Could The Fed Trigger A Deflationary Slide In Stocks?

Most economists and stock market participants believe that FED policy can exhibit a tremendous amount of power over the movement of the markets and market participants perception of the future of that policy can affect the market in the short run. … [Read more...]

Crashing Markets, Credit Downgrades- What Comes Next?

Tragic news about the United States economic atmosphere has been inescapable throughout the country and world for quite some time now. With constant debate over raising the debt ceiling, shocking losses in the stock market, devastating unemployment … [Read more...]

Six Straight Weeks of Decline Take DJIA Below 12,000: What Now?

Before blaming falling stocks on the most recent weak economic reports, let's check some dates. As of June 10, the Dow has suffered the "longest losing streak since the fall of 2002. The market's last seven-week stretch of losses began in May … [Read more...]

Stocks Setting up for Big Slide

By Tim McMahon, editor Historically whenever the 10-year Treasury yield drops 1.2% over a short period of time a bear market for stocks resulted within two months  .  This signal presaged steep market crashes in 1990, 2000, and 2007. The … [Read more...]

Gold Meltdown or Mania – Batten Down the Hatches

By Louis James, Senior Editor, Casey’s International Speculator   As Doug Casey said recently, we expect things to come unglued soon. With the ongoing madness in Europe, it seems to me that things are starting to look visibly less well glued … [Read more...]

Is It Possible to Crash-Proof Your Portfolio?

With the recent 5% tumble in one month in both the NYSE and the NASDAQ, I've begun thinking about protecting my portfolio from the downside. In an effort to keep you fully invested at all times investment advisors are quick to quote statistics like, … [Read more...]

An Investment Lesson from the Last Crash

Bull Market or Impending Crash? December 2006 Since March I have been telling you that I expected the market to reach this resistance point, where will it go from here? With the NASDAQ up 53% over the last 12 months, you may wonder why … [Read more...]