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The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 12, 2007

This agitation against the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement seems a bit too late, as the United States and the Republic of Korea (as the South is known, versus the North's Democratic People's Republic of Korea) signed the deal in June.

Ron Paul vs. Ben Bernanke

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 12, 2007

With one eye on a mess of intraday charts and the other on CNBC, I caught this exchange yesterday between two people that can only be described as polar opposites-Ron Paul and Ben Bernanke. It was classic-if you're a Fed nerd like me.

Drowning in Red Ink

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 10, 2007

According to a story in Marketwatch, our elected officials have now buried us all under over $9 trillion in red ink. Unfortunately, as big as that sum is it is only the tip of the iceberg.

CDO Mess Lines Up Its Next Victim

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 10, 2007

First it was Merrill. Then it was Citigroup. And now it's Morgan Stanley's turn to put its cards on the table.

A 10 Billion Trillion Trillion Carat Diamond

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted November 9, 2007

Located over 10,000 feet above sea level in the frigid Maluti Mountains of Lesotho, the Letseng diamond mine is the highest diamond mine in the world. But this sky-scraping mine is really most widely known for the large world-class gems that it produces.

War by Other Means

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 9, 2007

Barely three months into the destruction of the dollar at the hands of the Federal Reserve, the rest of the world beginning to get a little queasy over its free fall. Gee go figure.

Sinners and Saints

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 9, 2007

I want you to think about something. Oil prices are already approaching $100 a barrel. If the IEA is warning us about an "an abrupt escalation of oil prices," what exactly does that mean?!

Dollar Losing Value

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 8, 2007

Since I arrived here in Japan, I've been out in the street markets and up in the highest floors of Tokyo skyscrapers, eating everything from mung bean desert cakes to steaks, and meeting with Japanese businessmen from conglomerates and start-up firms alike.

Higher Oil Prices

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 7, 2007

Editor Brian Hicks talks about his recent interviews on Bloomberg and Fox Business Channel while higher oil prices are finally causing the mainstream media to sound the alarm.

Rate Cuts, Inflation, and the Dollar

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 6, 2007

Oil and gold continue to make fresh new highs, as the dollar is in a free fall. Steve talks about inflation, rate cuts and the greenback.

Small Cap Investing

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 5, 2007

Ian Cooper joins the Wealth Daily team as it's small cap and trading expert. In this piece he gives an intro to Small Cap Investing as relates to Warren Buffett.

Goodbye Greenback

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 2, 2007

If you'll recall, Mike was one of the first to tell you to get all of your money out of US dollars, and into Canadian dollars. In fact, Mike was urging me in 2004 to get all of my investments into Canadian dollars.

Tech Stocks for 2008

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 1, 2007

Editor Steve Christ reveals why tech stocks will continue to outperform in 2008, citing the powerful PowerShares QQQQ ETF.

Spreading the Peak Oil Message

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 31, 2007

Editor Brian Hicks delves into the topic of high oil prices and peak oil and how to spread the peak oil message.

Japan, Korea, and China in Two Weeks

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted October 30, 2007

BALTIMORE, MD: In a week's time, I'll either be in the air over the International Date Line or standing in a customs queue. It will be the beginning of two and a half weeks in Asia, and perhaps the most important trip of my investment career.