The Fed’s Alice In Wonderland Economy – What’s Next?

By Nick Giambruno After the president of the United States, the most powerful person on the planet is the chairman of the Federal Reserve. Ask almost anyone on the street for the name of the U.S. president, and you’ll get a quick … [Read more...]

Savings Tips for Brits

The Bank of England's recent announcement on interest rates represented a double-edged sword for savers. Under the new leadership of Mark Carney, the bank unveiled a radical new policy of 'forward guidance' that promises to keep rates on hold until … [Read more...]

Tapering Bets Could Backfire For Stock Bears

Dual Mandate Says No Major Changes Coming In 1977, Congress amended The Federal Reserve Act, stating the monetary policy objectives of the Federal Reserve are “to promote effectively the goals of maximum employment, stable prices and moderate … [Read more...]

Do Low Interest Rates Power Stocks Higher?

This chart debunks a long-held myth. Back in the day, one of the first things I "learned" about investing was that low or declining interest rates are good for stock prices. I've since had to "unlearn" this. A certain market commentator … [Read more...]

Using the MIP to Decide- When to Refinance

The MIP (Moore Inflation Predictor) is our proprietary index that projects future inflation rates one year into the future. It uses a "fan" style with varying level of likelihood that certain rates will be attained. If you are considering … [Read more...]

State of Denial

By David Galland, Managing Director, Casey Research Does the price action of gold of late make you scratch your head, falling as it has from its recent high of $1,420 to $1,359 as I write? Hard not to make one wonder, considering the nature of so … [Read more...]

Markets Appear Ripe for a Sustainable Bullish Turn

Early September is very important for the financial markets; especially for the bulls. Numerous elements are in place for a rally to take hold now. The markets have been weak and the bears have been in control. If the bulls cannot make a stand soon, … [Read more...]