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Stock Market Bull Run May Last say Two Top Performing Money Managers

Both top performing former Mutual Series Funds manager Michael Price and Dreman Value Management's David Dreman concur that rising stock prices in the coming years may present opportunity for stock market profits - if you are invested in the right stocks and if you understand the economic nature of the "recovery."

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The Bernanke Exit Strategy: Seven Stock Market and Economic Consequences

President Obama announced on August 25, 2009 that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would be reappointed to another four year term. Bernanke's appointment, which will likely be confirmed by the Senate, may impact the course of American economic development for many years to come.

Many observers have speculated on what form the Chairman's exit strategy from his policy of monetary ease will take - a policy that saved a select group of failing companies (and their employees' jobs) and potentially prevented a deeper collapse of the stock market and financial system. 

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Warren Buffett and PIMCO Concur on the Potential Fate of the U.S. Dollar

Both Warren Buffett in his August 18, 2009 editorial in the New York Times and Curtis Mewbourne in an August 2009 report on investment manager PIMCO's website appear to concur on the fate of the U.S. dollar: that it may continue to fall. The dollar index (September 2009 contract) closed August 18 at 79.035.

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Economist Richard Hoey Sees Stock Market Climbing a Wall of Skepticism

BNY Mellon and Dreyfus Chief Economist, Richard Hoey, elaborated on the potential for a continuing bull market in stocks (though not without corrections) in an August 7, 2009 interview on CNBC. The Dow Jones industrial Average closed at 9370.07 on that date.

Hoey stated "we are at a particular cyclical moment." Further, he said that the global recession is over and that the leading economic indicators for every major country in the world are rising. "We are going to have rising real GNP for practically every significant country in the world in the third quarter," Hoey stated.

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Is the Stock Market Rally for Real? "Yes," says Richard Hoey of BNY Mellon & Dreyfus

Economist Richard Hoey of BNY Mellon & Dreyfus is a veteran forecaster with many prescient calls to his credit. In an interview on July 27th on CNBC, Hoey stated that "the evidence is now clear cut" that the Fed has done enough to stabilize the financial system. He further stated that a "classic recession bottom" is in place and he expects 3 to 3 ½% economic growth in 2010.

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Protect Your Investment Portfolio from Inflation and Rising Interest Rates (and Ben Bernanke)

Readers of my blog may know that I anticipate rising price levels and higher interest rates in 2010 and beyond. Bear in mind that it takes time, sometimes years, for a strong inflation to embed itself in the economy. I want to talk about ways to protect your portfolio from rising prices and interest rates, but first a bit of history:

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U.S. Economic Future: May We Lose Complete Control over our Destiny?

Could it be possible to think in our current economic times that America may lose complete control over its own economic future? Has an economic and financial process begun that may not easily be undone that could threaten the very core of what is left of our economic, financial and social well-being?

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Why I Sold Part of My Gold Position after a Six Year Hold

I bought gold bars and coins in 2003 at $354, $377 and $383.50 per troy ounce, and in 2004 at $431 per troy ounce. I purchased gold coins in 2009 at $1000 per ounce. I also purchased silver bullion this year.

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