Gold Volatility Breeds Equity Opportunities: Mike Niehuser

Volatility in the markets isn’t going away any time soon and Mike Niehuser, founder of Beacon Rock Research, expects 2012 to be a year of extreme swings. Niehuser draws parallels to the beginning of 2009, which was a short period of time that produced some very high returns. In this exclusive Gold Report . . . → Read More: Gold Volatility Breeds Equity Opportunities: Mike Niehuser

I’m Right (Again)

In which my theory that free labor simply masks the underlying problem is proven correct:

But, in the first study of its kind, the MAC – set up by the last Labour government, and independent of Whitehall – said large-scale immigration was having a significant impact on the job prospects of the ‘native’ population.

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Economic Events on January 12, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 375,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 3,000 more than the previous week.

Also at 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Retail Sales report for December will be released.  The consensus . . . → Read More: Economic Events on January 12, 2012