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Archive for June 2009

States’ Day of Reckoning, A Sign of Life for Housing, Gold Buy Signal, The Great Depression II and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias A day of reckoning… on eve of fiscal new year, states scramble to fill record budget gaps Have we dodged a Greater Depression? Chris Mayer with a compelling chart U.S. housing shows signs of… Read More

The Hot Button Issue: Climate Change, Iran, Madoff and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias House passes climate change bill… Byron King on what it means for America’s energy future Don’t ignore Iran… how their crisis could affect your portfolio Millionaires migrating… The 5 charts the great wealth shift… Read More

Crazy Debt Projections, The New Global Currency, Congress’ Very Bad Idea and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias The elephant in the room… government admits debt crisis just around the corner Bill Jenkins on the new reserve currency… and why BRICs should be careful what they wish for An oil reserve discovery… Read More

Bernanke’s Forecast, Buffett’s Green Shoots, Can’t Miss Data, Taking Oil Profits and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Fed sees the bright side… Bernanke says worst it over, inflation not a worry Warren Buffett can’t see any green shoots… even after eye surgery Alan Knuckman on how to survive a sideways stock… Read More

Coming States Crisis, A Mega-Trend, The Financial “Free” Market, Insiders are Selling and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias States on the brink… hard numbers on another crisis yet to come Chris Mayer on a recent energy crossroads, centuries in the making The end of an impressive streak… popular commodity rises for 54… Read More

Another Debt Record, Bond Smugglers, Brazilian Oil, Larry Kudlow and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias U.S. government to make history yet again… record debt sale announced The 5 succumbs to peer pressure… a story you’ve begged us to cover Eric Fry on a curious connection: The “better” banks get,… Read More

Empower the Fed? Details of Obama’s New Plan, Inflation Forecast, Gold Advice and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias The biggest financial reform of our generation… The 5 dives headfirst into Obama’s new plan Stock market sell-off pauses… Wayne Burritt with the next short-term technical target Dollar dips on new government reform… Chris… Read More

Death of the Sucker’s Rally, Spotting the Recession’s End, A Rapidly Growing Sector and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Stocks fall again… Rob Parenteau on what it will take to move markets higher Are U.S. equities turning Japanese? Two charts that might have you thinking so The ultimate indicator? One d-list data point… Read More

A Commodity Issue: Nat Gas, Gold Stocks, Coal, BRIC Nations and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Chris Mayer highlights a “super cheap” commodity The “time is right” for this stock sector, says Frank Holmes Greg Guenthner with a contrarian play… a hated, government-targeted sector worth investigating Plus, two data points… Read More

Food Inflation Returns, Watching the Fed, Dollar Bulls Rampage, Bestselling “Car” and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Rice rationing redux?  Chris Mayer on the return of rising food prices Dan Amoss on what the Fed says versus what the Fed does Russia sings dollar’s praises, dollar bulls stampede… Chuck Butler looks… Read More