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The world is coming to the end of a 50-year debt supercycle, John Mauldin says, and the austerity required to put us back on solid financial footing will hammer ordinary Americans. Mauldin, a financial analyst and the author of ENDGAME: The End Of The Debt Supercycle And How It Changes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at frithey2's blog
WASHINGTON ? Consumers borrowed more money in February to buy new cars but cut back on pulling out their credit cards to make purchases. The Federal Reserve says consumers increased their borrowing by $7.6 billion in February. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain. All of the strength came in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at frithey2's blog
The Monetary Policy Committee, which sets interest rates, said last month that a rise in oil prices, fanned by tension in the Middle East and North Africa, had increased risks to both inflation and growth. Powered By iWebRSS.com bullion investing stocks markets investing money Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at frithey2's blog
He said some reforms proposed by the Budget ? such as a simplified flat-rate pension ? could help encourage such habits. Fortunately, the Budget also created saving and investment opportunities to help consumers achieve these goals and build short-term and long-term savings. The question now is whether cautious savers, or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at frithey2's blog
April 03, 2011, 7:05 PM EDT More From Businessweek Tribune, Satmex, Indiana Downs, Lehman, Vitro: Bankruptcy Blockbuster, Lehman, Tribune, Windstar, Capmark: Bankruptcy Latvia Bailout, Loan ?Deal Killer?, Solvency II: Compliance Nortel, WaMu, Lehman, Blockbuster, Borders, A&P: Bankruptcy How to Avoid the Pitfalls of a New Tech Bubble: Matthew Lynn By... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Forecasting the Canadian Election The following is a guest post from Éric Bélanger and Jean-François Godbout. Canadians will go to the polls on May 2 for a third time since 2006. Although many Canadian bloggers are offering their votes and seats projections during the election campaign (see, for instance, ThreeHundredEight.com),... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Simple luxury is pass. The Indian taste buds now water only when the 'super luxury' tag is evident. And car brands around the world are falling over one another to deliver, report CNBC-TV18's Anshu Sharma and Swati Khandelwal Jain. Buggati, Koenigsegg, Maserati, Bentley, Jaguar, Ferrari, these are names that could... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Don't let it get away! Keep track of the stocks that matter to you. Help yourself with the Fool's FREE and easy new watchlist service today. Click Here Now By any standard, General Motors (NYSE: GM) had a pretty good year in 2010. The company got back on solid financial... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Inflation fears in Europe have prompted the European Central Bank to raise interest rates for the first time since 2008. The bank hiked their key rate by 25 basis points to 1.25%. This is unlikely to be a solo rate hike and it signals even more trouble for the PIIGS,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at frithey2's blog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) ? New claims for jobless benefits fell last week and retailers racked up much stronger-than-expected sales in March, signs that high fuel prices have not knocked the economy off its growth path. Initial claims for state unemployment aid slipped 10,000 to 382,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at frithey2's blog
"I cannot say what the catalyst will be, but valuation is like gravity ? it is a principal influence on markets, it will assert itself," he said. "The disparity between fundamental value and price was stretched once before, after the technology crisis ? I see an opportunity of that scale... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at frithey2's blog
In light of actor and rapper Ja Rule pleading guilty to tax evasion, and becoming a Money Coach for nearly a decade, and as someone who was once $100,000 in credit card debt, I know that becoming debt-free isn't just about using solid money-management techniques and effective debt-elimination strategies. It's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at frithey2's blog
April 07, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT By Michael P. Regan and Inyoung Hwang April 7 (Bloomberg) -- Stocks fell, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average down from an almost three-year high, equity futures slid in Tokyo and the yen rose as another earthquake shook Japan. Oil topped $110 a barrel... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at frithey2's blog
The world is coming to the end of a 50-year debt supercycle, John Mauldin says, and the austerity required to put us back on solid financial footing will hammer ordinary Americans. Mauldin, a financial analyst and the author of ENDGAME: The End Of The Debt Supercycle And How It Changes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at frithey2's blog
WASHINGTON ? Consumers borrowed more money in February to buy new cars but cut back on pulling out their credit cards to make purchases. The Federal Reserve says consumers increased their borrowing by $7.6 billion in February. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain. All of the strength came in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at frithey2's blog
NEW YORK (Reuters) ? U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after Japan suffered a major aftershock, which caused injuries and renewed concerns about industrial supply disruptions and nuclear power. Investors sought protection against further market declines, which sent the CBOE Volatility Index VIX (.VIX) up 2.2 percent to 17.27. VIX futures... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Numbers can lie -- yet they're the best first step in determining whether a stock is a buy. In this series, we use some carefully chosen metrics to size up a stock's true value based on the following clues: The current price multiples. The consistency of past earnings and cash... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Don't let it get away! Keep track of the stocks that matter to you. Help yourself with the Fool's FREE and easy new watchlist service today. Click Here Now By any standard, General Motors (NYSE: GM) had a pretty good year in 2010. The company got back on solid financial... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Satellite TV operator DISH network has outbid several other suitors for the assets of video-rental chain Blockbuster, which were auctioned off in bankruptcy court yesterday. DISH paid about $321 million for the company, which has about 1,700 store locations. What will DISH do with Blockbuster? DISH CEO Charlie Ergen hasn't... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at frithey2's blog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) ? The Securities and Exchange Commission unveiled a long-awaited plan designed to protect the markets from volatile price swings following the May 6 "flash crash." The so-called "limit up-limit down" proposal, announced by the SEC on Tuesday, would require trades in U.S.-listed stocks to be executed within a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Run by a team led by Devan Kaloo the fund has its largest region exposure in Brazil at 17 per cent. But this concentration does not seem to have affected the fund's performance ? if you had invested in the fund five years ago, you would have seen your money... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at frithey2's blog
By Brian D. Pacampara, The Motley Fool Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, cast-resin transformer maker Jinpan International (JST) has earned a coveted five-star ranking. With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Jinpan's business and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at frithey2's blog
Chennai Super Kingsit's a brand that has suddenly acquired a whole lot more punch. Evidence: new sponsors, and exciting merchandise. CNBC-TV18's Swathi Narayanan reports. Chennai is suddenly hot property. Well, at least, the Chennai Super Kings team is. And it's largely thanks to this cool customer. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Captain,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at frithey2's blog
In light of actor and rapper Ja Rule pleading guilty to tax evasion, and becoming a Money Coach for nearly a decade, and as someone who was once $100,000 in credit card debt, I know that becoming debt-free isn't just about using solid money-management techniques and effective debt-elimination strategies. It's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at frithey2's blog
The key to sustaining gains requires that the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX) trends above its 50-day simple moving average at 445.43. The NASDAQ has traded several days above 2800 since testing 2840.51 on February 18, but has not had a single daily close above 2800 since February 18. All daily... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at frithey2's blog