Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
As Requested: Transcripts of My Worldwide Trek!
Readers are raving about the video reports that Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. has been posting from such economic hotspots as Italy, Turkey and the Arabian Peninsula. But some of Martin’s followers still want to read his crucial insights, so he has begun posting transcripts of his reports.
Big Data Can Cure Illness
Three companies are leading the big data revolution in healthcare — IBM, Splunk and Alphabet (the parent company of Google). Jon Markman puts this revolution in perspective for you as an investor and as a potential patient.
Entering Critical Period Now. Here’s Why…
For the last several months, Larry Edelson has been putting up with some hate mail because he forecast a severe decline in the precious metals. For good or ill, he addresses those haters in this column…
Economic Tidal Waves Act Just like Tsunamis
According to the National Geographic, the enormous energy of a tsunami can lift giant boulders, flip vehicles and demolish houses. But from a financial standpoint, the K Wave will be even worse: Millions could lose their homes. Millions more could see their lifesavings wiped out in an instant. Businesses, large and small, could close their doors. Even the bare necessities of life — food, water, clothing — might become scarce. That’s why it’s so important that you get your free copy of “STOCK MARKET TSUNAMI” right away, click here to download now! — Larry Edelson.
Stay Fit to Fight!
If you’re ever in a life-or-death situation, your best resources will be a cool, sharp mind and a strong, agile, healthy body. This week, personal security expert Jeff Cantor shares his advice on getting fit for self-defense.
Will Fed Move Spark a "Revenge of the Nerds" in this Market?
Cool investors have traditionally shunned the "nerdy" investments, the boring, safe, yield-oriented shares that aren’t easily affected by the economy. Now the Fed’s policies have made these nerds cool. Mike Larson explains.
Worried about the possibility of another large scale U.S. financial crisis? You are not alone. Several successful billionaires have gone on record with warnings that we are now living in perilous financial times. Some of the most well-connected individuals in finance, and government agree… Learn more.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnists Mike Larson, Boris Schlossberg, and Mike Burnick take a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
Is "Lone Wolf" Terrorism Now the Biggest Security Threat?
Terrorism isn’t going away — it’s just one more thing that we have to factor in to our daily lives, as investors and as citizens. Mike Larson discusses what this could mean for you.
Lone wolves don’t require the large infrastructure, financing, and communications work that 9/11 did.
Bankers Take Center Stage as Policy Decisions Loom
Everyone from Wall Street to Main Street was on pins and needles over what the Fed and the Bank of Japan would do this past week. Mike Larson shared his wisdom on the ongoing mess.
Pistachios … and the Bank of Japan
Market forces prevail in the GMO debate while the Bank of Japan admits defeat. Currency expert Boris Schlossberg explains the link between these seemingly disparate consequences.
The Fed has Spoken, but Markets Say Something Else
Fed leaders continue to pretend that they can influence the markets — but they can’t fool an old pro like Mike Burnick. He knows better, and after you read on, you will too.
The Money and Markets Team