May 2009 - Page 5 of 11 - Money Morning - Only the News You Can Profit From

History Will Show That Alan Greenspan Played a Key Role in Creating the U.S. Housing Bubble

By Peter D. SchiffGuest ColumnistMoney Morning Back during the U.S. invasion of Iraq, when the U.S. government issued its now-famous deck of playing cards featuring pictures of the 52 arch villains of the Iraqi police state, Saddam Hussein's face adorned the Ace of Spades. If the Barack Obama administration wanted to engage in a similar […]

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Elliott Wave Disciple Robert Prechter Sees a Possible 2,000 Dow

By Martin Hutchinson Contributing EditorMoney Morning In February 1995, the U.S. economy was in great shape. The 1990-92 recession had been over for a couple of years, the Federal Reserve was beginning to ease interest rates, the Clinton administration was beginning to make progress on sorting out the United States' modest long-term budget problem and […]

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Investment News Briefs

With our investment news briefs, Money Morning provides investors with a quick overview of the most important investing news stories from all around the world. China Ramps Up Oil Refining; Lowe's Tops Forecasts; Toshiba Raising $3 Billion in Stock Sale; AIG Fast-Tracking Asian Subsidiary IPO; Obama Sets First Pollution Limits on Cars; Homebuilder Confidence Highest […]

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India’s Election Lifts Markets, May Boost Global Trade Talks

By Don Miller Associate Editor Money Morning India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Congress Party decisively won nationwide elections over the weekend, sending India's benchmark stock index up a record 17% and triggering circuit breakers that halted trading.  By handing Singh's Congress Party a clear victory over the opposition Communists, India's voters also may have given […]

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Chrysler, GM Dealer Cuts Point to More Rough Times Ahead for U.S. Automakers

By William Patalon III Executive Editor Money Morning/Money Map Report Just days after Chrysler LLC said it would be cutting one quarter of its auto dealerships, 1,100 General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM) dealerships have reportedly been told not to expect a relationship with the embattled U.S. carmaker after October 2010. GM dealers targeted for separation […]

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General Motors Leaves U.S. Workers by the Wayside as it Accelerates Operations in China

By Jason Simpkins Managing Editor Money Morning For decades, General Motors Corp. (NYSE: GM) was an icon of American industry. But over the past decade its sales in China have steadily increased, while dwindling sales at home have turned the company into a relic. Now facing bankruptcy, GM has an opportunity to shift its operations […]

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Buy, Sell or Hold: Ciena Corp. (Nasdaq: CIEN), the Second Company to Profit from the Global Broadband Arms Race

In last week's Buy, Sell or Hold I recommended Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW), based on three factors: The coming global "arms race" to get nationwide broadband connectivity. The arms race recently heated up with the launch of Australia’s $31 billion nationwide broadband plan, which dwarfs the $7 Billion contemplated in the current U.S. budget. China's […]

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Drop in First Quarter Eurozone GDP May Mark the Bottom

By Don MillerAssociate EditorMoney Morning Gross domestic product (GDP) in the 16-country Eurozone fell the most in 13 years in the first quarter as industrial exports plummeted, the European Union's statistics office in Luxembourg reported Friday.  However, some analysts are convinced the data indicates an economic bottom has been reached. Eurozone economic activity dropped 2.5% […]

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How Credit Default Swaps Could Reverse the Economic Recovery

While the entire U.S. housing market was on the verge of collapse and corporate America was being systemically undermined, regulators purposely looked the other way. Why would they do this? The truth is that U.S. regulators believed the American public couldn’t handle the truth that what had been allowed to happen, on their watch, was […]

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Small Cap Stocks are Proven Post-Recession Profit Machines

By Mike Caggeso Associate Editor Money Morning Right now many investors probably don’t want to shoot for the moon. The global financial crisis gave their portfolios one the fiercest beat downs since the Great Depression, draining investors’ resources and mood for anything but safe investments. But it’s unfair to associate small-cap investing as moon shooting, […]

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