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Bull Market Or BS: Global Double Dip Ahead?

Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | 5:45 PM ET

A big drop in consumer confidence ahead of Friday's crucial jobs reports has exacerbated fears of a double-dip recession.

Gary Shilling, president of A. Gary Shilling and Company has been forecasting the potential of just such a move for quite some time.

"The odds of a double dip are 50% and rising," he tells the desk.

Bull Market or BS?
Insight on whether a global double-dip is ahead, with Gary Shilling, Gary Shilling & Co. president.

As a 'realist' he tells us there are a number of catalysts that will continue to weigh on the economy over the weeks and months ahead, including the European debt crisis, a weak domestic housing market, high employment and a slow down in China.

As a result, he says the best moves for investors right now are longTreasurys, shortstocks, short China and shortcopper, he tells the desk.


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Trader disclosure: On June 29, 2010, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders: Adami owns (AGU), (BTU), (NUE), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT); Adami’s wife works at Merck; Pete Najarian owns (MRVL), short calls; Pete Najarian owns (HPQ), short calls; Pete Najarian owns (MRVL), short calls; Pete Najarian owns (CMC) a call spread; Pete Najarian owns (TCK), short calls; Pete Najarian owns (AMD) calls; Pete Najarian owns (LLC) a call spread; Pete Najarian owns (C) calls; Pete Najarian owns (BAC); Pete Najarian owns (BBY) a call spread

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