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Is The Economy Really Recovering?

July 9th, 2013

economyThe mainstream media is heralding the recent employment numbers as evidence that the U.S. economy is steadily recovering.  But is that really true?  The number of jobs created in June was just a little bit more than what is required to keep Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA

Unprecedented Carnage Happening In The Bond Market?

June 26th, 2013

market bondsWhat does it look like when a 30 year bull market ends abruptly?  What happens when bond yields start doing things that they haven’t done in 50 years?  If your answer to those questions involves the word “slaughter”, you are probably on the right track.  Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The 441 TRILLION Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Time Bomb

June 25th, 2013

ratesDo you want to know the primary reason why rapidly rising interest rates could take down the entire global financial system?  Most people might think that it would be because the U.S. government would have to pay much more interest on the national debt. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Profiting From Japan’s Soaring Bond Yields With This ETF

May 30th, 2013

japanese GDP growthMike Burnick: As investors we’ve grown accustomed to European financial crises triggering volatility in our markets. But the epicenter for last week’s volatility came from across the Pacific instead. Read more…

NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:JGBD

Will Italy Be The Spark That Sets Off Financial Armageddon In Europe?

February 26th, 2013

europeMichael Snyder: Is the financial collapse of Italy going to be the final blow that breaks the back of Europe financially?  Most people don’t realize this, but Italy is actually the third largest debtor in the entire world after the United States and Japan.  Italy currently has a debt to GDP ratio Read more…

NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:EWQ, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:VGK

S&P 500 Index: Is There Any Hope For Stock Bears?

January 16th, 2013

market correction bearChris Ciovacco: As of the close Tuesday, the bulls remained in control, but there are reasons to pay attention this week with an open mind: Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VXX

Open-Ended QE: A Game Changer For Stocks? (INDEXSP:.INX, SPY, IEF)

August 27th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco: There is no question central banks around the globe are moving closer to more easing and more money printing, which should provide a tailwind for stocks and commodities. Read more…

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12 Signs That Spain Is Shifting Gears From Recession To Depression (EWP, XLF, VGK, EUO, EWI)

July 23rd, 2012

Michael Snyder: Where have we seen this before?  Bond yields soar above the 7 percent danger level.  Check.  The stock market crashes to new lows.  Check.  Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:VGK, NYSE:XLF

18 Signs That The Banking Crisis In Europe Has Just Gone From Bad To Worse (EPV, UUP, VGK, EWI, FXE, EUO)

May 18th, 2012

Michael Snyder: With each passing day, the banking crisis in Europe escalates.  European banks (NYSEARCA:EUFN) are having their credit ratings downgraded in waves, bond yields are soaring and billions of euros are being pulled out of banks all across the eurozone.  Read more…

NYSE:EPV, NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:VGK

Why A Greek Exit From The Euro Would Mean The End Of The Euro Zone (EUO, EWG, VGK, FXE, EWP, EWI)

May 14th, 2012

Michael Snyder: What was considered unthinkable a few months ago has now become probable.  All over the globe there are headlines proclaiming that a Greek exit from the euro Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:IEV, NYSE:VGK

11 Quotes That Show How Worried The Financial World Is About Europe Right Now (INDEXSP:.INX, TNA, TZA)

May 9th, 2012

Michael Snyder: The recent elections in France and in Greece have thrown the global financial system into an uproar.  Fear and worry are everywhere and nobody is quite sure what is going to happen next.  All of the financial deals that Read more…

NYSE:SDS, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:VGK

Bond ETFs: Why It’s Time To Dump U.S. Treasury Bonds; Again! (TBX, TBF, TBT, TBZ, TMV, TYO)

December 2nd, 2011

Sy Harding: First let’s make sure we understand the basics of bonds. Bonds are a form of debt. When a company or a government  needs to borrow money it can borrow from banks and pay interest on the loan, or  it can borrow from investors by issuing bonds and paying interest on the bonds. Read more…

NYSE:TBF, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TBX, NYSE:TBZ, NYSE:TMV, NYSE:TYO

Why Europe Is Headed For A ‘Lehman Moment’ (EUO, VGK, EWG, EEM, VWO, C)

November 30th, 2011

David Zeiler: With credit drying up across Europe we may finally see the Eurozone experience its “Lehman moment” – a replay investment banking collapse that triggered the 2008 financial crisis. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:VGK, NYSE:VWO

Inflation Protection ETF’s Are Exploding (TIP)

August 11th, 2009

explosion“Matt Tucker, head of U.S. fixed-income investment strategy at iShares said assets and trading volume in the high-yield ETF have “exploded” in the past year. It currently holds nearly $4 billion Read more…

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