Headlines abound, the stock market is up 40% from its March lows!!! Let's all celebrate. Those who spoke badly of Obama, Bernanke, and Geithner have their foots in their mouths, right? Not even close. These types of misleading headlines are the very weaponry of a financial system that tricks you, … [Read more...] about How you just lost money in a stock market that's up 40%
Don't call or write your Senator or representative Don't sign any petitions online Don't join a consumer advocacy organization Our government is not one for the people anymore, and we must oppose the bailing out of failing, irresponsible, fraudulent corporations. Reasons to vote against the … [Read more...] about How to vote against the bailout
This question is on the minds of millions of Americans. I know exactly how to recover your losses: get out of the U.S. stock market and recoup your losses elsewhere. S&P 500 loses 28% in one year The sales pitch of securities salesman is that the stock market goes up around 8% or 9% per year … [Read more...] about Is this the bottom? How to recover your stock market losses
In a recent meeting with a couple of real estate investors, I was posed with the question: Doesn't the weak dollar eat into the profit of foreign real estate investing? Not at all; in fact, quite the contrary. A weak dollar makes spending dollars in foreign countries disadvantageous. I ran into this … [Read more...] about Does the weak dollar make foreign real estate a bad investment?
In Part 1 of this post, we examined the facts concluding that inflation is caused by monetary debasement. In this follow up, we'll observe the reason behind why common belief is that inflation is at 3% - 5%. First, let's recap what was already covered: What is Inflation? Inflation is the steady, … [Read more...] about What Causes Inflation? (You may be surprised) – Part 2