All posts tagged "inflation"

  • Ken Heebner is Bullish on Energy

    Ken Heebner, on CNBC yesterday, said it is a time to be positive because the global economy continues to grow. He added the biggest problem we face is rising inflation, but it doesn’t mean companies will do...

    • Posted June 14, 2008
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  • Marc Faber Believes Many Assets Overvalued

    Bloomberg reported today that Marc Faber believes that stocks, property and commodities are overvalued as an economic slowdown, inflation, and de-leveraging will curb earnings growth and erode the value of assets. Faber also mentioned that oil may...

    • Posted June 10, 2008
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  • Marc Faber’s View on Bonds

    It was recently reported (about a week ago) that Marc Faber believes U. S. bonds could well prove to be currently the worst value as a major asset class in 30 years. His view was that they...

    • Posted May 31, 2008
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  • Predictions through 4/28/08

    On April 28th, Warren Buffett stated on CNBC, “I’m amazed we haven’t seen more inflationary effect so far in the CPI when you consider what steel is doing, what oil is doing, what grains are doing, there...

    • Posted April 28, 2008
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  • Predictions – Mark Leibovit, Robert Rodriguez

    On April 18th, Mark Leibovit, VRTrader.com, stated his forecast model pinpointed mid-April as a low point. However he hedged by saying, “don’t want to start predicting a new bull market.” Leibovit recommended: streetTRACKS Gold Shares (GLD, 90.62)...

    • Posted April 26, 2008
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  • The Ultimate Vicious Cycle

    Borrowers can’t pay their debts. Government bailouts. Dollar falls. Prices rise. More borrowers can’t pay their debts. More Government bailouts. Dollar falls more. Prices rise more. Cue to get your wheelbarrows.

    • Posted March 30, 2008
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  • Byron Wien’s 2008 Predictions

    There seems to be a lot of interest in the predictions of Byron Wien so here they are: http://blogs.wsj.com/marketbeat/2008/01/02/wien-a-recession-5-inflation-and-president-obama-in-08/ 1. The U.S. economy suffers its first recession since 2001. 2. S&P earnings decline year-over-year, and the index...

    • Posted January 4, 2008
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  • Observations & Commentary

    The market took a big dive (366 Dow points) yesterday on concerns about the economy expressed by Caterpillar. 3M also came out with a disappointing sales forecast. However, the earnings reported by tech companies, in general, have...

    • Posted October 20, 2007
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  • Trading Diary 10-7-07

    Dow 14,066 S&P 1,557 NASDAQ 2,780 The market has had a ferocious rally since the middle of August when the Dow briefly plunged below 12,500. The ultrashort ETFs (SRS, SKF, and TWM) purchased over the past couple...

    • Posted October 11, 2007
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  • Why Mutual Funds?

    Originally published in August 1998: INDEXES ON 7/31/98 DJIA 8,883.29 S&P 500 1,120.67 NASDAQ 1,872.39 The stock market continues to weather the approaching storms fairly well. This is to be expected when everywhere you turn the press...

    • Posted September 22, 2006
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