When it comes to monetary policy, our Federal Reserve is hoping words speak just as loud as actions.
Our own funding crisis could very well be precipitated by trouble elsewhere. And there are signs that Japan's bond market may be rejecting the nation's monetary policy.
With the market hitting record highs even as the US runs up huge deficits, officials around the world are embracing the very Fed policies hurtling us toward financial ruin.
Wall Street's apparent strength is still just as illusory as it was this time last year. And we know how that movie ended. Think 'Jekyll and Hyde' rather than 'Hoosiers.'
What could go wrong with a strategy that requires no thinking and for which you have no alternative anyway? Everything, eventually.
Spreadtrum Communications is a leading supplier to Apple's rivals in the smartphone market. Buy this stock if you think competitors will continue to gain market share.
Is the market too hot, too cold or just right? Recent data are sending mixed messages, but the likely endgame still seems crystal clear: more money printing.
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The company, headed for an IPO later this year, is worth as much as 10 Tesla Motors combined, says Bernstein's Carlos Kirjner.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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