Economy

October 3, 2014
From ISIS to Syria and Iraq, the Middle East is out of control and many believe America is directly to blame. In this episode of CrossTalk, analysts and commentators discuss...
August 25, 2013
Dear member,Understanding what ushers in and sustains a secular bull market, the most powerful and long-lasting force in equity and commodity markets, eludes many investors (and...
August 22, 2013
Continuing our series of reports on the 2013 TSX Venture 50, today we are reviewing the YTD performance of the ten companies selected into the Diversified Industries category. To...
August 11, 2013
Tokyo confirmed less than an hour ago that Japan's GDP rose at an annualized rate of 2.6% in the second quarter of 2013. This has come as a shock to many as monetary policy in...
August 1, 2013
The Fed and central banks around the world continue to unite in stimulus efforts to stabilize markets and support economic expansion. The Fed's efforts appear to be working as...
July 19, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: The divide between public investors, sometimes known as 'dumb money' and Wall Street institutions and hedge funds, historically known as 'smart money' has...
July 9, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: The truth behind the June Jobs report is that the vast majority of new jobs created were part-time, temporary or seasonal in nature. The number of full...
June 28, 2013
A couple years ago former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker stated that quantitative easing appeared to be a policy that would see its beneficial effects decrease over time. At the time...
June 27, 2013
Precious metals investors got some good news Thursday after New York Federal Reserve Bank President, William Dudley confirmed that the central bank may prolong its asset-purchase...
June 26, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: US equities are back dancing to their own beat as negatively revised GDP numbers sent the Dow up over 100 points Wednesday. While media types and...
June 18, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: In a weak commodities market such as this, it is important to keep your eyes and mind wide open, as the old adage; ‘there's always a bull market somewhere...
June 17, 2013
Stocks in the US rallied Monday morning, a day before Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve are set to hold its 2 day policy meeting. Bernanke will speak to the state of the US...
June 14, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: The market is becoming obsessed with the Fed and a potential interest rate increase or scale back in its bond buying program. Participants appear to be...
June 2, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: US banks recently reported all time record quarterly profits at over $40 billion, while Main Street, or the average American, has failed to recover and has...
May 30, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: Even the Federal Reserve has limitations and the markets might finally be ready to succumb to the underlying weakness of the US economy. This was the case...
May 28, 2013
Pinnacle Digest writes: Bernanke sure is having fun right now. US home prices are rising at the fastest pace in 7 years while US equities touch all-time nominal highs. If you bet...
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