Our markets have a recent history of missing important warnings. It's no different now as investors deny the obvious and the economy stumbles along.
The first half of April has punched holes in the idea that the economy is becoming healthy, either here or abroad. It also raises the specter of more easy money from the Fed.
People are beginning to realize that the inflation joke is on them, with rising prices everywhere and deflation nowhere in sight. Plus: Words of wisdom on gold.
Failing the Fed's 'stress test' has created a buying opportunity in this insurance outfit.
No signs of another round of quantitative easing -- and investors are not pleased.
It looks like SPDR Gold Shares have ended their 10% correction from the end of February. A new rally may be on the way.
There are worries that one of the biggest consequences of more easing is inflation.
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