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ETF Folly: Just When You Thought Bond Yields Would Skyrocket

Bond yields have risen over the past month or two, and many investors expected those yields to keep rising. That was before Monday. The latest European debacle in Cyprus wanting to steal ...
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Bearish Byron Wien Leaves Many Stocks and ETFs Vulnerable in 2013

Byron Wien announced his predictions for 10 big surprises for 2013 this week to kick off the new year. Wien is now vice chairman at Blackstone Advisory Partners, and this ...
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Euro Approaching 3-Month High… Oil & Gold Rising With It

The Euro is not just back above $1.25 in mid-day trading after the European stock markets have closed for the day... It is approaching $1.26 and the implied market chatter ...
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FOMC Promises More Easing Measures As (if) Needed

Today's Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rates was never really about rates.  How could it be? The reality is that Ben Bernanke and friends at the FOMC have ...
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What Recession? 5 European ADRs Up Big In 2012 (BUD, PHG, NVO, RYAAY, SAP, FXE, FEZ)

Europe is in the pits.  It is in a real recession, even if some countries have not officially declared it a recession.  And the falling Euro makes the imports that ...
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A Direct Bailout of E.U. Banks, TARP-Lite (SAN, BBVA, NBG, IRE, DB, UBS, CS, BCS, GREK, EWP, EWI, FXE)

European leaders are taking the aid directly to the banks to stave off any added crisis.  The futures in the U.S. are soaring and the markets in Europe are up ...
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Egan-Jones Gives Sovereign Rating Downgrade For Germany

You may not want to care any longer, but the implication is that you have to keep caring.  You will probably have to keep caring about this for years as ...
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As Greece Fades, Attention Moves To Spain, Italy, Portugal (NBG, GREK, EWP, BBVA, SAN, PT, IRE, EWI, FXE, UUP)

The Greek elections went the way that the market participants were initially hoping for, but now the reality is setting in that Greece may ultimately not be able to stay ...
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The Amazing Greek Snapback Recovery For The PIIGS (NBG, GREK, EWP, PT, IRE, EWI, FXE, UUP)

Trusting anything out of Greece or any of the PIIGS nations is a bit difficult these days.  With the weekend coming upon us, Greece is set to be the center ...
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When Central Banks Tell You To Buy Gold & Silver Again (GLD, SLV, SLW, GDX, KGC, FXE)

Gold and silver are finally acting in the manner they should be again.  For months and months, gold (and silver as a more speculative gold trade) investors and speculators were ...
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Bracing For The Euro Without Greece… Other PIIGS Too (EWG, EWQ, FXE, EWI, IRE, IRL, NBG, GREK, EWP, STD, BBVA, VGK, FEZ)

So much for any great help from the ECB, France, Germany, and any other entity being able to help the Euro stay together.  Rumors have been out that nations have ...
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Greek Debt & Austerity Deal, Cheered With a Thud (NBG, GREK, FXE, ALU, DB, STD)

Reports are out that parties in Greece have finally agreed to a debt and austerity deal that will allow it to get its bailout funding and to remain part of ...
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Charting Silver Versus Gold… Dollar/Euro Reserve Currency Challenge (SLV, GLD, FXE)

We often look for a read on gold and silver and we have a potentially interesting development underway.  We track these via iShares Silver Trust (NYSE: SLV) and SPDR Gold Shares ...
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National Bank of Greece and Euros Cheer Papademos As Greek Prime Minister (NBG, FXE)

National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE: NBG) is surging on news that banker Lucas Papademos has been named as the new Greek Prime Minister.  The 64-year old will replace outgoing ...
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Poll: The Beginning of the End for the Euro (! or ?) (EUO, FXE, ULE)

Does the euro live or die? That is the question of a 24/7 Wall St. poll that we are asking our readers to participate in. This is a million dollar ...
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