Archive - December 2015 - page 48

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Health Care

DIY Health Care

If you’re a technology geek in any way, then you wait every year with bated breath to see what gets rolled out at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las

Central Banks

Swiss Government Won’t Welcome Your Money

You know the world is crazy when banks charge negative interest on deposits. This is exactly what is happening in Switzerland as the small nation tries to fend of the


Markets of 2014

In some ways, 2014 was an odd year. Even though the broad market ended better than 10% higher, things were decidedly choppier and more volatile than in 2013. We saw

Central Banks

Government’s Election Surprise

As we move into 2015, the presidential race in the U.S. is starting to look a bit clearer… but is that an illusion? Hillary Clinton is once again seen as


Economic Accountability

I don’t hate all lawyers. One of my best friends on the planet is a lawyer. They provide a useful service in a republic, clarifying rights and regulations as well


Markets Pushing Positive

Friday was the first official trading day of 2015. The risk-on mood that emerged in the middle of December faded a bit last week as investors sold stocks and bought


Economic Recap: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

As we move into 2015, most of our forecasts from recent years and from the beginning of 2014 have come true: 1. Oil has crashed again. 2. Gold keeps weakening


Biotech Goes Mobile

If you thought BlackBerry (Nasdaq:BBRY) was a dead mobile device provider, think again. They’re currently forging a partnership with NantHealth, a healthcare focused data provider, which falls underneath Patrick Soon-Shiong’s


Endless Economic Bubble

“Financial bubbles tend to get more extreme over time as credit availability to fuel them expands as our incomes and wealth expand.” That is Principle 6 from page 146 in


Commodities and the Economic Cycle

I’ve been forecasting for the past few years that the stealth crisis for the next global debt and financial crisis would be the vicious cycle of commodity prices declining setting