Archive for July 2009

Grantham Says Sell, Trade of the Next Decade, The Plight of Old White Men and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Famous market forecaster says take profits, then “twiddle your thumbs and wait” Headline GDP soothes the Street… how the finer details are far more unsettling Eric Fry with an important divergence… “not a promising… Read More

Bond Bubble’s Back, USPS in Trouble, Healthcare Tech, Short the Euro and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Bond bubble remerges… details behind the gov’s latest debt struggle The slow demise of snail mail… USPS forecasts record losses Customized drugs: Patrick Cox on a breakthrough set to revolutionize health care Bill Jenkins… Read More

The Uber Contrarian Issue: Credit Crisis Is Over, Don’t Forget Deflation, The Next GM and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Proof, the credit crisis is over… so why are banks still in trouble? Is betting on inflation too easy? Bill Bonner’s alternative forecast Chris Mayer with a chance to “buy stuff on the cheap”… Read More

China Warns (Again), The Housing Faux-Recovery, Three Sectors to Short and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias China turns it up another notch… now “concerned about the security” of U.S. investments Chris Mayer tells the “story of today’s economy” Mainstream celebrates latest home price index… our perceptive on the housing “recovery”… Read More

The Next Credit Crisis, Cash for Clunkers, Being a “Stealth Investor,” Geithner’s House and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Credit card defaults getting worse by the day… dark forecasts from typically upbeat institutions Bill Bonner on what bank profits really mean for the U.S. economy “Cash for clunkers” kicks off… U.S. gov., Chrysler… Read More

Recession Forecasts, 8 Signs for When The Worst is Over, The Booming Loonie and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Canada declares “recession is over”… Doug Casey’s swift response When it ends, how will you know? Eight signs for when the worst is behind us Dollar down, Canadian dollar soaring… why betting on the… Read More

The Next Bubble, The Chicken Indicator, Surviving the Worst Case Scenario and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Resource legend tips his hat to three soon-to-bubble sectors The housing market has “bottomed out” says PNC… our gentle retort Alan Knuckman with an economic indicator far superior to unemployment: chicken sales Our panel… Read More

Total Cost of the Bailouts, Symposium Synopsis, How to Pick a Gold Miner and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Government inspector general pegs maximum bailout bill… almost double annual U.S. GDP Marc Faber on the future of the U.S. economy and an outlook for the S&P A 30-second roundup of the Investment Symposium’s… Read More

Banks on the Mend? Biotech Safe Haven, CA’s Budget Crisis, DIY Funerals and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias CIT dodges bullet, others report super-sized earnings… are banks really on the mend? Greg Guenther with a safe way to play the volatile biotech sector California finally plugs its budget gap… with taxes, debt… Read More

China’s Bubble Warning, New Home Paradox, Gold Production Sea Change, Vancouver Updates and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias China bulls beware… Chinese regulator warns of American-style housing bubble Market rejoices over housing start rebound… should you be celebrating too? Dan Amoss on shorting the stock market’s recent strength Sign of the times…… Read More