Oct 17

Janet Yellen is Wrong About the Cause of

Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech on the subject on Friday, that she is “greatly concerned by the…

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Oct 10

Can the Fed Come To the Rescue Again

My concerns about high market valuations, excessive investor euphoria, the Fed eliminating its QE stimulus, growing economic woes in euro-land…

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Oct 3

Look Out Below for Gold

Gold experienced a spectacular bull market run from its low at $250 an ounce in 2001 to its peak above…

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Sep 26

U.S. and Global Confidence are in Divergence –

It’s not a secret. Investor sentiment in the U.S. is at very high levels of bullishness and confidence. However, the ZEW…

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Sep 19

Can the Economy Withstand Another Housing Breakdown?

With the three fascinations of the week, the Fed’s FOMC statement, the separation vote in Scotland, and the Alibaba IPO,…

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Sep 12

Last Stand Approaching for Gold

Gold ended its 10-year bull market in 2011 when it topped out at $1,900 an ounce. It was a spectacular…

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Sep 5

Why a Market Correction Now Would be the

Current market projections are diverse. Nobel Laureate in economics Jeremy Siegel says he is still not concerned with valuations and has…

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Aug 22

Is It Time To Ignore The Fed?

All eyes are on the Fed. When will it begin to raise interest rates? Some say next summer. Others think…

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Aug 8

European Markets Look Downright Scary

Here’s the situation. The economy of the 18-nation European Union is about the same size as that of the U.S., with…

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Aug 7

Street Smart Report

T here have been numerous important economic re-ports since the last issue three weeks ago, and at least a short-term…

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Aug 1

Buy the Dip, Bail Out, Or Just Worry?

Here we are in August and the debate still continues as to whether the promised bounce-back from the winter slowdown…

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Jul 25

China’s Market Finally Looks Like A Buy

Is China’s economy, the second largest in the world, a disaster coming down to a hard landing, which has been…

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Jul 22

Enough With The Bubble Talk Already

So much analysis we see and hear lately is concerned with whether the stock market is in a bubble or…

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Jul 18

Will Investors Get Out In Time This Time?

It is normal and understandable that investor confidence grows as paper profits in a long rally or bull market pile…

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Jul 11

The Bond Rally is Not a Good Omen

The Fed says the economy remains healthy enough that it will continue to taper back its QE stimulus at a…

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Jul 3

Jobs Report Not as Positive for the Economy

The jobs report for June was super good news. There were 288,000 new jobs created, and the unemployment rate dropped…

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Jun 27

A Second Quarter GDP Bounce-Back May Not Be

No one, or at least hardly anyone, expects the U.S. economy is sliding into a recession, which would require two…

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Jun 20

Is Stage Set For Markets To Again Be

The Federal Reserve’s dual mandate, established by Congress, is to maintain economic growth, while avoiding excessive inflation. It attempts to do…

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Jun 14

Worry about the Second Quarter, Q1 is History

Here is what we know. The economy has been slowing since last fall, when the impressive 3rd quarter GDP growth of…

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