Archives for February, 2017

How to Find the Best Offshore Banks

It’s hard to think of a topic where following conventional wisdom is more dangerous. That topic is banking. The general public and most financial experts accept as absolute truth that putting your money in a domestic bank is safe and responsible. After all, the government insures your deposits, so if anything were to go wrong… […]

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A Massive Sell-Off Has Begun…

Trump has a serious problem on his hands. Foreign creditors are selling U.S. government debt like never before. Last year, China alone sold $188 billion worth of U.S. Treasurys. That’s the most it’s ever sold in one year. Now, China still holds about $1.06 trillion worth of U.S. government debt. That might sound like a […]

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The Sinking of the Lord Clive

The image above is of the 18th-century home of friends in Colonia, Uruguay. Today, sitting on their back patio on the Rio de la Plata, I looked out at a small yellow buoy in the harbour that marks the final resting place of the Lord Clive, a large, 60-gun British warship from the 18th century. […]

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Doug Casey on the Single Wisest Thing You Can Do With Your Money

Editor’s note: Over the next two days, we’re featuring timeless wisdom from Casey Research founder Doug Casey. Today, he shares the No. 1 thing you can do with your money to take control of your life and prosper in the years to come. There’s a great deal more to becoming rich than buying the right […]

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Doug Casey: How Much Money Is Enough?

Editor’s note: Today, we’re sharing another classic essay on money from Casey Research founder Doug Casey. If you’ve ever dreamt of quitting your job, selling all your stuff, and never working again, this is a must-read… Charlie, my first stockbroker, said, “The bag is never full enough.” He made that comment in reference to the […]

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No Way in Hell This Ends Well

I almost fell out of my chair when I read it. A couple days ago, one of my friends sent me a shocking text message. All it said was “This should end well.” It included the following picture. My friend, who’s also an investment analyst, was clearly joking. There’s no way in hell this ends […]

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Doug Casey on His 10 x 10 Approach

Editor’s note: Today we’re featuring timeless wisdom from Casey Research founder Doug Casey. It comes from his popular book Crisis Investing for the Rest of the ’90s. This book was published in 1993…but it’s as relevant as any current book today. It’s an education on money, markets, and philosophy…and a must-read around our office. In […]

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Why This “Pig” Is Buying Gold Again

Druckenmiller is loading up on gold again… Stanley Druckenmiller is considered one of the greatest traders ever. From 1986 to 2010, his hedge fund earned average annual returns of 30%. Even more incredible, he didn’t have a single down year during that stretch. In 2010, Druckenmiller stopped managing outside money. But he didn’t retire. He […]

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Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia, and the Petrodollar

Obama pulled out his veto pen 12 times during his presidency. Congress only overrode him once… In late 2016, Obama vetoed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). The bill would allow 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in US courts. With only months left in office, Obama wasn’t worried about the political price […]

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Why We Could Be on the Verge of a Major Selloff

It’s a seller’s market. You might think that’s a misprint. After all, the Dow Jones Industrial Average just topped 20,000 for the first time ever. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq are at record highs, too. In short, greed is in the air. And that’s exactly why you should be nervous about U.S. stocks. But don’t […]

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