Archives for September, 2015

The Fed’s Alice In Wonderland Economy – What Happens Next?

After the president of the United States, the most powerful person on the planet is the chairman of the Federal Reserve. Ask almost anyone on the street for the name of the U.S. president, and you’ll get a quick answer. But if you ask the same person what the Federal Reserve is, you’ll likely get […]

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The Bull Market is Over

Stocks had a horrible day Tuesday… The S&P 500 lost 1.23%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1.09%. Indices around the world also fell… The Euro Stoxx 600, which tracks 600 of Europe’s biggest companies, lost 3.12%. Germany’s DAX lost 3.80%. Japan’s Nikkei 225 lost 1.96%. •  Casey Report readers know this is part of […]

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How to Stop a Pickpocket

Los Angeles wants to blow billions of tax dollars… The Olympics are a spectacle. The athletes are incredible to watch. But hosting the games is a usually a big money-loser for the venue city. Russia went $39 billion over budget hosting the 2014 Sochi games. Vancouver ended up $1 billion in debt after hosting the […]

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Should You Worry That the Stock Market Just Formed a “Death Cross”?

The world economy appears to be stalling… Yesterday, we got news that South Korea’s exports dropped 14.7% since last August…their largest decline since the financial crisis. It’s far worse than the 5.9% drop economists were expecting. South Korea’s exports are important because they’re considered a “canary in the coalmine” for the global economy. South Korea […]

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Three Reasons Why the U.S. Government Should Default on Its Debt Today

The overleveraging of the U.S. federal, state, and local governments, some corporations, and consumers is well known. This has long been the case, and most people are bored by the topic. If debt is a problem, it has been manageable for so long that it no longer seems like a problem. U.S. government debt has […]

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Jim Rogers on Timeless Investing Strategies You Can Use to Profit Today

Recently I spoke with Jim Rogers about the most important investment lessons he has learned over the years. Jim is a legendary investor and true international man. He’s always ahead of the game. Jim made a bundle by investing in commodities in the 1990s when they were out of favor with Wall Street. He’s also […]

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Pay Your Fair Share (to the Teachers’ Union)

Taxpayers take note…you could get a much bigger tax bill than you expect. The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) recently announced that it may move 12% of its assets, or $20 billion, out of stocks and bonds. CalSTRS is the second-largest public pension fund in the U.S. It manages roughly $191 billion for 868,000 […]

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The Most Important Geopolitical Trend of the Next Decade…Here’s How to Profit

The bloodbath was merciless. In 1842, 16,500 British soldiers and civilians withdrew from Kabul, Afghanistan. Only one would survive. It was the most humiliating military disaster in British history. The death toll sealed Afghanistan’s reputation as “the graveyard of empires.” It was the desire for control of Central Asia that sucked the British Army into […]

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How to Make Sure the Government Can’t Freeze Your Bank Account

If you wake up tomorrow and your bank account is frozen… what will you do? You probably remember when the financial crisis in Greece was dominating headlines a few weeks ago. For years, Greece spent more than it took in. This led to a financial crisis that looked like it might destroy Europe’s financial system. […]

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Money—How to Get It and Keep It

Editor’s note: Casey Research founder Doug Casey literally wrote the book on profiting during economic turmoil. His book, Crisis Investing, spent multiple weeks as No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list and became the best-selling financial book of 1980. Today, he is one of the most entertaining and controversial newsletter writers in the world. […]

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