All posts tagged "inflation"

  • Dow Over 38,000 By 2025

    Jeffrey A. Hirsch & Christopher Mistal of the Stock Traders Almanac have penned an attention getting piece entitled, “Next Super Boom — Dow 38820 By 2025 — Stocks Catch Up With Inflation, But First Inflation Catches Up...

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • The Role of Luck in Investment Performance

    According to Sam Mamudi at The Wall Street Journal, many investors don’t recognize the influence that chance plays in investment results. Over a 30 year time horizon, investors in index funds can have extremely widely varying results...

    • Posted August 3, 2010
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  • Inflation or Deflation?

    This past week we observed articles expressing concern over both inflation and deflation. First there was Joachim Fels, the co-head of economics at Morgan Stanley, who says the risks are on the inflationary side. Fels said he...

    • Posted July 31, 2010
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  • Reasons Why Equities Could Have a Decent Decade Ahead

    Richard DeKaser, Contributing Economist, The Kiplinger Letter, writes why he sees good returns in the coming years from equities, which he says investors avoid at their peril. This past decade, of course, wasn’t an especially good 10-year...

    • Posted May 4, 2010
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  • David Rosenberg and Richard Russell: Opposing Views on Bonds

    Prieur du Plessis recently wrote an article highlighting the viewpoints of David Rosenberg and Richard Russell with regards to the future outlook for bonds. Rosenberg points out several correlations which make him bullish on bonds (mainly because...

    • Posted April 20, 2010
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  • An Important Debate: Inflation or Deflation Ahead?

    Probably the most important question for investors in determining how they allocate their portfolio is whether there will be inflation or deflation in the coming years. Michael “Mish” Shedlock and Marc Faber take opposite sides in this...

    • Posted March 13, 2010
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  • Bob Doll Provides Predictions for 2010

    Like Byron Wien, Bob Doll, BlackRock Vice Chairman, was very accurate in forecasting what would happen in 2009. Doll tries his luck again with 12 predictions for 2010: -S&P 500 probable level of 1250 -Sees emerging markets...

    • Posted January 7, 2010
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  • Peter Schiff’s Top Three Predictions

    Peter Schiff was on CNBC with his outlook for 2010. Schiff predicts higher interest rates, higher unemployment and higher inflation. Schiff sees commodities and foreign stocks outperforming. Schiff also forecasts a weaker dollar with a possible currency...

    • Posted January 5, 2010
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  • David Malpass Preaches the Benefits of Stable Money

    David Malpass, Encima Global, was on CNBC commenting on the disastrous weak dollar policy of the U. S. Government and Fed. Malpass said a weak dollar would eventually destroy living standards in the U. S. Malpass also...

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • Julian Robertson, "We are totally dependent on the Chinese and Japanese"

    “Investment Legend” Julian Robertson was interviewed by CNBC’s Erin Burnett and indicated he was worried about the situation the U. S. has gotten itself into with regard to debt and overconsumption. He said it would almost be...

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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