Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Shaking The Money Tree
Green shoots turning brownish
Tracking the Second Great Depression
A more balanced bull vs. bear debate
First quarter wiped out $1.3 trillion for Americans
Geithner says rebound will take time
Fed's Warsh warns of false optimism on U.S. economy
The recovery is coming, really
How does the current economic and financial downturn match up to past contractions?
This is what the great recession looks like
Media falls for phony jobs claims
U.S. college grads shun Wall Street for Washington
The light touch of Obama
A new financial foundation
White House bows to political reality with financial overhaul
A Wall Street fairy tale
Regulatory revamp targets securities at heart of crisis
More Wall Street games
Ex-programmer dismayed by Wall Street creation
A recession so deep that teens are feeling the pain
Recession hits U.S. tourism
Even Forbes is pinching pennies
Checkmate at the Yellowstone Club
Consumer spending still challenging
A new spirit of sobriety takes hold
US philanthropy suffers biggest fall in 50 years
With 15 million kids expected to go hungry this summer, Morgan Stanley helps out
As moratoriums expire, home ejectments climb
6 states hitting residents with big tax hikes
Another character change for the market
Market sees defensive rotation
Supply and demand - the supply of stock is mushrooming
A big stock decline is met by nervousness rather than a rush to buy on the dip
Will this be a lucky 6?
Another month, yet another lousy expiration week
Analysts see green shoots
Wealthy investors are paralyzed by the market
The Dumb Money indicator has moved to new bullish extremes
A rumor and the VIX
Is the move from the March lows just a charade?
Putting the market's 40% rally in perspective
Optimism is not enough for a global recovery
What do you believe is not true?
Paul Krugman's fear for lost decade
Do we really care what Valueline thinks?
Market chatter over green shoots and rising prices has fueled a bear market rally that won't last despite policymaker 'noise'
Using ETFs to see market's warning signs
This rally needs a new source of fuel
When all the experts and forecasts agree something else is going to happen
Are you an investing chameleon?
Our exploding money supply
The biggest bill in history
America's debt is Barack Obama's biggest weakness
If printing money isn't the cure, what really is?
Will lightening strike twice? Black Swan Trader bets reputation on inflation
U.S. chooses four utilities to revive nuclear industry
Oil bulls have seen the future and it doesn't work
Another shot in the arm for crude oil
Steep contango points to sharp rebound in natural gas
All eyes remain on the Natural Gas ETF
As wind power grows, a push to tear down dams
Green jobs sector poised for explosive growth
Go meatless on Mondays
S&P cuts banks' credit ratings
Small bank failure angers both victims and supporters
Dead banks walking
Cramer calls a housing bottom again (he'll be right eventually)
"It is difficult to imagine a sustained, vigorous bull market when the financial system and housing are not inspiring investor confidence." - Brett Steenbarger
Nail-biting in shipping
Hospital stocks need emergency care
Biggest shift in U.S. healthcare may emerge in 45-day sprint
Biotech calendar of key clinical trial dates
Airlines see revenue vanish as fares tumble
The days of the free Internet will draw to a close over the next five years
Technology is easily the biggest sector of the market right now
What's up with copper?
How much gold should investors hold
U.S. must return to gold and silver money
Buy China policy set to raise tensions
China banks on organic growth for now
Russia's Bear Case
The recent surge in Japanese real-estate stocks is unreal
Infrastructure ETFs target global trend
A daring trade that has Wall Street seething
George Soros urges governments to outlaw 'toxic credit default swaps
Will the derivatives markets ever be regulated?
Madoff killed off the fund of hedge funds model
This week's earnings preview
More GE gibberish
Qualcomm upgraded to Goldman's conviction buy list
Bank of America as a bellwether stock
Credit cards losses are accelerating at Capital One
More hype over Amazon's Kindle
The #1 pharmaceutical trade for this year?
The price is right at Aeropostale
Buy the pullback in NetEase.com?
What about Shanda?
How much to break even for GM?
An update to the Kass Model Portfolio
Scanning for pullback entries in Telechart
5 cash-rich companies at bargain prices
What is your statistical likelihood of your risk of ruin?
How much scratch do you really need in order to trade for a living?
How self-critical are you?
Love trading options? Visit CrimsonMind
Summertime reading - 25 books about money
Books that profile fund managers
Trade the news? I don't think so!
Know what you own, redux
FAS & FAZ: a short-seller's dream
Growth is outperforming value
How traders killed investing
A dress rehersal for Quants
Actively managed mutual funds are among the most notable winners recently. But, will this last? (History suggests no)
Building a portfolio that will stay afloat when inflation returns
Don't count on TIPS
Bear market brings new funds for the fearful
Time to go long Ginnie Maes?
Everything's a tradeoff
Retirement-planning software needs an overhaul
Legacy Locker - the safe and secure way to pass your online accounts to your friends and loved ones
Find a better bank
Superminder can help you remember to get things done
Online mentoring with people who share your goals
A system for developing good habits
A little something to add to your Christmas wish list
How to get the best exchange rate and avoid fees when traveling overseas
Need a cheaper cell phone plan? Check out Straight Talk
Have you backed up your computer lately? If not, take a look at Spideroak
Making the case for using twitter (again)
Geocaching offers the remedy for the naycation blues
Geocaching: a fun family activity
Do you need an umbrella today?
Biggest millionaire flops
Want to be humbled? Things other people accomplished when they were your age
Don't waste your time and energy playing misery poker
9 great ways to live a more positive life
"Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe