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You Just Pocketed 89% From Our Recent Inflation Warning

We’ve been telling you folks for months that the pesky surge in prices we know as “inflation” has been showing up in different spots within the U.S. economy.

In early April, Shah Gilani – editor of our Capital Wave Forecast and Short Side Fortunes advisory services – told us that food prices were spiking. And he even re-recommended an “old friend”.

Folks who acted on that advice have pocketed a 27% gain in less than four months…

  • William Patalon III

  • With OPEC Meeting Looming, and Emerging Markets Growing, Oil Prices May Only be Temporary By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report Analysts are trumpeting the recent drop in oil prices as a step toward normalcy. But is this celebration premature? Or perhaps even misplaced? After all, we all know that over the long haul, energy prices are headed in only one direction – higher. Crude oil plunged […] Read More...
  • Contradictory Economic Reports Whipsaw Investor Expectations By William Patalon IIIExecutive Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report No wonder this economy is so hard to figure out: The economic reports are as volatile as the economy itself. Just when the dreaded "R" word seemed to be creeping back into the daily office chatter, a few economic reports last week seemed to reaffirm […] Read More...
  • News About Warren Buffett, Jim Rogers and the Presidential Elections are Money Morning Highlights; More to Come This Week By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report Although the Money Morning staff was off enjoying the Labor Day holiday today (Monday) – meaning that we didn't publish a regular issue today – I thought it was a good time to call your attention to several important stories that we have run over the […] Read More...
  • Boeing Threatens to Pull Out of $35 Billion Air Force Tanker Program By William Patalon IIIExecutive Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report The Boeing Co. (BA) doesn’t believe it can win the controversial competition for a $35 billion U.S Air Force tanker contract without a six-month extension, and now has threatened to pull out of the competition altogether. The Chicago-based Boeing said it wants the extension to […] Read More...
  • The One Warren Buffett Biography Every Investor Should Read — New Bio to Debut By William Patalon III Executive Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report There are scads of books on the market purporting to tell the story of investing guru Warren Buffett. I know, because during my days as a business journalist, I read – or at least perused – almost all of them. And as my lovely […] Read More...
  • Worrisome Stagflation Becomes More Real All the Time By William Patalon III Executive Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke didn't use the "S" word – stagflation – but he might as well have. On Friday, the U.S. central bank chief said that the financial crisis that has hammered the U.S. market is combining with rising inflation […] Read More...
  • How to Profit From A China Investing Strategy [The Second of Two Parts] By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report Investors who abandon China now will live to regret their decision. That’s why we say that every investor has to have a China investing strategy. With the benchmark Shanghai stock index down 56% so far this year, you might find that […] Read More...
  • Former IMF Economist Predicts "Whopper" U.S. Bank Failure, Says Global Financial Crisis Set to Get Much Worse By William Patalon III Executive Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report The global financial crisis is set to get much worse, with a large U.S. bank failure likely in the next few months, former International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Economist Kenneth Rogoff has warned. Speaking at a conference in Singapore, Rogoff, now an economics professor […] Read More...
  • Although Oil Prices Have Declined, the Energy Sector Remains a Global Investing Wild Card By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report Although consumers and businesses have gotten a bit of a reprieve at the gas pump as of late, the escalation in oil prices we’ve seen over the past year has led to some major changes in overall consumer behavior. Many car-owners have dumped their gas-guzzling pickup […] Read More...
  • Federal Reserve Policymakers Will Hold the Line on Interest Rates – At Least for Now By William Patalon IIIExecutive Editor Money Morning/The Money Map Report With oil trading near a three-month low (and corn now at a four-month low), U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers may have just the ammunition they need to hold the line on interest rates for the foreseeable future – or at least until their Sept. 16 policymaking […] Read More...
  • Why Every Investor Should Have a China Investment Strategy [The First of Two Parts] By William Patalon III Executive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report As we've said time and again here at Money Morning, every investor has to have a China investment strategy. And with the opening ceremonies for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games taking place today (Friday), this is probably as good […] Read More...
  • Although Federal Reserve Policymakers Are Set to Meet, They Have Little Room to Maneuver By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and his fellow central bank policymakers will be back in the spotlight this week as the group convenes for its monthly monetary-policy meeting. But there won’t be much to report. Although the Federal Reserve’s policymaking Federal Open Market Committee […] Read More...
  • Second Quarter GDP Release Set to Confirm or Deny U.S. Recessionary Fears By William Patalon III Executive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report A hectic week on the economic calendar is highlighted by the initial look at second quarter gross domestic product (GDP). Remember, a recession is defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth, so doomsayers have targeted this week’s release as confirmation of their pessimism. Fortunately, […] Read More...
  • New Bull Market or Bear-Market Trap? Investors Look to Earnings Season for Clues By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report Earnings season will plug along this week as reports from several banks provide the latest insight into how well the beleaguered financial-services sector is weathering the global credit-crisis storm. Among the earnings season headlines: Bank of America Corp. (BAC) will be issuing its final earnings report […] Read More...
  • The Lost Decade: How the U.S. Financial Crisis Resembles Japan's Ten Years of Misery – And How to Play it Part I of a two-part story. By William Patalon IIIExecutive EditorMoney Morning/The Money Map Report If you think the "Lost Decade" Japan endured during the 1990s was deep and painful, stick around: As the global financial crisis that was jump-started by the meltdown of the subprime mortgage market continues to unwind, the U.S. economy is […] Read More...