Archives for December 2011

Monthly Archives: December 2011

Where Falling Inflation Means Rising Valuations (Koesterich)

Where Falling Inflation Means Rising Valuations (Koesterich)

by Russ Koesterich, Portfolio Manager, iShares One silver lining of the current slow growth environment is that inflation in emerging markets appears to ...
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Ten Year Italian Bonds Sold at 6.98% – Strangely, Market Yawns

Ten Year Italian Bonds Sold at 6.98% – Strangely, Market Yawns

Riddle me this.  Yesterday, Italy had a ‘successful’ short term bond auctions but the market took a gash to the chest as the ...
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Investing in Gold has Been Solid in 2011; Gold Miners? Not So Much

Investing in Gold has Been Solid in 2011; Gold Miners? Not So Much

It has been a head scratching year for the gold miners – despite a very good year for gold itself (until recently) and ...
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Update on Brazil, BRICs

Update on Brazil, BRICs

In response to Brazil is World's 6th Largest Economy, Overtaking UK Earlier this Year. Can Brazil Overtake France by 2016? What about BRICs ...
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2012 Forecast: David Rosenberg, Dennis Stattman and Others

2012 Forecast: David Rosenberg, Dennis Stattman and Others

In the video clips below, a number of commentators give short comments on topical economic and investment issues. Part 1: Where’s the U.S. ...
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Debt Crisis 2012: Forget Europe, Check out Japan

Debt Crisis 2012: Forget Europe, Check out Japan

This post is a guest contribution by Dian Chu, market analyst, trader and author of the EconMatters blog. The recent massive demand for ...
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5 Reasons Why 2012 Will Not Be A Replica Of 2011... At Least Not For Europe

5 Reasons Why 2012 Will Not Be A Replica Of 2011... At Least Not For Europe

With many expecting 2012 to be a replica of 2011, at least for US stocks which the non-permabull consensus sees closing the year ...
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India Slows Rush for Gold

India Slows Rush for Gold

It appears even Indian demand for gold falls under the age old supply/demand dynamic of Economics 101.  Despite a cultural affinity for the ...
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Things that Happen Every 60 Seconds on the Internet

Things that Happen Every 60 Seconds on the Internet

We all realize the Internet is growing at a very rapid pace. But just how fast? “On average, more than a billion new ...
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Jim Rogers says

Jim Rogers says "Better to take the Pain Now"

In this video, investor Jim Rogers discusses his views on the global economy and more. “We have big problems of money printing, debt, ...
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