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The Truth Behind Quantitative Easing

November 12th, 2013

Ben_BernankeA banker named Andrew Huszar that helped manage the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program during 2009 and 2010 is publicly apologizing for what he has done.  He says that quantitative easing Read more…

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Market Sees Tepid Growth As Taper Later Signal

October 28th, 2013

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: Fundamental Coals Have Not Caught Fire. Those of you who have experience with old-school charcoal grills know lighter fluid is used to prime the proverbial pump until the coals can take over. Quantitative easing (QE) is the Read more…

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Getting Ahead Of The Fed To Protect Your Investments In 2014

October 23rd, 2013

Janet-YellenSasha Cekerevac: After months of getting the markets riled up with talks of reducing quantitative easing, the Federal Reserve will, once again, continue the “taper-shuffle” dance. Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: Are Investors Completely Delusional?

October 16th, 2013

bearbull21Bill Hall:  I warned in last week’s column that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) and markets are nearing a top and recommended that investors prepare for an unraveling of the financial markets. Read more…

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How To Protect Your Portfolio Entering QE Year Five

October 9th, 2013

protect-hedgeJohn Whitefoot: For the last five years, the U.S. has relied on quantitative easing, one of the most unconventional monetary policies, to kick-start its economy. By printing off trillions of dollars and increasing the money supply on the back Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: The Long-Term Effect Of The Fed’s Printing Program

October 8th, 2013

printing QEMichael Lombardi: If you want to see how this all turns out in the end, I’m talking about the Federal Reserve’s program of printing over $1.0 trillion a year in new paper money (something that’s never happened in history), we need not look Read more…

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Ignore The Noise and Profit From Gold’s Volatility

October 2nd, 2013

record gold holdingsOpining that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has put a stake in the heart of the dollar, Bob Moriarty of 321gold advises people to invest in something real or be prepared to see their investments go to money heaven. Attributing many of the declines Read more…

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Eric Sprott, Rick Rule, John Embry, and Marc Faber Talk Precious Metals

September 26th, 2013

gold and silverWhat happens when you bring together four of the top minds in the precious metals investing space to share insights from the front lines of gold, silver platinum and palladium investing? These excerpts from a Sprott Resources Round-table featuring Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: The Risks Outweigh The Reward

September 25th, 2013

bearbull21: The chart below of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) depicts the precise moment when the Federal Reserve made its announcement last Wednesday that it was not planning to taper its quantitative easing Read more…

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The Consequences Of QE For The Long-Term

September 23rd, 2013

dollar etfThere is a reason why every fiat currency in the history of the world has eventually failed.  At some point, those issuing fiat currencies always find themselves giving in to the temptation to wildly print more money.  Sometimes, the motivation Read more…

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Gold and Silver ETFs Back In Play On “No Taper”

September 20th, 2013

gold silver metals: At 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would, in the eternal quest for job creation and economic growth, continue to buy $85.0 billion a month in bonds. In other words Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: No Taper Should Be Good For Markets?

September 20th, 2013

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Just two short days ago the Fed told us the economic data did not justify tapering their monthly bond purchases. The stock market jumped higher. Less than 48 hours later, MarketWatch reported: Read more…

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What To Make Of Ben Bernanke’s Monetary Policy Move?

September 20th, 2013

Ben BernankeMike Burnick: Investors have had plenty of market-moving Federal Reserve news to digest this week: Janet Yellen apparently is a shoo-in as the next Fed chief after Larry Summers dropped out of the running, while Ben Bernanke kept Read more…

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When Short Selling Goes Wrong

September 18th, 2013

short selling banGreg Madison: If you looked at holdings of hedge fund barons William Ackman and David Einhorn at the start of 2013, it looked like 2013 was a year for short selling. Read more…

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Median Household Income Has Fallen For 5 Years In A Row

September 17th, 2013

economyIf the economy is getting better, then why do incomes keep falling?  According to a shocking new report that was just released by the U.S. Census Bureau, median household income Read more…

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