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Sell Your Energy Stocks

With the exception of uranium, I am not so hopeful on energy industry for this year. If you don’t sell them this round, there may be one more chance after some 1 or 2 weeks of the current short-term corrections. After that, energy stocks will probably drop along the general market, with bigger percentage of […]

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Considering The Impossibility

Everything is possible now with the unraveling speed of Wallstreet 700 trillion derivatives. Which of the following scenario may come true? Maybe all of them. 1. Dow at 3500 in 2011. 2. Gold at 5000 in 2016. 3. S&P 500 bottoms at 400. 4. The economic depression lasts more than 20 years until 2032/2033. This […]

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Is Gold In A Bubble?

One of my colleagues have repeatedly asked me this question. I am quite clearly on the answer, “NO”. How many people do you know who actually hold GLD? How many people do you know actually buying gold? How many people do you know actually buy mining shares? The answer all too often is close to […]

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Depression: Here It Comes

As days go by, I’m more convinced that the current economic slowdown will turn into an economic depression (but don’t sell your stocks before April, until the intermediate rally runs out of steam). This depression will be less severe than the last Great Depression at the lowest depth, but it will last much longer, possibly […]

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Friday Is FDICs Day

With some 100+ banks (if not more) that probably will fail in the next two years, that averages out to be about 1 bank per week. Since FDIC is under-staffed in the first place, and you don’t want things to go too crazy, FDIC should probably be closing at least 1 bank per week, just […]

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Global Economy In A Nutshell

From about 1980 to 2000, global economy (especially US) enjoyed unprecendented steady growth without the inflationary pain that often comes with it. There were three primary trends: 1. Technology advancement has lowered real costs associated with production of goods and services. 2. International trades and globalization faciliated capitalism to find the lowest cost structure through […]

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When Will Housing Markets Bottom?

Ed Ross who just had a book “Forecasting for Real estate Wealth: Strategies for Outperforming Any Housing Market”, is saying that NOW is the time to buy and jump back into the housing market. It is my personal opinion that anyone claims such given the preponderance of evidence against him or her is just irresponsible. […]

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When Will Housing Markets Bottom

Ed Ross who just had a book “Forecasting for Real estate Wealth: Strategies for Outperforming Any Housing Market”, is saying that NOW is the time to buy and jump back into the housing market. It is my personal opinion that anyone claims such given the preponderance of evidence against him or her is just irresponsible. […]

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