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Economy

The Fed Flashes an L-Shaped Hand Sign to Savers, Workers and Retirees

Rodney Johnson | Thursday, January 31, 2013 >> I try to stay away from teen-speak. But with three teenagers, I’m constantly hit with terms I didn’t learn in school. I

Markets

Banks Pay a “Perception Penalty Fee”

Rodney covered the “L is for Losers” side of the Fed-manipulation game. So I’ll take a look at the big winner. That’s the financial sector. Sort of. Let me explain…

Commodities

Abe Wants to Kill GM…Or At Least Cause Great Harm

Rodney Johnson | Wednesday, January 30, 2013 >> Have you read the book Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter? It combines real historical events about Abraham Lincoln with a fictional story of

Markets

DO NOT Buy GM: We Squeezed the Juice From This “Lemon”

Rodney and I both drive SUVs. He has a GM. I have a Toyota. We have stare-downs occasionally. As Rodney shows above, GM has an uphill battle to fight against

Markets

Give Me My Money Back… You Thief!

Rodney Johnson | Tuesday, January 29, 2013 >> $88.9 billion. That’s how much “profit” the Federal Reserve sent to the U.S. Treasury in 2012 to spend “any way it likes.”

Markets

The Lightweight in the Currency Ring

The Fed’s magic printing power leads many novice investors to a common misnomer: that the U.S. dollar will become worthless as money supply greatly expands. What isn’t factored into this

Commodities

A Bug Looking For a Windshield

Harry Dent | Monday, January 28, 2013 >> I borrow that bug analogy from John Mauldin because, under the circumstances, it’s just so appropriate… Japan is on a suicide mission.

Markets

We Called It Exactly

I was in Tampa last week meeting with Harry, Rodney and the team. We were doing some long-range planning and discussing the launch of my new trading service, Cycle 9

Markets

Money Management 101

Anyone can pick a good stock every now and then. The mechanic I take my cars to is always telling me about some stock option he’s doubled his money on.

Markets

This Chart is Complete B.S. – Do Yourself a Favor… Ignore it

Harry Dent | Friday, January 25, 2013 >> Since the invention of the microchip in 1971 it has multiplied by the trillions, creating more chips per person and a revolution