I'm shocked, shocked to find that housing appreciation is going on here!

First off, I’m shocked that nobody could find any way to spin some recent real estate news as a downer.  Given the national news of continued real estate price declines most everywhere*, some of the recent local data showing continuing price appreciation was reported as being a good thing.  None of the discounting that . . . → Read More: I’m shocked, shocked to find that housing appreciation is going on here!

Jim Mustard: Is the Yukon Gold Rush Over-Hyped?

Yukon explorers are just getting started, says Jim Mustard, vice president of investment banking, mining, at Vancouver-based PI Financial. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, he shares several of the Yukon companies he believes have the potential to produce significant returns for investors.

The Gold Report: A feature titled “Gold Mania . . . → Read More: Jim Mustard: Is the Yukon Gold Rush Over-Hyped?

Corporate fascist economic system

A Fistful Of Dollars:

Without Federal Reserve intervention in the financial markets since September 2008, the biggest banks in the world would have entered bankruptcy liquidation. The U.S. economy would have experienced a 10% to 20% fall in GDP. The unemployment rate would have soared above 15%. The stock market would have fallen 70%. . . . → Read More: Corporate Fascist Economic System

Economic Events on June 2, 2011

The monthly Chain Store Sales report will be released today.  This report on sales in chain stores gives a look at the health of stores that make up about 10% of all retail sales.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report.  The consensus is that there were . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 2, 2011