Category: Economics

Van Eck On Money And The Economy. June 17, 2013

[ 0 ] June 17, 2013 |

Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Monday, June 17, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. The U.S. financial markets are entering one of the most important periods in years. On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will be meeting in Washington. During the past few years, those meetings […]

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Byron Wien of Blackstone Group- June 2013 Market Commentary

[ 0 ] June 10, 2013 |

Blackstone is pleased to offer the following Market Commentary by Byron Wien which shares his thinking on global economic developments, market insights and other factors that may influence investment opportunities and strategies. The Smartest Man is Bullish on Europe June 2013 During the course of every year I try to meet several times with the […]

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Goldman Sachs Upgrades Targets For The S&P 500 Going Forward. Bullish.

[ 0 ] May 21, 2013 |

Goldman Sachs Upgrades S&P 500 Target Published: Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 4:39 AM ET By: Ansuya Harjani Goldman Sachs has upgraded its target for the S&P 500, forecasting that the U.S. benchmark index will climb a further 5 percent to 1750 by year-end, from an initial estimate of 1625, supported by robust dividend growth […]

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Fred Lange Of Lange Financial Services: Thoughts On Markets, Equities, A New Form Of Gridlock, Why He Has Been And Remains Bullish.

[ 0 ] May 14, 2013 |

The Wall and Broad Report has been fortunate to receive market and trading thoughts and ideas from Fred and Rob Lange of Lange Financial Services ( LFS ) since its inception in mid 2010. It was just before the mid term election that got LFS discussing the benefits of Gridlock for the markets. Between August […]

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The QE-Xcuse. From Brian S. Wesbury. Stocks Are Cheap. They Are Rising Because That’s What Cheap Things Do.

Brian S. Wesbury – Chief Economist Bob Stein, CFA – Deputy Chief Economist Date: 5/6/2013 The higher the stock market goes, the more the bears argue that it’s all about easy money from the Federal Reserve. The “QE-xcuse” – says Wall Street is flying high on a wave of new money from Quantitative Easing. But, […]

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The Coming Obamacare SHOCK.

[ 0 ] April 30, 2013 |

The Coming ObamaCare Shock Millions of Americans will pay more for health insurance, lose their coverage, or have their hours of work cut back. By DANIEL P. KESSLER In recent weeks, there have been increasing expressions of concern from surprising quarters about the implementation of ObamaCare. Montana Sen. Max Baucus, a Democrat, called it a […]

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Dangerous Economic Territory: An Interview with Paul A. Volcker. ‘The Last True Central Banker’

[ 0 ] April 11, 2013 |

Dangerous Economic Territory: An Interview with Paul A. Volcker Paul A. Volcker is the former chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System under presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. He is credited with ending the high levels of inflation in the 1970s and early 1980s. His policy of “preemptive restraint” reduced […]

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Van Eck Hotline On Money And The Economy. March 25, 2013

[ 0 ] March 25, 2013 |

Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Monday, March 25, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. A week ago, I closed out the Hotline by saying that Cyprus likely did not carry that much in the way of near-term risks. However, I added that the situation did represent a broader problem for Europe and the rest of […]

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Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy.

[ 0 ] March 18, 2013 |

Van Eck Hotline on Money and the Economy For: Monday, March 18, 2013 (800) 219-1333. VetHotline@aol.com. The U.S. stock market has been doing quite well of late. That rally has been driven by a combination of Fed quantitative easing and a healthier than expected U.S. economy. The bears blame it all on the Fed and […]

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Bridgewater’s Dalio Says 2013 ‘Game Changer’ as Money Shifts

[ 0 ] January 28, 2013 |

Bridgewater’s Dalio Says 2013 ‘Game Changer’ as Money Shifts By Christopher Condon Jan. 25 (Bloomberg) — Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates LP, the world’s biggest hedge fund, said 2013 will be a “game changer” for the economy as investors reallocate money after risks such as Europe’s sovereign debt crisis receded. “There’s a lot of […]

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16 Things About 2013 That Are Really Going To Stink.

[ 0 ] January 6, 2013 |

http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/16-things-about-2013-that-are-really-going-to-stink 16 Things About 2013 That Are Really Going To Stink The beginning of the year has traditionally been a time of optimism when we all look forward to the exciting things that are going to happen over the next 12 months. Unfortunately, there are a whole bunch of things about 2013 that we already […]

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President Obama Is Dedicated To The Expansion Of The Welfare State. By Charles Krauthammer

[ 0 ] January 6, 2013 |

BY CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER The rout was complete, the retreat disorderly. President Obama got his tax hikes — naked of spending cuts — passed by the ostensibly Republican House of Representatives. After which, you might expect him to pivot to his self-proclaimed “principle” of fiscal “balance” by taking the lead on reducing spending. “Why,” asked the […]

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The S&P 500 Is In The Cheapest Bull Market Since Ronald Reagan.

[ 0 ] November 19, 2012 |

S&P 500 in Cheapest Bull Market Since Ronald Reagan By Whitney Kisling, Inyoung Hwang and Rita Nazareth – Nov 19, 2012 9:42 AM ET. Investors have seen $806 billion erased from the value of American equities since President Barack Obama was re-elected Nov. 6 in the biggest decline since May. The post-election rout in U.S. […]

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Important Read. “Beware ObamaCare’s Now Reality”. NY Post. November 13, 2012

[ 0 ] November 13, 2012 |

Beware: ObamaCare’s now reality By BETSY McCAUGHEY Posted: 10:06 PM, November 12, 2012 President Obama’s re-election and Democratic gains in the US Senate end any possibility of repealing the Obama health law. It will roll out as written, imposing major changes soon on you and your family. If you are uninsured because you can’t afford […]

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The Election & Aftermath: Investment And Economic Predictions Plus Strategies From Jefferies And Co.

[ 0 ] November 6, 2012 |

The Election & Aftermath We will know by this time tomorrow most of the election results. The worst case scenario for all of us would be an election that is so close in some of the sawing states that the election gets turned over to a host of attorneys. As a nation, we do not […]

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Barack Obama And The Decline Of America. Very Worthwhile Reading.

[ 0 ] November 5, 2012 |

By Daniel P. Goldman (Spengler) America is in incipient decline, and this week’s presidential election might be the last chance to reverse it. We are becoming a different sort of country, with a different people and different beliefs. Another four years of Barack Obama well might take us past the point of no return, although […]

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