The Fed Kicks It Up A Notch

A long, long time ago — 1992 to be specific — the American media howled with derision when then President George H.W. Bush professed “amazement” at a new supermarket bar code scanner, the coverage of which was supposed to demonstrate…

1 Industry To Watch As Consumer Debt Rises

Over the past year, a growing number of Americans have racked up enormous amounts of credit card debt as they struggle to keep up with the rise in consumer prices. A new report from CreditCards.com shows that 60% of credit…

Why We Have A ‘Dollar Dilemma’

On Wednesday, I wrote… “My worry is the surging dollar. A strong dollar is somewhat helpful for U.S. consumers… but mostly bad for everyone else. It hurts the profits of multinational corporations. For other countries that have seen their currencies…

Which Silver Stock Is The Better Buy?

It’s been a volatile year thus far for the Silver Miners Index (SIL), with the ETF starting the year out by outperforming the S&P-500 (SPY), up 9% as of April. Unfortunately, this 1500 basis point outperformance has…

This Earnings Winner Is Our Featured Stock Of The Week…

Our featured stock of the week is a specialty rental and hospitality services company that primarily caters to the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.  The company has 4 segments: Permian Basin; Bakken Basin; Government; and TCPL Keystone Pipeline.…

What The People REALLY Think Of The Fed

I want to thank everyone who took the time to write in and respond to our poll on whether you trust the Fed to lead the economy through the current situation that we are facing. I received hundreds of emails…