Monthly Archives: May 2011

When You Should Buy Stocks

“Bad times have a scientific value.  These are occasions a good learner would not miss.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Markets Make Opinions “Market’s make opinions,” say the old timers.  But what are the opinions to be made by this ambivalent … Continue reading

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Why Gold Is Going Higher

Several weeks ago the gold market took it on the chin…falling from $1,540 per ounce on May 4 to about $1,480 per ounce on May 17.  Since then gold has quietly been making its way back up the charts. Yesterday … Continue reading

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When the U.S. Treasury Bond Bubble Finally Explodes

The U.S. government borrows more than $40,000 per second.  You’d think running up the credit cards at such a rate would be great fun.  Yet, as far as we’ve made out, there’s nothing much fun about it. Who knows?  Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Magic World of Guaranteed Retirement Accounts

The pursuit of ignominy is nondiscriminatory.  For it’s with equal opportunity that each individual’s granted the occasion to act a buffoon.  Most rare is the man who heeds the calling, ascends to the highest ranks of public office, and preserves … Continue reading

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