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Another Oil Spill

Thursday was another tough session for energy traders. After holding steady until about 11:30 am ET, crude oil prices began a painful slide, ending the day down $2.50 a barrel to $56.26 on the New York Merc—the lowest close since November 2005.

Canadian Bombshell

The Canadian government dropped a bombshell yesterday. The Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty, announced plans to tax income trusts at the same rate as corporations, starting in 2011.

What Counts, and What Doesn't

Should we be worried about the “scandal” at Hewlett-Packard? To hear the media-anointed experts, it’s a big deal. But a glimpse at the stock chart tells a different story.

What Counts, and What Doesn’t

Should we be worried about the “scandal” at Hewlett-Packard? To hear the media-anointed experts, it’s a big deal. But a glimpse at the stock chart tells a different story.

February 2006 Issue

In this month’s visit, I’ll show you how to safeguard your wealth during this tricky period of increasingly tight money, while positioning yourself for the wave of prosperity I expect once the Bernanke Fed reverses course and starts lowering interest rates (probably in late 2006 or early 2007).  Bonds and cash are part of the plan, for sure.  However, I’ve also pinpointed two stocks for you with the best potential to score double-digit gains this year, regardless of how long it takes the Fed to do an about-face.

Energy Shakeout Coming

Will these oppressive energy prices ever calm down? It’s a thought on the mind of every stock investor these days as prices for oil, gasoline and natural gas (the real “screamer” of the three) flirt with all-time highs.