Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Static Chaos's picture

Much has been said about Goldman Sachs by articles like the one Mr. Matt Taibbi wrote and published by Rolling Stone on July 2, 2009 - “Inside the Great American Bubble Machine”. But most have not heard about Goldman Sachs involvement in the initial public offering (IPO) of Baidu (BIDU) and the subsequent BIDU share price movements back in 2005 and 2006.

Vitaliy Katsenelson's picture

The Healthcare Game

Given my usual warning, I don't want to discuss politics in my writings for two reasons: it bores me to death and I'll upset 55% of my readers. But an investor cannot ignore politics especially today. What happens in Washington doesn't stay in Washington.

Vitaliy Katsenelson's picture

Financial commentators are obsessively debating whether the recent rise in the Chinese stock market means there’s a bubble — and if so, when it’s going to burst. My take? Who cares! What happens to the broader Chinese economy is what we should really be watching. It will have a far-reaching impact on the rest of the world — much more far-reaching than a decline in stocks.

Nemo's picture


More Aussie M&A and signs that China has a long way to go before sustainable growth is in sight

Bruce Krasting's picture

NOAA - Record Hot Water

The economy is in hot water. The oceans are too. Record global water temperatures will mean bigger, more frequent storms this year. There is record hot water in the Gulf of Mexico. The pro forecasters are calling for a lite storm season. The next 45 days will prove them right or wrong.