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Has Gold Peaked?

Has Gold Peaked?

the Mesh Report Staff August 12, 2011 0

After a three-day rally in gold that vaulted the price over $1,800, yesterday the yellow metal had its biggest sell-off of the past seven weeks.  There are a number of reasons for this drop

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Are The Markets Nearing a Bottom?

Are The Markets Nearing a Bottom?

the Mesh Report Staff August 11, 2011 0

The stock markets once again got pummeled yesterday, with the Dow down 519 points (4.62%), the S&P 500 down 51 points (-4.42%), and NASDAQ down 101 points (-4.09%). In just the past 15 trading

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The Fed Pledges to keep rates at ultralow levels through 2013

The Fed Pledges to keep rates at ultralow levels through 2013

the Mesh Report Staff August 10, 2011 0

Yesterday, in an effort to stem the free-fall in the global equity markets, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced that it will hold interest rates at ultralow levels “at least” through mid 2013.

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The Plunge

The Plunge

the Mesh Report Staff August 9, 2011 0

In an interview with CNBC Asia Squawk Box yesterday I discussed how and why the US equity markets are plunging.  We also talked about the how this plunge is affecting consumer confidence across the globe.

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The world economy is once again at the precipice

The world economy is once again at the precipice

the Mesh Report Staff August 8, 2011 0

Fear and uncertainty were running rampant for investors around the world this past week. Between the worsening situation in Europe and Standard & Poor’s Friday evening downgrade of US long term-debt, markets are at

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Markets Got Hammered Yesterday, So Is QE3 On Its Way?

Markets Got Hammered Yesterday, So Is QE3 On Its Way?

the Mesh Report Staff August 5, 2011 0

Yesterday, stocks had their single worse sell-off since 2008. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its ninth steepest decline ever at 512 points (-4.31%), the S&P 500 dropped 60 points (-4.78%), and the NASDAQ

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Another Ex- Goldman Sachs CEO for US Treasury Secretary?

Another Ex- Goldman Sachs CEO for US Treasury Secretary?

the Mesh Report Staff August 4, 2011 0

Speculation is growing that US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is going to step down from his position some time soon.  The tumultuous economy over the past few years has taken a toll on Geithner,

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The longest down stretch for stocks since October 2008

The longest down stretch for stocks since October 2008

the Mesh Report Staff August 3, 2011 0

Fear is gripping the market place.  Though the US government avoided a debt default, investors are worried that growth is slowing down across the world.  Yesterday, the Commerce Department reported that consumers cut their

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Manufacturing gauge falls to a two-year low

Manufacturing gauge falls to a two-year low

the Mesh Report Staff August 2, 2011 0

On Monday morning the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported its July manufacturing index and the result wasn’t pretty. The index dropped to 50.9% from 55.3% in June, well below the 54.6% consensus expectation.

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Congress reaches a deal

Congress reaches a deal

the Mesh Report Staff August 1, 2011 0

Last night members of both parties in the U.S. House and Senate approved an agreement to raise the nation’s debt ceiling and cut the federal deficit. Though they haven’t voted on it yet, it

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