Martin Armstrong on metals manipulation

Below are some relevant extracts from Martin Armstrong’s The Analytical Shill. The article is generally about how research and analysts are conflicted and how analysts and investors and gurus can be blinded by their biases. The paragraphs below are straight from the article and will jump around a bit because I’ve just pasted them . . . → Read More: Martin Armstrong on metals manipulation

What's Next for Potash Producers: Jaret Anderson

Major potash stocks are beginning to raise eyebrows with impressive profit margins. But as this developing market expands, industry giants will face competition from greenfield and brownfield projects in the works. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Mackie Research Capital Analyst Jaret Anderson debriefs us on some fascinating development stories that . . . → Read More: What’s Next for Potash Producers: Jaret Anderson

A Stupid Question

From Don Boudreaux:

If Beijing’s intervention into the Chinese economy justifies U.S.-government ‘retaliation’ to ‘correct’ market distortions created by those interventions, shouldn’t the still-significant lingering negative consequences of Beijing’s interventions into the Chinese economy from 1949-1978 be considered? Shouldn’t Beijing’s artificial destruction, during the middle decades of the 20th century, of production efficiencies in . . . → Read More: A Stupid Question

Economic Events on February 10, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the International Trade report for December will be released.  The consensus is a deficit of $47.8 billion, which would be the same value as the previous month.

At 9:55 AM Eastern time, Consumer Sentiment for the first half of February will be announced.  The consensus is that the index . . . → Read More: Economic Events on February 10, 2012