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Why You Should Buy Municipal Bonds Now!

There are certain words and phrases that can bring up a lot of emotion. People use them in songs, put them in poetry, and whisper them to each other. Hallmark


The Guts of a Data Driven Investment System

Adam O’Dell | Friday, March 28, 2014 >> Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE: LVS) tumbled 6% in three days after the casino giant recently announced a rule change


What the IRS Ruling Means for Bitcoin Category Commodities

  Rodney Johnson | Thursday, March 27, 2014 >> It only exists in digital form, as a saved piece of software, like a computer file. It can’t be lost, destroyed,


How to Use the S-Curve to Your Advantage

I watched a PBS special on Ed Sullivan the other day. As the show progressed, I began to appreciate more and more the impact he had on the music revolution

Foreign Markets

How China Economy Could Trigger a Problem

In 2010, the U.S. real estate market had a problem. The 30% drop in the market caused roughly 25% of all homes with mortgages to dive underwater, meaning the homes

Foreign Markets

The Mystery of Malaysian Flight 370: Only 2 Scenarios Left

Last Monday, March 17, I wrote to you about a theory of Flight 370 that the media wasn’t discussing much: That the plane was hijacked with the intention of hiding

Health Care

The Health Effects of Declaring Obesity a Disease

I’m certain I’ve messed up in many ways while raising my children… and I’m also certain my children will explain those failures to me in great detail as they get

Foreign Markets

2014: The Year China Bubble Burst

For two years now, I’ve been warning in our Boom & Bustnewsletter that China is going to be the ultimate and largest trigger for the next global financial crisis… a

Foreign Markets

2.8 Million Dollar Dogs

Absurdly lavish spending by new-money millionaires has always been a tell-tale sign of bubble tops. That’s why record-breaking art auctions — led namely by Chinese property developers — is an

Health Care

Living With the Reality of Affordable Care Act

I think Jack Nicholson is crazy. I don’t know him personally, but he just looks… off. Particularly in those old films like “Five Easy Pieces,” “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s