U.S. Stocks Rise to Records as GDP Growth Tops Estimates (Dec 2013)

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Source: Bloomberg – U.S. Stocks Rise to Records as GDP Growth Tops Estimates

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U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capping its biggest weekly gain since October, as data showing faster-than-estimated growth boosted confidence in the world’s largest economy.

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Nobel laureate economist predicts possible US stock market bubble (Dec 2013)

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Source: RT – Nobel laureate economist predicts possible US stock market bubble

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Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel laureate in economics, told a German magazine sharp rises in equity and property prices may signal a dangerous financial bubble, which could have an extremely bad end.

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Dow closes above 16,000 for the first time (Nov 2013)

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Source: USA Today – Dow closes above 16,000 for the first time

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In one of the most dramatic signs yet of the bull market’s strength, the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 16,000 for the first time in the much-watched average’s 117-year history.

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Malaise Is Ahead For Malaysia’s Bubble Economy (Oct 2013)

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Source: Forbes –  Malaise Is Ahead For Malaysia’s Bubble Economy

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I recently wrote about how Indonesia’s economy has devolved into a classic credit and asset bubble-driven growth story, and its neighbor Malaysia is on the same path along with most other Southeast Asian economies, which are part of the overall emerging markets bubble that I have been warning about in the last couple of years.

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Dr Doom Marc Faber Spells Out The End Game At CLSA Forum (Sep 2013)

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Source: South China Morning Post – Dr Doom Marc Faber spells out the end game at CLSA Forum

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Marc Faber was in fine form at the CLSA Investor Forum, dispensing his trademark gloom and doom. The final keynote was a tour de force of the history of debt, asset bubbles and financial markets in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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