Detroit Bankruptcy: Disaster Decades in the Making

Bloomberg Economics Editor Michael McKee digs deeper into the number behind Detroit’s bankruptcy and looks at what comes next for the city.

4 Charts of the Bull That Won’t Quit

Kevin Cook goes over four charts in three minutes with a look at percentage of S&P 500 stocks above their 50-day moving average, the Russell 2000 index, and other technical indicators to predict the market’s next move.

Male Labor Force Participation: The Collapse of Jobs for Working-Age Men

In today’s “Single Best Chart,” Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu displays the drop off in employment for American males age 25-54.

What’s Bernanke’s Forecast for U.S. Economy?

What’s Bernanke’s Forecast for U.S. Economy? Examining the main economic data watched by the Fed in its criteria for determining changes in monetary policy

What Big US Banks are Suddenly Buying

What Big US Banks are Suddenly Buying, insight into hidden accounting practices by Germany’s biggest bank, more on gold, and an interview with Jos Schmitt, CEO of Aequitas Innovations, Canada’s next stock exchange.

Zacks’ Kevin Cook: Gaps, Dojis, & Low Volume, SPY Rally Looks Fragile

Watch the video as Zacks’ Kevin Cook shows you four charts in four minutes and gives you a look at the broader market from a technical perspective, including the price action of the market. More choppiness ahead, but current strength bodes well for 2nd half new highs.

Chart Bill Gross Doesn’t Want You to See: Monthly Mutual Fund Outflows

On today’s “Chart Attack, Fusion IQ CEO Barry Ritholtz and Bloomberg’s Adam Johnson look at monthly mutual fund outflows.

How Interest Rates Affect Bank Stocks

On today’s “Insight & Action,” Adam Johnson looks at how interest rates affect bank stocks, borrowing, and REITS on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.”

The Truth About the Canadian Housing Market

An in-depth look at the Canadian housing market including Canadian real estate outlook, affordability issues, trends, and the affect of interest rates. Also we take a brief look at the current US bull market in relation to past bull markets.

Aequitas Innovations and the Mother of All Bubbles

Ivan Lo on Aequitas Innovations, Canada’s newest proposed stock exchange that’s about to challenge the TSX and TSX Venture, and the mother of all bubbles.

Is the U.S. Facing the Mother of All Bubbles?

The mother of all bubbles? In today’s “Single Best Chart,” Scarlet Fu displays the gap between GDP and the Fed fund rate that suggests a coming bubble.

How China’s Problems Affect Canada

A look at how China’s problems, both fudged numbers and liquidity crunch, affects Canada, and the looming financial disaster that’s bigger than subprime.