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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.

Jeff Cantor - SECOP: How to “Remove” Your Fingerprints

SECOP: How to “Remove” Your Fingerprints

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30am

If you want to vanish without leaving a trace, then you need to know a few simple techniques so you don’t leave a telltale trail of fingerprints.

Larry Edelson - Could Trump Derail a Potential Southeast Asian Infrastructure Boom?

Could Trump Derail a Potential Southeast Asian Infrastructure Boom?

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 4:00pm

Spending on long-needed infrastructure plans in the Southeast Asian countries of Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia, could be a boon for their economies. Here’s what they have planned: In the Philippines, President

Larry Edelson - The End of Big Government?

The End of Big Government?

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30am

On President Trump’s first day in the Oval Office, he made good on his campaign promise by withdrawing from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade negotiations. And mark my words, this is only the beginning.

Boris Schlossberg - Brexit Supreme Court Ruling: U.K. Needs Parliamentary Approval

Brexit Supreme Court Ruling: U.K. Needs Parliamentary Approval

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 4:00pm

The decision turned out to be a dud for the markets as the pound saw little reaction to the news. What to expect going forward...

Jon Markman - Amazon Shakes Up the Delivery Business

Amazon Shakes Up the Delivery Business

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 7:30am

Amazon’s gearing up to compete with the Big Three freight handlers, UPS, FedEx and DHL. And they should be very afraid.

Larry Edelson - Can the European Union survive?

Can the European Union survive?

by Larry Edelson | Monday, January 23, 2017 at 4:00pm

[preheader]The year of political hell is upon us[/preheader] If you thought that 2016 was nuts, just wait for what 2017 has in-store: The year of political hell is upon us. While 2016

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 1  br The Worst Ways to Fight Corruption and Other Ills

Lessons for President Trump (and Investors), Part 1
The Worst Ways to Fight Corruption and Other Ills

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7:30am

While the press is hyperactive with speculation about what President Trump will, or will not, actually do, I have decided to turn to an entirely different kind of story from a different place and time.

Money and Markets - Trump vs. Big Government … Be Invisible … After Inauguration Day

Trump vs. Big Government … Be Invisible … After Inauguration Day

by Money and Markets | Saturday, January 21, 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 - Trump Inauguration and U.S. Treasuries

Trump Inauguration and U.S. Treasuries

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

It’s official … Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Now, buckle your seat belts – it’s going to get interesting! And that couldn’t be more true as

Larry Edelson - My Holiday Gift to You #3: Silver Chart

My Holiday Gift to You #3: Silver Chart

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8:30am

I’ve got to be honest with you: I took a look at my calendar and could hardly believe that we’re already more than half-way through January! The fact is, since I began

Bill Hall - Inauguration Day: What to Expect Today and Going Forward

Inauguration Day: What to Expect Today and Going Forward

by Bill Hall | Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:30am

While the mainstream media are filled with controversy surrounding our new billionaire president, the big point I want to make to investors is this …

Mike Burnick - The Bulls Are Back … Just in Time for a Correction!

The Bulls Are Back … Just in Time for a Correction!

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 4:00pm

The Trump Trade appears to be fizzling out, ironically, just as incoming-President Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office!

Jeff Cantor - TACOP: How To Be Invisible in Any Environment

TACOP: How To Be Invisible in Any Environment

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:30am

Your life and liberty can depend on how well you don’t stand out in a crowd. So learn how to blend in.

Larry Edelson - Trump Turns Dollar Down, Expect More to Come

Trump Turns Dollar Down, Expect More to Come

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 4:00pm

Since Donald Trump’s election win in November – a total shock to many investors, but an outcome I forecast well in advance – the U.S. dollar has soared through the roof. In

Larry Edelson - Gold update and more …

Gold update and more …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7:30am

The shape is changing a bit, as it should be, but the overall forecast remains the same. Will the rally continue?

Boris Schlossberg - Dollar Sensitivity … Taxes … Trump

Dollar Sensitivity … Taxes … Trump

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 4:00pm

Under the new White House regime, the dollar will be far more sensitive to pronouncements from the president.

Jon Markman - Amazon’s Worth Primed to Hit $1 Trillion

Amazon’s Worth Primed to Hit $1 Trillion

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 7:30am

Sellers beware. Amazon has plans to totally conquer the retail market. Today batteries and baby wipes, tomorrow the world.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Donald Trump vs. Big Government br  Will he win? How can YOU win?

Donald Trump vs. Big Government
Will he win? How can YOU win?

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:30am

If you think Mr. Trump is just blowing smoke when he rails against Washington’s bloated bureaucracy, you’d better sit down and brace yourself for a series of shocks ...

Money and Markets - Play the Trump Card … Job Terminators … Airport Terror Lesson

Play the Trump Card … Job Terminators … Airport Terror Lesson

by Money and Markets | Saturday, January 14, 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 - Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis Thickens

Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis Thickens

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

I did a double-take when I just analyzed the latest news from the Italian banking sector. The Italian banking behemoth UniCredit is now seeking investor backing for a mind-boggling 13 billion-euro rights

Larry Edelson - My Holiday Gift to You #2: Gold Chart

My Holiday Gift to You #2: Gold Chart

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:30am

As you get this, I should be touching down in West Palm Beach. I’ve spent the last few weeks in Thailand with family and friends. And as much as I love spending

Mike Burnick - Asian Markets Offer a Bullish Combination of Growth and Value

Asian Markets Offer a Bullish Combination of Growth and Value

by Mike Burnick | Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7:30am

Emerging markets in Asia offer stock investors some of the best growth prospects with big profit potential.

