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Commodities

Get the Hell Out of Dodge… Hell Hath Invaded Heaven

Harry Dent | Thursday, February 28, 2013 >>   There hasn’t been any “bad news” in Europe recently, so it’s no surprise the stock markets reacted so sharply at the beginning

Markets

What I Told Cycle 9 Alert Subscribers about Gas Prices

While drivers everywhere are cursing at the gas pumps, energy traders are celebrating. Well, those on the long side of the trade, that is. There’s a strong seasonal pattern in

Commodities

A Felon and a Clown

Rodney Johnson | Wednesday, February 27, 2013 >> According to Greek Mythology, Pandora was the first woman on earth. She had a pretty good start in life, receiving gifts of

Markets

Dividends Boost Boom & Bust gains by 33%

Let’s face it – raises are hard to come by these days. That’s if you have a job. Employers made major cuts in the aftermath of the 2008 crash. The

Economy

Finally the Truth About the Echo Boomer Generation…

When your kids look back on the “lost decades” from 1990 to 2020, one of the greatest stories they’ll talk about is what we call “The Demographic Cliff”… that is

Markets

But Don’t Worry… We’re All in This Together

It’s not just the U.S. that’s about to lose its main engine of growth – a large demographic group of peak spenders. This troubling turn has already begun in the

Markets

Monster.com vs. LinkedIn

With two million plus Americans looking for work there’s at least one bright spot in the economy: job services. There are two factors at play here. First, high levels of

Purchasing Power

Who Would You Rather See Get the Cash?

Rodney Johnson | Monday, February 25, 2013 >> I know several people who are unemployed. In fact, I probably know of tens of people who are without a job. Some

Markets

The Canary in the Coalmine

Gold is not money. We’ve had this argument before. Yeah yeah… Iran started accepting payment for oil in gold. But gold will never replace fiat currencies… and it will never

Purchasing Power

Sequestered Cuts are the Only Way

Rodney Johnson | Friday, February 22, 2013 >> What’s the first thing you’d do if you found yourself entangled in a debt crisis? Credit cards maxed out… Zero cash left