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Interest Rates

What Moves Interest Rates?

You’ve heard me go on and on about U.S. Treasury interest rates – they’re my specialty, after all, but you’re of course forgiven if some of the finer points are


Wall Street Doesn’t Want You to be a Good Investor

I spent over 20 years on Wall Street, slicing and dicing earnings reports, hundreds – sometimes thousands – of pages long to find out what companies were really worth.  For


They’re Called Stop Losses for a Reason!

I’ve been making a lot of adjustments to stop losses lately in my Peak Income service as a way of locking in some of our hard-fought gains. Recently I took


Stop Reading the News!

Conventional wisdom says that information is good… more is better… and even more is best. I used to work for a hedge fund manager who was obsessed with reading news


Don’t Let Psychology Get the Better of You!

My dad asked me for advice once. He had bought a condo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, several years back and was now wondering whether it was time to sell


Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend is Still Down in 2017 (and Beyond)

Twenty-two radio interviews for the new book, 10 of them live. At this point, my voice is tired. So are gold sellers. Gold peaked at $1,934 in September of 2011


How to Play the Bear Market Rally in Commodities

We talk a fair bit about commodities here at Dent Research. That’s largely because Harry’s research has consistently pointed to deflation – not inflation – as the dominant force in


The Year of the Unexpected

What a year, man! Between Brexit and Trump, I think the backward-looking theme of 2016 should be: “Expect the unexpected.” It was mildly amusing to watch the media be so


The Year of Unexpected Shocks

I’ve spent a lot of time staring at my monitors this year and scratching my head, dumbfounded. Harry calls it a “market on crack.” I’m not sure what words I


Why Are CEOs Earning 335x More than Their Own Employees?

There’s an ongoing epidemic on Wall Street. It’s bad. And it’s been happening to regular investors like yourself for many years. But just how bad is it? Well, what if I