Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
New Cycles of War
Nearly three years after first reading Larry Edelson’s treatise on the Cycles of War, Dr. Martin D. Weiss takes a look at where we stand now. Click here to read more.
Microsoft and its Peers
Microsoft’s stock fell more than 60% in the tech bubble. How has it done since? Jon Markman takes a look.
All Eyes on Gold Now!
Larry Edelson offers up a forecast chart he’s been showing to members of our premium services this year. Click here to access the must-see chart.
The Demise of the BRICs
Mike Burnick takes a look at the rise and fall of the BRIC nations — Brazil, Russia, India and China. Is it over for them and emerging markets overall? Get his take on the numbers by clicking here.
When High-Risk Loans Blow Up …
As an investor who cares about building or preserving wealth, here’s an important index you should be paying attention to. Mike Larson looks at the chart.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnists Mike Larson 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:
A $1.2 TRILLION Problem
That’s how much it will likely cost to end the “Too Big to Fail” era. Mike examines the problems facing the world’s banking industry. Click here to read more.
Grinch Paying Retailers an Early Visit
|Weakness for retailers doesn’t bode well for the overall economy.|
If the job market is so strong and gas prices are so low, why the heck are retailers so weak? Mike takes a look
A Looming Problem for the Markets?
Is the stock market up or down? Well, it depends on which part of the market you are looking at, and that could mean problems ahead for equities overall. Mike digs into the numbers.
Should the Commodity Crash Worry You?
The crash in commodity prices suggests we face very serious growth problems, despite years of easy money and artificial puffery in assets. Mike explains.
The Money and Markets Team