Wealth Wire Archives
Economy Archives43,766,713 Americans on Food Stamps - 2011-04-28
A look at the alarming rise of food stamp usage in America, and the crutch that is government spending.
Exxon Mobil: Profits are up, up, up! - 2011-04-28
Exxon's profit this quarter approaches $11 billion- up 69%! Per-share profits prove to be at least 10% higher than many analysts' estimated.
Keynes vs. Hayek Rap Battle, Part II - 2011-04-28
I know, it sounds bizarre. Just watch and enjoy...
Reactions to Bernanke's First Press Conference - 2011-04-27
Market eyes will be on the Fed and Bernanke today, as the first scheduled press conference takes place at 2:15 pm (ET). Updates and analysis throughout the day.
Ron Paul Set to Shake Up the 2012 Election - 2011-04-26
Sources say Ron Paul will run for president in 2012. This could shake up the political landscape a bit.
Real US Wages Fall 1% in March - 2011-04-26
Back in February, we noted that most companies were planning price increases. Wage increases? Not so much...
Bill Gross Goes Vigilante - 2011-04-25
Bill Gross is the only prominent 'bond vigilante' demanding higher interest rates on treasuries. But he has a lot of firepower...
Silver and Gold to World: 'Heads Up' - 2011-04-22
Surging precious metal prices have a message for the world economy. What the message means depends on who you listen to...
3 Reasons Why it's a Great Time to Buy a Car - 2011-04-22
If you're looking to buy a new car in the next year or so, you might want to consider moving your timetable up a bit...
Why Are Unemployment Claims Always Revised Up? - 2011-04-21
A cynical person might suspect these fudged numbers are a political ploy to make Americans think the recovery is going according to plan...
Apple: Great Quarter, Questionable Outlook - 2011-04-21
Apple had a fantastic quarter, and is now sitting on $65 billion in cash... Why are some investors concerned?
Steve Wynn: Obama is Lying About the Economy - 2011-04-21
Casino mogul Steve Wynn talked with Neil Cavuto yesterday, and had some harsh words for President Obama.
What's Up with Rising Crude Oil Prices? - 2011-04-20
Oil's up, but so is Economic Optimism: Second Day of Rising Crude Oil Prices.
The Best Jim Rogers Interview on Gold and Silver in Years - 2011-04-20
Rogers talks about the scramble for physical metals, the chance of $100 silver in 2011. And the nature of such parabolic moves, particularly their risks. Must-Listen.
This Ain't Your Father's America - 2011-04-19
Recent bickering between the two parties in Washington all but proves one thing: honor has completely disappeared from the nation's capital.
Why the Housing Double Dip Cannot be Stopped - 2011-04-19
Take it from a mortgage guy....the pool of qualified borrowers is about shrink.
Physical Silver vs Paper Silver - 2011-04-19
Anyone who owns silver, or has considered buying, I strongly recommend reading this article. It's a very important distinction.
Why Did S&P Downgrade US Outlook, Right Now? - 2011-04-18
Just a week after a senate report slammed ratings agencies, S&P downgrades the US debt outlook to "negative".
John Mauldin on Lacking US Budget Cuts - 2011-04-18
Video: John Mauldin spoke with Bloomberg's Betty Liu about when, how, and if America will face up to its growing economic liabilities.
10 Gas Saving Tips - 2011-04-15
Normally, I like to dish out a few gas saving tips during the height of summer driving season. But with the way gas prices are looking, I'll make an exception.
Top 25 Digital Media Companies, By Revenue - 2011-04-14
Our review of the top 25 online media companies, ranked by revenue. Some of these may surprise you (the NFL?).
Real US Inflation Now Near 10%? - 2011-04-13
Mainstream media is catching onto the fact that official inflation numbers are, at best, questionable. Latest alternate inflation data.
U.S. Economic Expansion Picks Up Steam as Railcar Volume Rises - 2011-04-13
Railcar volume rose significantly during the first quarter, with 4.6 million freight cars on the tracks. But does it mean that the economy is righting itself?
Gold Is A Bubble - And That's a Good Thing - 2011-04-12
Adam Lass explains an options strategy that aims to cash in on gold mania.
State and Local Governments: A Looming Disaster - 2011-04-12
State and local governments are not well, as this chart plainly shows.