More evidence of a low-return equity outlook

When I was a young pup (in the era when we used to program computers with punched cards), the three most commonly used valuation ratios for stocks were the P/E ratio, the P/B ratio and dividend yield. Now all three of these metrics are pointing a long-term low return environment for equity prices.In a recent post, I showed that the trailing P/E ratio…

AT&T: Bright Future Prospects Ahead

By Gemstone Equity Research:

AT&T Inc. (T) is a provider of wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States and around the globe. The company has recently reported its

Rampant Corruption Now Unstoppable In U.S. & The West

Today an outspoken hedge fund manager out of Hong Kong warned King World News that corruption in the West and the United States has now become “rampant.” William Kaye, who 25 years ago worked for Goldman Sachs in mergers and acquisitions, also discussed the war in gold and what investors can do to protect themselves in this fascinating interview.

Tough Judge’s Rulings in Spotlight

U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan is well-known for his lengthy criminal sentences and has raised eyebrows for his expansive interpretations of securities laws. Now the judge and his rulings are getting a turn under the microscope.

Chinese Currency Collapses To 18-Month Lows; Nears PBOC Limits

After widening its tolerance for real world volatility mid-March, the PBOC has faced a daily battering of USD buyers and CNY sellers which have driven the Chinese currency to its weakest level in over 18 months. However, things are starting to become problematic… while call buying and hedging is exploding – as carry traders and local specs rush to …