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Why Great Companies May Not Be Great Stocks


“Obvious prospects for growth in a business do not translate into obvious profits for investors.” — Ben Graham Wall Street is full of potholes and danger signs. There are puzzles, paradoxes and anomalies in the stock market that often defy explanation. For example, there’s the “growth trap” that Jeremy Siegel, the “Wizard of Wharton,” warns […]

The ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Debate: The Poor Dad is Winning!


“The poor and middle-class work for money. The rich have money work for them.” — Robert Kiyosaki, author, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” Which is the Better Road to Financial Success: Working for Others or Working for Yourself? FreedomFest attendees this July 11-14 (only a month away!) will have an opportunity to meet in person Robert Kiyosaki, author of […]

Will Robots Destroy Our Jobs and Our Income?


“Will Machines Devour Man?” — New York Times “The Automation Jobless” — Time magazine “Automation Might End Most Unskilled Jobs in 10 Years” — US News & World Report All of the above stories raise the growing concern that robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and technology will destroy jobs and our ability to earn enough income to […]

Tesla Debate in Vegas Gets Testy!


Are the electric cars of Elon Musk and Tesla the wave of the future, or on the road to bankruptcy? This was the big debate that I started at last week’s Las Vegas MoneyShow. I was invited to speak at the always-popular “Top Stocks to Buy” luncheon, where I was bullish on tech stocks with […]

Beating the Market: Surprise, Surprise, the Monkeys Win!


“A blindfolded monkey throwing darts at a newspaper’s financial pages could select a portfolio that would do just as well as one carefully selected by experts.” –Burt Malkiel, “A Random Walk Down Wall Street” On the first day of my “Financial Economics” class at Chapman University, I ask the students to pick one single stock […]

Buffett’s Buffet: My Report on the Woodstock for Investors


“Good investment ideas are rare, valuable and subject to appropriation just as good product or acquisition ideas are.” — Warren Buffett The bull market is back! Wall Street has rallied sharply after the government reported a better-than-expected jobs report last Friday without generating more inflation. The unemployment rate fell below 4% for the first time in many […]

Eureka Moment Proves Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle


  As many of you know, I teach a course in the spring called “Financial Economics” at Chapman University, where I am a Presidential Fellow.  The course is about the contributions and insights of economists in the field of finance and investing. Over the years, there have been many breakthroughs, such those from University of […]

Can My New Supply-Side Statistic Predict the Future?


“This truly is a major development. Not only is your GO becoming accepted, but you have truly changed the perspective on measurement. It is a paradigm shift, something that happens very rarely.” — Daniele Struppa, Chapman University “Best article ever on Gross Output.”  — George Gilder “It is brilliant. Write more.” — Newt Gingrich On […]

Away We GO: Trump Tax Cuts Unleash an Investment Boom in America


Now we know why the stock market took off in 2017. Today, the federal government released a HUGE number for fourth-quarter 2017 gross output (GO), which I regard as the top line in national income accounting to measure spending at all stages of production. The latest GO data show that the U.S. economy is booming, […]

1947: Making a Mark in Life


“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven!” — William Wordsworth I’ve always believed that dates are important. It turns out that I celebrated my 40th birthday on the day of the stock market crash, October 19, 1987, six weeks after I forewarned my Forecasts & Strategies subscribers […]

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