All posts tagged "james grant"

  • James Grant - Grants Interest Rate Observer
    James Grant Comments on Fed’s Market Manipulation and ECB Actions

    James Grant, founder of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer and author of Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond was interviewed by Maria Bartiromo regarding reports that the Federal Reserve is about to embark on a new...

    • Posted March 8, 2012
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  • James Grant, “Astoundingly twisted interest rate structure”

    James Grant was recently interviewed at length by Consuela Mack.  Grant was very vocal regarding the current interest rate policy of the Fed.  He was critical of the morality of providing zero percent returns on savings while allowing speculators...

    • Posted April 19, 2011
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  • James Grant, "People Especially Overdo it on the Downside"

    James Grant, always the skeptic, is surprisingly bullish on the prospects for the economy which he calls “pretty darn zippy.” In an interview broadcast on October 30th with Consuela Mack, Grant says we’ve learned nothing from the...

    • Posted November 12, 2009
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  • Jim Cramer and James Grant: Those Were the Days

    This Frontline episode aired on January 14, 1997 when the Dow was at 6,762; three years before the market peaked. Anyone who bought and held the Dow on that date would have made 2.7% annual returns. If...

    • Posted October 4, 2009
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  • David Rosenberg Provides a Counterpoint to James Grant’s New Bullishness

    David Rosenberg disagrees with James Grant’s surprising switch to bull and Grant’s recent article justifying his view. Basically (Extreme Readers Digest version): Any recovery in earnings has been well discounted far in advance of it actually occurring....

    • Posted September 29, 2009
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  • James Grant Makes Surprisingly Bullish Arguments

    James Grant has written an editorial in the Wall Street Journal, “From Bear to Bull,” which argues the case for an economic revival. Grant promotes the view that deeper economic slumps lead to “zippier” recoveries; and since...

    • Posted September 22, 2009
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  • Prediction Results: Joe Battipaglia, James Grant, Gary B. Smith, Elaine Garzarelli and Pat Dorsey

    Again, the futility of listening to pundits is highlighted in a round of prediction results from late 2007. Click on image for larger view: Joe Battipaglia and James Grant broke the mold as they were largely right...

    • Posted March 22, 2009
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  • This Recession Will End Someday

    The New York Times asked 11 op-ed contributors when they believed the recession would end. The experts included James Grant of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, Stephen Roach, A. Michael Spence, William Poole, Eric Schmidt of Google, George...

    • Posted March 2, 2009
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  • James Grant Likes Fidelity National Financial (FNF)

    Yesterday on The Nightly Business Report, James Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, said he liked Fidelity National Financial (FNF, 13.18) for investment. FNF is a large title insurer and Grant indicated that the weakness in...

    • Posted July 4, 2008
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  • Predictions – Elaine Garzarelli, Gary B. Smith, James Grant

    Click on spreadsheet for larger image: The market continues its extreme gyrations since the sub-prime crisis reared its head. How the market resolves this depends on a lot of factors, but the governments feeble and corrupt attempts...

    • Posted December 9, 2007
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