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If You Are Waiting For An “Economic Collapse”, Just Look At What Is Happening To Europe

January 8th, 2014

Economy recessionIf you are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the “economic collapse”, just open up your eyes and look at what is happening in Europe.  The entire continent is a giant economic mess right now.  Unemployment and poverty levels are setting record highs, Read more…

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Too Big To Fail Banks Are Now Bigger Than Ever Before

September 20th, 2013

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) are now much, much larger than they were the last time they caused so much trouble.  The six largest banks in the United States have gotten 37 percent larger over the past five years.  Meanwhile, 1,400 smaller banks Read more…

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Student Loan Delinquency Rate Hits New Record High

May 30th, 2013

student loan37 million Americans currently have outstanding student loans, and the delinquency rate on those student loans has now reached a level never seen before.  According to a new report that was just released by the U.S. Department of Education Read more…

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Why Ben Bernanke Is Setting The Stage For Another Housing Crash (GLD, SLV, TZA, FAZ, XLF)

October 2nd, 2012

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is determined to push mortgage rates to record low levels and he is encouraging the banks that the Fed regulates to make home loans more freely.  Read more…

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Senior Loan ETFs: Safe Funds For Yield Chasers? (BKLN, SRLN, VCIT)

May 17th, 2012

ETF Base: Investors everywhere have a dilemma: take a risky bet for higher-returns or accept bond yields that barely keep pace with implied inflation. Historically, investors swap stocks for bonds for higher returns in exchange for a riskier portfolio. Read more…

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Why The Student Loan Bubble Is The Next Subprime (FAS, SKF, FAZ, XLF, WFC, BAC, JPM)

April 5th, 2012

Martin Hutchinson: Don’t look now but there’s another giant bubble out there. It’s so big it rivals subprime. I’m talking about the student loan bubble.  Recently, the outstanding volume of student loans passed $1 trillion. What’s more bothersome is that the average individual amount owed by new college Read more…

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