ray-dalio-says-‘world-has-gone-mad’-and-bitcoin-crowd-cheers

Ray Dalio is making many friends in the crypto community after sounding the alarm about the perilous conditions in the financial system. In a post entitled “The World Has Gone Mad and the System Is Broken,” the billionaire hedge fund manager outlines why something has to give amid unsustainable circumstances comprised of free money, government…

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recession-blind-san-francisco-fed-chief-says-no-downturn-in-sight;-analysts-agree

San Francisco Federal Reserve chief says that a recession is not on the horizon. Trader Peter Brandt shares her sentiment as he believes the S&P 500 has more muscle. Other analysts also see the index climbing but only after a short-term pullback. The unending trade war threats, the contracting manufacturing industry and the cutting of…

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2-reasons-why-investor-returns-will-diminish-over-the-next-decade

The U.S. stock market in 2019 climbed even though there was plenty for investors to worry about. A mounting trade dispute between the U.S. and China, coupled with a slowing global economy and boiling geopolitical tensions, behaved like a perfect recipe for a financial disaster. A benchmark indicator even cried fears of a recession, building…

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china’s-$36-billion-wto-case-win-against-the-us.-is-nothing-more-than-a-sideshow

The World Trade Organization (WTO) allowed China to collect $3.6 billion in tariffs against the United States. The trade war has become so big that the retaliatory tariffs won’t add any layer of tension. The stock market is very likely to consider this development as noise. On Friday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) granted China…

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fundstrat’s-tom-lee-runs-victory-lap,-predicts-robust-earnings-in-2020

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee was on the money about the S&P 500 this year while recession alarmists cried wolf. Now Lee is expecting earnings in 2020 to grow by double-digits, at least. The last six months of the year are historically bullish in the stock market. Recession alarmists may have chuckled when stock market bull Tom…

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manchester-united’s-stock-slump-is-due-to-horrible-signings,-claims-shareholder

Manchester United stock has fallen by double-digit figures since its all-time high in 2018. Missing out on a Champions League spot will see revenues take a hit in fiscal 2020. BAMCO, Inc has identified the problem, but control of the soccer club is in the hands of the Glazer family. Manchester United’s (NYSE: MANU) largest…

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nearly-1/3-of-americans-believe-this-myth-about-the-us-dollar

Nearly one-third of Americans falsely believe that the US dollar is backed by gold, and 70% don’t know what is backing it. That’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to US financial illiteracy, however. A new study reveals just how little Americans know about how their money works. An eye-opening new study…

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the-2020-stock-market-rally-will-make-everyone-rich-–-except-you

U.S. investors will only spend $30 billion on stocks in 2020. Recession fears have many investors taking out large cash positions. The stock market will rally in 2020 in the face of recession fears and trade wars. U.S. investors might soon find themselves on the wrong side of the cautionary saying, “you have to spend…

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from-woke-to-broke

“The fact is there is no more money. Period,” says Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot. She’s talking about the teachers’ strike that has paralyzed her city’s public schools—enrollment 360,000—for the past week. The public employee union is demanding more: more money for salaries (only eight states pay teachers more than Illinois), more support staff (Illinois ranks…

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billionaire-slams-elizabeth-warren-for-‘sh*tting’-on-american-dream

Elizabeth Warren is sending a chill down Wall Street’s spine as she rises in the polls, but one billionaire is not afraid to publicly criticize her policies, regardless of the backlash he might face in the future. Speaking to Politico, hedge funder Leon Cooperman warned that the U.S. senator from Massachusetts and 2020 Democratic presidential…

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