"It is not exactly groundbreaking analysis to say that whats good for Gold (NYSE: GLD) is generally good for Silver (NYSE: SLV)," writes Jordan Roy-Byrne at WSCS. "Silver is still a year or two behind Gold as Gold has broken above all resistance levels. Technically speaking, we do favor Gold over the next few months, but ultimately, Silver is poised to catch up with vengeance.&qu
"We think the Two-Class America Theme is a major trend," writes Damien Hoffman of Wall St. Cheat Sheet. "[H]ere are a few recent updates to the evidence:"4. Private Unemployment is StagnantLast Friday's BLS unemployment data caused a selloff for good reason: private payrolls remained stagnant (
"Airlines have always been horrible businesses," writes Damien Hoffman. Here are six main reasons their businesses are about to get a lot worse:6. Unions: "As the reasons below come into play, unions will not understand why workers will need to compromise. This will create unnecessary administrative costs to negotiate and prevent strikes. If workers don't accep
"The deflationists have it backwards. As we've illustrated, severe deflation is what leads to hyperinflation. Debt crisis' go hand in hand with currency crises. In fact, if we had an increase in bank lending, consumption and velocity, we'd be assured we wouldn't have hyperinflation. We'd end up with rising price inflation for certain, but not hyperinfl
"The habits of content consumers - news consumers, information consumers, entertainment consumers - are totally up in the air," Kramer says. "So don't make your bets based on what people are doing right now. Pay attention to consumer behavior. Look at how people consume your content. Try to be proactive in how you design content for them … the
"All along, the problem has been that we haven't been willing to take any pain," writes Fred Hickey. "So, after all the Greenspan years we always come in and support the markets with low interest rates. At first they cut rates to three percent, then one percent in the 2002-4 time frame. Now it's zero percent and we have negative real rates. Each time we cut this low, we
"[B]orrowing money from other people has allowed us to buy more crap than we could if we had to pay with our own money," says Damien Hoffman of Wall St. Cheat Sheet. "This is the reason why both US citizens and the US government are slaves to debt - we are short-sighted and don't think about the repercussions of using other people's money."