Here’ a quick, executive summary of stories from this week, with a link to the full articles online.
Winning Sectors of the Oil Crash
Martin D. Weiss takes a hard look at how you can benefit from the big drop in oil prices. It doesn’t matter if crude oil has reached a bottom already or not. It also doesn’t matter if, after the bottom, crude oil recovers moderately or sharply. Martin presents a new, exclusive Money and Markets study that shows what sectors will likely be the winners from the sudden fall of oil prices. Click here to read more.
The Swiss Mess
Jon Markman takes a look at the recent action by the Swiss Central Bank and what it means to the global economy and your investments. Read more by clicking here.
All Heck Breaking Loose …
Larry Edelson looks ahead to a year that will see governments collapse … currencies thrown into turmoil … the current monetary system begin to break apart at the seams … as the back wall of the financial hurricane that began in 2007 begins to hit all of us. At stake is not only your financial survival, but also the most profitable opportunities you have ever seen. Read his views by clicking here.
Bullish Signals for Stocks
Mike Burnick takes a look at market activity and sees two bullish buy signals for stocks. Click here to get Mike’s views.
Dollar Strength — Will it Last?
|How long will the dollar’s strength last?|
What’s one of the best performing assets on the planet? Try the U.S. dollar! Despite all the hate our currency gets — and the very real fact we have long-term, underlying debt and deficit problems as a country — it has done nothing but rally since last May! How long will it last? Mike Larson takes a look. Click here to read more.
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:
Looking Ahead …
Mike Larson previews President Obama’s State of the Union address that was scheduled for later that day. Click here to see what was expected before that speech, especially with regard to America’s Middle Class, which promised to be the focus of the President’s speech.
Central Banks React!
The Bank of Canada gets into the action a day ahead of expected action from the European Central Bank. What’s it all mean? Mike Larson takes a look. Click here to read more.
And React Again!
After this week’s various central bank moves, Mike Larson has one conclusion: Here’s what IS clear to me: These central bankers have NO IDEA what to do! They’re throwing everything at the wall to see what sticks. Get Mike’s analysis by clicking here.
The Money and Markets Team