

U.S. financial markets, which have risen to records, are closed today in celebration of our uniquely American holiday, so I thought I’d do some work on countries abroad. In my decades of

Don Lucek - The Most ‘Difficult’ Sector Still Has Hidden Winners

The Most ‘Difficult’ Sector Still Has Hidden Winners

by Don Lucek | Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 4:00pm

Health care will be the most difficult sector from which to pick stock winners in 2014. After a long period of underperformance (see 20-year chart), health-care stocks have sprung to life and

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: NSA Exploits Tech Firms’ Weaknesses, Supreme Court Takes Up Obamacare, Iran Nuke Deal a Bust

Money and Markets Daily Reader: NSA Exploits Tech Firms’ Weaknesses, Supreme Court Takes Up Obamacare, Iran Nuke Deal a Bust

by The Money and Markets Team | Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 9:47am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, and the Iranian nuclear

Bill Hall - How Long Before This Stock-Market Bubble Bursts?

How Long Before This Stock-Market Bubble Bursts?

by Bill Hall | Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 7:30am

In last week’s Money and Markets column, I told an imaginary story about a small town on the East Coast to explain Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s unconventional plan for solving the

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Slams Smokers, D.C. Cops Go ‘Nuclear,’ FBI Rolls Out New Tracking Device

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Slams Smokers, D.C. Cops Go ‘Nuclear,’ FBI Rolls Out New Tracking Device

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 11:18am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, immigration and more! Obamacare

Douglas Davenport - How to Profit From Japan’s Experiment in ‘Abenomics’

How to Profit From Japan’s Experiment in ‘Abenomics’

by Douglas Davenport | Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 7:30am

It seems as if every day we hear more about the massive monetary stimulus instituted by Ben Bernanke and the U.S. Federal Reserve. But for all the attention the Fed’s QE3 receives,

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Israel to Defuse Nuclear Threat, China Threatens Japan, NSA Plans to Spy Even More

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Israel to Defuse Nuclear Threat, China Threatens Japan, NSA Plans to Spy Even More

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, November 25, 2013 at 9:33am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: personal security and freedom, business, technology and more! World

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets’ Weekly Wrap

Money and Markets’ Weekly Wrap

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 8:30am

What follows is the weekly wrap of the latest articles written by Money and Markets’ newsletter editors. The Federal Reserve’s Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen delivered speeches on the U.S. economy and

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Monetary Madness, Part II

Monetary Madness, Part II

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30am

Last week, I showed you how the Fed’s monstrous 6-year monetary expansion is mind-boggling in the extreme. To recap … In the chart below, just look at the relatively gradual slope of

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: ‘Knockout’ Game Terrorizes Cities, Obamacare Drops Prestigious Hospitals

Money and Markets Daily Reader: ‘Knockout’ Game Terrorizes Cities, Obamacare Drops Prestigious Hospitals

by The Money and Markets Team | Friday, November 22, 2013 at 9:25am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, immigration and more! Obamacare

Mike Larson - The Fed Is Missing the Rebound in the Economy

The Fed Is Missing the Rebound in the Economy

by Mike Larson | Friday, November 22, 2013 at 7:30am

The chasm between what central bankers are saying about monetary policy and what the economy is actually doing couldn’t be wider than it is today. On Wednesday it was Ben Bernanke, outgoing

The Money and Markets Team - What Justifies Record-High U.S. Stock Prices? Maybe China Does

What Justifies Record-High U.S. Stock Prices? Maybe China Does

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 1:25pm

Now that the U.S. economy is showing the strongest signs of growth in years, the most important question for investors is: What happens when the Federal Reserve eases back on its stimulus?

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: 93% of Americans Want Obamacare Changed, Mental Mayhem Sweeps Nation, Congresswoman Attacked

Money and Markets Daily Reader: 93% of Americans Want Obamacare Changed, Mental Mayhem Sweeps Nation, Congresswoman Attacked

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 9:51am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, immigration and more! Obamacare

Mike Burnick - Is the Stock Market Suffering From Bubble Trouble?

Is the Stock Market Suffering From Bubble Trouble?

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7:30am

Janet Yellen, the nominee to be the next leader of the Federal Reserve, was on Capitol Hill last week explaining her outlook on the economy, quantitative easing (QE) and monetary policy. Quizzed

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obama Drops God From Thanksgiving Address, Healthcare.gov Hacked, Texas Drivers Are Asked for Blood Samples

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obama Drops God From Thanksgiving Address, Healthcare.gov Hacked, Texas Drivers Are Asked for Blood Samples

by The Money and Markets Team | Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 9:41am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, immigration and more! Obamacare

Bill Hall - Bernanke’s Sacred Mission Drives Fed Policy

Bernanke’s Sacred Mission Drives Fed Policy

by Bill Hall | Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 7:30am

In past Money and Markets columns, I have been skeptical of Ben Bernanke’s and the Federal Reserve’s policies of keeping interest rates low and purchasing trillions of dollars of securities in an

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: $1 Trillion in New Debt, Detention Pods at Airports, the Paralyzed Walk Again

Money and Markets Daily Reader: $1 Trillion in New Debt, Detention Pods at Airports, the Paralyzed Walk Again

by The Money and Markets Team | Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 9:26am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, business and more! Personal

Douglas Davenport - ‘Don’t Fight the Fed’: More True Than Ever

‘Don’t Fight the Fed’: More True Than Ever

by Douglas Davenport | Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 7:30am

Janet Yellen sailed through questioning by the Senate Banking Committee last week, and it’s all but certain that she’ll be confirmed as the first female Federal Reserve chairman. Investors viewed that as

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Storms Damage Midwest, Obamacare Model Bullied, Gold Moves East

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Storms Damage Midwest, Obamacare Model Bullied, Gold Moves East

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, November 18, 2013 at 9:07am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal security and freedom, the economy and more!

