Here’s a quick, executive summary of the week’s stories, with a link to the full articles online …
Global Money Tsunami: Next Phase
Just as we’ve anticipated, tremendous amounts of flight capital are flowing into our markets. And just as we told you, that money is pursuing the highest-quality stocks in the universe. Now get ready for the NEXT phase of this Global Money Tsunami. Get Martin D. Weiss’ take on the situation by clicking here.
Strong Earnings, Semiconductor Optimism
Stocks wrapped up a volatile October on a positive note after Japan’s central bank grabbed the baton from the U.S. central bank in the relay race to keep pumping cheap money into the global financial bloodstream. Get Jon Markman’s view on the situation and his outlook by clicking here.
Your Questions, Larry’s Answers
Larry Edelson’s readers are an inquisitive and knowledgeable group. And they have a lot of views to exchange and questions to ask. Larry takes a stab at answering them. Click here to read more.
Glad to See Lower Gold Prices
Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said the other day that we will not know for some time whether Quantitative Easing, “the Grand Experiment in Modern Monetarism, is a smash hit or a bomb or something in between.” They don’t know. Like some South American banana republic, they have been playing roulette with the value of the currency. How does this all tie together with the price of gold? Get Charles Goyette’s view by clicking here.
Message to a German Audience
Every year around this time, Mike Larson addresses readers of the German-language version of Safe Money Report. “I find these trips valuable for many reasons, not the least of which is the insightful and probing questions I receive about U.S. markets, the global economy, and more,” Mike said. Click here to get a glimpse of what Mike told his audience yesterday during his trip to Germany.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnists take a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
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The Future of Space Travel …
Space flight has been in the news again in recent days. But it’s not what we would want to hear. Two disasters, one claiming the life of a co-pilot, have raised a lot of questions about the future of space travel and whether the U.S. government should be the one running the program or if we should better leave it to the commercial world. Click here to read more and to get the viewpoints of Money and Market readers.
Oil War — and What it Means to You
There’s an economic oil war breaking out, one in which Saudi Arabia just launched a massive salvo against the U.S. The largest oil producer in OPEC cut the price of oil exported here, while simultaneously raising the price of oil sold to Asia and other regions. Click here to get Mike Larson’s view on the matter and what it means for you.
The Elections and What They Mean to the Economy
The people have spoken and Republicans took back control of the senate on Election Day. So now the question is: How will this impact financial markets and the economy? Get Mike Burnick’s view by clicking here.
Wir Sprechen Deutsch — At Least on This Day!
Mike Larson is in Germany to speak to subscribers there and to survey the economy of the traditional driver of European growth. Click here for Mike’s initial impressions.
The Money and Markets Team