Blackout Wednesday: The Time Has Come

Wikipedia, that ever-evolving monument to human collaboration in the cause of global enlightenment, goes completely black today, Wednesday, Jan. 18.

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The Natural Gas Glut is Reshaping Electricity Markets

With abundant new supplies of gas making it the cheapest option for new power generation, the largest U.S. wind-energy producer, NextEra Energy Inc. (NEE), has shelved plans for new U.S. wind projects next year and Exelon Corp. (EXC) called off plans to expand two nuclear plants.

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Do Investors Pay Attention To Ratings Agencies?

Both Germany and the IMF have cut their growth forecasts for this year. Germany for Germany, and the IMF for global growth… But both are cutting their forecasts because of the same thing… Eurozone weakness,

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Something’s Gotta Give in the Intermarket Landscape

If you use Intermarket or Cross-Market Analysis in your trading or investment decisions, you’ve probably noticed something very strange over the last few months.

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Auto Plants Are At Capacity and Adding Third Shifts Around the Country, Boosting Local Economies

“Bobbi Marsh puts her 11-year-old son to bed each night and then heads to her job at General Motors Co. (GM)’s metal-stamping plant in Lordstown, Ohio.

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Apple price target jumps on ‘unprecedented’ iPhone demand

Massive crowds rioting in Beijing last week over a delay in the Chinese launch of the latest iPhone should translate to massive profits when Apple Inc. reports quarterly earnings next Tuesday.

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China’s Buying Spree Begins a Stealth Bull Market

China just went on a resource-buying spree of massive proportions.
I’m not talking about oil, natural gas, gold, copper, silver, or grain.
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Warning Signs That We Should Prepare For The Worst

The warning signs are all around us.  All we have to do is open up our eyes and look at them.  Almost every single day there are more prominent voices in the financial world telling us that a massive economic crisis is coming and that we need to prepare for the worst.

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Ratings Conspiracy: New York and London Seek To Beat Down Euro, Says Germany

Smacks of an American conspiracy led by speculators who want to make a killing off a falling euro, right? Well, believe me, they will, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re pulling the strings.

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112 Questions To Ask Yourself In 2012

The beginning of each year is a great time to evaluate the direction of your life and to ask yourself some very important questions.  Often we get so busy just living life that we lose our perspective.  It is important for each of us to take time once in a while to reassess how our lives are going.

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