All posts tagged "Ben Bernanke"

  • Ben Bernanke - Federal Reserve Chairman
    Ben Bernanke Accommodation Statement Sends Futures Soaring

    Several weeks ago Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent bond markets around the world reeling when he indicated a possible tapering of bond purchases in the coming year. This, in turn, caused a sizable sell-off in the...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • John Bogle - Vanguard Group
    John Bogle on What Investors Should Do in Volatile Markets

    John Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, was on Fox Business News with Liz Claman and commented on the gyrating markets. According to Bogle the traditional reaction by investors when markets are in flux...

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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  • Bill Gross - PIMCO
    PIMCO’s Bill Gross Makes Predictions for 2013

    Bill Gross, co-founder of PIMCO and a long-time observer of the markets, said his prediction of less than a five percent return on bonds was not hard given they yield 1.7%. Gross said his forecast for stocks...

    • Posted January 5, 2013
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  • Gary Shilling July 2012
    Historical Precedent Indicates We’re in a Recession: Gary Shilling

    Long-time market observer and author Gary Shilling was on Bloomberg commenting on Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s recent testimony on the economy and problems he sees ahead. Shilling said he expects further weakness in employment as we are...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Jeffrey Kleintop LPL Financial
    Jeffrey Kleintop: Gold and Oil Are Buys on Renewed Chinese Growth

    Jeffrey Kleintop, chief financial strategist at LPL Financial and author of Market Evolution: How to Profit in Today’s Changing Financial Markets, still thinks it’s to early to get into stocks.  So said Kleintop in an interview on...

    • Posted June 11, 2012
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  • Harvey Eisen - Bedford Oak Advisors
    Harvey Eisen, “The Stock Market is Just Fine”

    Lou Dobbs interviewed a veteran Wall Street observer from days gone by, Harvey Eisen, regarding his views on the future direction of stock prices. Eisen gained minor fame as a regular on Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street Week....

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • S&P 500 - Bollinger Bands
    The Market is Breaking Out!

    After see-sawing for weeks stocks took off yesterday, breaking above resistance (Dow 13,000). This looks like a market that is poised to go higher. How much higher is anyone’s guess. The old high’s on the S&P 500...

    • Posted March 14, 2012
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  • Michael Pento - Senior Economist - Euro Pacific Capital
    Michael Pento Admits He Was Wrong Like Gross; Has Loads of Suggestions

    Michael Pento, Senior Economist, Euro Pacific Capital, had a mea culpa regarding Treasury bonds, but unlike Bill Gross, said he definitely wouldn’t buy them now. Pento considers U. S. government bonds, “the biggest bubble the planet earth...

    • Posted September 6, 2011
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  • Inflation Lowest Ever Recorded

    The Wall Street Journal’s Connor Dougherty reports there is virtually no inflation in the U. S.: A key gauge of U.S. inflation has fallen to its lowest level since record-keeping began in 1957, underscoring the continued weakness...

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Jeremy Grantham Skewers the Fed….Again

    Jeremy Grantham has released his latest quarterly commentary and it’s excellent as usual. He spends much of it in a diatribe against the deserving pair of rogues Greenspan and Bernanke. Unfortunately for us, as the economy recovers...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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