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Money and Markets - This Changes Everything … Scary Smart AI … The Tipping Point?

This Changes Everything … Scary Smart AI … The Tipping Point?

by Money and Markets | Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Bill Hall - Introducing: My Cutting-Edge Asset-Allocation Model

Introducing: My Cutting-Edge Asset-Allocation Model

by Bill Hall | Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:30am

Balancing your investments can be tricky in volatile markets. You need a dependable system. Bill Hall shares one he invented one for his superrich clients.

David Dutkewych - What the French election really means for you

What the French election really means for you

by David Dutkewych | Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

There's no doubt about it. The French election is going to have a significant effect on stocks, creating numerous investing opportunities.

Mike Burnick - Don’t Buy the Hype about Higher Oil Prices

Don’t Buy the Hype about Higher Oil Prices

by Mike Burnick | Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:30am

Suddenly, everybody and his brother is bullish on black gold again. But don’t believe the hype. Here’s why…

Tony Sagami - Uncle Sam Spends More,  br Taxes Less

Uncle Sam Spends More,
Taxes Less

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4:00pm

"Buy American," may not be the best stock strategy as the U.S. Deficit keeps widening. Consider gold and rock-solid stocks from Asia or Latin America.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - The 3-Letter Event That Changes Everything  br  Six Big Consequences Even Before It Happens

The 3-Letter Event That Changes Everything
Six Big Consequences Even Before It Happens

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, April 17, 2017 at 7:30am

When investors plan their financial future, they consider all the basics: The direction of the Dow, the strength of the economy, their personal goals. But there’s one three-letter event they rarely think about.

The Money and Markets Team - Springtime Wishes

Springtime Wishes

by The Money and Markets Team | Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 7:30am

There won’t be a Money and Markets edition today. Enjoy the holiday weekend!

Bill Hall - What 10-Year Yield Ranges Really Reveal

What 10-Year Yield Ranges Really Reveal

by Bill Hall | Friday, April 14, 2017 at 7:30am

Up, down, or sideways, there’s a range of the 10-year Treasury yield that will predict which way stocks will move. You need to know these ranges to invest wisely.

Mike Burnick - The Key To Knowing When To Buy and Sell

The Key To Knowing When To Buy and Sell

by Mike Burnick | Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30am

Armed with the proper tools, investors can more easily identify key market turning points ahead of time, and potential reversals from the primary trend.

Tony Sagami - My Warning on the Economy

My Warning on the Economy

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

The upcoming Q1 GDP number is going to be market moving, whether that number is good or bad. Here's how to prepare ...

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Will Donald Trump be impeached? br What would it do to stocks? Bonds?

Will Donald Trump be impeached?
What would it do to stocks? Bonds?

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:30am

Russiagate is casting a long, dark shadow over Washington. It is darkening prospects for health care reform, tax reform … weakening the president’s hand in trade negotiations … and raising urgent questions for investors.

Money and Markets - Big Danger … Doomed Euro … Robots Are Comin’

Big Danger … Doomed Euro … Robots Are Comin’

by Money and Markets | Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Bill Hall - Viewing Interest Rates Through the Looking Glass

Viewing Interest Rates Through the Looking Glass

by Bill Hall | Friday, April 7, 2017 at 7:30am

With stock prices likely to follow interest rates lower, you should maintain a high cash reserve — to fund future buying opportunities when the market does indeed come back.

Tony Sagami - Buy Tesla? It’s a Gamble, Not an Investment

Buy Tesla? It’s a Gamble, Not an Investment

by Tony Sagami | Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 4:00pm

Smart investors ignore all the hoopla around Tesla because they know how to make money off electric cars with safer, more financially sound stocks.

Mike Burnick - Are Rising Rates Bad for Stocks? Not According to History

Are Rising Rates Bad for Stocks? Not According to History

by Mike Burnick | Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7:30am

Don’t listen to myths in the financial media about higher rates hurting stocks, it’s simply untrue.

Tony Sagami - Robots Are Comin’

Robots Are Comin’

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:00pm

Everybody talks about how robots will cost people their jobs. Well, Tony Sagami wants to tell you about how they can make smart investors a ton of money.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Big Danger: A Convenient Forgettery on a Mass Scale br  Will the Ghosts of 2008 Return to Haunt Us?

Big Danger: A Convenient Forgettery on a Mass Scale
Will the Ghosts of 2008 Return to Haunt Us?

