• Mario Monti
    European Summit Agreement Gets Stocks Moving

    Germany relented from their hard line stance agreeing with the plan to allow the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) to get bailout funds to banks; mainly Spain. Italy’s prime minister Mario Monti (photo left), while claiming to...

    • Posted June 29, 2012
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  • Stephen Roach
    Stephen Roach Explains the European Ponzi Scheme

    Bloomberg’s Tom Keene interviewed Stephen Roach, professor at Yale University and former non-executive chairman for Morgan Stanley in Asia, regarding his sharp criticism of central banks. Roach talked about a convergence bubble. If you were Spain, Greece,...

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • David Rosenberg June 2012
    David Rosenberg: European Crisis at Existential Moment

    Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and crew interviewed David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist at Gluskin Sheff, to get his views on the economy and markets. Rosenberg gained notoriety for his bearish forecasts on the economy before the 2008-2009...

    • Posted June 27, 2012
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  • George Soros - June 2012
    George Soros: Europe in Danger of Evolving into German Empire

    George Soros made news yesterday proclaiming the EU has three days left and warning the summit this week could turn into a “fiasco.” Talking about the prospect of a German empire and a permanently depressed periphery, Soros...

    • Posted June 26, 2012
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  • Charles Nenner - June 2012
    Charles Nenner: Don’t Own Any Stocks Because They are Too Dangerous

    Jeff Macke interviewed Charles Nenner, head of the Charles Nenner Research Center, on Yahoo’s Breakout to get his views on the major markets. Nenner said he expects the S&P 500 to hit a cycle low next week,...

    • Posted June 25, 2012
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  • Made in China
    Chinese Economic Data is Questionable and Disconcerting to Investors

    Questions have arisen regarding the economic data being released by Chinese officials. If Chinese economic data has been doctored, the three-year bull market in equities could be in peril. According to a report by Keith Bradsher of...

    • Posted June 24, 2012
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  • Harry Dent June 2012
    Harry Dent: Get Out of the Stock Market Now!

    It’s coming apart according to Harry Dent, founder of economic research and forecasting company HS Dent.  His “calculated guesses” say it’s now time to get out of stocks.  Dent lays out a convincing case that things are...

    • Posted June 24, 2012
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  • John Rogers
    John Rogers on the Pricing Power of Sports in the TiVo Age

    John Rogers, founder of Ariel Investments and manager of the Ariel and Ariel Appreciation funds, was interviewed by Morningstar analyst Christopher Davis regarding opportunities he’s finding in the stock market. Rogers revealed he has a passion for...

    • Posted June 22, 2012
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  • Steven Romick
    FPA Crescent’s Steven Romick on Finding Value in the Stock Market

    Searching for value in the stock market is one of the ways First Pacific Advisors (FPA) puts investors first and CNBC interviewed Steven Romick to get his latest ideas.  Romick runs the FPA Crescent fund, a Morningstar...

    • Posted June 21, 2012
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  • Small Investor Behavior
    Exchange Traded Funds: Lowest Cost Wins

    Investors seem to be wising up in their choice of funds to invest in. Index Universe revealed fund flows in 2011 were heavily skewed towards Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) versus traditional higher cost mutual funds as twice...

    • Posted June 19, 2012
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