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Is the Clock About to Strike Midnight?

20 March 2012, 20:59

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“Is the Clock About to Strike Midnight?” (An Economic and Investment Update)  The US Dollar Index has resumed its rise against other currencies. Gold and silver have fallen as one would expect with a rising dollar.  However, oil and food remain expensive and shortages are possible. A bear market rally of large degree, which has […]

The Coming Investment Ice Age

19 December 2011, 16:15

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The Coming Investment Ice Age You’ve probably seen the disturbing headlines on the Internet that scream “The End of America” … “America’s Financial Doomsday” … “Aftershock” or something similar.  Maybe a well-meaning friend has forwarded them to you. While a bit overdone and sometimes hucksterish, these Internet programs really have helped bring great awareness to […]

The “Silent Crash” is Getting Noisier

14 September 2011, 10:00

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Folks who know me know that I have been focused upon economic, geo-political events, and the financial markets for years. Consequently, I really shouldn’t have been surprised at the number of calls I began to receive from friends around the country when the Global Financial Crisis (“GFC”) became news a few years back. The steadily […]