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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
There is a shift away from out of control pay, pension plans and public pension plans.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

There is a shift away from out of control pay, pension plans and public pension plans. It is just starting.

 

Entrepreneurs Seeking a Place to Start a Business Find a Surprising Answer: Detroit

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/17/business/smallbusiness/entrepreneurs-seeking-a-place-to-start-a-business-find-a-surprising-answer-detroit.html?partner=yahoofinance&_r=0

Once Detroit finishes its bankruptcy, the city will be debt free and wide open for an economic boom.

 

New owners offer buyouts to Pittsburgh Heinz staff

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/owners-offer-buyouts-pittsburgh-heinz-162408114.html

Dump the unsustainable pay and pension plans.

 

Outlook for pensions is pretty awful: Bridgewater

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101575849?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cheadline%7Cstory&par=yahoo&doc=101575849%7COutlook%20for%20pensions%20is%20p

More states, counties, cities and companies will be filing bankruptcy and/or dumping public  and private pension plans.

Tags :  EntrepreneursSurprisingDetroitDumpPension
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
There is some important economic data coming out of China and the S&P this week.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

There is some important economic data coming out of China and the S&P this week.

 

Chinese gold demand may rise 20% by 2017: industry body

http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-gold-demand-may-rise-20-2017-industry-041137552.html

Spin article. This is totally dependent that the Chinese economy does not tank. Also, as the U.S. Dollar strengthens it will become more desirable then gold.

 

A.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Gold Sharply Lower On Profit Taking, Sell Stops, Firmer U.S. Dollar

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-04-15/Gold-Sharply-Lower-On-Profit-Taking-Firmer-US-Dollar.html

Dollar up, gold down.

 

Ukraine troops, tanks head to troubled east

http://news.yahoo.com/ukraine-troops-tanks-head-troubled-east-150755086.html

Finally the Ukraine Government is standing up to Putin. Putin’s economy is fragile. Heavy sanctions would collapse the Russian economy and cause civil unrest.

Tags :  ChineseSpin articleDependentDollarTroopsPutin
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Monday, April 14, 2014
A lot of economic data coming out of China and the S&P this week.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

A lot of economic data coming out of China and the S&P this week.

 

Raise Interest Rates, Help Seniors

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304512504579491961004959026?ru=yahoo?mod=yahoo_itp&mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702304512504579491961004959026.html%3Fru%3Dyahoo%3Fmod%3Dyahoo_itp

Raising interest rates for everyone in the U.S. except exporters.

 

Japan Inflation Acceleration Risks Souring Public on Abenomics

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/japan-inflation-acceleration-risks-souring-150010886.html

They make it sound like deflation or inflation is the problem in Japan. It is not. Their economy tanked and they have not needed changes.

 

A.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Gold Up, At 3-Week High, On Safe-Haven Demand Amid Russia-Ukraine Tensions

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-04-14/Gold-Up-at-3-Week-High-on-Safe-Haven-Demand-amid-Russia-Ukraine-Tensions.html

Temporary.

 

Tags :  RaiseInflationRoundupTemporary
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Friday, April 11, 2014
The U.S. people need to start standing up and fighting back against our government and foreign countries.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

The U.S. people need to start standing up and fighting back against our government and foreign countries.

 

Kathleen Sebelius, a lightning rod for critics, resigns

http://news.yahoo.com/sebelius-lightning-rod-critics-resigns-072708649--finance.html

The rats are starting to flee the sinking ship. Time to take back our government.

 

Banker showdown: Bernanke tells off India's Rajan

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101574006?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cheadline%7Cstory&par=yahoo&doc=101574006%7CBanker%20showdown:%20Bernanke

Rajan said "If the policy hurts the rest of the world more than it helps the United States, should this policy be pursued?". The U.S. should do what is best for the U.S.

 

Fannie Mae Selling to Investors Backpedals on Homebuyers

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-11/fannie-mae-selling-to-investors-backpedals-on-homebuyers.html?cmpid=yhoo

Made billions before the collapse. Passed the losses off to the American public during the collapse. Making billions on the recovery. Federal Government efficiency at its best.

Tags :  ResignsShowdownRajanBackpedals
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Solid Gains for Gold as Market Place Deems Fed More Dovish

Paul’s Economic Outlook:
The Federal Reserve's dovish comments and the unrest in Ukraine again have caused gold to go up a little. Neither will last long.

A.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Solid Gains for Gold as Market Place Deems Fed More Dovish
http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-04-10/Solid-Gains-For-Gold-As-Market-Place-Deems-Fed-More-Dovish.html
Temporary increase in gold, dollar down.

Fed could cut rates to combat joblessness: Kocherlakota
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/fed-could-cut-rates-combat-joblessness-kocherlakota-200951797--sector.html
Temporary increase in gold, dollar down.

