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The Difference Between Athletes and Investors

Adam O’Dell | Friday, March 29, 2013 >> Today is a good day to talk about… intermarket analysis. Much like the topic of cycles, I’m forbidden to speak of such


Natural Gas: The Next Widow-Maker?

You’d have to live under a rock to not have heard about the U.S. shale gas boom. Yet, despite the lure, and true potential, of this newfound industry… many of

Housing Market

The Bigger the Grill… The Bigger the Boom

Rodney Johnson | Thursday, March 28, 2013 >> My high school raised money regularly. We had bake sales, car washes and raffles. Of course schools in other parts of the


Two Warning Patterns to Watch

I’m beginning to see ominous signs of trouble brewing for homebuilders. It’s good timing too – as we’re shining a laser-focused light on this sector’s biggest problems in our upcoming

Purchasing Power

A Mortgage from the Mob

Mark Twain once quipped that “Truth is stranger than fiction.” His reasoning was that fiction must stick with possibilities, whereas the truth has no such limitations. He was right. We


Euro Gold: The Ultimate Crisis Hedge

To say Harry is passionate about the direction of gold, the dollar and the economy is an understatement. He’s willing, even itching, to have heated debates with anyone holding opposing


Poor People and Iron Chains

Many republicans and free market advocates would love to see virtually no government and no regulations to constrain the unlimited innovation capacity of entrepreneurs and the free markets. Most (if


Newton’s First Law of Motion: Why Gold Won’t Become Money Anytime Soon

As you may already know, Bank of America holds a special place in my heart. It’s a very dark place in my heart, right next to General Motors and mosquitoes.


The Dollar, Two Ways

I’ll admit… sometimes I just can’t make a decision. I discovered the joy of veal while studying in Italy about 10 years ago. Ever since then, I become paralyzed when


The Hyperinflation Myth – Busted!

Harry S. Dent | Thursday, March 21, 2013 >> In the years that will follow the end of this stimulus-driven bubble market, a certain group of economists and economic historians