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:30am

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly and thoroughly our nation’s decision-makers and investors forget the lessons of history. It’s downright dangerous, both for the nation as a whole and for individual citizens. Here’s why…

Money and Markets - Warning for Trump … Tax Reform … Brexit

Warning for Trump … Tax Reform … Brexit

by Money and Markets | Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Bill Hall - How Low Can They Go?

How Low Can They Go?

by Bill Hall | Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:30am

Interest rates are going down, down, down. So investors need a double-edged strategy that will both protect their assets and grow their wealth.

Jon Markman - Video Games Are Growing More Realistic — and Dangerous

Video Games Are Growing More Realistic — and Dangerous

by Jon Markman | Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7:30am

There is a dark side to digitalization and video games. People are dropping out of the physical world. But it also brings opportunity to savvy investors.

Mike Burnick - Cycles Exist Everywhere: Where Are We Now?

Cycles Exist Everywhere: Where Are We Now?

by Mike Burnick | Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:30am

To every thing there is time and a season. So you had better know the right investment strategy for different times and seasons.

Tony Sagami - The Telltale Tale of (Falling) Tax Payments

The Telltale Tale of (Falling) Tax Payments

by Tony Sagami | Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 4:00pm

You can't trust corporations to tell you the truth about how much they make, especially with creative accounting. Fortunately, they can't lie to the IRS.

Jon Markman - Tax Reform Faces a World of Hurt in Congress

Tax Reform Faces a World of Hurt in Congress

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30am

Tax reform is the true engine of the Trump rally, and now the president needs a win. But it won't be easy.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Warning for Trump: Revenge of the Government Debt Monster

Warning for Trump: Revenge of the Government Debt Monster

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7:30am

Let’s take a look if the government’s debt burden is under 100% of GDP.

Jon Markman - Tesla Rides to the Rescue of Bad Drivers

Tesla Rides to the Rescue of Bad Drivers

by Jon Markman | Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:30am

Advances in computing power, data analytics and modeling mean pie-in-the-sky concepts like truly self-driving cars are not just possible, they are near. It’s a great time to be a consumer and an investor.

Bill Hall - Keep It Simple To Rake in Gains

Keep It Simple To Rake in Gains

by Bill Hall | Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30am

The Wall Street wolves deliberately cloak their schemes in complexity so they can separate you from your money more easily. Getting down to the essence of what’s going on can be hard. But if you can do it consistently, it can give you a distinct advantage over everyone else.

Tony Sagami - How to Trade Ahead of the Calendar

How to Trade Ahead of the Calendar

by Tony Sagami | Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 4:00pm

Cycles are played out on Wall Street every month of the calendar. And following those cycles is one of the most profitable moves you can make.

Jon Markman - Scientists recode DNA to help the blind see

Scientists recode DNA to help the blind see

by Jon Markman | Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:30am

Changing genetic code offers real hope for those with inherited diseases.

Mike Burnick - Timing the Next Big Move in Gold

Timing the Next Big Move in Gold

by Mike Burnick | Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:30am

Larry Edelson warned that many investors could miss the next explosive move in gold and silver, because they aren’t paying enough attention to the lessons of history.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Market timing genius returns to Weiss Research!  br Here’s how to tell when the Trump rally is over.

Market timing genius returns to Weiss Research!
Here’s how to tell when the Trump rally is over.

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 4:00pm

Returning to Weiss Research is Tony Sagami, an investment and market timing expert with an amazing stock track record! Read how he does it...

Jon Markman - Faith-Based Investors to Face a Big Test

Faith-Based Investors to Face a Big Test

by Jon Markman | Monday, March 20, 2017 at 2:00pm

Understanding that markets often zig when they should zag is something Gilded Age trader Jesse Livermore did so well. And it's that same time-tested criteria I use to sort out the best-performing stocks for my members.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Amazing New Ways to Forecast the Future  br Use them to make money. Consistently.

Amazing New Ways to Forecast the Future
Use them to make money. Consistently.

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:30am

Neural networks used in modern-day computers are different from those used by the human brain, and are likely to be primitive to future models. But they work. Here are some amazing examples…

Money and Markets - 4 Bold Forecasts … Blockchain Battles … Robot Revolution

4 Bold Forecasts … Blockchain Battles … Robot Revolution

by Money and Markets | Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Bill Hall - FOMC expected to raise rates through 2018!

