February 2007 - What We Now Know

You won't find specific stock recommendations in "What We Now Know", but you WILL find a remarkable array of fascinating, entertaining, and always useful information on a wide range of trends in the economy, geo-politics, health and technology and more.

  • Impressions of India

    Jayant, a native Indian residing in Canada, is a friend and affiliate of the Casey Research team. Here are some interesting notes from his recent journey to India. I am in Bhopal, visiting India after almost three years. Here is a glimpse of today's...
  • Precious Metals: The Speculation of a Lifetime

    Here at Casey Research we come across three types of investors. By far the largest group would identify with the phrase "go along to get along." They invest in "ideas" from their broker and mainstream financial rags. If feeling adventurous...
  • Are We Really That Stupid?

    Lately, we have started wondering if the image of the warmongering "ugly American" in the eye of the world will soon be replaced by that of the stupid American. A recent survey, called the National Geographic-Roper Affairs 2006 Geographic Literacy...
  • Reader Feedback 02/06/2007

    Here is some interesting reader feedback on our latest WWNK Special Report "Climate Change II." Due to space limitations, only a few letters can be shown here. It is unfortunate to see you jump on the alarmist bandwagon. I am just finishing...
  • Reader Feedback 02/20/2007

    Some reader responses on our article "Are We Really That Stupid?" from 2/6/07. Due to the high number of replies, we can only post a few here. If it wasn't so pathetic, it would be funny. I tried teaching science in Philadelphia back in...
  • Quantum Computers

    Most people have never heard of quantum computers. If they have, their knowledge of what one is, and can do, likely derives from science fiction novels or breathless accounts in the popular press. We're in the latter category, but the subject seemed...
  • Yet More Constitutional Meddling

    We here at WWNK subscribe to the increasingly quaint notion that the first Americans knew what they were doing when they wrote the Constitution, and that they meant what they said. That's why we call attention to assaults on our founding document...
  • Glimpse of the Future

    The following is a text excerpt from an educational slide show, which--due to its fascinating content--meanwhile has gone viral on the Internet. Did you know? Sometimes size does matter. If you're one in a million in China, there are 1,300 people...