Financial

November 10, 2014
Axel Merk, who manages $400 million in California, discusses recent comments by the Fed and the overall distortion of financial assets. Merk discusses the prolonged environment of...
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...
July 26, 2013
All North American indices, including the TSX Venture, declined Friday morning, despite consumer confidence hitting a 6 year high in the US. Tapering talk is creeping back into...
July 19, 2013
Gold continued to flirt with $1300 an ounce Friday, trading up to $1,297 in early morning trading. Gold was up $9 bucks an ounce to $1,293.40 at 12:30 PM EST a day after Detroit...
July 17, 2013
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In his latest article Axel Merk shifts away from his typical market analyses and discusses the life he leads as a portfolio manager, as well as some of the daily challenges he...
July 11, 2013
The TSX Venture rebounded more than 1% Thursday to 888.98 after Bernanke confirmed stimulus is here to stay. In Chinese numerology 888 represents triple fortune, and after the...
July 10, 2013
As we approach the midway point for July, the heart of the dog days of summer, volume and interest on the TSX Venture is drying up rapidly. Very few companies, as a percentage of...
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