Daily Archives: March 14, 2013

Danielle’s weekly market update

Danielle was a guest today on Talk Digital Network with Phil Mackesy talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip here.

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Financial transaction tax implemented in Italy

A financial transaction tax is a step in the direction of restoring some sanity back to capital markets. We must use every reasonable means to curtail the reckless, speculative transactions that have turned public markets into an unstable, casino like … Continue reading

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Dr copper versus the world

A look at how the recent rally in stocks is not supported by growth expectations for the world economy. Here is a direct link.

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Consensus view: “you can’t go wrong being exposed to equities right now”

The discussion in this clip reveals the prevailing Perma-bull nonsense (nervously espoused by the head-in sand-host who may be worried that another bear market may well threaten his job as already dwindling market-news-viewers finally turn off). Marc Faber, editor & … Continue reading

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Portfolio returns much different than headline news

Financial ‘tainment would have us focus on US indices back near 2007 cycle peaks, but the reality of real life returns for investors have been much worse than this headline would suggest. In reality most portfolios have held overweights in … Continue reading

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Why the financial sales world is a nightmare for clients

I receive marketing material in my in box every day from the investment sales side. Typically it goes something like this one this morning: “Double your production in 12 months”, learn “how to close”,”how to get clients to buy” and … Continue reading

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