FOMC expected to raise rates through 2018!

by Bill Hall | Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:30am

As the Fed indicates to raise rates through 2018 will the financial system be threatened.

Jon Markman - The Workplace Robot Revolution Is Accelerating

The Workplace Robot Revolution Is Accelerating

by Jon Markman | Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:30am

Robots are replacing humans on factory floors at an unprecedented rate. Every sector will be touched. Investors should seize the opportunity.

Mike Burnick - One of the Most Effective Trading Tools for Investors

One of the Most Effective Trading Tools for Investors

by Mike Burnick | Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:30am

Larry Edelson worked tirelessly to perfect his models and generously passed on his life’s work so future generations of investors would continue receiving his real-time guidance and forecasts.

Boris Schlossberg - Currencies: Beware the Ides of March

Currencies: Beware the Ides of March

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:00pm

What does the market know that Janet Yellen doesn’t? That seems to be the question that is occupying currencies for the second week in a row.

Jon Markman - Blockchain Battles Somali Pirates

Blockchain Battles Somali Pirates

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:30am

Blockchain is the distributive ledger system that grew out of Bitcoin. Here’s what makes it unique…

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - 4 Bold Forecasts on the Dow, Gold, Bonds and Euro  br  Plus: Long-Term Historic Cycles Converging Now

4 Bold Forecasts on the Dow, Gold, Bonds and Euro
Plus: Long-Term Historic Cycles Converging Now

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:30am

This past week, I had the privilege of spending quality time with Larry Edelson’s cycle forecasting protégé, Mike Burnick, and reflecting on his important contributions to the team’s amazingly accurate forecasts.

Money and Markets - Escaping Mutual Funds … Trump and Infrastructure … North Korea

Escaping Mutual Funds … Trump and Infrastructure … North Korea

by Money and Markets | Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Bill Hall - FOMC: Don’t Get Lost in All the Hoopla

FOMC: Don’t Get Lost in All the Hoopla

by Bill Hall | Friday, March 10, 2017 at 7:30am

The outcome of the next FOMC meeting will likely have less impact on your portfolio than you realize. To get a true picture of what’s going on, we need to step back and take a macro view of what the Fed is up against.

Mike Burnick - The War on Cash Creates the Next Buying Opportunity in Gold

The War on Cash Creates the Next Buying Opportunity in Gold

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 4:00pm

As global governments marginalize paper currencies in a misguided quest to go cashless, the more demand there will be for the ultimate hard currency, gold.

Jon Markman - Farmers Reap Fresh Profits from Data Harvest

Farmers Reap Fresh Profits from Data Harvest

by Jon Markman | Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:30am

In the new Gilded Age, companies are more productive as they move from producing information technology to consuming it. And shareholders reap the rewards.

Wayne Burritt - North Korea Intensifying War Cycles

North Korea Intensifying War Cycles

by Wayne Burritt | Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 4:00pm

North Korea fires missiles toward Japan. China rattles sabers when the U.S. gives South Korea an anti-missile system. Here's what investors need to know.

Mike Burnick - Why the Cycle Is Turning Up for Emerging Markets

Why the Cycle Is Turning Up for Emerging Markets

by Mike Burnick | Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:30am

Larry Edelson once told me that markets aren’t just about the numbers, it’s about the people … it’s all about people.

Boris Schlossberg - Dollar Breakout?

Dollar Breakout?

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

Business leaders seem happier these days. But, can you have a strong dollar if consumers can't afford to buy what America sells? Don't bet on it.

Jon Markman - Investors Flee Mutual Funds for Stocks, ETFs

Investors Flee Mutual Funds for Stocks, ETFs

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:30am

Investing in single stocks or ETFs is more profitable than mutual funds in markets that have evolved into winner-take-all contests.

Wayne Burritt - Trump and Infrastructure

Trump and Infrastructure

by Wayne Burritt | Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:12pm

In his first address to a joint session of Congress last week, President Trump pledged to overhaul the immigration system, improve jobs and wages for Americans, deliver “massive” tax relief to corporations

Money and Markets - Trump Lesson 5 … Beware War Cycles … Trump’s Secret Plan

Trump Lesson 5 … Beware War Cycles … Trump’s Secret Plan

by Money and Markets | Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Bill Hall - Trump’s Secret Wall Street Plan

Trump’s Secret Wall Street Plan

by Bill Hall | Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30am

President Donald Trump has a secret, nine-step economic plan that benefits Wall Street. But how can Main Street investors profit from it?

