John Doody’s Three Secret Factors for Beating the Indexes

John Doody doesn’t run off chasing down Indiana Jones’ lost gold mines in Peru. He focuses on producers or near-producers whose reserves have been verified as economic to produce. A former professor and the author of the Gold Stock Analyst, Doody has been lying in wait for the market to reach bottom, at . . . → Read More: John Doody’s Three Secret Factors for Beating the Indexes

Paul Krugman, Still Retarded

In which Krugman relies on his faulty memory:

So: I’m old enough (you kids get off my lawn) to remember the rise of self-service gas stations, which coincided with the oil shocks of the 1970s. Suddenly gas was much more expensive — and drivers, eager to limit the blow, were willing to pump their . . . → Read More: Paul Krugman, Still Retarded

Economic Events on August 14, 2012

At 7:30 AM Eastern time, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for July will be released, providing information regarding the health and confidence of small businesses in the United States.  The consensus is that the index is at a level of 91.3, which is 0.1 points lower than the previous month’s value.

At 7:45 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 14, 2012