Bailout 5.0: Italy Needs Financial Aid Too

Austria's Finance Minister drops the bomb on Italy and the rest of Europe by admitting the unthinkable; Italy needs a bailout. More 

Is QE3 on the Horizon?

The stock market has been screaming for more quantitative magic from the Federal Reserve? Will it get what it wants? And which investment categories will pop? More 

2 Weekly Options Trades to Play the European Train Wreck

Options traders can profit from the European financial crisis by selling weekly puts and calls. More 

If Gold Demand Is Up, Why Are Prices Still Down?

Demand for gold grew 16% over the past 12 months to 1,098 tonnes, but prices are still lower from their 52-week high. Why are gold prices going down? More 

The Markets and the EU Debt Crisis

The market selloff looks like it might pause for a few days for a relief rally. The European debt crisis will push stocks, precious metals and the euro lower More 

8 Critical Charts for the Week Ahead

Watch these indicators for a sign of how far the market will fall. The question they raise is: Are we facing something more than a garden-variety correction? More 

Could Gold Lose 40%-50% in Value?

As Europe's debt crisis worsens and as Wall Street madmen nuclear bomb billions on foolish credit trades, the currency of last resort may still be gold. More