Europe Gaining Confidence Among Investors in Global Poll – Bloomberg 09-11-13

Salient to Investors: A Bloomberg poll of investors, analysts and traders showed: 40% see the euro-area economy as improving, more than 4 times the number in May 40% see the world economy as strengthening, the most since January 2011. 52% expect stocks to produce the best return over the next

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Market Makers Stanley Druckenmiller – Bloomberg TV 09-11-13

Salient to Investors: Stanley Druckenmiller said: The poverty rate for seniors over the last 35 years has dropped from 35% to 9%, while their wealth has dramatically increased The numbers of seniors is about to explode and there is no way we can pay for what we have promised them.  The US

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European Stocks Are Cheaper Than During Last Recovery – Bloomberg 08-12-13

Salient to Investors: The Euro Stoxx 50 Index is at 12.5 times projected earnings, versus 15.3 times projected earnings for the S&P 500 and 14.2 times income for the Topix. Bulls say European stocks are cheap as the first expansion for euro-area manufacturing in 2 years helps drive forecasts for profit growth of more

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Gary Shilling position update 2013 – Gary Shilling blog 07-15-13

Salient to Investors: Gary Shilling writes: The fog remains thick, so reducing long positions in Treasury bonds and Japanese stocks and cut yen shorts, euro shorts and dollar long positions. Maintaining long positions in US defensive stocks like utilities and health care. Increased short position in junk bonds and initiated

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Bubble, Bubble, Money and Trouble – Barron’s 06-01-13

Salient to Investors: Marc Faber at the Gloom Boom & Doom Report says: High-end assets from stocks to art to real estate are in a bubble caused by central bank money-printing. This money doesn’t increase economic activity and asset prices in concert, instead creates dangerous excesses in countries and asset

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