Mike Burnick - Are Stocks Repeating the Blow-Off Top of 1987?

Are Stocks Repeating the Blow-Off Top of 1987?

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 4:00pm

The stock market is definitely overbought, but history indicates that the momentum could still push it higher before we're hit by a major correction.

Jon Markman - Amazon’s Plan for World Conquest: First India…

Amazon’s Plan for World Conquest: First India…

by Jon Markman | Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30am

People keep underestimating Amazon’s strategic vision. They routinely find short-sighted ways to explain away why the company expands into new businesses. Big mistake.

Larry Edelson - States Desperate for Revenue … And You’re Next

States Desperate for Revenue … And You’re Next

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 4:00pm

U.S. states are getting desperate for cash in the face of soaring budget deficits. And they're becoming more creative about finding ways to get your money to support their out-of-control spending.

Larry Edelson - Beware the Rising Cycles of War

Beware the Rising Cycles of War

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:30am

The rising tide of the war cycles will be a hot-button issue in 2017 and beyond. Be prepared now for the big impact it will have on financial markets …

Boris Schlossberg - Is U.K. Economy the Canary in the Coal Mine for G-7?

Is U.K. Economy the Canary in the Coal Mine for G-7?

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4:00pm

As goes Britain, so may go the rest of the G-7 countries, including the U.S. and shaky members of the European Union, like France and Italy.

Jon Markman - Firms Merge Digital and Physical Worlds

Firms Merge Digital and Physical Worlds

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:30am

Consulting firms will have more work than ever as companies push themselves to merge the physical and digital worlds.

Larry Edelson - Stocks: Cautious Short-Term, Bullish Long-Term

Stocks: Cautious Short-Term, Bullish Long-Term

by Larry Edelson | Monday, February 27, 2017 at 4:00pm

You’re probably getting sick of hearing it, but my call for Dow 31,000 doesn’t seem so crazy anymore — in fact, it’s beginning to look like a conservative target. I’ve maintained my

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 5  br  The Most Shocking Market Collapse Ever

Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 5
The Most Shocking Market Collapse Ever

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30am

The kind of inflation and interest-rate upsurge we’re now experiencing has happened before. Read my diary of those exact events as I witnessed them in real time.

Money and Markets - Trump Lesson 4 … Killing Cancer … Sell Euros

Trump Lesson 4 … Killing Cancer … Sell Euros

by Money and Markets | Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Bill Hall - Here’s What’s Really Driving the Markets Up!

Here’s What’s Really Driving the Markets Up!

by Bill Hall | Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30am

One simple statistic reveals why the stock markets are zooming like a rocket. Ignore the truth at your peril.

Mike Burnick - Why Emerging Markets Are Booming Again!

Why Emerging Markets Are Booming Again!

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 4:00pm

Don’t look now, but emerging markets are beating the pants off U.S. stocks again this year. The good news…

Jon Markman - Security Is Only as Strong as its Weakest Link

Security Is Only as Strong as its Weakest Link

by Jon Markman | Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:30am

Cyber threats are growing increasingly common and sophisticated. Here’s how businesses are responding…

Larry Edelson - Investors have a growing appetite for gold in 2017

Investors have a growing appetite for gold in 2017

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:30am

This year, political concerns are outplaying the fundamentals and pushing gold prices higher. Here’s the real story and what to expect for the yellow metal in the coming months…

Jon Markman - Killing Cancer One Gene at a Time

Killing Cancer One Gene at a Time

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:30am

Precision medicine promises to change healthcare by using data analytics and what we know about our DNA to tailor personal therapies and treatments.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 4 br  Shocking Unexpected Consequences

Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 4
Shocking Unexpected Consequences

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:30am

When new presidents enter the White House, they expect to grab the helm and sail along smoothly. But in truth, any major policy shifts for the global economy could set off a chain reaction of shocking unexpected consequences that ricochet through time …

Jon Markman - Robots, a welcome helper or an existential threat?

Robots, a welcome helper or an existential threat?

by Jon Markman | Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:30am

In general, humans are OK with robots. But we do prefer cute and cuddly over scary and threatening-looking. So designers should keep this in mind because the coming boom of prosperity and better living is going to feature millions of them.

Larry Edelson - Rising Geopolitical Risks and War Cycles

Rising Geopolitical Risks and War Cycles

by Larry Edelson | Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:00pm

North Korea and Russia have been challenging President Trump. It's going to cost more to defend Western values in a challenging global environment.

