Category Archives: War, Terrorism & Ugliness

Three Ways to Play the Saudi Situation

The Dow is off 160 points as I write Monday on fears that higher oil prices will stunt global growth.

Right.

The real reason is something far more basic.

Let’s talk about that today and how you can profit.

Here’s what you need to know

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If Hong Kong Spirals Out of Control, We Could Take a Massive Financial Hit

I can’t help but be shaken by what’s happening in Hong Kong, even though U.S. markets have largely shaken off the rioting, chaos, and police action there so far. You see, I recall Tiananmen Square in 1989 vividly and fear that Beijing may be approaching another Tiananmen Square moment.

A 2.0 situation really.

Westerners believe that Beijing won’t risk the reputational hit that goes with armed intervention, but I beg to differ. Nobody thought that in 1989 when protestors took over Tiananmen Square either.

Beijing’s calculus is different for reasons I noted on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co. this past Wednesday during a special phone interview. Worse, Beijing may prefer violence to the perception of political weakness or territorial rights.

Very few people understand what I am about to tell you… and that’s why it’s absolutely crucial that you pay attention or risk being on the wrong side an opportunity lurking unseen below the surface.

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