All posts tagged "us economy"

  • Joseph Stiglitz: Burst Credit Bubble Risks Economic Malaise

    Economist Joseph Stiglitz says the U. S. economy is likely to experience false starts on the road to recovery and end up like Japan in the 1990’s or the world in the 1930’s. Stiglitz has criticized the...

    • Posted August 5, 2009
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  • Doug Kass, “The fear of being out has begun to replace the fear of being in”

    Jack Healy, writing for the N.Y. Times, highlights a debate between the bulls and the bears; specifically the views of money managers Doug Kass and Robert Rodriguez. Kass’s recent views have already been chronicled here. Rodriguez is...

    • Posted April 1, 2009
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  • Jim Rogers’ Contradictions

    Jame Quinn, reporting at, provides a balanced article on the performance of Jim Rogers’ investments and the contradictions in some of his views. For instance, how can Rogers expect the price of oil to reach $200...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Predictions: Marc Faber, Jeremy Grantham & Harry Dent

    Marc Faber on China, (Ref: FXI, 125.64, 7/3): Investors betting on a rebound in China’s tumbling stocks are setting themselves up for more losses, according to Marc Faber. “I just wouldn’t buy,” Faber said in an interview...

    • Posted July 9, 2008
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  • Heebner, "I’m a bull on the U. S. economy"

    Ken Heebner, considered a fantastic fund manager and generally smart guy by many, in an interview published by the Boston Globe a couple of days ago, expressed his optimistic view on the economy. Excerpt: What do you...

    • Posted July 8, 2008
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  • 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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  • Trading Diary – Past and Present

    Over the past few years I have maintained a trading diary that I have updated sporadically. Below are ramblings from these missives: 9/2/07 Dow 13,357 S&P 1,473 NASDAQ 2,596 The Dow closed at 14k on the nose...

    • Posted September 2, 2007
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