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Economy ArchivesTARP Inspector General: Response was "Hopelessly Naive" - 2011-03-29
On the eve of his resignation as TARP's inspector general, Neil Barofsky weighs in on TARP, calling it "delusional" and "naive"...
Finance Accounts for 31% of All US Profits - 2011-03-28
New data coming out shows finance accounting for 31% of all profit in the U.S., mostly in part due to government support. This trend doesn't seem sustainable.
Google Already Testing Music Service Internally - 2011-03-28
Google employees are currently testing Google Music. Will it give iTunes a run for its money?
Gold and Silver's True Inflation-Adjusted Highs - 2011-03-25
When you properly adjust for inflation, gold and silver are nowhere near their all-time highs of $7150 and $402.
Your Government Lies: Get Over It - 2011-03-25
The U.S. Government, in its entirety, has been lying for years... But the gravity of how far it'll go, and how good it is at doing it, didn't sink in until recently...
IBD: The Real Unemployment Rate is 19.4% - 2011-03-25
At the current hiring pace jobs won't hit there old peak until December 2016....almost six years from now.
Google Takes on Visa - 2011-03-24
A behind-the-scenes brawl is under way over the multi-billion dollar payment processing market.
Irish Bonds Plummet, 10-year Above 10% - 2011-03-23
Irish bonds have taken a severe nosedive, and the EU is on the brink of total economic chaos, as governments around the Union are teetering on the edge.
Fed's Fisher: "Tipping point" is at Hand - 2011-03-22
The Feds are facing up to facts (at a gut-wrenchingly slow pace), of course.
Buffett's Bet on Goldman Pays Off Big - 2011-03-22
Goldman currently pays Berkshire Hathaway $15 per second on its preferred shares. Now Goldman wants to pay Buffett back.
Even Lawrence Yun Sees the Light - 2011-03-22
Housing tumbles, and even the industry perma-bulls are starting to wonder...
Silver Closes Over $36 as China Buys - 2011-03-21
News that China imported 245 tons of silver in February may be related to the move.
18% of Florida Houses Vacant - 2011-03-21
As a homeowner in the U.S., I hate to say it. But a true bottom in the housing market still seems a ways off.
Gold Stocks to Outperform - 2011-03-18
Analyst Greg McCoach discusses precious and base metal investing for the rest of 2011.
Make Money as the World Goes Mad - 2011-03-17
Brian Hicks shares takeaways from his recent chat with commodities guru Greg McCoach.
Gold Silver Ratio Examined - 2011-03-16
A look at the gold/silver ratio, which compares the performance of the two precious metals.
Alan Greenspan: Time to Raise Taxes - 2011-03-15
Former Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan says we don't have time to wait, and is calling for the government to raise taxes to come to grips with our extreme deficit problem.
The Bond King Says Sell - 2011-03-14
Bill Gross -- the Bond King -- heads for the hill in U.S. Treasuries... Is the bond bubble about to burst?
Why You Should Sell Everything in Japan - 2011-03-14
The Mad Hedge Fund Trader explains what you should and should not do in the wake of Japan's disastrous earthquake.
Why Dividend-Paying Blue Chips are the "Best Way to Go" - 2011-03-11
Barton Biggs of Traxis Partners appeared on Bloomberg Television today to talk about the performance of U.S. stocks since the financial crisis and the outlook for equities and investment strategy.
Jim Rogers: 'Crude oil prices will continue to rise for years' - 2011-03-11
Jim Rogers takes on oil prices, his favorite currency and why the dollar is losing status as the world's reserve currency.
The Nuclear Option: The Only Safe Energy Bet to Make - 2011-03-11
Analyst Greg McCoach gives investment hints on how to survive and profit from diminishing supplies of finite fossil fuels and the nuclear power industry.
Who Will Be the Next Groupon? - 2011-03-10
Hundreds of start-ups are racing to become the next Groupon. Here are four ways they can do it...
China Buys 47% of the World's Gold - 2011-03-10
Analyst Greg McCoach discusses how rising Chinese gold demand will put significant strain on global supplies -- and may be the catalyst that will push gold prices over the $1,500 level.
Will Bernake Fish or Cut Bait? - 2011-03-10
How to prepare yourself -- and your portfolio -- for what's coming on June 30, 2011...