By Doug Hornig, Casey Research
If you wanted to sum up the just-concluded Casey Research/Sprott Inc. Summit titled Navigating the Politicized Economy, you could say "The situation is hopeless but not serious."
More than 20 speakers – many of them world-renowned financial experts and best-selling authors – gathered in Carlsbad, CA, from September 7 to 9 to ascertain exactly how hopeless, and what investors can do to protect themselves.
Casey Chief Economist Bud Conrad reconfirmed – with a blizzard of charts and graphs – that the ship of state is still heading for a fiscal iceberg… and that iceberg looms closer by the day.
The US national debt has far outpaced the government's ability to pay it off. It's unsustainable – and made continuously worse by the Federal Reserve, which pushes more and more debt onto its balance sheet, blowing up an ever-bigger bubble. And with the recent announcement of QE3 – read "money-printing without any limits" – Conrad thinks the resulting pop! will be one that will make the entire globe's ears ring. Continue reading "How to Navigate an Economy Weighed Down by Government Meddling and Cronyism" →
By David Galland, Casey Research
Recently I helped out with some delivery chores. As I drove about, I discovered that one of the roads I would normally use was closed by roadblocks. It was, I imagine, due to road repair work. I had to reverse course and take a substantial detour.
I wondered why the road crew hadn't put up a sign indicating the road was closed back at the main intersection, but I shrugged and muttered something like "Typical government operation." Continue reading "Bypassing Government Roadblocks to Your Personal Prosperity" →
Hello fellow traders everywhere, Adam Hewison here co-founder of MarketClub with your weekend update for the trading week ending on 3/23/12.
SECTOR SCORECARD Weekly Changes
CONSUMER GOODS: +0.30%
HEALTHCARE: +0.20% This week's big winner MAKO + 13.67%
INDUSTRIAL GOODS: -1.66%
UTILITIES: +0.11% This week's big loser DYN - 23.59% Continue reading "MarketClub's Weekly Wrapup for 3/23. This week's BIG Winner - MAKO + 13.67%" →
Hello fellow traders everywhere, Adam Hewison here co-founder of MarketClub with your weekend update for the trading week ending on 3/16/12.
Last week was a strong move for the equity markets and gold slipped to ten week lows. Despite rumors of releasing strategic oil reserves the oil market closed practically unchanged for the week. The metals were lower for the week and look to be on the Continue reading "Weekend Wrap Up: Apple hits $600 and the S&P500 index closes over 1,400. What's next?" →
Hello fellow traders everywhere, Adam Hewison here co-founder of MarketClub with your weekend update for the trading week ending on 3/09/12.
Last week was a choppy week for the equity markets and the official Greek default could be a whole new problem this comig week. Trends persisted in the energy markets while the metals were Continue reading "MarketClub's Weekend Update" →