Tuesday , 25 June 2024

Save Time & Stay Informed: Read These 8 `Speak for Themselves` Economic Headlines From Around the World


The 8 headlines below have been personally filtered this morning from over 1,200 articles canvassing economic and resource news. Reading these headlines will keep you better informed, and will save you time. If you are so inclined you can read the full articles using the links provided. Words: 608So conveys Ian R. Campbell* (www.StockResearchPortal.com) in edited excerpts from his subscription service as presented with permission by Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.munKNEE.com (Your Key to Making Money!). This paragraph must be included in any reposting to avoid copyright infringement.1. Americans brace for next foreclosure wave

  • Overview: The prospective state of the U.S. Residential Housing Foreclosures – which is generally seen as ‘negative news’.
  • Source: Reuters, Nick Carey, April 5, 2012.
  • Reading time: 5 minutes.

2. 19 Signs Of Very Serious Economic Trouble On The Horizon

  • Overview: Reports…on some rather shocking economic statistics.
  • Source: The Economic Collapse Blog, April 6, 2012.
  • Reading time: 4 minutes.

3. (U.S.) Nonfarm Payroll +120,000, Unemployment Rate Fell .1 to 8.2%, Record 87,897 “Not in Labor Force”

  • Overview: Summary of U.S. Labor Market suggesting that…the drop in the unemployment rate over the past two years is nothing but a statistical mirage…that things are much worse than the reported numbers indicate.
  • Source: Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis, Mike Shedlock, April 6, 2012.
  • Reading time: 5 minutes.

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4. Greece Hit With Lawsuits Over Bond Losses

  • Overview: A directional overview of where things may be headed.
  • Source: Fox Business (from Reuters), April 6, 2012.
  • Reading time: 3 minutes.

5. More empty shops paint grim picture of UK high streets

  • Overview: An important U.K. ‘Main Street View’ of the situation there.
  • Source: The Telegraph, Graham Ruddick, April 6, 2012.
  • Reading time: 3 minutes.

6. Over 20% of All Real Estate Loans in Spain are Delinquent; Construction Firm Delinquencies Ended 2011 at 17.65%: Late Payment on All Loans Ended 2011 at 7.61%

  • Overview: Reports on high delinquency numbers in Spain.
  • Source: Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis, Mike Shedlock, April 7, 2012.
  • Reading time: 3 minutes.

7. China looks at more support for IMF bailouts

  • Overview: Discusses possibility of further indirect IMF funding of the Eurozone.
  • Source: The Telegraph, Emma Rowley, April 7, 2012.
  • Reading time: 3 minutes.

*Ian R. Campbell, FCA, FCBV, is a recognized Canadian business valuation authority who shares his perspective about the economy, mining and the oil & gas industry on each trading day. Ian is also the founder of Stock Research Portal, which provides stock market data, analysis and research on over 1,600 Mining, Oil and Gas Companies listed on the Toronto and Venture Exchanges. Ian can be contacted at [email protected].


Other Perspectives by Ian Campbell:

1. Save Time: Read Today’s ‘Speak For Themselves’ Headlines


Why Focus On These Headlines: This morning I have personally filtered them from over 1,200 articles covering the latest important economic and resource news. My intent is to help you be better informed while saving you time. Below are 5 such headlines with a brief overview.

2. Ian Campbell Comments on the World vs. Market Reality Disconnect & the “Nerds on Wall Street”


The world is on the verge of becoming a cauldron of Disorder [y]et the market is orderly for now and people refuse to fully acknowledge it. This inability to compartmentalize the “world reality” from the “market reality” is costing investors money. The world isn’t likely to end well in the not too distant future but for now the market is doing just fine. Words: 610

3. Campbell: Balanced Opinions Regarding Gold & Silver are Paramount – Here’s Why


If you hold, or are considering holding, physical gold or silver or both, [it is imperative that you] read as many ‘balanced opinions’ as you possibly can with respect to ownership of each. [Here’s why]. Words: 337

4. Campbell’s Critique of Meredith Whitney’s Municipal Default Claims


Meredith Whitney has resurfaced on the subject of U.S. Municipal defaults stating that a “tidal wave” of defaults in the municipal bond market is still building and will eventually hit the United States [although her views are at odds with those of] Moody’s Investors Service [who only see] a small but growing number of defaults. [Here is a critique of her latest views.]

5. Campbell’s Critiques on Fiat Currency, Washington Gridlock, Business Journalism and Career Choices


Hundreds of articles are posted every week but their content is almost never challeged. Campbell does just that. He conveys his comments, concerns and criticisms in a concise conversation, concluding his critiques with either his concurrence or contrary point of view. He invariably ends each critique with a question or two for you to mull over until his next insightful and thought-provoking commentaries. Put your thinking cap on and give them a read. Words: 1722

6. Which Countries are Most Risky for Mining/Oil and Gas Companies? Here’s the List


The Behre Dolbear Group has recently published its annual comparative country risk assessment of twenty-five countries that host the global mining industry. [If you own, or are thinking of buying, stocks of companies in this sector print, then I suggest you give the Report your full attention and pass this commentary on to friends, acquaintances and colleagues interested in the Resource Sector, and to your Investment Advisor. Words: 437

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