Archive - July 2015

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Housing Market

June’s Housing Spike Signals a Major Contraction

We’re in the midst of the last great bubble in real estate we’ll see for a long time. I promise you.


The Beat Down: Financial Manipulation and the Top 10 Stocks

This kind of financial manipulation has already started to beat down a number of companies.


GDP: 2.3% Is Pathetic, No Matter What Anyone Else Says

Anyone celebrating has apparently forgotten what real growth is supposed to look like.


Investment Strategy: Don’t Over-Rely on Stocks!

There are plenty of misconceptions about investment systems. It’s an esoteric field, so those on the outside tend to think of systems as mysterious, robot-driven, “black box” investment advisors. Really,

Interest Rates

The Fed’s Not Stupid

Raising rates at this stage will burst the bubble and send us right back into a recession.

Housing Market

Why the U.S. Treasury Really Took Over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

The year 2008 was full of nasty surprises. One of the biggest was the government takeover of twin mortgage giants Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA, or Fannie Mae) and Federal


Momentum Investing Vs. Value Investing… Why Not Both?

So if value works… and momentum works…


Situation Critical: Everything’s Starting to Crash!

In a recent update I gave six signs of an impending crash. Just today we have a number of those signs starting to hit. Despite a $486 billion fund to


Rare Genetic Mutations Could Unlock the Secret to Managing Pain

I’m out in Hawaii working on some defense consulting and was just reading up on some of the latest DNA research… Apparently, if you have abnormally strong bone density, or


We Might Already Be in a Bear Market

On Friday more stocks in this index actually went down than went up!