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Why We Hold Hard Assets II

Henry Bonner

Right now we’re seeing a surge of strength in the U.S. dollar, as the bottom falls out of our competitors’ currencies, and Jim Grant has the best analysis of what it means for investors. For one, it means the Federal Reserve can’t keep interest rates low forever. And mainstream investors may be very surprised when the Fed gives in…

Extra!Fed Banker in Charge of QE Says QE Is Abysmal Failure

Jason Farrell

Andrew Huszar, the Fed banker in charge of the Fed's epic asset purchasing program, says QE is a miserable failure. Yup, you read that right. And that's not all... In the very first sentence of his op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, he does something almost no central banker has ever done. Read on...

A Tale of Two Charts: Are We 2007 America or 2006 Zimbabwe?

John Rubino

The US equity markets are back in record territory, at least in nominal terms. And if recent history is our guide, it is now time to either take some money off the table or short the hell out of the big indexes – or whatever else you like to do when the market looks overbought. Read on...