Mike Burnick - For the Biggest Gains, Think Outside the Box, and Invest Outside U.S. Markets

For the Biggest Gains, Think Outside the Box, and Invest Outside U.S. Markets

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 4:00pm

Many individual investors are missing out on sizeable gains in overseas markets. Consider this ...

Jeff Cantor - Airport Terror Lesson…

Airport Terror Lesson…

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:30am

The typical knee-jerk reaction to last week’s horrific shooting incident would be to ramp up security at airports across the country. But don’t get too relaxed just yet …

Larry Edelson - Cracks in the OPEC deal mean oil is going lower

Cracks in the OPEC deal mean oil is going lower

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

Not surprisingly, a few major OPEC member nations have said they would go along with oil production cuts. And while that rhetoric has temporarily lifted oil prices over the last few weeks,

Larry Edelson - Gold’s fate as Western society cracks apart …

Gold’s fate as Western society cracks apart …

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 7:30am

I want you to understand the real driving forces behind the next bull market in the precious metals.

Boris Schlossberg - The Economy vs. Politics

The Economy vs. Politics

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 4:00pm

The flagging Trump rally can only be revived if the president-elect focuses on economic reform rather than on his political agenda.

Jon Markman - Robots Terminate White-Collar Jobs

Robots Terminate White-Collar Jobs

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:30am

Once, only factory workers worried about being replaced by robots. Today, new software threatens to make millions of white-collar workers obsolete.

Larry Edelson - The War on Cash Continues

The War on Cash Continues

by Larry Edelson | Monday, January 9, 2017 at 4:00pm

The sovereign debt crisis is ramping up as the hunt for taxes and the spread of global cash bans continues. As I‘ve said before, it started with India and is now progressing

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - How to Play the Trump Card to Grow Wealth Rapidly

How to Play the Trump Card to Grow Wealth Rapidly

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30am

For better or worse, the inauguration of Donald Trump will bring radical change to the investment landscape: A seismic shift of epic proportions in the economy and the investment markets. Make sure you are prepared for what’s ahead…

Money and Markets - Trump vs. Putin … Shanghai Gold Exchange … U.S. Police State?

Trump vs. Putin … Shanghai Gold Exchange … U.S. Police State?

by Money and Markets | Saturday, January 7, 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 - Keep Your Eye on the Prize: Asian Demand

Keep Your Eye on the Prize: Asian Demand

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 6, 2017 at 4:00pm

There’s no doubt about it: When it comes to China, a ton of attention has been paid to the Asian giant’s moves to stem capital outflows and manage potential Trump administration trade

Larry Edelson - My Holiday Gift to You #1: The Dollar Chart

My Holiday Gift to You #1: The Dollar Chart

by Larry Edelson | Friday, January 6, 2017 at 8:55am

I don’t have to tell you how excited I am about the New Year. It’s a new beginning for our families … our friends … our goals … And, of course, our

Bill Hall - Ignore Pundits’ Predictions – Interest Rates Will Forecast Markets’ Future

Ignore Pundits’ Predictions – Interest Rates Will Forecast Markets’ Future

by Bill Hall | Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:30am

To win in today’s uncertain and high-priced markets, your portfolio must contain high-quality investments that emphasize liquidity.

Mike Burnick - Gold Glitters Again in 2017

Gold Glitters Again in 2017

by Mike Burnick | Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 4:00pm

Like 2016, Volatility will define 2017, says Mike Burnick. If you're looking for winners, consider commodities and gold.

Jeff Cantor - TACOP: How to Build a Simple Trauma Kit for Everyday Carry

TACOP: How to Build a Simple Trauma Kit for Everyday Carry

by Jeff Cantor | Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 7:30am

These simple, but key life-saving ingredients should be carried with you at all times during your daily routine.

Larry Edelson - The U.S. Police State Grows, Right on Time …

The U.S. Police State Grows, Right on Time …

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

Paul Rosenberg, author of “The Breaking Dawn” and the e-zine “The Freeman’s Perspective” just exposed an intriguing act, signed by President Obama on December 23. It has no official lay name, but

Larry Edelson - Shanghai Gold Exchange: As bullish as some claim?

Shanghai Gold Exchange: As bullish as some claim?

by Larry Edelson | Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 7:30am

Most analysts got the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) completely wrong. Here’s my take …

Boris Schlossberg - 2017 Will Be the Year to Bet on Volatility

2017 Will Be the Year to Bet on Volatility

by Boris Schlossberg | Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

That’s why I enter 2017 far warier than most of the Wall Street pros, because the bullish scenario just seems too pat. Say what you want about Donald Trump but the man is never boring — which is to say that if you are going to bet on the Trump Administration, you should probably bet on volatility. After all, we are now at a time in history when we are just one tweet away from a crisis.

Jon Markman - Live sportscasts thrown for a loss

Live sportscasts thrown for a loss

by Jon Markman | Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7:30am

Live sportscasts are getting sacked by the trend for fans to watch on-demand digital replays and highlights.

Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. - Trump vs. Putin: Grand Opening

Trump vs. Putin: Grand Opening

by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. | Monday, January 2, 2017 at 7:30am

Trump and Putin have an opportunity to change history. They could halt the downward spiral in U.S.-Russian relations, avert a massive arms race, and reverse the frightening prospect of war.