Why Are Silver Prices Surging?

Nathan McDonald:  What in the world is going on with silver? It’s lighting up the markets and is the talk of the town once again. This metal exploded last week, gaining 4.5% in one week alone and is showing no signs of slowing down. The reasoning for this is not fully […]

Low Prices For Oil Cure Low Prices For Oil

Veteran investor Bob Moriarty discusses one company that is poised to benefit from the volatility in the oil markets. Torchlight Energy Three-Month Chart As investors we tend to over-think our investments. Regardless of why oil went down, at some point someone had to figure out that it was too cheap […]

DISH Network Corp, Viacom, Inc.: A Step In The Right Direction

Bob Ciura:  After months of difficult negotiations, cable network operator Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) and satellite-TV provider Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) finally came to a deal and ended their prolonged stalemate. The lack of a Viacom deal with Dish had investors of both companies wringing their hands, and for good reason. The possibility of Viacom’s 18 networks no […]

Apple Inc. (AAPL): A Bounce or Another Collapse Coming?

Corey Rosenbloom:  Cutting to the point, Apple shares (NASDAQ:AAPL) either support-bounce and rally up away from the $93.50 level or else we see another collapse and breakdown lower. Either way, whether or not you’re trading Apple for fun or profit, focus your attention on what happens here: Our “Price Only” Chart […]

More Economic Data Leaking to Markets

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rss The FedFinancial Markets More Economic Data Leaking to Markets 0 Views A new ECB white paper has found evidence that many major market-moving data releases in the US are leaked in advance of their official publication, allowing some investors to profit from […]

Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery

  Home | Feed | Blog.rss War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery   0 Views   Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service. This means that if Congress ever […]

Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rss Legal SystemThe Police StatePolitical Theory Asset Forfeiture and the Income Tax 0 Views While you are likely still recovering from Tax Day, don’t be lulled into thinking that the pain is over. Your property is never fully safe from government confiscation. One […]

The US Median Income Is Falling

A A Tags U.S. Economy Home | Feed | Blog.rss The US Median Income Is Falling 0 Views 15 hours ago Last weekend, John Crudele at the New York Post noticed, in an article titled “Americans haven’t gotten a raise in 16 years”  that in spite of the current administration’s […]

Why Government Hates Gold

Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rss U.S. HistoryMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking Why Government Hates Gold 0 Views When a country goes off the gold standard and onto the fiat standard, it adds to the number of “moneys” in existence. In addition to the commodity moneys, gold and silver, […]