Archive for March 2009

Rule Breakers, Home Prices, The Gold Standard, Coming Oil Price Shock and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Government does it again… market interpretations of the latest intervention Chris Mayer on the economic “convergence” still alive and kicking “Dollar’s days are numbered” says Bill Bonner… Russia calls for gold standard A new… Read More

Washington Bigfoots Detroit, Pension Funds Gone Wild, Saying “Nein” to Stimulus, Accurate Analysts Dissed, and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Obama sets stiff terms for next round of auto bailouts — GM chief gone Gov’t agency backing pensions moved aggressively into stocks — right before the ’08 crash Rob Parenteau’s take on the latest… Read More

Three Dollar Threats, Two Energy Trends, One Interesting Chart and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias First Russia, then China, now U.N.? Powers of the world move to ditch the dollar Puru Saxena on why the Fed secretly wants inflation… the more the better The 5 examines the future of… Read More

Bond Vigilantes, A Coming Bubble, Likely Currency Winner, Big Data Hits and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Big bond buzz kill… how a routine Treasury auction killed yesterday’s stock rally Dan Amoss on the ballooning government balance sheet… and the market bubble it will create Global economy on the brink… vote… Read More

Home Prices Plunge, Avoiding the Dollar, Investing in Nuclear, The China Dilemma and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias The latest chapter in the housing bust: Home prices collapse, but insiders bullish? Chris Mayer with a way to escape the dismal U.S. dollar Our resource man explains why oil should rise, but why… Read More

China’s Threat, Stocks Soar, A Housing Solution and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias China calls dollar into question… why the red nation wants a new “international reserve currency” Stocks boom… what happened the last time the Dow jumped 18% in 10 days A smart way to solve… Read More

Another Bailout Plan, A Sector Set to Soar, Auto Curiosities, CBO Forecasts and More!

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The Slippery Slope, Commodities Boom, Consumer Deleveraging, Poor Man’s Gold and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Losing footing on a slippery slope… House passes bonus “claw back” Greg Guenthner on how to beat the spread between gold’s spot and street prices Commodities boom after FOMC statement… Byron King with a… Read More

Fed’s Big Move, Gold Goes Wild, Buy or Sell China? And More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Fed changes the game… how the FOMC statement “sealed the next big move up” for tangible assets So is inflation a sure thing? One chart that should give you pause Dan Denning on the… Read More

China Still a Buy, Amazing Government Moves, The Sucker Rally, A Global Currency and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Citi’s chief economist, forecaster of housing tranquility, headed for White House post Barney Frank insists China is “bluffing,” won’t sell Treasuries Wayne Burritt on why investing in China is still a good bet Markets… Read More