China has become our Frankenstein monster…
Oct 14, 2019
The geniuses in Washington told us that the more China traded with us, the freer they would become. It wouldn’t be long before the Communist Party melted away and, in its place, sprung a Jeffersonian Democracy.
Turns out they had it all backwards…More >> More >>
“Where you gonna go?”
Oct 03, 2019
Where you gonna go? That’s the question I’ve asked myself as the market has sold off in recent days. Are you gonna go into 30-year U.S. Treasury bonds? They’re yielding 2.085%. Imagine that. You get 2% a year for lending the government money for 30 years! Not unless you have to. Where you gonna go? … Continue reading ““Where you gonna go?””More >> More >>
The last picture I could take on 9/11.
Sep 11, 2019
I remember that day being crisp. The kind of fall day that lets you know summer isn’t coming back. I was dressed to impress that morning. My best suit. I had an 8:30 meeting at the building next door to the New York Stock Exchange. A firm I was trying to do business with. For … Continue reading “The last picture I could take on 9/11.”More >> More >>
How to Invest in Biotech Stocks
Jun 13, 2019
The stocks we recommend at Biotech Insider are in either the start-up phase or the growth phase of their life cycle.
By nature that means these investments are high-risk, high-return investments. It also means they’re going to be very volatile. Sometimes comically volatile.
That’s why most professional investors look at small cap biotech investing like venture capital investing. And just like venture capital investing, fortunes can be made even when you know in advance that you will lose money on a good portion of the investments you make.
In fact, let me just say right now that here at Biotech Insider we expect 30% of the investments we make to lose money.More >> More >>
Income Investing Part II: How to Get 12% Yields Today
May 16, 2019
Last week, we discussed the benefits of investing in Business Development Companies (BDCs) for investors seeking yield. Our hunt for yield in a low interest rate environment continues this week as we turn our focus to Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs).More >> More >>
4 Investments That Will Earn You Higher Yields Today
May 16, 2019
Most investors looking for higher income look to municipal bonds, corporate bonds, utility stocks and dividend stocks. But I thought it best to ignore what most investors do. Average strategies produce average returns. To achieve above-average returns, we have to go where most people don’t.More >> More >>
Trump is Right About this Company
Apr 24, 2019
“CARTHAGE MUST BE DESTROYED!”
That’s how Roman Senator Cato the Elder finished every speech he gave in the Senate during Rome’s fight with Carthage for mastery of the Mediterranean.
Carthage was the established power. Rome was the rising power. Rome wanted the number one spot and after a 118-year struggle they got it.
How does our struggle with China end?More >> More >>
Mystery Buyer Sends Bitcoin Higher
Apr 12, 2019
Bitcoin prices jumped above $5,200 yesterday as word of a $100 million mystery buyer emerged. That caps an April that has seen the price move 26% higher from $4,188. Other cryptocurrencies have moved in tandem.
Promoters are already licking their chops. That means it won’t be long before you start seeing marketing saying crypto is back!More >> More >>
Your Secret Backdoor to Cannabis Profits
Apr 03, 2019
A few years ago, a boring and well-known lawn care company began to make a quiet play for the booming cannabis industry. They didn’t want Wall Street to know what they were up to, lest other companies started rushing in to snatch the prize away from them. Here we are less than five years later and this boring sleepy company that nobody ever thinks about has become the largest supplier of hydroponics solutions to U.S. marijuana growers.More >> More >>