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How Can Stocks Tumble When Consumer Spending is Strong?


“Consumer spending represents about two-thirds of the U.S. economy.”  — Mitch Zacks, Zacks Financial Services (August) Financial guru Mitch Zacks, president of the popular financial site, opined this week that there was nothing to worry about in the stock market. Never mind that the economy is slowing dramatically in China and the Chinese stock market has […]

Is America Becoming a Third World Nation?


“America is becoming a third world country when it comes to its roads, bridges, and airports.” — Jimmy Rogers I currently am working on a paper for Australian economics professor Steven Kates, who is editing a volume called “What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economics?” The answer is “plenty.” One of the biggest problems with Keynesian economics […]

Oil Price Hits Super Bargain — Is Now the Time to Buy?


“Buy when blood is running in the streets.” — Baron Rothschild Oil, along with gold and other commodities, is going through a selling panic due to the strong dollar (most commodities are quoted in dollars) and a slowdown in China and most of the global economies. The pending nuclear deal with Iran means millions more […]

Gold and Oil Plunge: How Long Can King Dollar Last?


This year’s FreedomFest attracted a large number of financial gurus who use the Austrian economics of Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich Hayek to make investment decisions. Every year we have the “bulls vs. bears” debate on the future of the stock market. Since 2009, despite the worries raised by the bears, the bulls have won […]

Are We Ready for the Next Recession? No!


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Who Won the Krugman-Moore Debate?


“I am not a defender of socialism or big government!” — Paul Krugman It was billed as the Dream Debate of the Century, and it did not disappoint. More than 2,000 people poured into the Celebrity Ballroom at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, for the explosive debate between Paul Krugman and Steve Moore. Krugman is the […]

Does Greece Have One of the Most Incompetent Governments Ever?


Now that Greece officially has defaulted on its 1.6 billion euro ($1.1 billion) debt payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Greek voters voted “no” to the budget cuts the creditors had demanded in return for additional rescue loans, will Greece be the first country to exit the euro zone? If so, what does […]

Will You Panic When the Next Crisis Hits?


The biggest threat to your portfolio is “fear” — fear of the next bear market that might force you to sell prematurely when a temporary crisis hits. The Greek debt crisis is a case in point. On Monday, the markets worldwide sold off hard on news of a potential default by Greece on its sovereign […]

What is the Best Tax Policy for Investors?


“Trying to minimize taxes too much is one of the great causes of really dumb mistakes in investing.” –Charlie Munger Whenever I speak at the MoneyShows or other investment conferences, I frequently get asked about the tax implications of master limited partnerships, long-term vs. short-term capital gains, etc. Generally speaking, I try not to let […]

A Tale of Three Charts: Is the American Dream Alive or Dead?


“The American dream is dead.” — Donald Trump, 2015 “I believe we can restore the American Dream and expand it to reach more people than ever before.” — Senator Marco Rubio At this year’s FreedomFest (www.freedomfest.com) in Las Vegas next month (July 8-11), we are going to debate the question, “Is the American Dream Alive […]

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