Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

asiablues's picture

Social Network: Tech Bubble 2.0?

Talk about another internet bubble. New York Times broke the news that not only Facebook is valued at $50 billion (more than Time Warner, Baidu, and twice the market cap of Dell), but also Goldman Sachs is involved. This most likely means something frothy is brewing.

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Only 35% of Americans Support the Afghanistan War

Afghanistan Is America starting to wake up?

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Graham Summers’ Free Weekly Market Forecast (Hold the Line Edition)

In plain terms, the markets are officially on “borrowed time.” The three key charts for determining when things get ugly again are the Euro, US Dollar, and long-term US Treasuries. At some point one of these is going to breakdown in MAJOR way. When it does, it’s going to drag us back into Crisis mode

Jack H Barnes's picture

China’s Grey Swan is changing colors

The Chinese economy is heading toward an economic hard landing; it will overshoot to the downside and become the economic Black Swan event of 2011-2012. Inflation, yes both types, will be the story in China in the coming months.

ilene's picture

Manipulated Monday – New Year Starts with a Bang

The futures are so bright, we have to wear shades this morning. Those shades would be blinders, like we put on horses to keep them from being distracted by reality while they race forward...

Reggie Middleton's picture

Goldman Creates a Facebook Hedge Fund for HNW Clients Historically Ripped Off By Such Vehicles, Spits In Face Of SEC...

As of right now, there are not a lot of places to go for the skinny on things such as this Facebook investment (or BPSV, not special purpose vehicle but "Bonus Pool Support Vehicle"), at least in my not so humble opinion.

Bruce Krasting's picture

On Fat and Inflation

Watch which numbers they are selling you.

Leo Kolivakis's picture

Overcomplacency in the Market?

Does the low VIX indicate overcomplacency in the market or is it a shift into a low-vol regime?

ilene's picture

George Soros: The United States Must Stop Resisting The Orderly Decline Of The Dollar, The Coming Global Currency And The New World Order

George Soros Perhaps you believe that integrating our economy, our currency and our government with the rest of the world would be a wonderful thing. If that is the case, please feel free to leave a comment explaining exactly why globalism is such a wonderful thing for all of us....

asiablues's picture

Copper Outlook 2011: A Beijing Opera

Copper If you think Gold's 30% gain last year is impressive, one base metal--Copper--even outshined the precious metal by rallying 33% on the year. After a short cover rally in Dec., looking ahead into 2011, the price direction of copper will likely still hinge on supply, and mostly China demand, but it also depends on a couple of new market factors emerged just within the last year or so.

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Johnny Silverseed

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Vitaliy Katsenelson's picture

My 10 Favorite/Important Articles from 2010

Here are my 10 most favorite/important articles from 2010, all of them are still relevant today.

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