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Friday, August 22, 2014
Why the U.S. dollar is still king.

Why the U.S. dollar is still king.

 

http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/talking-numbers/why-the-u-s--dollar-is-still-king-214400187.html

 

A stronger dollar will cause a lot of volatility as investment capital will have other options then the standard and emerging markets. Non-correlated assets will be a great hedge during these volatile times.

Tags :  VolatilityInvestmentMarketsAssets
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Monday, July 21, 2014
Another day of spin.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

Another day of spin. Check articles before trusting.

 

America’s Day of Reckoning Is Sooner Than You Think

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/07/20/americas-day-of-reckoning-is-sooner-than-you-think.aspx

Spin article. Producing too much oil will drive prices down which will kill the oil boom? Is this guy nuts. Drill baby drill.

 

America’s airlines are the world’s most profitable and least comfortable

http://qz.com/236417/americas-airlines-are-the-worlds-most-profitable-and-least-comfortable/

Spin article. It is a business. It is affordable for the masses and the rich can pay more for comfort. This looks like a win/win scenario for the passengers.

 

Russian Billionaires in ‘Horror’ as Putin Risks Isolation

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/russian-billionaires-horror-putin-risks-104842272.html

Spin article. If, if, it seems to be the new logic for writers. Let’s stay with what the facts. Russian markets are down a little but will recover.

Tags :  AmericaBoomBillionairesRussian
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Friday, July 18, 2014
The U.S. economy is becoming a more business friendly economy as U.S. oil supplies increase.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

The U.S. economy is becoming a more business friendly economy as U.S. oil supplies increase.

 

Europe Risks Losing 30 Million Jobs to U.S. Shale Boom

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-17/europe-risks-losing-30-million-jobs-to-u-s-shale-boom.html?cmpid=yhoo

Backwards article. U.S. economy is recovering led by the energy industry. Energy intensive manufacturing has an advantage in the U.S.

 

RUSSIA IS GETTING SLAMMED

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/russia-getting-slammed-113500059.html

Backwards article. Old U.S. economic allies are leaving Russia, China, India and Japan to return and do business with the U.S.

 

Refiners in U.S. Run Record Crude as Plants Cash in on Cheap Oil

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-16/refiners-in-u-s-run-record-crude-as-plants-cash-in-on-cheap-oil.html?cmpid=yhoo

Straight article. U.S. private sector (70% of U.S. GDP) is recovering led by the energy industry.

Tags :  BackwardsSlammedCheapRecovering
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Thursday, July 17, 2014
America’s #1 In Oil — But It Doesn’t Really Matter.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

I normally avoid politics. But most of today’s economic articles are based more on politics then economics. A lot of political spin today. Treat all articles as false until you can prove it is true.

 

America’s #1 In Oil — But It Doesn’t Really Matter

http://www.mintpressnews.com/americas-1-oil-doesnt-really-matter/194076/

Haft truth propaganda. He can’t deny the increase in oil supplies so he just disregards the facts for his own environmentalist opinion.

 

Russian stocks drop as Putin hints at sanctions revenge

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/russia-stocks-pounded-after-us-imposes-new-sanctions-2014-07-17?siteid=yhoof2

Propaganda. This is an economic battle the Russians can’t win economically but can win politically depending on what the present administration does.

 

Obama takes aim at firms that shift profits overseas to avoid taxes

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-obama-offshore-tax-20140717-story.html

Propaganda. Liberal’s high taxes are forcing U.S. companies to leave certain states and the country. Instead of lowering taxes this administration wants to force these companies to stay?

Tags :  PropagandadropRussiansLiberaladmisitration
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The U.S. private sector is recovering

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

The U.S. private sector (70% of the U.S. GDP) is recovering in spite of the present executive branch and the government offices that it controls.

 

Fed Chair Yellen Stays On Message In Second Day Of Testimony

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-07-16/Fed-Chair-Yellen-Stays-On-Message-In-Second-Day-Of-Testimony.html

No surprises until the end of the summer. Summer oil spike ends in September. Operation Twist and QE3 end in October. Dollar up, gold and oil down.

 

Coming soon to a country near you: The US frac phenomenon

http://fuelfix.com/blog/2014/07/15/coming-soon-to-a-country-near-you-the-us-frac-phenomenon/

Half Truth. Countries that import oil will use Fracturing to be less dependent or completely independent on foreign imports. Good for importers of oil. Bad for exporters of oil.

 

U.S. accountants' group sues to block IRS tax preparer program

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-accountants-group-sues-block-205152987.html

More overreach by the IRS. The mandatory version of this was found unconstitutional by the courts. Now the IRS is trying to back door this program.

