Archive for October 2009

Another Mega-Bill, Unintended Consequences, “Technology Metals” and More!

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Bear Market Shows Its Face, Brazilian Warning, GDP Surprise, Global Demographics and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Bear market’s back! What data hurt stocks, and which one caught our attention Bill Gross proclaims the stock rally is “likely at its pinnacle” Traders fire shots over Brazil’s bow… one clue the Bovespa’s… Read More

The Second Wave, Too Big To Fail Legislation, Tech Bubble Redux, Wind Power and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Chris Mayer with one chart that proves “it isn’t over yet”… and a short play to match Wave of weekend financial failures… Congress mulls scary-sounding “too big to fail” legislation Dan Amoss explores the… Read More

Gold’s New Ally, Buy Miners, Watch Your Dividends and More!

Gold buyers gain a powerful ally… his $95 billion “financial insurance” plan. Eric Sprott says buy miners, not bullion… one unusual chart agrees. Jim Nelson reveals a stealth tax on your income investments. Plus, readers write in on GDP’s uselessness, Vitamin D’s utility… our retorts. Read More

Could the “Recovery” Kill Housing?, Oil at New Highs, The Dollar’s Coming Rebound and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Unintended consequences: How a the faux-recovery will hurt the housing market Dan Amoss highlights a “priced to perfection” sector with a less-than-perfect outlook How China helped oil up to new 2009 high Bill Jenkins… Read More

Big Banks, A Bigger Medical Breakthrough, College Costs, A Contrarian Play and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias One year later, are we better off for bailing out banks? Two charts reveal the answer Bill Bonner on staying contrarian… his bet against Wall Street, Matt Drudge College costs continue to defy logic…… Read More

Stock Rally Fizzles, The Value Investing Congress, Indian Gold, Another Housing Bubble and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Wave of good earnings reports, but stocks fall… Dan Amoss on this “rented rally” Addison Wiggin shares one key takeaway from this year’s Value Investing Congress Chris Mayer journeys into the nexus of the… Read More

The Oil Recovery, Indian Brothers, Investing in the Rio Olympics and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Oil hits new yearly high… Byron King on the re-emergence of energy scarcity Brotherly feud epitomizes India’s Achilles’ heel… Addison Wiggin’s report from abroad Another bank bites the dust, FDIC admits it’ll be out… Read More

Talking Up the Dollar, Notes From Mumbai, $1,000 Is the New $900 and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias What’s Geithner’s plan to protect the dollar? The amazing answer, below Byron King on why “$1,000 is the new $900” for gold U.S. stocks sell off… which foreign exchange is set to soar next… Read More

The New Housing Crisis, Dow 10,000, Big Brother Goes to China and More!

by Addison Wiggin & Ian Mathias Foreclosure data surprise: Is this the second wave of the housing bust? Media cheers Dow 10,000, but traders already showing buyer’s remorse Forget London and NYC: Greg Guenthner on the new king of Big… Read More