Home / Stock Market

The Lollipop Guild: Stock Market Bulls

Written by Gary North on December 12, 2011

In The Wizard of Oz, three Munchkins represented the Lollipop Guild.   Economist and fund manager John Hussman has taken that phrase and has elaborated on it. We represent the Lollipop Guild Frankly, I am concerned that Wall Street is becoming little more than a glorified crack house. Day after day, the sole focus of […]

Continue reading →

Choices Reduced: 401(k) Plans

Written by Gary North on December 9, 2011

The new trend is for 401(k) plans to offer fewer choices. It seems that investors are getting confused. They make mistakes. So, employers want to help. Help themselves. Simpler menus can help employers, too. “From the plan sponsor’s point of view, you have fewer funds that you have to monitor and evaluate on an ongoing […]

Continue reading →

French Fried Banks

Written by Gary North on December 2, 2011

If Italy defaults in the next few weeks, or even suspends interest payments, French banks will need a massive bailout. Where will they get the money? From the French government? But where will it get the money? At what price? The dominoes could fall. Other nations’ banks could fail. The world faces French fried banks. […]

Continue reading →

Your Nightmare Scenario Is Too Mild

Written by Gary North on November 29, 2011

Karl Denninger sometimes writes some choice stuff. He follows the capital markets. He thinks the endgame scenario in Europe marks the beginning of the end. I’m not equally sure. The New World Order brigade has a lot of inflating to do between now and the end of the inflationary road. Denninger’s summary of the welfare […]

Continue reading →

Stock Market Trigger Points — Richard Russell

Written by Gary North on November 29, 2011

Richard Russell has been writing his newsletter on stock market investing for over 50 years. So, when he lists a series of trigger points, I pay attention. Here are his thoughts before yesterday’s rally. “As of now, both the Dow and the S&P are down for the year.  I call this Stage One.  Stage Two […]

Continue reading →
Page 8 of 8« First...«345678