Archives for November 2013

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...]

Currency Wars: Money Printing- Wind at Stock Market’s Back

While common sense tells us “printing our way to prosperity” seems like an unlikely longer-term outcome, in the short run it can help push stock prices higher.  From Bloomberg: The global currency wars are heating up again as central banks embark … [Read more...]

The Difference Between FIAT and Real (Music and Gold)

Fiat money is currency that the government declares to be legal tender but has no intrinsic value of its own. In today's article Grant Williams takes that concept and applies it first to the music industry and then takes the lessons learned and … [Read more...]

Trends: Credit in the E.U. and the U.S.

Credit in the EU is contracting, with credit growth peaking at 11.5% in 2008, halving by 2010, falling to zero in 2011, rising back to 4% in 2012 and then falling below zero in 2013. This is the rate of growth so we can see that at zero new loans … [Read more...]