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Higher Silver Price in 2016 Supported by These Numbers

There are encouraging signs for the silver price in 2016…

Positive silver price action coupled with supportive news on the fundamental side are pointing to a possible end to the silver bear. Still, we'll need to see some key technical price targets met before we can declare an outright return to a full-fledged silver bull.

To figure out what might lie ahead, let's look at recent action and market news for silver prices...


Why Oil Is Up Today

Why oil is up today (Monday, Nov. 23): WTI crude oil prices gained 0.7% this morning following a bullish announcement from Saudi Arabia.

The gains came after Saudi Arabia announced it's ready to cooperate with both OPEC and non-OPEC members to stabilize oil prices.

But Saudi Arabia isn't in the power position it thinks it is...

Wall Street

Will These Wall Street Criminals Finally Be Punished?

Seven years have passed since the peak of the 2008 financial crisis, and still, not a single too-big-to-fail chief executive officer (CEO) is in jail.

Sure, civil suits have been filed against the guilty Wall Street firms – civil suits that result in settlements that barely touch these global financial institutions' balance sheets.

As for the Wall Street criminals behind the toxic loans that tanked the economy in 2008 – the actual people, not the institutions they hide behind – there has never been so much as a wrist slap, let alone a criminal conviction.

That's why we were pleasantly surprised when The Wall Street Journal reported last week that U.S. officials are finally pursuing criminal charges against three Royal Bank of Scotland and JPMorgan execs...


What the Nike Stock Split Means for Investors Now

On the heels of its most profitable year ever, Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced a $12 billion stock repurchase program, a two-for-one Nike stock split, and a dividend increase.

Nike's trifecta of good news came after the company projected last month it would increase annual sales by about 60% to $50 billion by 2020.

Here's what it all means for investors...


Where the Spot Gold Price Is Headed Next

On Sunday, Nov. 15, I watched the NY spot gold market closely to look for its reaction in the wake of the terrible Paris attacks.

Right at the open, the gold price shot from $1,085 to $1,090 as traders bought gold as a safe haven in reaction to concerns about geopolitical instability. But that was short-lived.

Here's what investors can expect from the gold prices moving into 2016...

market crash

Watch for These 3 Stock Market Crash Signals

Investors need to know three stock market crash signals to protect themselves against any repeats of the Great Recession…

That was when the Dow plunged 54% in 18 months, wiping out $16.4 trillion of U.S. households' net worth from 2007 through 2009. More than $2 trillion was lost from Americans' retirement savings.

In the following video, Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani tells investors exactly what three events will signal to investors that a stock market crash is imminent. He also explains one of the best strategies for riding out a potential crash in the future...


Cash In on Chinese Tech Stocks with One Easy Move

Chinese tech stocks are out of favor on Wall Street, but the Street's worries about China's slowing growth are greatly exaggerated.

Just look how busy shoppers are there. China's National Bureau of Statistics said retail sales rose 11% last month. Not only did that beat forecasts, but it also stands as this year's single strongest monthly increase.

This helps explain why China's e-commerce sector is doing so well. And there's an easy way to play this entire red-hot sector. Check it out...


Time to Profit from This Fast-Growing Power Source

Worldwide growth in the offshore wind industry has been astonishing. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates that the 11.8 gigawatts of offshore wind power the world is expected to have by the end of 2015 will grow to more than 47 gigawatts by 2020.

But so far the global boom in offshore wind power has bypassed the United States.

But the truth is that the U.S. has an incredible 4.223 terawatts of offshore wind power potential, including 50 gigawatts from Lake Erie itself. That's four times as much power-generation capacity as the U.S. currently has installed.

Yet only one commercial-scale offshore wind project has so far been successful enough to begin construction.

But now things are starting to look up for offshore wind in the United States...

Great News, Wall Street: The Economy Is Coming Unglued

Commodity prices are plunging, the dollar is powering higher, Obamacare is collapsing, economies everywhere are faltering and terrorism is spreading across the globe.

That's bad news. Unless you happen to be among the stock market investors who in the U.S. spent the last week bidding up stock prices like there is no tomorrow. They are playing with fire and are likely to get burned.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 3.5% or 579 points to 17,823.81 while the S&P 500 jumped 3.3% or 66 points back to 2089.17. The Nasdaq Composite Index added 3.6% to reach 5104.92.

Below the surface, however, market internals were horrible with anything energy related getting "schmeissed" in the words of legendary market guru Doug Kass.

And the high yield bond market, which we will get to in a minute, is even worse...


The Chinese Government Just Made an Auspicious Show of Transparency

Multiple reports earlier today revealed that the Chinese government busted the country's largest-ever underground banking network.

The once-clandestine web of brokers and traders had handled illegal foreign transactions worth some $64 billion.

While some may find news of a scandal that large shocking, even scary, mainstream media isn't reporting the real story here.

Here's what you need to know...