The UK under the loop – Safe Haven for How Much Longer?

One of the extraordinary effects of the euro zone debt crisis has been the manner in which the market and media have taken the notion of safe haven investment to heart. Consider for example the fact that the situation we are currently in largely comes down to too much debt tied to real . . . → Read More: The UK under the loop – Safe Haven for How Much Longer?

Ian Gordon: Why Gold Stocks Outperformed Other Gold Investments

Ian Gordon of Longwave Analytics and Longwave Strategies believes we’re on the precipice of very difficult and frightening times and predicts complete financial collapse. But it’s in those periods of darkness that gold really shines. Gordon, who recently published a special edition of his Investment Insights entitled “The Gold Rush of the 1930s . . . → Read More: Ian Gordon: Why Gold Stocks Outperformed Other Gold Investments

Speaking of real estate

Just if you didn’t catch it.. there has been a curious news cycle over the observation that there is a lot of real estate investment in Toledo coming from China.  See Fortune: Why are the Chinese investing in Toledo,   followed up by WSJ: Courting the Chinese Buyer.  It’s all really building on some longstanding investigative . . . → Read More: Speaking of real estate

Economic Events on June 25, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index for October will be released, providing an update on economic activity and inflationary pressure in the United States.

At 10:00 AM Eastern time, the New Home Sales report for May will be released. The consensus is that 350,000 new homes were sold last . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 25, 2012