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Next Stop Dow 100,000? Who Will be the Next President of the United States?

11/04/2021

“Forecast a number a number or a date, but not both.” — The Maxims of Wall Street In 1999, two economists, James Glassman and Kevin Hassett, published a book with the outlandish title, “Dow 36,000.” At the time, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record 10,000. For investors, Dow 10,000 was a milestone, a culmination of a […]

Danger Ahead: The Billionaires Tax is Just the Beginning

10/28/2021

“No working person in America thinks it’s right that they pay their taxes and billionaires don’t.” — Senator Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) “The wealthiest private owners must return part of what they own to the community every year [via] a progressive tax on wealth.” — Thomas Piketty, “Capital and Ideology” (2020) “Double their taxes, triple their taxes! We’ll make them pay.” — King […]

Do You Know About This Secret Government ‘Financial Crisis’ Situation Room In the White House?

10/21/2021

“The light on Wall Street can at any time go from green to red without pausing at yellow.” — Warren Buffett (“The Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 113) Every October a host of gold bugs and doomsayers predict another stock market crash. The latest is Robert Kiyosaki, the famed author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad,” […]

Danger Ahead: Why We Are Heading Toward Double-Digit Inflation

10/14/2021

“Government is the only agency that can take a valuable commodity like paper, slap some ink on it, and make it totally worthless.” (“Maxims of Wall Street”, p. 152) The Social Security Administration announced yesterday that it will increase monthly Social Security checks by 5.9% in 2022, its largest jump in 40 years. Inflation is […]

Are We Heading Toward an Energy Crisis?

10/07/2021

So, you think the “Green New Deal” is dead? Think again. Energy prices are soaring not only in the United States but in Europe and Asia as well. The price of crude oil has doubled in the past year and is approaching $80 a barrel. Gasoline prices are over $4 a gallon in some parts […]

Two New Threats to the Booming Economy and the Bull Market… and a Third One is On Its Way

09/30/2021

“Taxes are the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society. The higher the tax rates, the greater the failure.” — “Persuasion vs. Force” “Inflation: When nobody has enough money because everybody has too much.” — Harold Coffin (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p. 152) First, I have some good news. Today’s gross domestic […]

Never Sell Stocks on Monday!

09/23/2021

When the market plunged on Monday, the situation reminded me of the classic book, “Don’t Sell Stocks on Monday” by Yale Hirsch. Yale is now in his nineties. His son, Jeffrey Hirsch, who speaks regularly at the MoneyShow, says he is doing well and hopes to celebrate his 100th birthday. In his book, Yale points […]

My Most Successful Technique to Convert Students from Socialism to Free-Market Capitalism

09/16/2021

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways: the point, however, is to change it.” — Karl Marx on his tombstone (1883) My talk, “My Most Successful Technique to Change the Minds of Students about Socialism, Keynesianism, and the $15 Minimum Wage,” was voted the #1 popular session at this year’s FreedomFest. I’ve given this […]

To Achieve Financial Freedom, Should You Diversify or Concentrate?

09/09/2021

“The really great fortunes were made by concentration, not diversification.” — Gerald Loeb, “The Battle for Investment Survival” “If you have a little, use a rifle. If you have a lot, use a shotgun.” — Anon. The above quote from Gerald Loeb, the legendary investor and founder of E. F. Hutton, is one of two pages of quotes […]

‘Tis The Season To Invest In Gold?

09/02/2021

“We should treat market truisms with respect but not as gospel.” — Dick Davis Last week Marketplace released a seasonal chart showing that September is the best month to invest in gold. Nobody knows why September is a good time to buy gold. One gold expert told me that the Indian wedding season and the […]

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