Bill Hall - The geopolitical risks investors need to be aware of in the upcoming calendar

The geopolitical risks investors need to be aware of in the upcoming calendar

by Bill Hall | Friday, February 17, 2017 at 7:30am

Take note of these upcoming geopolitical events that could impact your portfolio -- or pay the price.

Mike Burnick - Bull Market Has Horns But Not Legs

Bull Market Has Horns But Not Legs

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

The bull market can't survive on nothing but horns. It needs solid legs to truly carry it to new heights.

Jon Markman - Media giants learn to monetize your time

Media giants learn to monetize your time

by Jon Markman | Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30am

It’s a new Gilded Age – software is a growing business with significate revenue streams investors need to consider.

Larry Edelson - The Pension Crisis Worsens

The Pension Crisis Worsens

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 4:00pm

A new U.S. president, hope for a more pro-growth business environment and record highs across the major equity indices have all taken the focus off underfunded pensions. But this mess hasn’t gone

Larry Edelson - Why I’m not worried about China and Asia

Why I’m not worried about China and Asia

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:30am

Long-term prospects for investing in China and the rest of Asia look good. But keep eye on trade negotiations, tax reform and political tension.

Jon Markman - Labor of Love: Writing New Human DNA

Labor of Love: Writing New Human DNA

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:30am

After mapping the human genome, scientists have set out to create a synthetic copy.

Larry Edelson - Worst January on Record for EU Bonds

Worst January on Record for EU Bonds

by Larry Edelson | Monday, February 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

You read that right: Last month was the worst start to a year on record for European bonds. EU bonds from Germany to Greece saw yields surge and prices fall, amid an

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Lessons for Trump (and Investors), Part 3 br  Inflation, Corruption and Terror

Lessons for Trump (and Investors), Part 3
Inflation, Corruption and Terror

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:30am

Why have democratic governments sometimes collapsed, and what are the consequences? Do some major Western countries face a similar fate? To help find the answers, I take you on an adventurous voyage of many years past.

Jon Markman - Cyber-Wars … Cyber-Heists … Cyber-Terror

Cyber-Wars … Cyber-Heists … Cyber-Terror

by Jon Markman | Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 7:30am

The World Wide Web has become more like the Wild Wild West. Can anyone protect us and our investments?

Bill Hall - An Important Lesson in These Highly Uncertain Times

An Important Lesson in These Highly Uncertain Times

by Bill Hall | Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:30am

The U.S. stock market has taken a pause from its blistering upward run that began immediately after the U.S. presidential election. Yet, the percentage of bulls is rising. Here’s why …

Jeff Cantor - SECOP: What is a Cache? What’s in it? How Do I Hide it?

SECOP: What is a Cache? What’s in it? How Do I Hide it?

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7:30am

A “cache” gives you options and supplies to handle anything from civil unrest to spousal abuse, from natural disasters to violent criminals, to enemies foreign or domestic, including terrorists.

Larry Edelson - The War on Cash Intensifies

The War on Cash Intensifies

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 4:00pm

The real reason behind the movement for a cashless society is simple: Governments are going broke and these shenanigans are merely a hunt for more taxes.

Larry Edelson - Why you shouldn’t fear rising interest rates …

Why you shouldn’t fear rising interest rates …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30am

The notions that rising interest rates will kill off equity market gains, particularly in the U.S. … or choke off a real estate recovery are myths. Here’s why…

Boris Schlossberg - Is a Trade War Coming?

Is a Trade War Coming?

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

There is no doubt that the Trump approach to almost every area of policy-making has been much more improvisational than his predecessors. Here’s how it could impact markets…

Jon Markman - Big firms buy hot high-tech before it burns them

Big firms buy hot high-tech before it burns them

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:30am

Investors can profit from looking out for big companies that rush to buy small, hot high-tech enterprises.

Larry Edelson - The EU is on life support

The EU is on life support

by Larry Edelson | Monday, February 6, 2017 at 4:00pm

It’s no secret that I believe the EU is fighting for its last few breaths. In fact, even before the Brexit vote, I was warning that the U.K. would be far better

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Named here: 18 stocks that can profit from Russian trade  br Plus 5 other benefits for the world’s 7.5 billion people!

Named here: 18 stocks that can profit from Russian trade
Plus 5 other benefits for the world’s 7.5 billion people!

