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Apr 14

True Investments VS Speculative in Gold & Oil

A couple of weeks ago I was listening to an hour-long segment on CNBC with Warren Buffett. He brought up…

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Apr 14

Is Your Advisor “Fee-Only” or “Fee-Based”?

Investors hear the "fee-only" and "fee-based" labels applied to investment and financial advisors. However, many investors are not aware of the…

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Apr 13

The Decline & Fall of the United States

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I read your essay on the 224 year cycle and the peak in the United States would occur…

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Apr 13

Pointless

  You can’t write a pathetic blog every day (almost) without learning a few things. Like, (a) Predicting is hard. Especially when…

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Apr 13

Credit Crunch Underway: Can Recession Be Far Behind?

Credit Crunch Underway Last week, Alexander Giryavets of Dynamika Capital L.L.C. pinged me with an article he had written on Recessionary…

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Apr 13

Diverging Policy is Not Just Currency Game

Global stock markets were higher again last week...Europe and Asia (especially China) have rallied strongly the past two months while…

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Apr 13

What Gold’s Bull Market (That’s Right, Bull Market)

One of the oddities of floating exchange rates is that they cause people to view the world in terms of…

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Apr 12

Former Fed Governor Thomas Hoenig Says US Banks

In another round of "stress" tests last month, the Fed said Big Banks Pass Muster. Anyone who has been following stress…

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Apr 12

Shmita cycle & Big Bang

QUESTION: Thank you for the research and insightful posts you share with us each and every day. Question: Since you are…

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Apr 12

Truth – The Cure For Cognitive Dissonance

“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell Every time the BLS puts out…

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Apr 11

To the Bottom

  In the spring of 2013 the boys at BeeMo got the hots and came out with a mortgage rate of…

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Apr 11

It Wont Be The First Time They Hang

QUESTION: Marty, thank you for explaining the banking problem. It is leverage but they cannot create money without a basic…

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Apr 10

GE Gets Out At The Top

Back in the early 2000s, General Electric — previously known as the world’s biggest, best managed maker of cool, useful…

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Apr 10

Milestones in Bond Insanity: Negative 10-Year Yield on

Milestones in Bond Insanity Two events happened this week for the first time: negative yield on 10-year government bonds and 100-year…

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Apr 9

Generation Screwed

What’s more insufferable than Baby Boomers? Those wrinkly, aging, job-hoarding, wealth-sucking geezers who stole all the nice houses and now…

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Apr 9

Russia Forced to Do Right Thing? Buy Russia?

Here's an interesting opinion article on MarketWatch: Sanctions, drop in oil price best things that ever happened to Russia. A round…

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Apr 9

Debt – Banking – Currency Panics

A number of emails have come in and all seem to be astonished that there is more than one type…

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Apr 9

Economists in Glass Houses

For many economists, the chicken and egg question is, which came first, consumption or production? What drives growth? Let’s continue…

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Apr 8

Perfect Storm

  “American byers enticed by the low Canadian dollar are scooping up BC properties”, says Vancouver-based Macdonald Realty. “Baby boomers continue to…

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