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June 2009



The Recession is Over!!

June 29, 2009 – Comments (17)

Did you hear the news, Fools? The Great Recession is OVER!!!! Slap on your party hats and prep your confetti ... it's celebration time!   [more]



Roundtable Discussion: Will Cap and Trade Hurt America?

June 26, 2009 – Comments (8)

Enjoy the discussion that your trusty natural resource writers at the Fool have put together to get the discussion going, and please take part in the discussion either here or in the comments section below the article.  [more]



The Only Technical Analysis of Gold You Need Right Now

June 24, 2009 – Comments (17)

I'm going to keep this short, though the post will be thick with links for the curious. :)  [more]



The Surreal Life of the U.S. Dollar: the $134.5 Billion Bond Scandal in Focus!

June 22, 2009 – Comments (48)

By this point, many of you Fools will have caught wind of the great bond caper that occured in northern Italy June 3. What began as a virtual press blackout has gradually emerged as a global news event, but despite the gradual uptick in international coverage, the shroud of mystery and intrigue surrounding this bizarre event still hangs in the air like a truth-obscuring smog.  [more]



Golden Pearls of Wisdom

June 19, 2009 – Comments (10)

This one from Jim Sinclair on what's occuring in the gold market lately and the light of the dollar. The statements are brief, to be sure, but provide an extremely timely reminder to Fools that if they've ever considered going long gold to defend against significant deterioration in value of the dollar over the long haul, then there may well be no time like the present.  [more]



The Juiciest Potential Gold Acquisitions

June 18, 2009 – Comments (4)

I had a great time pondering some of the more logical link-ups between producing miners with a constant need to replace reserves and the junior explorers or developers that look like enticing targets.  [more]



Why do people keep believing this guy??

June 17, 2009 – Comments (26)

He's either the dumbest Fed chairman in history, or the least honest. Neither title is saying much.  [more]



The Depression Quietly Deepens

June 14, 2009 – Comments (13)

Here's another thought-provoking look at the economic outlook from a more global perspective. While I must say that Ambrose suffers here from the very common failure to distinguish between economic contraction as a deflationary input and the far greater inflationary implications of a crisis of confidence in the USD, I nonetheless find great value in his perspective. Enjoy!  [more]



Some incredible macroeconomic charts!

June 11, 2009 – Comments (2)

These charts were created by a guest contributor named Eric De Groot.  [more]



Russia to Sell U.S. Treasuries, buy IMF Bonds

June 10, 2009 – Comments (5)

Here we go ...  [more]



China plans to buy $80 billion worth of gold

June 10, 2009 – Comments (12)

This is a Fox Snooze interview with U.S. Representative Kirk from Illinois about the dollar situation, in which he speaks candidly about both China and Geithner's efforts to stave off panic about the deteriorating fundamental outlook for the U.S. dollar.  [more]



The 5 Biggest Myths About Gold

June 09, 2009 – Comments (32)

Special thanks for this article go to dudemonkey, whose comments to the Top 10 Reasons to Hold Gold, Bar None got me thinking about approaching gold through the eyes of those who remain skeptical. His ability to embrace disagreement with an open spirit, through mutually respectful dialogue, is precisely what TMF is all about in this Fool's eyes.  [more]



Once again, this is required reading for any serious commodities investor!

June 04, 2009 – Comments (4)

Joy Global reported earnings yesterday, and as always the insights the company provides in their market commentary and company outlook is filled with incredible hints about the most effective ways to play the commodity space. They break a complex picture down by region and by commodity in such a way as to hone investors' focus on where existing and anticipated strength are within the sectors in question. I will continue to post JOYG's earnings calls here on my blog, and encourage Fools to treat these commentaries with the respect they deserve. JOYG's management team gets it ... and history will show they maintained unimpaired clarity throughout these incredible disruptions to the broader commodities markets. I have bolded some of the most important portions of the text.  [more]



The Top 10 Reasons to Hold Gold, Bar None!

June 02, 2009 – Comments (33)

Here it is, Fools. I promised to post part 2 of this holistic rationale for gold exposure when it came out, and it's hot off the presses.  [more]



Are You Ready for Round II of the Mortgage Meltdown?

June 01, 2009 – Comments (6)

Fools, give me a minute of your time, if you please.   [more]

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