Archives for 2013

Edgar Allen Poe vs. The FED

Quoth the Maven, “Evermore” By Grant Williams On January 29, 1845, the New York Evening Mirror published a poem that would go on to be one of the most celebrated narrative poems ever penned. It depicted a tragic romantic's desperate descent … [Read more...]

Doug Casey on Crisis Investing in Cyprus

By Nick Giambruno, Senior Editor, International Man Recently, legendary crisis investor Doug Casey and I put our boots to the ground in Cyprus to search the rubble of one of recent history's most significant financial crises—the financial collapse … [Read more...]

Ukraine’s Two New Energy Deals

If one was to believe the picture that most Western media outlets are painting, Ukraine has been lost to Russia. Though the country fought valiantly to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union in Vilnius, Lithuania last month, President … [Read more...]

Is Capitalism the Problem as Pope Contends?

Papal Fallibility by Bill Bonner Uh oh! The new pope, Francis from the Pampas, has just warned us to beware the "tyranny of capitalism."  Each man worships his own gods. Some worship at the altar of Jesus of Nazareth. Some at the altar of the … [Read more...]

Trends: Tech Companies

Tech companies are the wave of the global economic future. They will never totally replace the "traditional" sectors of the economy like manufacturing, energy, and agriculture, but there certainly seems to be increased integration between tech and … [Read more...]

No 2008 Stock Plunge In the Cards

Lately we have been hearing rumblings in the media that the market is getting "too frothy" and looking like a "bubble" and the media is wondering if we are nearing 2008 proportions. Usually as long as we hear talk like that the market is safe because … [Read more...]

Are Canadian Energy Stocks Set for a Rebound?

Interview with Colin Soares As Canadian energy stocks are finally seeing a bit of a push, and demand for Canadian commodities looks set to rise, juniors are confident that economics will ensure that Canadian oil—the cheapest in the world—will find … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Closing Costs and Refinancing

Refinancing:  What’s not to like? Not only can you lower the interest rate, you can either reduce your monthly payments or reduce the length of the loan. Either way you pay less in the long run! While on the surface it’s a nearly fool proof way to … [Read more...]

Egypt Marches to Saudi Drummer

When watching the news on TV we are given little blurbs about a robbery at the local 7/11 but we really don't learn much about what is really going on in the world. Even when the news is focused on "Arab Spring" we don't learn much about the politics … [Read more...]

Stocks in Cyprus Are Down 98%—Time to Start Edging In?

Doug Casey in Cyprus: Crisis Investing in Action By Nick Giambruno, Senior Editor, International Man Readers who have been with us for a while know that I've been hinting at the project Doug Casey and I have been working on in Cyprus for a while … [Read more...]