Archive for January 2009

Populism Here to Stay, A “Compelling Investment,” Stimulus Details and More!

Populism rears its ugly head… Obama says “not the time” for profits A stimulus bill provision even its beneficiaries are pleading not to enact Global currencies in hot water… Putin disses dollar, Soros smacks euro Eric Fry with “a very… Read More

Another Stimulus Bill, The Bad Bank, Record Lousy Data, Stem Cells and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Karl Marx speaks from the grave on credit crisis… or are we all just talking to ourselves? House passes $819 billion bill, despite warnings from CBO, Davos, Cato Institute Stocks soar on “bad bank”… Read More

Home Price Forecast, Bad Banks, Food Scarcity, Stem Cells and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias An interesting look at the housing crash… could home prices fall another 30%? FDIC hints at “bad bank” creation… Dan Amoss on how it will affect our government and your portfolio Obama bill near… Read More

Tech Forecasts, The New New Deal, Word of Warning, Home Prices and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias As promised, a “ future tech edition” of The 5… but first, a new rule of capitalism Obama’s first decrees… and three techs that will profit The one good byproduct of the 2009 election…… Read More

Iceland Collapses, Gold Soars, “Bad Banks,” Trader Evolution and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Entire nation falls to credit crisis… Iceland’s government calls it quits Gold surges past $900… global investors see metal as the only currency worth holding TARP can’t save banks, government hints… Dan Amoss on… Read More

Trade War Threat, Inflation Outlook, Rising Gold, Falling Dividends and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Distant rumblings of a trade war… Treasury pick fires first shot Warning: Inflation ahead, says John Williams Our forecast fulfilled… FDA decision sends biotech firm soaring Dow sinks below 8,000, but how useful a… Read More

Truth Behind Obama Stimulus, CBO Forecasts, Pound in Trouble, Mining Outlook and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Celebrations conclude, now the brutal truth… Obama stimulus won’t be deployed until late 2010 Latest CBO report ripe with forecasts… what our government expects for recession, housing and unemployment Pat Cox with one sector… Read More

Profiting Under Obama, TARP Already Down $64 Billion, Auto Shake Up, Zimbabwe Trillionares and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias New leader, new investment strategy… The 5’s mystical first step in adapting to the 44th president Market reacts harshly, worst Inauguration Day sell-off ever… what’s behind yesterday’s market malaise Dan Amoss on how to… Read More

Inauguration Expenses, Eyes on Britain Not Barack, Chinese Opportunity, Buy Gold Stocks and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias An unnerving start to an era of “change”… most expensive Inauguration in history Markets watching Britain, not Barack… U.K. unveils huge new bank bailout plan EU, euro in trouble… Ireland faces default, S&P downgrades… Read More

Another Quasi-Nationalization, House Debuts Obama Stimulus, Russian Resource War Approaches, Prices Fall and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Congress unleashes remainder of TARP… another $350 billion into the void Treasury wastes no time… Bank of America quasi-nationalized Dan Denning on the real issue plaguing American financials Obama’s fiscal tenure off to terrific… Read More