Continuation of the bull market in equities that began in March 2009 seems dependent on further monetary expansion by "Helicopter Ben" Bernanke, but even that might not do the trick. [more]
The tech-heavy NASDAQ has rallied more than 10 percent since the passing of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, a likely sign of more gains to come (barring any short-term pullbacks). [more]
FT markets editor James Mackintosh compares the current gold bubble to other famous bubbles of the past 100 years.
"At the moment, most investors probably aren't playing this as a bubble, but they should be," he said.
Gold may not be such a safe haven after all. [more]