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Spain’s Bailout Falls Short, Italy Begins to Wobble

The Daily Ticker’s Aaron Task talks to Zanny Minton Beddoes.
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Oil Prices Trading Near 16-Month Lows

The Daily Ticker’s Aaron Task and Henry Blodget interview Todd Harrison about falling oil prices
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May Jobs Report Disappoints Big: Only…

The May Jobs report had only 69,000 payroll jobs added. Which is a major disappointment.
What does this mean for the stock market for the rest of 2012?
What does it mean for President Obama’s reelection chances?
Hear what the experts have to say in today’s video posting…

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The Daily Ticker’s Aaron Task and Henry Blodget interview economist Joel Prakken
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Gas prices are out of control and there doesn’t appear to be an end in sight.  In fact with Presidential elections in the U.S. this year, gas prices may continue to increase and be used as a political football for both political parties.
So who is to blame for high gas prices?
Who controls the gas prices?
Where does the money go after the pump?
The following graphic is a great illustration of one viewpoint on the gas situation.  We’d love to hear your opinion on the graphic below in our comments section.

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Why Both Economic Extremes Are Wrong

It seems like you can’t get on TV and talk about your views of the economy unless you’re either in one extreme or the other. Either the American economy is great and the Dow is going to 15,000 or you’re a gloom and doomer and think the Dow is going to 5,000. The reality is that neither camp is right in my opinion.
I’m of the opinion that there are structural problems with the economy. First and foremost, there’s too much debt. The debt overhang of the general economy and at …

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Follow My Mutual Fund

For approximately 5 months I have been managing my “mutual fund” via Youtualfunds.com – which is a very cool platform. My performance over the last 5 months has been very good. While the performance is encouraging, I’ll be the first to admit that a 5 month time frame is very short. You can follow my performance by…