Scott MartindaleBond yields have crept back up to near multi-year highs as the bond market appears to be anticipating some measure of tapering in the Fed’s monthly bond-buying program. This undoubtedly has caused some hesitancy among stock investors, too. And then there are the looming debt ceiling and budget battles, as well as concern about slowing corporate earnings growth. And let’s not forget the comparisons to 1987 we are hearing, with Marc Faber (a.k.a., “Dr.

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Canary in the Coalmine Does the Irish Jig

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“Those who have knowledge, don't predict. Those who predict, don't have knowledge.” ~ Lao Tzu

Well, it looks like things are about to get interesting.

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Let Sleeping PIIGS Lie

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.” ~ William Shakespeare

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