This is now the longest government shutdown in US history, and no one has any clue as to how much longer it will last.
Since the Great Financial Crisis, US stocks have been on a dream run.
It seems like we hit a new record high every day.
Why? Well that’s our goal – to better understand the forces that drive the market. And more importantly, to uncover how it will affect investors like you.
Japan needs to make some structural changes. If they don’t they’ll be left severely disappointed, much like the investors buying Netflix today.
Buffett remains an idol of mine and I’d give my right arm to be a tenth as good as he is at picking stocks. But that doesn’t mean he’s perfect.
‘Should I stay or go?’ Versions of this question have been asked of me more times than I can remember in the past few weeks.
The stock market may have resumed its selloff sooner than we expected.The Dow fell 660 points after Apple announced weak sales — mostly in China.
Central banks have no economic magic. No financial panaceas. No money miracles. They can’t really make an economy run better.
The last leaves are falling from the trees. And the last days of December are counting down, like the quiet moments before an execution.
We have a bubble economy, not an economy on a solid footing of rising wages, productivity, sales, and profits. The boom we have enjoyed is largely fake.
Trump will do whatever he can to keep prices rising on Wall Street — by talking up the economy with his usual mixture of real bravura and counterfeit facts.
Polls show Americans hold the military in the highest esteem. But for all the money and status, are Americans safer? And against what enemy?
Lotteries are crappy investments. I think everyone will agree with that. But does that stop millions of people from buying tickets every week? The same could be said about stocks.
Stocks are greatly overrated. You could have bought the whole Dow in 1928 for 10 ounces of gold. Then use those same 10 ounces to buy the Dow again in 2013.
The US dollar is fake money. And the Fed lends it out at fake rates. This is why corporate, consumer, and government debt is so high.
Sidewalk Toronto is looking at creating a smart city ‘from the internet up’, using sensors and smart devices. It all sounds great…but there’s a problem.