Here’s a summary of the stories from this past trading week with a link to the full articles online.
Five Black Swans
You can’t predict a Black Swan, a massively devastating event that’s so beyond our expectations that it seems to come out of the blue. But you can spot the clues that portend the coming of a Black Swan, says Dr. Martin Weiss, Ph.D. He’s spotted five signs a Black Swan is coming.
Apple Takes a Bruising as the Cloud Takes Over
Once Apple was a groundbreaking innovator. Now it finds itself struggling to keep up because its iPhones can’t keep up with the growing power of the Cloud. Tech stock expert Jon Markman gives you the inside scoop.
Beware of Gold Rally …
If you think you’ve missed your chance to get in on the ground floor of the next bull market in gold, then think again. Larry Edelson predicts that one single force will propel gold to over $5,000 an ounce!
Is Someone Watching You?
Before muggers strike, they like to follow their victim like predators stalking their prey. Fortunately, this gives you time to spot them and to take steps to avoid their attack. Security expert Jeff Cantor tells you what to look for.
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Don’t Get Sucked in by the Cyclical Stock Fake Out
Cyclical stocks — shares in companies that are extremely sensitive to the economic cycle — can be a real deal when the economy’s coming out of a recession. But they’re pure poison in a fake-out rally. Mike Larson explains the difference.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnists Mike Larson and Boris Schlossberg take a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
Dollar Slammed as Data Dives — Does a Major Collapse Loom?
The U.S. dollar can’t seem to catch a break. It’s been sinking under an avalanche of negative data about the GDP, retail sales, manufacturing and other key indicators. If you’re wondering about the future of the buck, consider Mike Larson’s view.
|Are banks tightening loan standards — and will that put a cap on economic growth?|
‘Under the Radar’ Recession Warning Flashes Red — Are You Prepared?
When banks tighten loan standards, or make loans costlier to get, it’s like tying an anchor around the neck of the economy. So what’s the best way to protect your wealth? Mike Larson has some ideas.
Is the Commodity Rally Running Out of Steam?
The Reserve Bank of Australia believes the recent rally in commodities can’t last. And the central bankers should know because commodities rule in the Land Down Under. Boris Schlossberg explains what this means to stocks.
More Warning Signs on Jobs: Who Stands to Lose?
In the U.S., statistics show that our economy has been creating fewer jobs so more people have been filing for unemployment benefits. And layoffs have reached the worst level since 2009. Mike Larson tells you which stocks will suffer the most.
The Money and Markets Team
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