Tags :  TestimonyFracturingIRSunconstitutional
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The U.S. oil supplies and economy continue to grow slowly.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

Well, it might not be flashy but the U.S. oil supplies and economy continue to grow slowly.

 

US Economy Continues To Make Progress Says Fed Chair Yellen

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-07-15/US-Economy-Continues-To-Make-Progress-Says-Fed-Chair-Yellen.html

No surprises. Operation Twist and QE 3 on path to end October 29th 2014. Looking at raise short term rates April 2015. Dollar up, gold down.

 

OPEC’s Clout Falls as US Increases Oil Supply

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/801931-opecs-clout-falls-as-us-increases-oil-supply/

No surprises. U.S. oil supplies increasing. Dollar up, oil and gold down.

 

China GDP – what’s in store?

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101832710

Spin article. China is a house of cards. As U.S. oil supplies and economy grow the world will leave China and come back and do business with the U.S. economy. Who knows where China’s equity market will be in 2030.

Tags :  Chair YellenOPECGDP2030
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Monday, July 14, 2014
U.S. economy and oil supplies increasing.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

U.S. economy and oil supplies increasing.

 

A.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Gold Posting Solid Losses On Profit Taking, Less Risk Aversion

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-07-14/Gold-Posting-Solid-Losses-on-Profit-Taking-Less-Risk-Aversion.html

Temporary spike ending. Oil and gold down, dollar up.

 

Oil market diverges ahead of busy week

http://news.yahoo.com/oil-market-diverges-ahead-busy-week-133849408.html

U.S. supplies growing.

 

Paradigm Oil & Gas: Highlights, Crews Activate New Wells

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/paradigm-oil-gas-highlights-crews-133500642.html

U.S. Supplies growing.

Tags :  RoundupSpikeDivergesParadigm
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Friday, July 11, 2014
A lot of spin going on today.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

A lot of spin going on today. Verify everything.

 

Oil price sheds gains as supply worries ease

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/oil-price-sheds-gains-supply-083649687.html

wait until the summer oil spike usage is over. That is when oil prices will really start to drop.

 

Why Putin's Raid on $88 Billion Wealth Fund Won’t Cure What Ails Russia

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-putins-raid-88-billion-110434441.html

Socialism great until you run out of money.

 

Major New Study Says Obamacare Is Working — Even For Republicans

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/major-study-says-obamacare-working-152200497.html

Propaganda.

Tags :  GainsRaidSocialismRepublicansPropaganda
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Temporary international issues and Federal Reserve comments push gold up.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

Temporary international issues and Federal Reserve comments push gold up. U.S. economy is strengthening and old economic allies are returning.

 

Gold Solidly Higher, Hits 4-Month High, On Safe-Haven Demand, Buy Stops

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-07-10/Gold-Solidly-Higher-Hits-4-Month-High-on-Safe-Haven-Demand-Buy-Stops.html

Temporary data from China, Israel and comments on interest rates by the Federal Reserve push gold up. Will not last long.

 

Oil on track for 10th straight session decline

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-on-track-for-10th-straight-daily-decline-2014-07-10?siteid=yhoof2

U.S. supplies increasing.

 

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.15 pct

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/average-us-30-mortgage-rate-141142570.html

Interest rates starting to go up.

 

Rupee sees biggest fall in nearly a month; may drop further

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/rupee-sees-biggest-fall-nearly-115112021.html

Old U.S. economic allies are leaving India and coming back to do business with the U.S.

Tags :  Safe-HavenAverageMortgageRupee
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Monday, July 7, 2014
The U.S. is slowly recovering led by the energy industry.

Paul’s Economic Outlook:

The U.S. is slowly recovering led by the energy industry.

 

A.M. Kitco Metals Roundup: Gold Lower In Quieter Trading To Start The Week

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-07-07/Gold-Lower-in-Quieter-Trading-to-Start-the-Week.html

Federal Reserve minutes come out on Wednesday. What is said on TV means very little. What is written in those minutes means everything.

 

What's Making U.S. Economy A World Beater? 5 Factors

http://www.kitco.com/news/2014-07-06/What-s-Making-US-Economy-A-World-Beater-5-Factors.html

There are 3 world economies. The U.S., economic enemies of the U.S. (China, India, Russia and Japan) and everyone else. Everyone else is shifting away from U.S. economic enemies back to doing business with the U.S.

 

Court Challenges to Subsidies Threaten Obamacare

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/court-challenges-subsidies-threaten-obamacare-100000493.html

Obamacare is dying because of lack of funds. It will limp on under this democratic president and senate. It will die in 2015 or 2017.

Tags :  KitcoChallengesObamacareDemocratic
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