Here’s a quick, executive summary of the week’s stories, with a link to the full articles online …
A Retirement Breakthrough
Martin D. Weiss sets all of the geopolitical discussions aside and devotes his column to a quiet and brief chat — to bring thoughts closer to home and to talk about your own future. Click here to read this important article.
Pope Francis: World War III has begun …
Speaking at Italy’s largest war memorial, Pope Francis said the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a ‘piecemeal” Third World War, condemning the arms trade and ‘plotters of terrorism” sowing death and destruction. Larry Edelson thinks the Pope is missing a big factor in the current state of affairs. Click here to read his take.
The Scottish vote …
The voting is over in the Scottish independence vote, but click here to read about the issues leading up to the historic polling and scroll down to the comment section to get the views of the public, many of them writing from the U.K.
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Comparing Apples … and others
Despite all the hype, it’s amazing how meek the iPhone refresh was this week. To read more on the smartphone and its shortcomings and a lot more on Apple and the industry, click here.
There’s a massive “Banker Brawl” underway and the ramifications for your wealth are immense. Read Mike Larson’s take on the situation by clicking here.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnist Mike Larson and others take a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. Here are the week’s highlights:
ISIS, Fed Policy and European Economy — Click here.
Precious Metals Bear Market is Back — Click here.
Fed Sets Course for Higher Rates — Click here.
Two Momentous Events Loom — Click here.
The Money and Markets Team