Archives for January, 2016

This Is the Worst Start Ever for U.S. Stocks

Are we in a bear market? As you likely know, U.S. stocks have been in a bull market for nearly seven years. Since bottoming in 2009, the S&P has rallied 184%. At 83 months and counting, this is now the fourth-longest bull market in U.S. stocks since 1900. But, recently, the rally has stalled. The […]

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Weekend Edition: Doug Casey on the Philosophy of Money

Editor’s Note: In yesterday’s Weekend Edition, Casey Research founder Doug Casey wondered: how much money is enough? Today, Doug Casey explains why your attitude toward money reveals your attitude toward life itself. This essay originally appeared in Doug’s hit book, Crisis Investing for the Rest of the 90s. —– Attitudes toward money are a psychological watershed […]

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Weekend Edition: Doug Casey: How Much Money is Enough?

Editor’s Note: Have you dreamt of quitting your job, selling all your stuff, and never working again? That’s the topic of today’s classic essay by Casey Research founder Doug Casey. It originally appeared in Doug’s hit book, Crisis Investing for the Rest of the 90s. —– Charlie, my first stockbroker, said, “The bag is never full […]

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$2.5 Trillion in Wealth Has Vanished since Monday

The financial markets are in chaos… Chinese stocks crashed again last night, dropping 7% in less than an hour. The Shanghai Composite Index is now down 11.7% this week, and 40% since peaking last June. For the second time this week, China’s stock exchange completely shut down. As Dispatch readers know, China put new “circuit […]

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$590 Billion…Gone in a Day

Oil just hit a fresh 11-year low. The price of oil dropped 6% today. It’s now down 68% since peaking in June 2014. Oil hasn’t been this cheap since February 2004. Dispatch readers know the world has too much oil right now. “Fracking” and other new technologies have unlocked tens of billions of barrels of […]

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The U.S. Wants to Seize Your Passport…Here’s What You Can Do About It

Alexander Solzhenitsyn was a talented Russian writer and outspoken critic of the Soviet Union’s totalitarianism. He helped raise global awareness of the Gulag forced labor camp system. For his efforts, the Soviet government stripped him of his citizenship in 1974. It did the same – and worse – to many other people it considered internal […]

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The Most Important Stock Market Chart Today

U.S. stocks have opened the year with a flop. Yesterday, the S&P 500 fell 1.5%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.6%. At one point, the Dow was down 2.7%, which would have been its worst opening day since 1932. All 10 sectors in the S&P 500 dropped yesterday. Financial and health stocks were the […]

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A Horrible Start to the Year

Global stocks had an awful day today. The S&P 500 ended the day down 1.5%. The NASDAQ fell 2.1%. Foreign stocks dropped, too. The STOXX Europe 600, which tracks 600 of Europe’s largest stocks, dropped 2.5%. The Japanese Nikkei 225 fell 3.1%. A huge drop in Chinese stocks ignited this global selloff… •  The Shanghai […]

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