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Archive for February 2009

Government Mega Budget, Big GDP Revision, Gold Advice, Water Crisis, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Latest government budget shocks the Street… Health care, student loan companies get crushed Citi grabs the headlines today… Bill Gross on why nationalization just won’t work in I.O.U.S.A. Commerce Dept. unveils huge GDP revision…… Read More

Banking Record, Washington Spends, Psychological Shift, Major CDS Event, Data Disaster and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias U.K. sets serious record… the drawbacks of nationalization exposed Obama budget dwarfs even the worst of G.W.… $1.75 trillion deficit for 2009 Eric Fry notes an important swaps benchmark… U.S. more likely to default… Read More

Ben and Barack, Water Crisis, Gold Advice, Capital Punishment and More

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias The 5 says we’re sorry… our hands are tied Markets react to Bernanke, Obama… investors look at their recent proclamations James Howard Kunstler on the president’s real mission… and a look at America’s future… Read More

PAYGO, A Currency Play, Trading Advice, Bailout Mania and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Obama reveals first real budget idea… will “PAYGO” do more harm than good? Tin cups rush to Washington… plots thicken for financial, automaker, housing bailouts Home prices take another fall… did your city escape… Read More

Gold $1,000, Housing Forecast, The Next Subprime, Oil Advice and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Rob Parenteau with the latest housing numbers… and how they foretell the economy’s future Gold $1,000… what’s pushing the world’s favorite metal near record highs Obama to cut budget deficit in half… the flaw… Read More

Bankers and Blue Chips Lose Decade, Sectors to Buy, Inflation Forecast, Ron Paul and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias The lost decade… financials back to 1992, Dow a breath from ’97 lows.  Investors fearful, time to buy? Chris Mayer with two stock sectors worth considering Gold just below $1,000… the reason behind the… Read More

Small Cap Wisdom, Bernanke’s Forecasts, Gold Stocks, the Foreclosure Mess and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Bernanke says we can “break the back of this thing”… but issues gloomy forecast for 2009 Three recession rules for the small-cap investor Chris Mayer’s argument for gold stocks… with a compelling chart to… Read More

Buy Dividends, Maybe Buy Russia, Don’t Buy Spending Plans, Nationalizations to Come and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Back at the bottom… markets on the verge of new credit crisis lows Jim Nelson on why you need dividends now more than ever… and what sectors to target Russian stocks devastated, now world’s… Read More

Economy Down Gold Up, Stock Advice, Stimulus Bill to be Signed, Retail Forecast and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Gold booms after global strife… Byron King on whether the precious metal is still a buy Stimulus bill a done deal… details of the final 1,073-page fiasco States in peril… revenue crash causes budget… Read More

TARP 2.0 Forecast, Market Event, Government “On Tilt”, V-Day Dilemma and More!

Market tests bottom, passes… why buyers rushed in late yesterday Geithner still closed lipped over TARP 2.0… Dan Amoss’ best guess for what to expect Doug Casey on the stimulus bill and the future of America A Valentine’s Day dilemma…… Read More