Doug French

Articles by Doug French

Predicting the future, like getting old, ain’t for sissies. Questioning the bull market is even more treacherous. Howard Gold, writing for MarketWatch, makes fun of seers who made what he calls “the four worst predictions to gain traction...
On March 16, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a private-sector organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards in the US, turned the stock market around and at the same time motivated banks...
No wonder investors don't take economists seriously. Or if they do, they shouldn't. Since Richard Nixon interrupted Hoss and Little Joe on a Sunday night in August 1971, it's been one boom and bust after another. But don't tell that to the...
In the Aztec language the name for gold is teocuitlatl which means "excrement of the gods."