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What Is the Best Way to Make Money FAST?

01/21/2021

“Better to get a fast nickel than a slow dime.” — Robert Allen There have been plenty of opportunities in the past year to make money — a lot of money ––and to make it fast. My newsletter, Forecasts & Strategies, is geared to the long-term investor, but every once in a while, stocks and funds […]

The Greatest Economist Ever — and the Winner Is…

01/14/2021

“It was the reading of his book that made an ‘economist’ out of me.” — Ludwig von Mises “I found it such a fascinating book, so satisfying.” — Friedrich Hayek “No book since David Ricardo’s Principles has had such a great influence on the development of economics as…” — Knut Wicksell The revolutionary book that these three writers are talking […]

Why the Stock Market Soared After the Democrats Won

01/07/2021

“Don’t ever bet against America.” — Warren Buffett We were told that Wall Street reacted favorably to the November elections because investors like gridlock, or divided government. But now, it is clear that the Democrats will take over not just the executive but the legislative branch in Washington — the White House, the House of Representatives […]

A Healthy Profit: New Year’s Resolution for 2021

12/31/2020

“If you’re not healthy, you’re not wealth.” — R. E. McMaster (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 143) The key to beating the market is to adjust to the signs of the times.  We did just that during the challenging 2020.  We changed the emphasis from high-income stocks to disruptive technology and hard assets, including Bitcoin, and it […]

A Christmas Gift to the World: Business is Booming as We Enter 2021

12/24/2020

“Though not one in a thousand recognizes it, it is business, not consumers, that is the heart of the economy. When business produces profitably, they create income-paying jobs and thus consumers spend.” — Larry Kudlow, Director, National Economic Council On this Christmas Eve, I’m happy to report some great economics news from the US Commerce […]

Bitcoin Soars — Why I’m Still Bullish

12/17/2020

“Government is the only agency that can take a valuable commodity like paper, slap some ink on it, and make it totally worthless.” — Ludwig von Mises (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 152) Taxes on capital gains, dividends, interest and Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) can take a huge bite into your investment profits — by […]

The Day Milton Friedman Gave Investors Bad Advice!

12/10/2020

“The economy and the stock market are two different things.” –Milton Friedman (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 157) After Milton Friedman won the Nobel prize in economics in 1976, he suddenly enjoyed fame and fortune. He was suddenly in demand and appeared on several popular TV shows, such as Phil Donahue. He once appeared on […]

Breaking News at the White House Christmas Party

12/03/2020

****************************************************************************** Publisher’s Note: Are you looking for a great holiday gift? We were going through some areas of our office and found a box of beautiful Rose Pendants that were widely popular a few years ago. These are 24K gold and pure silver — a hard combination to find in any jewelry store. Click here now […]

The New Bulls and Bears: ‘One Word’ Describes the Post-Election Markets

11/26/2020

“The difference between a rich investor and a poor investor is the quality — and timeliness — of his information.” — Bernard Baruch (“The Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 31) Know the signs of the times. Much has changed since the Nov. 3 elections, and smart investors must adjust their portfolio when the political winds shift. With Joe Biden headed […]

Who Predicted the Election and Why It Matters

11/19/2020

“In the land of the blind, the one-eyed is king.” — The Maxims of Wall Street (p. 62).  A number of financial advisors went to 100% cash before the election, fearing that the bull market on Wall Street would falter under the uncertainty of the election. Others sold stocks and bought gold. I was not one […]

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