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, February 6, 2017 at 7:30am

If Trump and Putin can start putting broken U.S.-Russia relations back together again, there are 18 large American companies that could profit and make their shareholders very happy.

Jon Markman - Siri Is Finally Getting Smart

Siri Is Finally Getting Smart

by Jon Markman | Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:30am

Artificial intelligence is creeping into modern life, and it will ultimately become one of the great investment opportunities of the new Gilded Age.

Larry Edelson - China Jockeying for Position in South China Sea

China Jockeying for Position in South China Sea

by Larry Edelson | Friday, February 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

Hullabaloo over President Trump’s policies, his nationalist stance and fears over potential trade conflicts may have turned some investors’ focus away from numerous geopolitical hotspots. But not mine. In fact, these hotspots

Bill Hall - What the markets are telling me now

What the markets are telling me now

by Bill Hall | Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:30am

One of the primary attributes of being a successful investor is learning to control your emotions and make a dispassionate assessment of the world around you.

Jon Markman - Investors Have a New Frontier in the Cloud

Investors Have a New Frontier in the Cloud

by Jon Markman | Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 4:00pm

This is just the start of the cloud-computing story. It gives bright people access to unlimited computer power. Investors iwill have a field day.

Jeff Cantor - TACOP: How To Use Improvised Weapons

TACOP: How To Use Improvised Weapons

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7:30am

When “arming” ourselves for self-defense, most people think about guns. However, when you are in a situation where you can’t get to your gun, you must improvise.

Larry Edelson - U.S. Debt Load To Increase 75% in Next 10 Years

U.S. Debt Load To Increase 75% in Next 10 Years

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 4:00pm

You read that right: U.S. debt will nearly double over the next 10 years. In fact, according to the Congressional Budget Office and their latest Budget and Economic Outlook, debt held by

Larry Edelson - Doomsday Clock Dangerously Close to Striking Midnight

Doomsday Clock Dangerously Close to Striking Midnight

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:30am

In the first month of 2017, we find ourselves closer to nuclear Armageddon than at any time in the last sixty years!

Boris Schlossberg - The Dollar Is No Longer a Sure Bet

The Dollar Is No Longer a Sure Bet

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 4:00pm

The dollar doesn't seem like such a sure bet in the face of uncertain economic data, an inscrutable Fed and a changeable future for trade agreements.

Jon Markman - Apple tries to grab its future by the ears

Apple tries to grab its future by the ears

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 7:30am

Apple has doubled down in the digital home assistant race by using AirPods to help iPhone’s Siri connect with other devices.

Larry Edelson - The Collapse of the Euro

The Collapse of the Euro

by Larry Edelson | Monday, January 30, 2017 at 4:00pm

Save your euros because this could be the year that they become collectors' items.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 2  br Our Lost War Against Inflation.  Will We Return to Old Battlegrounds?

Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 2
Our Lost War Against Inflation. Will We Return to Old Battlegrounds?

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:30am

President Trump’s first week has involved lots of drama, including bitter sneers about crowd sizes, illegal votes, feared trade wars with Mexico and China, and much more. But they haven’t even started talking about the truly BIG issues.

Money and Markets - Cursed Inflation … Bye-bye Big Government? … Trade War

Cursed Inflation … Bye-bye Big Government? … Trade War

by Money and Markets | Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7:30am

Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.

Larry Edelson - Looming Tidal Wave of U.S. Oil Supply

Looming Tidal Wave of U.S. Oil Supply

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 27, 2017 at 4:00pm

Sure, the oil markets have responded to the OPEC and Non-OPEC agreement to cut production. But perhaps not quite like the cartel anticipated! While media headlines are chock-full of reports that parties

Larry Edelson - My Holiday Gift to You #4: Copper Chart

My Holiday Gift to You #4: Copper Chart

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8:30am

When I started telling you about the “My Gift to You” series in December, I had no idea how excited I was going to get. But as the series unfolded each Friday

Bill Hall - Taking a wait-and-see approach…

Taking a wait-and-see approach…

by Bill Hall | Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30am

Kick-starting the U.S. economy will be a Herculean labor given our government debts and cash-poor consumers. How should you invest now?

Mike Burnick - Trade War Scoreboard: China 1 – USA 0

Trade War Scoreboard: China 1 – USA 0

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 4:00pm

If trashing the Trans-Pacific Partnership s indeed the opening salvo in a new trade war, it looks like the first shot from the U.S. backfired.