Asset and Wealth Protection
Despite a stock market rally last month, U.S. retirement funds held steady, according to an asset management corporation.
A new report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) has found that the median asset levels in retirement accounts dropped at least 15 percent since the end of 2007 as a result of the economic downturn.
A CNN personality has been in trouble for providing a forum for those who believe President Obama was not born in the U.S. and is ineligible to hold the nation’s highest office.
There is a growing movement internationally for a new reserve currency system that would diminish the role of the U.S. dollar. While acknowledging that such chatter can be bearish for the dollar, I have dismissed the likelihood of it actually happening. Now I’m not so sure. Read this article to find out why…
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner caused an uproar last weekend when he declined to explicitly rule out increasing taxes to help patch the nearly $1 trillion federal budget hole.
After a better-than-expected housing report, new economic data suggest the pace of the general economic decline has slowed substantially in the second quarter of 2009.
A recent stock market rally fueled by better than expected earnings has had commentators predict the end of the current financial troubles, but some analysts caution against excessive optimism.
During the last several months investors with cash on hand could find great deals on houses as inventories reached historical highs, but a new government report suggests this window of opportunity may soon be closing.
In June, gold and gold stocks were in a full-blown rally and for a time it looked like the old adage, “Sell in May, and go away” would not hold true this year. But the rally faltered, and a negative report from the World Bank showed the bull market in commodities had ended. Read this article to learn what this means…
In the scorching Nevada heat a battle is taking place that pits, essentially, three enormous dragons against a mouse. It’s the case of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) vs. Robert Kahre, and its outcome could have an enormous impact on our nation’s money. Read this article to learn about this case and its possible ramifications…