Archive for September 2007

The Best Place for Business, Euro-zone Insight, “Extremely Favorable” Market Action, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Where’s the best place in the world to do business? And the worst? Answers below… The “extremely favorable terms” provided by yesterday’s market action Gold at 27-year highs, Oil spikes to record $83…advice on… Read More

Buffet & Bear Stearns, Dubai in Trouble, Indian Pizza Wars, Worrisome “Safe Havens,” and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Does your money market account contain subprime debt? Surprising stats on these former “safe haven” funds Buffett on the board of Bear Stearns? It might happen… details below Fog rolling in on Dubai real… Read More

Home Sales Sink, Consumer Confidence Plummets, SWFs Buy Banks, Gold Sets a Record, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Consumer confidence falls, takes housing with it… Mish on a phrase you should get used to hearing Dollar sinks to another record low… Look at what’s happened in just three weeks Gold stays in… Read More

More Housing Pain, A 10% More Expensive Winter, A Climate Change Index, Gold and Oil Forecasts, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Home prices, home starts both fall to scary lows… how the housing’s bottomless decline will be more “far-reaching” than expected Planning on heating your home this winter? Might want to rethink your budget… details… Read More

Gold… Next Stop $850? Hong Kong Thrives, Milk Prices Double, A Hybrid-Car Play, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Last time gold did this… it was 3 days away from $850 You got poorer over the weekend… find out how below Waiting for word… World’s biggest mining company might have just hit motherlode… Read More

Loonie Parity, Saudis Doubt the Dollar, Spanish Spur Gold Prices, Big Dubai Buys, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Dollar and loonie parity! Are we one step closer to the “Amero”? Reader’s and The 5’s thoughts below… Saudi Arabia’s “catastrophic” news for the dollar… why Byron King suggests you stock up on ammo… Read More

Rate Cut Wrap-up, Gold and Oil Soar, BoE’s Big Move to Save NRK, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Beware the “Bernanke Put”; short-term pleasure for Wall Street, long-term pain for everyone else…. Mayer and Amoss on how to “price in” the Fed’s move… The dollar index drops to a 15-year low; the… Read More

Greenspan Speaks… a Lot, Fed Rate Forecasts, Banking Crisis in U.K., Soaring Commodities, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias At least 33% chance of recession, says Greenspan… quotes from the former Fed chairman’s weekend of shameless promotion Fed meets tomorrow… forecasts for all 3 possible outcomes below “The deal of the century”… well…… Read More

Fed Cuts Rates, GS and CFC Suffer, Toy-flation, an Ethanol Forecast, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Anxious for the rate cut on the 18th? Rest easy… it’s already happened Goldman’s fancy quant fund takes a big hit… how “buying the dip” always works… until it doesn’t Countrywide borrows $12 billion… Read More

Dollar Declines, Humberto Surprises, Japan Suffers, a New Global Boom, the Debt Ceiling, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Oil spikes above $80…an all-time high… why it rose in spite of OPEC, and a nod to our Italian trading “wizard” Senate panel hikes the “debt ceiling” for 5th time since W entered office…… Read More