Here’s a quick, executive summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
Three Global Time Bombs
The Fed is about to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, as civil strife and ethnic conflicts rage all around the world. Read Dr. Martin Weiss’ rundown of the three biggest ticking time bombs occurring across the globe right now.
More Breakthroughs in ‘Flying Camera’ Market
It’s a bird … it’s a plane … it’s a … drone? Jon Markman writes about how the flying camera market is literally taking off, thanks to this company’s invention of new chips that allow users to scan through up to eight hours of video in one minute and possess the ability to store data on smart phones and tablets.
Deflation Picks up Even More Momentum
According to many market analysts, inflation is about to make a big comeback as interest rates are set to move higher this year and bond prices are in decline. But they’re wrong, Larry Edelson writes. Find out why.
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China Gets Snubbed By Global Investors
MSCI passed over China’s A-share market, saying it was ineligible because of Shanghai stock investing limitations. Mike Burnick writes that China’s A-shares will go global soon enough, and tells you how to prepare for an advantage.
The Two Biggest Bull Markets You Might Be Missing
Both of these markets have surged more than twice the typical average of a bull market, but remain heavily underinvested. Mike Larson tells you what they are and how to profit.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnist Mike Larson takes a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
Will the Fed Walk the Walk?
Mike Burnick writes that higher interest rates are coming; it’s only a matter of how high. And when will the Fed act? Find out here.
Interest Rates are Taking Flight, as Loss Risk is Highest Ever
Investors are throwing the dice when it comes to interest rates and taking on more duration risk than at any time in history. Mike Larson tells you why.
ISIS Gains Draws More U.S. Soldiers to Iraq
The proof is in the pudding: the White House’s Middle East policy is in tatters. U.S. soldiers will once again flood Iraq in an attempt to train floundering Iraqi forces to beat back ISIS — the only question is, how many?
Strong Demand Driving Gasoline, Crude Oil Prices
Find out why analysts are saying energy stocks aren’t rallying, why they’re wrong, and why crude oil is on its way to a major breakout.
The Money and Markets Team