The euro has been called an unmitigated disaster … a currency without a country. But you’re not getting the full story, and it’s that story that means the euro is safe, for a while at least.
The U.S. economy is being steered by black swan president and economists with isolationist views. It’s an environment that breeds inflation and screams: “Buy gold!”
Comfortable living in a beautiful part of the world. Quiet and peaceful. Golf weather year-round. But that’s not the big reason why you should consider owning real estate in northern Argentina.
American mood toward Russia has morphed — or, at least, the Republican view has morphed. And that’s where we have an opportunity as investors. Welcome to the Year of Russia.
So many promises and threats are waiting to either unfold or fizzle. Which Donald Trump will show up to his first day on the job? Wall Street’s directional future depends on that answer.
The European Union is headed for meltdown with the failure of the Italian referendum vote. Many votes are still ahead and this spells trouble for U.S.
As the Internet of Things takes over, it will do more than provide convenience. It promises to steal nearly all existing jobs. Without change, this is bad news all around for pretty much all of us.
Yellen & Co. just finished another meeting and it’s no shock that interest rates remain unchanged, but December could prove to be dangerous for the market.
In better days, America’s capitalist democracy was the envy of the world. Now, however, it’s dead … and American voters are the ones who killed it.
Throw a rock into a pond and it takes time for the ripples to disrupt an ant pile built on the far shore. Brexit is no different.
U.S. exports are down nearly $64 billion so far this year, and yet the Fed is flirting with raising interest rates. Can you imagine the economic storm if the dollar gets any stronger?
Despite the Fed’s blather, America’s chemistry is off. An ingredient necessary for a vibrant economy is missing. One look at the data will show you exactly what’s missing and why.
Every bit of economic data is dished up for consumption. A one-off snapshot that says nothing about the true state of the U.S. economy … that a consumer-driven downturn on the way.
What we are led to believe as “truth” in America is no different than what the Soviets were led to believe, and only by disengaging will you get facts to defend investment decisions.
U.S. voters have been led to believe that the only choices we have in government are Republican or Democrat. And yet, neither represents that view of America today. It’s time for something different.
In politics, we typically think fiscally conservative and tax cuts for Republicans and wasteful spending and tax hikes for Democrats. But are our assumptions true?
By voting to flee the European Union, the Brits shocked the world … but only because the world wasn’t paying attention. Now comes the day after Brexit, and it promises to be worse than the event itself.
Don’t believe anything saying a rate hike is on the table in July. It’s not. The U.S. won’t see meaningfully higher rates for many years. The sooner you accept this, the sooner you can avoid financial ruin.
Don’t believe the media, oil consumption is not declining — it’s rising. But oil exploration budgets have been cut, and a supply shortfall is looming on the horizon.
As the second largest member of the PIIGS pack, Spain was much reviled. But the country has rebounded despite anti-austerity bloviating. So much for Keynesian doomsaying …
Despite much hand-wringing in the media, the economy is turning up again. While the Fed seems out of touch with economic data, China has emerged as the only adult in the room.
The last few presidents have run roughshod over our freedoms, and the incoming class of “hopefuls” offer little hope. But, in the end, it’s up to us to determine America’s future…
Central banks around the world have thrown everything at the economy. Unconventional monetary measures, quantitative easing, near-zero interest rates and yet … here we are. The plan has failed. Welcome to Japan 2.0.