Financial

October 17, 2014
Alex Pollock, former President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the cyclical nature of financial crises...
February 19, 2014
The velocity of money measures how fast each respective dollar moves through an economy by tracking the number of times it is spent per year.Many have argued the velocity of money...
February 16, 2014
The exponential growth of the shadow banking industry is a symptom of much greater issues, stemming from a distrust in government, aversion to regulation and flat out necessity....
February 14, 2014
Max Keiser and John Mauldin discuss current trends in the markets, including gold, the velocity of money and interest rates returning to natural levels. Mauldin believes its not a...
January 30, 2014
Special note: Barring a final day collapse of epic proportions, it looks as though we will have the first tie in the history of Pinnacle’s Stock Challenge. In light of all the...
January 24, 2014
On a day that saw stock markets from Shanghai to New York to Toronto tumble, the Horizons BetaPro S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Bull Plus ETF (HVU:TSX) surged $1.20 or 17%...
January 14, 2014
The long-awaited extension of the US debt-limit, which President Obama suspended last year, is finally coming home to roost. The US debt-limit suspension is supposed to end...
December 14, 2013
Dear member, US stocks have enjoyed one heck of a year; however, major US indices are approaching critical levels that, in all likelihood, will lead to significant declines in...
November 21, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: The US debt ceiling fiasco has quietly faded to the back of our minds as more pressing emergencies and daily headlines fill our screens and infiltrate...
October 30, 2013
Attention challenger, October's Stock Challenge has been awesome. The month-to-date returns from our competitors have been off the charts. It should be a very interesting final...
September 30, 2013
TaiwaneseChallenger was crowned September's Stock Challenge Champ after a month that saw 5 members lay claim to the top spot at one point. JimmyBoy held the top spot longer than...
September 9, 2013
Kane Biotech Inc. (KNE:TSXV) soared 20% Monday on 789,000 shares traded. To say Kane is a unique biotech company would be an understatement. The company is currently marketing its...
August 19, 2013
When an exchange loses nearly 60% of its value in a two year period, corporate carnage is unavoidable and accommodative policy is needed to help get companies through the grind....
July 30, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: Inflation has all but disappeared as the US economy continues to struggle. Bernanke, and the all powerful US government, have failed to increase the...
July 26, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: When investors talk about bubbles, images of the tulip mania in Holland, gold, real estate and the tech bubble of the late 90s and early 2000s flash to...
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