Archives for September, 2013

Thoughts from the Frontline: Nothing But Bad Choices

  It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. – Thomas Sowell With a few exceptions here and there, crises in government funding don’t simply arrive on the doorstep unannounced. Their […]

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5 Lessons I Learned from Lukas Lundin

A natural-resource insider asking who Lukas Lundin is would be like a Brit asking who the current queen of England is. You just know. Fact is, there is no stronger figure in the resource sector than Lukas, who heads the Lundin Group of Companies founded in 1971 by the late Adolf Lundin, Lukas’s father and […]

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Casey’s Marin Katusa: Conflict Could Be Good for Energy Investors

Conflict in the Middle East has Europe scrambling to find reliable energy sources closer to home. This means investors should consider watching for a big shale discovery in a friendly location. Marin Katusa, energy expert with Casey Research, is constantly looking for the next big thing. In this interview with The Energy Report, Katusa profiles […]

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Outside the Box: Advantage America

  Today’s Outside the Box, which comes to us from good friend Gary Shilling, is unusual because that old confirmed bear is waxing positively bullish about the future prospects of the US. In doing so he mirrors my own views. It is just a matter of time before I go from being bearish on the […]

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Are You Really Retired Just Because You Stopped Working?

From the time I took my first job washing cars at age 15 to the day I retired, working kept money flowing into my bank account. I needed money, and so I had to work (no silver spoon here). A few weeks back, I penned an article highlighting how most older folks fear running out […]

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How to Cut Your Mutual Fund Fees By Up to 90%

I came from a generation that believed mutual funds were run by real experts like John Templeton, who did tons of research, made spectacular investments, and allowed the little guy like me to benefit from the results – for a fee, of course. For many years that was true, but our investment team has convinced […]

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Doug Casey: 3 Stocks to Own When Gold Recovers

Doug Casey believes the current gold correction has bottomed. Speaking to me a few days ago, he said: “With rare exceptions—that are mainly luck—only liars buy at the exact bottom and sell at the exact top. Purchase of precious metals remains the most prudent thing you can do to protect your wealth, and a very […]

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Thoughts from the Frontline: Unrealistic Expectations

  “In the short run, the market is like a voting machine, tallying up which firms are popular and unpopular. But in the long run, the market is like a weighing machine, assessing the substance [intrinsic value] of a company.” – Benjamin Graham Way back in the Paleozoic era (as far as markets are concerned), […]

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Outside the Box: How Fed Policy Has Devastated Three Generations of Retirees

  Retirement can be an unpleasant prospect if you’re not ready for it. This week’s Outside the Box is in in-depth report on Americans’ retirement prospects, which comes to us from Dennis Miller, a columnist for CBS Market Watch, and editor of Miller’s Money Forever. It’s not just the Boomers who are trying (often in […]

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Outside the Box: How Fed Policy Has Devastated Three Generations of Retirees

  Retirement can be an unpleasant prospect if you’re not ready for it. This week’s Outside the Box is in in-depth report on Americans’ retirement prospects, which comes to us from Dennis Miller, a columnist for CBS Market Watch, and editor of Miller’s Money Forever. It’s not just the Boomers who are trying (often in […]

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