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Access articles from all of the editors, including Harry Dent, Rodney Johnson, Charles Sizemore and the rest of the Dent Research team on all aspects of our economy, so you can stay current on how to protect your financial future.

This includes a unique economic perspective on finance, using the power of demographic trends and purchasing power to accurately identify and forecast economic and market boom and busts.the Fed’s policies, investment outlook, and quantitative easing.

Sometimes the economy and the markets, in particular, adjust very quickly and sometimes violently when the unexpected happens, so this is where Economy and Markets is your place for the most up to date news on the Fed’s next move.

Retirement is entirely personal, as the strategies that each of the Dent Research editors share in Economy and Markets. From Harry to Adam, and Rodney, John and Lance, they each approach their retirement planning a little differently, as we all do, depending on our needs and wants.

And when you’re dealing with billions – if not trillions – of dollars, a few measly percentage points can make a huge ripple in the economy. So, current interest rates and future interest rate changes are really important for companies, consumers and investors alike. Our experts keep you in the loop with the rise and fall of interest rates.

The Trouble with Gold

My accountant and I have an ongoing argument. He tells me that gold is money. I point out that gold is NOT money… at least, not today. I understand that gold has been used as a medium of exchange and storehouse...

Expect a Volatile Correction Ahead

Last Thursday , I showed you how the Dow had been marching higher… and was due for an ”exhale.” We looked at four 50-day periods when the market was “only breathing in,” and the subsequent price declines that followed. ...

The Current Bust Will Create a Middle Class Boom

By Harry S. Dent Jr., Editor of Survive and Prosper It’s a lie. The rich don’t always get richer. Sometimes the average Joe (or Jane) gets a chance to get richer as well. Right now, we’re forecasting a shift in wealth away from...

Too Big to Jail!?

Today’s chart requires very little explanation. Criminal fraud prosecutions of financial institutions have been on the decline since 1999.   The Global Financial Crisis revealed piles of dirt under financial institutions’ rugs… No-doc ‘liar’ loans pushed by mortgage companies… securitized bundles of...

What Iceland Can Teach Us About Investing

I can’t move to Iceland because, frankly, I’m not much of fish fan. And the whole idea of pickling almost everything makes my skin crawl. Also, my wife loves the warm weather, so unless we lived at the edge...

A Foreclosure Tsunami is Quickly Approaching

Looking ahead to the foreclosure wave due for shore we want to answer two questions: How many? How fast? How Many? CoreLogic estimates 22.8% (11.1 million) of all mortgages on residential properties are underwater. The figures are higher – 27.8%; 13.6...

Think the Foreclosure Story is Old News? Think Again!

Over a year ago, a co-worker told us how she had caught neighborhood boys climbing into the second story window of the house next door. She confronted the group of 10- and 11-year olds and took one home to...

Let's Do An Experiment…

Try breathing in – only in – for a full minute. Can’t do it? Of course you can’t. Our bodies aren’t meant to. We know this intuitively; our lungs operate in a perpetual cycle of inhales and exhales. The market is...

How to Take Advantage of This Market Gift

So, your country is running at 100% debt-to-GDP. Your fearless leader has just proposed another 7% more debt on top of that. Your middle class is shrinking. Taxpayers are in revolt. Those receiving benefits and paying no taxes are in...

The Goldilocks Investment

Income-producing investments should provide steady returns with low volatility. Let me show you what I mean. In the chart below, I compare four bond funds: long-term Treasury bonds, investment-grade corporate bonds, high-yield corporate bonds and Build America Bonds. Each represents...
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