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The Real Reason Russia and China Are Dumping U.S. Debt

The dollar is a weapon, built up by the U.S. debt to foreign nations and protected by U.S. military might.

But the U.S.'s financial foes aren't taking it anymore. They want to bring an end to this financial weaponization of the dollar.

And in doing so, they are going to do whatever it takes to both diminish the dollar's role as a reserve currency and introduce a new international payments system to settle global transactions...

Biotech Investing

The Next Great Blockbuster Biotech Stock to Buy Now

Spending on cancer treatment has been skyrocketing globally. According to the IMS Institute of Health, spending on cancer topped $100 billion globally in 2014. That was a 10% increase from 2013.

That's why many biotech stocks tied to cancer treatments have seen triple-digit gains in the last two years.

Now, Money Morning Biotech Investing Specialist Ernie Tremblay has found a new biotech stock to buy that could be the next cancer blockbuster...

silver

New Silver Price Forecast for the Rest of 2015

Up 4.2% year to date, silver prices could end the year solidly higher.

There are a handful of catalysts that can push up the white metal.

Keep reading for why the silver price forecast sees higher prices ahead...

ipos

This Week's Upcoming IPO Calendar: TRU, MCRN, GNRT, and 13 More

There are 16 companies on this week's upcoming IPO calendar, expected to raise a combined $2.49 billion.

This should be the IPO market's most active week of the year.

Here are this week's deals, including a massive credit bureau and the largest U.S. plastic processing equipment producer...

safe-haven investments

The Best Investments to Protect Your Assets in a Crisis

As the financial crisis in Greece intensifies, it serves as a reminder to investors everywhere of the importance of knowing the best investments for keeping your assets safe.

You never know when some sort of financial tragedy will strike, so it pays to be prepared.

Here's a look at several of the best investments for a crisis and the strengths of each...

stock market today

DJIA Today Moving on These Top Stories

Futures for the DJIA today forecasted a 114-point gain from Friday's close.

On Friday, the DJIA fell 101 points as investors weighed ongoing debt drama in Greece. The markets were also victim to quadruple witching, a period when volatility often spikes in the final trading hour thanks to the expiration of options and futures contracts.

Here's everything else you need to know about the DJIA today...

Global Markets in Self-Perpetuating Denial

The central bank circus was on full display this week as the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee held a two-day meeting only to emerge with another mind-numbing series of excuses for keeping interest rates at zero when the economy is not in crisis. 

One such claim was that inflation (as measured by economists) is insufficiently high, despite the fact that the price of real-world goods and services (including gasoline again) are steadily rising. The Fed stated that it's afraid raising interest rates – for the first time in nine years by all of 25 basis points – could send the economy into a tailspin. That isn't only bad policy, it is pathetic.

Perhaps it is time we learned this one vital lesson...

trending

Why We're Not Buying Martin O'Malley's Anti-Wall Street Platform

On May 30, 2015, former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.

The progressive icon stands to the left of the poll-leading Democrat Hillary Clinton and has found a niche in painting himself as the populist hero in contrast to Clinton’s Wall Street ties and far-ranging donor pool of “one-percenters.”

O'Malley's championing of the middle class against the "Wall Street bullies" would be laudable...if it were believable....

retirement

What Are the Different Retirement Accounts?

According to the Federal Reserve, the average American has less than $60,000 saved in their retirement accounts.

With so many Americans ill-prepared for retirement, one of the most common questions we're asked at Money Morning is "What are the different retirement accounts?"

Here's everything you need to know now...

gold

New Gold Forecast Shows Bullish News for Prices

Gold prices finished Thursday's session up 1.52%.

Dovish Fed comments and concerns of a Greek default should support yellow metal prices.

Keep reading for what this means for the rest of the year's gold forecast...

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