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The Midas Touch: Will Gold Continue to Shine?

07/02/2020

Special Announcement: It pains me to announce that Gov. Steve Sisolak of Nevada has cancelled FreedomFest 2020 in Vegas. We are outraged. See below for more information. “The impact of the rate of inflation on the price of gold is like tracking the footprints of an animal.” — Julian M. Snyder (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 151) Gold gradually has […]

Is the Almighty Dollar About to Crash?

06/18/2020

“At its creation, the only destiny a currency has is devaluation.” — Franz Pick   (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 149) The world is awash in debt amounting to $250 trillion. This figure has also risen rapidly during the latest unpleasantness. Since most of that debt is denominated in dollars that are held outside the United States, […]

These Two Charts Cannot Be Ignored by Investors

06/11/2020

“Being the richest man on a sinking ship is a bitter victory.” — John A. Pugsley “What is the greatest danger to your investments? Inflation.” — Paul Cabot As the economy has opened up, the stock market has skyrocketed and now the Nasdaq is in positive territory for the year. In my newsletter, Forecasts & […]

Avoid This #1 Mistake and You Will Be Rich

06/04/2020

“To reduce risk it is necessary to avoid a portfolio whose securities are all highly correlated with each other.” — Harry Markowitz Yesterday I had the supreme experience of having lunch in La Jolla, California, with the father of modern portfolio theory, Harry Markowitz. He is considered to be a legend on Wall Street. The […]

Arnie vs. Jack: Who Was the Better Investor?

05/28/2020

“I’d rather win one big tournament in my entire life than make the cut every week.” — Arnold Palmer (p. 160, “Maxims of Wall Street”) I’ve played golf most of my life, and have always enjoyed the sport once I stopped keeping score! I especially remember the invitation I received from a member (and subscriber) […]

I am 99% Sure That This Investment Will Make You Money in 2020: I Won A Contest to Prove It!

05/21/2020

“The dance down Wall Street isn’t random, it’s a dance.” — Ken Fisher (p. 57, “The Maxims of Wall Street”) Every other year at Chapman University, I teach a popular class called Financial Economics, where I identify the great financial economists who have made a contribution to the world of investing. We study the works […]

Be a Contrarian for a Day – and Win Big!

05/07/2020

“Buy when everyone is selling and hold until everyone is buying. This is more than a catchy slogan. It is the very essential of successful investing.” — J. Paul Getty (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 46) Investors are always told to be a contrarian, to bet against the crowd. “Don’t buy what’s hot — buy […]

May Day! May Day! Is Government Out of Control? What It Means to Investors

04/30/2020

“It seems monstrously wrong to surrender the world to the looters, and monstrously wrong to live under their rule.” — Francisco d’Anconia (“Atlas Shrugged,” by Ayn Rand) “Everything will end badly.” — Bill Henry (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 111) The Four Horsemen of Free Enterprise Meet Up! Yesterday, I co-moderated a unique two-hour MoneyShow webinar, an Economic Summit. Steve Moore, […]

A World Turned Upside Down: Are We Heading for Inflation or Deflation?

04/23/2020

  “It’s a World Turned Upside Down” — Theme of the Ruff Times Convention, 1979. Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was part of a big debate in the hard-money movement. Were we headed for more inflation ahead or a massive deflationary depression? I collect rare books from that crisis era. One is “Survive […]

We have THE Vaccine to End ‘The Great Suppression’!

04/16/2020

“The health and wealth of a large number of individual businesses — small, medium and large – determine the economic health and wealth of a nation.  When they succeed, managers create wealth, income and jobs for large numbers of people. When they fail, working people and their families suffer.” — Shlomo Maital (Visiting Professor MIT Sloan […]

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