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Should You Listen to Their Predictions?
Mar 16, 2010
Economists love to predict but what's their actual track record?
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Jan 4, 2010
Charles Biderman says his firms' following of money flows enables you to predict future stock and bond market movements
One Year Later: A Look Back at Fortune's 2009 Predictions for Economy & Investment Markets
Jan 3, 2010
Media folks love to interview financial "experts" for their year ahead predictions. Fortune's piece highlights pitfalls and opportunities to learn from supposed gurus.
Glenn Beck's Conflicts of Interest in Pitching Gold
Dec 11, 2009
The popular commentator, who has been warning of economic Armageddon, is in bed with a major gold coin seller
Flashback: When Yankees' Hired Joe Torre as Manager, Pundits Said Failure Lay Ahead
Sep 16, 2009
Prognosticators in sports' field often as off base as in financial world
Ben Stein's Money: New York Times Fires Columnist Over Endorsement Deal
Aug 13, 2009
Why aren't more media outlets requiring their writers to stay away from product endorsements and other fee arrangements with financial service companies?
John Cummuta Promises to Transform Your Debt Into Wealth
Jun 18, 2009
Here’s the catch: It’s not your wealth that will increase….John Cummuta uses your debt troubles to increase his wealth
The Beardstown Ladies' Book Investment Fraud
Mar 6, 2009
How a bunch of older ladies duped the media and public (and more authors today do the same thing)...
Which Stock Market Forecasters Should You Follow?
Feb 6, 2009
An updated analysis of Business Week's annual stock market forecasters yields some interesting conclusions.
Which Financial Gurus Are Worth Listening To?
Jan 13, 2009
Q: How do you rate the advice of Suze Orman, Jim Cramer, and Robert Kiyosaki (Rich Dad, Poor Dad)? Also, do you recommend any web sites or books which rate the advice and services offered by financial companies and gurus?