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The Third Wave in Real Estate — Will it End Badly?

12/13/2018

“Housing prices have been roaring higher at a speed rarely seen in American history.” — Robert Shiller 2018 In Sunday’s New York Times, Yale University professor and Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller warned us that we are entering another dangerous real estate bubble, the third biggest boom in recent history. The three biggest real estate bull markets […]

Another Costly War Hits Wall Street

12/06/2018

“Wall Street exaggerates everything.” — Stock Market Maxim Historically, wars have hurt the stock market. When Europe erupted in the Great War in the summer of 1914, Wall Street was closed for six months — even though the United States did not enter the war until 1917. The markets also stagnated during World War II, the […]

Who’s Winning the Battle of Ideas — Keynes, Marx or Adam Smith?

11/29/2018

“America is trapped in a slow-growth iron cage. But it has all the keys that it needs to open the iron cage. The great question is, does it have the political will to turn them?” — Alan Greenspan I just finished reading “Capitalism in America,” a delightful romp through the 400-year economic life of America from agricultural […]

How Retailers Ruined Thanksgiving

11/22/2018

The holiday season is upon us. Retailers have replaced “Merry Christmas” with the mundane and politically correct line “Happy Holidays.” Worse, they have completely destroyed my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, with the dreaded materialistic “Black Friday” week of mindless shopping, followed by “Cyber Monday.” Ugh! Retailers don’t even use “Thanksgiving” anymore in their advertising. Everyone else […]

A Tale of Two Conferences: New Orleans vs. New York

11/15/2018

In the past month, I attended two investment conferences whose approach to investing are the opposite of each other. The first one, the New Orleans Conference, occurred before the Nov. 6 election and serves as the annual gathering of gold bugs. I’ve attended and spoken every year since 1975, so I recall its biggest turnout […]

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Why Gridlock is Good for Wall Street

11/08/2018

After a nightmarish October, Wall Street is back on track to finish the year at all-time highs. The Mother of All Bull Markets is intact, as I suggested in last week’s column. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the voters chose gridlock and investors have approved. If you are going to have a divided Congress for the […]

Is the Nightmare on Wall Street Over?

11/01/2018

“If you are a long-term investor, you will view a bear market as an opportunity to make money.” — Sir John Templeton Last Saturday, I spoke the first time at the national AAII convention in Las Vegas. AAII stands for the American Association of Individual Investors (www.aaii.com). I’ve spoken to dozens of local chapters of AAII, and it […]

The #1 Lesson from the Forbes 400 Richest List

10/25/2018

“The years roll around and the last will comes; when I would rather have it said, He lived usefully, than, he died rich.” — Ben Franklin I’ve collected all 36 issues of the annual “Forbes 400 Richest People in America,” and I learn a lot from reading these issues. What’s the #1 most important lesson? […]

Investing through Spanish Eyes: Looking for Super Value Stocks!

10/18/2018

“Good things happen to those who wait.” — Francisco Parames [Insert photo of Mark on a panel at the Mont Pelerin Society meetings in the Canary Islands.] Caption: Money manager Francisco Garcia Parames (dark jacket) and I participate as speakers at the Mont Pelerin Society meetings. Two weeks ago, I was in the Canary Islands, […]

Is the Stock Market Going to Crash?

10/11/2018

“The light on Wall Street can at any time go from green to red without pausing at yellow.” — Warren Buffett (2018) “Everyone is a disciplined, long-term investor… until the market goes down!” — Steve Forbes October can be the cruelest month in the stock market. There have been more “black” days and crashes on Wall Street […]

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