Opinion

August 6, 2015
Maybe, MAYBE NOT. That would have been true back when you took your picks and shovels and went home but NO MORE.De-commissioning a mine is expensive. In many if not most cases it...
August 11, 2011
Overview In response to the deficit limit circus and the credit downgrade of the US government, the Federal Reserve pledged to repress investment and savings yields across the...
August 11, 2011
l wish l had never bought gold coins.  What the hell do you do with them.  They are not legal tender, the bank won't even let you use them for collateral, and you have...
August 9, 2011
Axel Merk90,492
William Poole, Senior Economic Adviser, Merk Investments   My most recent Merk commentary, published July 25, was motivated by the possibility of an impasse on the federal...
August 9, 2011
Only two days ago, I wrote that there is a "potential for a bear market" . Potential? Forgetaboutit. This is a bear market. My analysis really has little to do with Monday...
August 8, 2011
Axel Merk90,492
Don't shoot the messenger. The downgrade of U.S. government debt by S&P is the result of policies pursued over many years that rely on the U.S. being the world's reserve...
August 8, 2011
Our July 27 article, How Will A Downgrade of U.S. Debt Impact Stock and Bond Prices?, is obviously more relevant now. Since the news of Standard and Poor's (S&P)...
August 8, 2011
  The market has taken a nasty hit this past week, and as expected, investors have turned bearish. Lower prices tend to do that. Unfortunately, investors are not...
August 8, 2011
Late Friday evening, Standard and Poor's was the first US credit ratings agency to actually whisper that, possibly, the emperor has no clothes.The emperor, in fact, has been...
August 7, 2011
Does anyone realize that if you have an investment account with an on-line provider of such services, say a big bank like the BMO, that they have all sorts of tricks to prevent...
August 5, 2011
The U.S. stock market topped out three months ago and declined 10% from its April 29 peak.Wall Street is already telling us it’s time to but again. That’s odd since they never...
August 4, 2011
Today was a day of margin calls and in many cases the baby was thrown out with the bath water. I have told this story before. In days of old, the father of the family bathed first...
August 3, 2011
Every comment made below needs to be taken in the context of possible Fed action. The Fed will most certainly do something in response to the recent weakness in the markets and...
August 3, 2011
  Now that I have your attention, despite the political euphoria that will likely accompany the deal to raise the debt limit, a more careful examination suggests that...
August 2, 2011
By Tom Madell www.Funds-Newsletter.comAs the days and hours tick by, many Americans, and most investors I would think, are likely getting a deeper and deeper sinking feeling about...
August 1, 2011
The Technical Take The measures of investor sentiment have changed little week over week, and with the debt ceiling circus dominating the news, investors seem reluctant to...
Syndicate content