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3 Possible Outcomes In The U.S. Debt Ceiling Debate

January 11th, 2013

Diane Alter: The United States hit the $16.4 trillion debt ceiling on Dec. 31, 2012. Thanks to some creative financial maneuvers, dubbed “extraordinary measures,” the government is running on $200 billion in emergency funding, provided by the Treasury Department. Read more…

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Investors Turn To TIPS As Warren Buffett Warns On Inflation (TIP, STPZ, LTPZ, KO, IBM)

February 16th, 2012

Don Miller: Warren Buffett last week did more than warn investors on the dangers of low interest rates and inflation. The Oracle of Omaha also had harsh words for traditional bonds.  In a Fortune article Buffett went so far as to say, “Right now bonds should come with a warning label.” Read more…

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Housing Market: Why Things Will Get Much Worse For Real Estate (IYR, SRS, URE, DRV, DRN, XHB, GS)

January 18th, 2012

Andrew Snyder: The nation’s housing market is in shambles. But as Washington passes the buck to Wall Street, it’s about to get even worse.  After nearly 10 years of government manipulation, the fate of the nation’s housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) once again lies in the hands of capitalism. We’ve gone Read more…

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The Uptrend In This Financial ETF Should Continue Despite The Government’s Unwind Of Citigroup’s Stock

April 6th, 2010

“Five of the 10 best-performing exchange traded funds in the first quarter were propelled by financial firms. The SPDR KBW Bank ETF (NYSE: KBE), which tracks the KBW Bank Index, returned Read more…

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