What has been happening in the stock and bond markets, where are they headed and what to do about it.
2011 Investment Forecast
Here is a look ahead at financial markets in 2011.
A Changing of the Guard
The economic baton is being passed from the developed countries like the United States to the developing countries.
A Jobless Recovery Means No Recovery
Why the words 'jobless recovery' actually mean no recovery in the US economy.
A Look Back at the Silver Market
A historical look at how the government interferes in the markets to help Wall Street.
America Is Off-Course
The United States continue to follow economic policies which have not worked in the past.
Bond Market Warning
The world's biggest and best manager of bonds is selling.
Europe's Debt Woes Hit Home
What Americans investors should look for with regard to Europe's problems.
Gold and the US Dollar
A look at the US dollar and gold.
Gold or Goldman as King?
Gold is king everywhere in the world except for the United States where the king is Goldman Sachs.
Greece and Wall Street
Wall Street is fiddling in Europe and antagonizing allies, while states in the United States 'burn'.
Investing is a Waiting Game
Patience is the toughest part of being an investor.
Investors' Psychology - Red Flag
The psychology of the small investor is flashing a red warning flag.
Is Silcon Valley Losing Its Edge?
Is America's Silicon Valley still the leader in innovation? Maybe not.
Japan and Wall Street
Wall Street is making the triple disaster in Japan worse.
Libya, Asia and the Price of Oil
The oil disruption in Libya is leading Asian nations to boost their demand for oil, driving prices higher.
New Inflationary Era for Consumers
Consumers will have to get used to paying more food and clothing.
Oil Market Surprise
Politicians are trying to push oil prices lower. They will be unsuccessful in the long term.
Our Financial System Is Broken
Pending Financial "Reform" Leaves the Fox Guarding the Hen House
Pimco Sells US Treasuries
The world's biggest bond fund sells it position in US Treasuries.
Reckless Wall Street
Wall Street continues down its reckless path.
Little has really changed over the last year despite all the talk of investing lessons having been learned.
Setbacks can breed Success
Cycling the Tour de France provides valuable lessons for investing. Lessons can be learned from Lance Armstrong success for your investment strategy...
Americans have always had a lot to be thankful for, but is that changing?
The 'New' Normal
Despite what the media may tell you, things have changed economically in the United States. It's the 'new' normal.
The 1930s, 21st Century Style
There is still lots of talk about another Great Depression. Here are some of the differences between now and then.
The Coming Oil Crisis
There is another oil crisis looming over the horizon. Here is a look at what lies ahead.
The Currency War Continues
The global currency war continues. The main combatant? The United States.
The Driving Force Behind Middle East Unrest
The real driving force behind the revolutions in North Africa and the Middle East is simple. It's food.
The Fed and History
The Federal Reserve's policies are stupid. History says so.
The Fed and Wall Street
Wall Street has received trillions of dollars from the Federal Reserve and wants more.
The Financial Sector Goes Rogue
Too much of the US economy is devoted to financial Services.
The Nuclear Waste Problem
The Japan nuclear disaster again brings up the problem of nuclear waste.
The Secret to Successful Investing
The "secret" to successful long-term investing is knowing where we are in the secular market cycle.
The Shift Toward Cloud Computing
Investment winners from the move toward cloud computing.
The Trio of Investor Terrors
Another brutal week on Wall Street. Here are the reasons why.
The United States of Zero
The United States economy has put up a lot of zeros in the past decade.
The US Debt Problem
US debt problems are worse than those in Europe.
The US Economy Is Still Struggling
The third quarter GDP number showed the US economy growing at a 3.5% rate. So why did the stock market tank?
U.S. Debt Woes Hit Home
The U.S. debt problem may finally be coming home to roost.
US Economic Policies May Backfire
Longer term interest rates in the US have begun to rise. This is not good news.
Wall Street Casino Games Continue
It was an incredibly volatile week on Wall Street.
Wall Street Consensus Is Often Wrong
If Wall Street tells you some investment is a sure thing, run the other way as fast as you can.
Wall Street Double Standard
There is still a double-standard when it comes to Wall Street.
Welcome to Zombieland USA
Government bailouts of Wall Street may turn America into a real-life financial zombieland.
Why Libya Is Important to Oil Prices
Saudi Arabia cannot not easily make up for lost oil production from Libya.
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