Archives for September, 2016

This Is How the Feds Will Ban Cash

Editor’s note: Governments have tried anything and everything to stimulate the economy since 2008. They’ve cut interest rates hundreds of times. They’ve printed trillions of dollars. Some governments have even adopted “negative interest rates.” Dispatch readers know these radical measures have failed miserably. But that won’t stop the government from continuing to experiment during the […]

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Where to Buy Property Without Paying Property Tax

Do you really own something if the government forces you to make never-ending payments on it? I think the answer is “no.” You possess such an item, but you don’t own it outright. It’s an important distinction. A ridiculous threat to property rights has infected most of the world like a virus. Most people unquestioningly accept it as a normal part […]

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Here’s the Real Reason Corporate America Is Bleeding Cash

Corporate America has been living beyond its means for too long… If you’ve been reading the Dispatch, you know we’re living in very uncertain times. Global interest rates are at their lowest level in 5,000 years. Global debt is spiraling out of control. And U.S. stocks are rallying despite serious problems. After going nowhere for […]

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The Stock Market Is Teetering on the Edge of a Cliff

“It’s a very dangerous time” to be an investor. You might think is a quote from Casey Research founder Doug Casey. But Paul Singer actually said this last week at the Delivering Alpha conference in New York City. Delivering Alpha is one of the most anticipated investing conferences of the year. Investors from around the […]

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The Gravest Threat to Your Retirement

It’s one of the most exciting, most incredible charts in human history… Unfortunately, it’s also one of the scariest. Take a look: It’s a chart from the U.S. Census Bureau. It shows the centenarian population. A centenarian is a person aged 100 or older. The arrow shows how many centenarians exist in America today. The […]

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Weekend Edition: These Simple Insider Tricks Can Vastly Improve Your Returns

Editor’s note: Today, we have another essay from Chris Mayer, editor of the Bonner Private Portfolio. If you’ve never heard of Chris, he’s one of the best stock pickers in the business. From 2004 to 2014, he beat the S&P 500 by more than 3-to-1. He outperformed Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) by 2-to-1. Below, […]

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Weekend Edition: How to Become a Millionaire…Using Other People’s Money

Editor’s note: Earlier this year, Agora founder Bill Bonner committed to invest $5 million of his own family’s trust in the stock recommendations of just one of his analysts: expert value investor Chris Mayer. If you know Bill, you know why this is surprising. In short, Bill doesn’t trust the stock market. He typically invests […]

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Not Everybody Went Down with the Titanic

It’s one of the most dangerous myths most people believe… Boobus Americanus thinks cash he deposits into a bank is a personal asset he owns. But that’s not true. Once a deposit is made at the bank, it’s no longer your property. It’s the bank’s. What you own instead is a promise from the bank […]

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Why the Fed Can’t Hold the Stock Market Together Much Longer

Volatility has come storming back… For the past couple months, the stock market has been eerily quiet. Now, this wasn’t completely unexpected. After all, many traders on Wall Street take off all of August. But this summer was abnormally calm. The S&P 500 went 40 days without a 1% move. That was its longest stretch […]

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Here’s What the Government Did With Your Social Security Money

Editor’s Note: The Social Security trust fund is dead broke. Some readers might find this hard to believe. Maybe the government is sending you a check every month. Clearly, this means the Social Security system has some money, right? Not exactly. In today’s special essay, Tom Dyson, co-founder of the Palm Beach Research Group, discusses […]

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