Cramer: Can't hurt the bull, game on
http://finance.yahoo.com/video/cramer-cant-hurt-bull-game-130100103.html
Temporary increase in gold, dollar down.

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Gold Weaker on Chart Consolidation

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

Stop listening to the con artist politicians, educators and health industry people on what you should do. Do the research yourself and find out what is best. You will be surprised how different these two points can be.

 

A.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Gold Weaker on Chart Consolidation; FOMC Minutes on Deck

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-04-09/Gold-Weaker-On-Chart-Consolidation-FOMC-Minutes-On-Deck.html

Fed Minutes, Ukraine and U.S. economic data are roller coasting the dollar and gold.

 

Construction firms worried about worker shortage

http://news.yahoo.com/construction-firms-worried-worker-shortage-190220180.html

Only 25% of the jobs in the U.S. require a college education. Over 33% of high school students are going to college. 8% will not have a job. Also, a lot of non college jobs pay very well.

 

Health Insurance: 14.5 Million to Get Massive Increases

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/health-insurance-14-5-million-100000231.html

Redistribution of wealth to the insurance, legal and health companies.

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Dollar down and gold up temporarily

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

Dollar down and gold up temporarily.

 

Russia warns of civil war if Ukraine uses force to quell eastern revolts

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/08/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html

Dollar down and gold up temporarily.

 

NATO warns Russia against 'historic' Ukraine mistake

http://news.yahoo.com/russia-warns-force-could-tip-ukraine-civil-war-055428164.html

Dollar down and gold up temporarily.

 

Metals Again React to Ukraine

http://www.kitco.com/ind/Hug/2014-04-08-Metals-Again-React-to-Ukraine.html

Dollar down and gold up temporarily.

Tags :  Civil WarRevoltsNATOMistake
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Monday, April 07, 2014
It is all about the U.S.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

It is all about the U.S.

 

Does Coal Have a Future?

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/04/06/does-coal-have-a-future.aspx

The is the largest exporter of coal and this will continue to grow. Use of coal in the U.S. will decline as old inefficient coal energy plants are replace by natural gas ones.

 

Health Plan Premiums Are Skyrocketing According To New Survey Of 148 Insurance Brokers, Analysts Blame Obamacare

https://screen.yahoo.com/health-plan-premiums-skyrocketing-according-083818991.html

What did you expect. Biggest job and growth killer in the U.S., but the U.S. is recovering in spite of Obamacare. Wait until it is repealed or changed.

 

Brazil Economists See Faster Inflation and Slower Growth in 2014

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-07/brazil-economists-see-faster-inflation-and-slower-growth-in-2014.html?cmpid=yhoo

This is a good model for what is coming down the road for China, India, Soviet Union and Japan.

Tags :  CoalInefficientSkyrocketingInflation
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Friday, April 04, 2014
The markets are always looking for something that might keep the Fed doing QE.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

The markets are always looking for something that might keep the Fed doing QE. This is temporary and the Fed is winding down QE.

 

A.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Gold Extends Early Gains After U.S. Jobs Data Slightly Below Expectations

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-04-04/Gold-Extends-Early-Gains-After-US-Jobs-Data-Slightly-Below.html

The markets are always looking for something that might keep the Fed doing QE. This is temporary and the Fed is winding down QE.

 

China Slowdown Adds to Emerging-Market Growth Hurdles, IMF Says

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-03/china-slowdown-adds-to-emerging-market-growth-hurdles-imf-says.html?cmpid=yhoo

China is slowing down because everyone is moving back to doing business with the U.S.

 

Russian Inflation Rate Climbs to Nine-Month High on Weaker Ruble

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-04/russian-inflation-rate-climbs-to-nine-month-high-on-weaker-ruble.html?cmpid=yhoo

Russia is slowing down because everyone is moving back to doing business with the U.S.

Tags :  GainsQEGrowthChinaInflation
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Thursday, April 03, 2014
Whether the IRS is ready or not, Obamacare has arrived

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

We need deregulation, deobamacare and degovernment.

 

Whether the IRS is ready or not, Obamacare has arrived

http://news.yahoo.com/whether-irs-ready-not-obamacare-arrived-220900716.html

Your health is now managed and fined by the IRS. More money to the Federal Government.

 

How Alaska and Wyoming Make People From Elsewhere Pay Their Taxes

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-02/how-alaska-and-wyoming-make-people-from-elsewhere-pay-their-taxes?campaign_id=yhoo

More money to the State Government.

 

If America gets a raise, everything will work better. Opinion: Falling income is bad for business

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/if-america-gets-a-raise-everything-will-work-better-2014-04-02?siteid=yhoof2

Raises normally follow inflation. U.S. entering a slight deflationary cycle. While this will suppress wage raises your dollar will be able to buy more.

Tags :  ObamacareIRSFederalTaxesGovernment
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