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Author Harry Dent launches an ETF with a twist

Globe and Mail – Harry Dent, a U.S. economist and author known in some circles as the “sage of doom and gloom,” is backing this week’s launch of Dent Tactical ETF – a rare breed among exchange-traded funds. Dent Tactical […]

Gartman Starts First Hedge Fund Betting on Stocks, Commodities

Bloomberg – Dennis Gartman, an economist and the editor of the Gartman Letter, said he is creating his first hedge fund to speculate on assets including global equities and commodities. The River Crescent Fund, created Aug. 17, seeks to raise […]

Taleb: I Have Discovered The Solution To The Global Financial Crisis

The Business Insider – Nassim Taleb and his hedge-fund partner Mark Spitznagel weigh in in the FT with an analysis of the world’s problem (too much debt) and a reasonable solution (convert some of the debt to equity).  As usual, […]

Economist Nouriel Roubini lashes out at CNBC host

AP – CNBC’s Jim Cramer has another feud on his hands. Just weeks after "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart took Cramer to task for trying to turn finance reporting into a "game," famous bear economist Nouriel Roubini criticized Cramer on Tuesday for […]

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