Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
At the Crossroads of a Major East-West Conflict
Suddenly, Turkey has emerged as a major focal point in a new conflict between East and West. And that’s exactly where Martin Weiss shot his video for this past Monday.
Facebook Tries to Re-Friend Teens
Facebook hired a boy genius to develop apps that will attract one of the most-coveted markets for advertisers — teenagers. Jon Markman covers the Internet battle for the youth market.
A Tidal Wave is Headed Our Way!
It will wipe out the lifesavings of millions of investors. But most people can’t even see it coming. It’s called “The K Wave” or “The Long Wave.” Whether you are totally wiped out by it — or whether you ride the “crest” of this wave to a level of wealth you never dreamed possible — depends entirely on what you decide to do today. Click here to see how you could multiply your money by 300% … 400% … even 500% if you “surf” the K Wave safely into shore. -Larry Edelson
Pounding My Fist on the Table!
The global economy and the geopolitical scene are getting nasty, says Larry Edelson. So what should you do? Check out Larry’s opinion…
Armed Home Defense
You’re far from defenseless if you don’t keep a gun in your home. In fact, when security expert Jeff Cantor looks at a typical home, he sees an armory. And he wants you to see your home the same way.
Are Banks Going to Have Trouble With the Curve?
Financial pundits on TV keep mindlessly repeating the mantra that rate hikes are good for bank profits. But they’re wrong, because they’re only looking at one part of a complex give-and-take among financial forces. Mike Larson gets it right.
No one believed this guy when he said the world’s largest mortgage bankers (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac) would soon go bankrupt. And no one believed him when he said General Motors would fall apart… or that the same would happen to General Growth Properties. But that’s exactly what happened. And, today, he says, “The next big bankruptcy in America will be even bigger than those I’ve identified in the past. This looming bankruptcy will threaten your way of life, whether you own any investments related to it or not.”
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 September Fed Meeting Now “Live”?
It simply hasn’t paid to bet aggressively on the likelihood of an aggressive Fed. Maybe this time it’ll be different. Maybe not. Here’s Mike Larson’s opinion…
Yield Curve, LIBOR Squeezes Getting Worse — Should Stocks Care?
Regular readers know that Mike Larson has been highlighting the behind-the-scenes credit squeezes. But now those credit squeezes are getting worse and worse. And Mike wants you to be prepared.
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Green Lights for the Greenback
The latest news from the Fed is making the greenback as attractive as ever. Currency expert Boris Schlossberg explains what it all means to the forex market and more.
Will the Earnings Recession Ever End?
For the fifth quarter in a row, overall profits have fallen for companies on the S&P 500. The last time they had a losing streak this bad was during the financial crisis of 2008-2009. But veteran analyst Mike Burnick sees a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel.
The Money and Markets Team