Browsing: Economy

Using ETFs to Play China—New Article on Forbes.com

I recently sat down with Wallace Forbes to discuss investing in China and other emerging markets—the interview is now up on Forbes.com. The text of…

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Today's Fed and Treasury Action Could Actually Jump-Start Small Business Lending

I don’t often write about government policies that I like. It’s not that I’m crabby; it’s because they are so scarce. But today I will…

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Obama's War on Capital Caused the Market Meltdown

(2/1/10) U.S. stock prices have dropped like a stone over the past two weeks. Total market capitalization of U.S. stocks was $13.1 trillion at yesterday’s…

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Weather Map Investing Explained

Download a free PDF file of Chapter 2 explaining Weather Map Investing from John’s Book, Lessons from a Road Warrior! If you enjoy the chapter,…

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John named in Top 100 Financial Twitter Feeds

Yesterday, OnlineSchools.org posted an article called “100 Best Twitter Feeds for Your Financial Intelligence.” The article highlights the many Twitter feeds out there that discuss…

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Download John's Speech at UC Berkeley

You can now listen to one of John’s recent speeches online! Check out the audio of John’s March 11, 2009 speech at UC Berkeley’s Information…

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Tomorrow's Jobs Report Will be Weak: Bank Loans to Businesses Still Falling.

The latest business loans numbers show that bank loans to businesses are still falling. As I have written in recent posts here and here, large…

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April Personal Income +0.5%, Disposable Income +1.1%

The Dept.of Commerce released the April Personal Income and Outlays report today. Could have been worse. Personal income was $12,091 billion, an increase of $58.2…

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Doogie Goes to China

This morning I woke up in the dark to do a 7AM spot with Alexis on Fox Business Money for Breakfast. Our topic was Geithner’s…

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A Simple Guide to Understanding Budget Deficits and Interest Rates

Note: When I wrote this explanation of budget deficits and interest rates just a year ago as a chapter of my book, Lessons from a…

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