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.
Keynes vs. Hayek Rap Battle, Part II - 2011-04-28
I know, it sounds bizarre. Just watch and enjoy...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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?
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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?).
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?
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.
State and Local Governments: A Looming Disaster - 2011-04-12
State and local governments are not well, as this chart plainly shows.
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.