Here’s a summary of stories from this past trading week, with a link to the full articles online.
Will Trump Win or Lose?
“Fair warning,” announces Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D. “The analysis I provide today on the chances of a Trump victory in November will probably leave you shell-shocked, tickled pink or with some sweet-and-sour mix of both.”
22 Stocks Have the Midas Touch for Profits
In an era of declining earnings and tight consumer spending, only 22 non-financial companies on the S&P 500 have increased their gross profits for 10 consecutive quarters. Jon Markman reviews five of these superstars.
Remember My Warning in Gold and Mining Shares?
Precious metals expert Larry Edelson isn’t shy about saying: “I told you so.” That’s because he often takes grief for sharing sharp insights. Fortunately, that won’t stop him from telling it like it is when it comes to gold
Assess Threats to Protect Your Family
What you don’t see or hear can kill you or your loved ones. So take security expert Jeff Cantor’s advice on how to spot danger.
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Is Retail Warning of Recession?
According to Wall Street, the jury is still out on whether or not we’re in a recession. But the verdict is in on Main Street, where retail stores are sinking like a fleet of Titanics. Mike Larson explains how to invest during hard times.
The Week’s Hot News
Money and Markets columnists Mike Larson and Mike Burnick take a look at key financial and political events around the globe after the market close. And Managing Editor Mark Najarian presents a special feature. Here are the week’s highlights:
Drowning in Debt, Corporate Edition
We hear a lot about how corporations are swimming in cash. But according to a new analysis from Standard & Poor’s, they’re drowning in even more debt! Mike Larson explains what this means to investors.
Trend: ANOTHER Billionaire Warns of Coming Chaos
Real estate magnate Sam Zell has joined three other billionaires in predicting the imminent collapse of the stock market. To Mike Larson, this just confirms what he’s been saying all along.
The State of Play in Today’s World
Managing Editor Mark Najarian wants your observations on trends in the news, including the misuse of antidepressants, long lines at airports, and young adults who live with their parents.
The Bond King Goes Short
Bonds made Bill Gross rich, but these days the Janus Capital investment guru avoids buying bonds as if they were poison. Mike Burnick reports on what turned Gross against buying debt.
The Money and Markets Team
P.S. The fallout of this historic event will be horrific for the unprepared. It will trigger all-out panic — first in the U.S. bond market … and later in the stock market. It will destroy millions of jobs … sentence most Americans to a “dark age” of depression and poverty … send gold and silver prices careening higher … and push the U.S. government to the brink of collapse. The carnage could ultimately make The Great Recession of 2008 and 2009 pale by comparison. Click here to protect yourself and your family before it’s too late. –Mike Larson