The Money and Markets Team - As U.S. Stocks Fade, Could European Equities Break Out?

As U.S. Stocks Fade, Could European Equities Break Out?

by The Money and Markets Team | Monday, November 18, 2013 at 9:00am

Europe was hit hard by the Great Recession and the sovereign debt crisis — more so than the U.S. Unlike Europe, the U.S. didn’t suffer through a double-dip recession. Click for larger

Larry Edelson - Who Will Head the Fed? It Doesn’t Matter

Who Will Head the Fed? It Doesn’t Matter

by Larry Edelson | Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:30am

Once confirmed, as I am sure she will be, Janet Yellen will stop at nothing to help the economy. She will print more money than ever, buy more bonds than ever. Even

The Money and Markets Team - em Money and Markets’ /em Weekly Wrap

Money and Markets’ Weekly Wrap

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:30am

What follows is the weekly Money and Markets wrap-up with links to articles written by its investment newsletter editors from Nov. 11-15. Larry Edelson’s Monday column is a must-read if you’re an

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Monetary Madness

Monetary Madness

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 7:30am

The U.S. economy is now so addicted to the Fed’s monthly $85 billion injection of monetary stimulus … that just the thought of withdrawal is enough to cause violent market convulsions. Consider,

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Will Cost More, Cyber-Attacks Surpass Terrorism as Leading Threat, Americans’ Data Shared Among CIA and IRS

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Will Cost More, Cyber-Attacks Surpass Terrorism as Leading Threat, Americans’ Data Shared Among CIA and IRS

by The Money and Markets Team | Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10:18am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal freedom and security, the economy and more!

Mike Larson - Bond Market Gets Slammed on Fed Tapering Flip-Flop

Bond Market Gets Slammed on Fed Tapering Flip-Flop

by Mike Larson | Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:30am

You read it here first last Friday. I wrote in no uncertain terms that: “There is no economic justification whatsoever for the current pace of QE or the current level of interest

Douglas Davenport - Stocks Are Out, Cash Is In

Stocks Are Out, Cash Is In

by Douglas Davenport | Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2:47pm

Earlier this month I wrote that the stock market’s short-term outlook was weak, showing signs of wanting to fall or even suffer a correction. Since then, the S&P 500 Index has traversed

The Money and Markets Team - Three Views on Janet Yellen, the Fed’s New Printer-in-Chief

Three Views on Janet Yellen, the Fed’s New Printer-in-Chief

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2:08pm

Janet Yellen, the nominee to replace Ben Bernanke as the chairman of the Federal Reserve, testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee in Washington today. Yellen will take over Bernanke’s quantitative-easing

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Ex-Fed Official Says “I’m Sorry for QE,” Russian Lawmaker Wants to Outlaw U.S. Dollar, Pop Star Gives Up American Citizenship

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Ex-Fed Official Says “I’m Sorry for QE,” Russian Lawmaker Wants to Outlaw U.S. Dollar, Pop Star Gives Up American Citizenship

by The Money and Markets Team | Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:12am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal freedom and safety, politics, the Federal Reserve

Mike Burnick - Stock-Market Rally Watch, Part III

Stock-Market Rally Watch, Part III

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:30am

In my past two Money and Markets columns I discussed market valuation and the underlying trend for stocks. Today let’s dig deeper into a more subjective, but important, indicator: sentiment. Accurately measuring

Don Lucek - My Stock Ratings Are Flashing Yellow for Caution

My Stock Ratings Are Flashing Yellow for Caution

by Don Lucek | Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 2:01pm

Some of you know me as “the ratings guy” at Money and Markets. I use the proprietary Weiss Ratings as a useful tool in assessing stocks for my Weiss Million-Dollar Ratings Portfolio.

The Money and Markets Team - To Pick the Right Stock, Choose the Correct Country First

To Pick the Right Stock, Choose the Correct Country First

by The Money and Markets Team | Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:40am

The days of the binary trade — risk on or risk off — left few choices for investors. Either they piled into stocks (risk on) or bonds/cash (risk off). There were few

The Money and Markets Team - Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Corruption Revealed, Americans’ Participation in Labor Force Hits 35-Year Low, NSA Spying Causes Self-Censorship

Money and Markets Daily Reader: Obamacare Corruption Revealed, Americans’ Participation in Labor Force Hits 35-Year Low, NSA Spying Causes Self-Censorship

by The Money and Markets Team | Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 9:37am

The following is a rundown of the day’s news drawn from other media sources with topics curated just for Money and Markets readers: Obamacare, personal safety and feedom, politics, immigration and more!

Bill Hall - Here’s Another Danger Sign That Stock Investors Will Ignore

Here’s Another Danger Sign That Stock Investors Will Ignore

by Bill Hall | Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:30am

In my Money and Markets column on Oct. 23, as U.S. stocks were rising to a record high, I warned that a big drop is inevitable. The main reason, I argued, is

John Ross Crooks, III - When Will Americans Become Fed Up With the Fed?

When Will Americans Become Fed Up With the Fed?

by John Ross Crooks, III | Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 1:48pm

After writing my Money and Markets article yesterday, I saw these news briefs from Reuters: The European Central Bank’s Ewald Nowotny sees low inflation for some time. He said stagflation, not inflation,