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Economy

What Happens When High Savings Meet Over Investment

Harry S. Dent | Friday, December 7, 2012 >> I recently saw an interesting article in The Financial Times… James McIntyre was observing that foreign investors through Hong Kong were

Economy

An Update on Gold Profits

A little over a month ago I analyzed the gold market, highlighting the range between $1,900 and $1,500 that prices have been stuck in since mid-2011. You can reread that

Purchasing Power

Economists Just Don’t Grasp the Power of Demographics

I had a debate recently on Maria Bartiroma’s “Closing Bell” show with Ron Insana. He’s a major contributor to CNBC. I’ve watched Ron over the years and I like him.

Economy

The Yield Party isn’t Over

We’ve harped on about building streams of investment income for years now and the popularity of this trend has recently gained momentum. That’s led more than a few skeptics to

Economy

Looking for Yield in All the Wrong Places

Rodney Johnson | Wednesday, December 5, 2012 >> For those of you that had a country song pop into your head when you read that subject line, you’re not crazy.

Economy

Market Driver: Fear or Greed

Yesterday, I shared a ratio chart comparing Germany and Spain. Today, let’s look at two U.S. equity indices: the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq. These two indices behave

Economy

Just Because Everyone Is Doing it Now… Doesn’t Mean It’s Rational

Harry S. Dent | Tuesday, December 4, 2012 >> People are nuts. Ok. They’re not nuts all of the time. They only become nuts when everyone else becomes nuts. It’s

Economy

Warning Sirens from Germany!?

I found something interesting on the euro zone when I was looking through some charts today. It has to do with the relationship between the euro zone’s biggest strength, Germany,

Purchasing Power

Black Friday is Now a Retailer’s Nightmare

  There is ONE day a year every retailer used to wait for with tingling anticipation… but not anymore. The giddy feelings have been replaced with hard dread… The day