Shinzo Abe’s Kamikaze Politics

The new prime minister promises to reflate the economy to end Japan's stagnation. Too bad that will only add to Tokyo's crushing debt burden. More 

Why Black Friday’s Results Are Misleading

Black Friday has come and gone and, while some numbers point to strong sales growth, there are two waving red flags that should give investors a pause. More 

Obamacare Will Tip Economy Into Recession

The tough reality of Obamacare is that the law will aggravate the stagflationary environment and push us into recession. Here's how to be ready. More 

4 Different Ways to Go for the Gold

Here are four ways to invest in gold from a number of different angles. Just watch out -- some are riskier than others. More 

By Any Measure, Physical Gold Trumps Mining Stocks

Gold mining stocks may be an interesting short-term trading vehicle, but for long-term investors gold itself is the clear choice. More 

Rising Thanksgiving Costs May Gobble Up Your Paycheck

Your wallet may feel the Thanksgiving squeeze just as much as your waistline because prices for holiday food, fun and travel sure aren't cheap. More 

Drought Has Food Prices Set to Spike in 2013

Meat, dairy and just about everything we eat will cost more soon, thanks to the drought -- and soaring prices for corn and soy. More