The Importance of Global Economics to Your Portfolio

How is your foreign portfolio doing?  This is a question you may or may not know. Most people have mutual funds focused on foreign investments or potentially foreign stock. You likely have exposure to foreign markets and do not even realize it. There are so many different factors such as trade barriers, products or services [...]

How are you Paying It Forward?

You probably remember the movie Pay It Forward. If you don’t remember it, here is a refresher for you: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0223897/. This movie advocated doing three big things for others that they could not do. Those people on the receiving end of the favors would not move forward and find three new ways to help others. [...]

Dollar is Doomed – Silver Will Rise

Jeff Clark Stansbury & Associates, 02Dec08 The dollar is doomed. Anybody who understands the laws of economy recognizes this eventual outcome. The U.S. Treasury is printing money at a record pace. A few hundred billion dollars to help out the banks, $50 billion-$75 billion earmarked for the auto industry, a couple hundred billion to guarantee [...]

Founding Father on Central Banking

“The central bank is an institution of the most deadly hostility existing against the Principles and form of our Constitution….Bankers are more dangerous than standing armies……(and) if the American people allow private banks to control the issuance of their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and CORPORATIONS that will grow up [...]

DE-flation: Nationwide Gas Price Drops Below US$2.00

Say WHAT?  “DEflation”??  But, Jay, you’ve always been talking about “INflation”… what happened, you ask?  Well, the following have happened: Credit freeze and resultant lack of liquidity is significantly hindering world commerce. All Central Banks around the world are cutting interest rates… interest rates are cut to fight deflation, not inflation. U.S. is in a recession… [...]

Gold Is Trying To Bottom

Richard Russell November 10, 2008, DowTheoryLetters.com The hedge funds don’t buy or own actual gold coins or bullion. If a hedge fund wants to take a position in gold, it will buy GLD [gold exchange traded fund I've highlighted in past reports] or “paper gold” which can be quickly bought or sold. The hedge funds have for [...]

Jim and Sherri Wear Announce Lifemax's World Vision

ORLANDO, FL–(Marketwire – October 24, 2008) – Lifemax and its founders, Jim and Sherri Wear, unveiled the Lifemax world vision during the official company launch on October 10 and 11. Long-time believers in contributing to those less fortunate, the Wears feel that Salvia hispanica L. can change the world. “Abject poverty and starvation thrive between [...]

Finally… Accountability

House Panel Heaps Blame on Alan Greenspan for Financial Crisis October 24, 2008, Los Angeles Times The former Fed chairman, in a four-hour grilling, says the breakdown of credit markets left him in ‘shocked disbelief.’ He warns of a significant rise in unemployment. By Jim Puzzanghera Reporting from Washington — As Federal Reserve chairman, Alan [...]

Jay’s Presenting Continues

If any of you enjoy his stage presentations, well then you might be interested to learn that Jay Jolly is now once again on the speaking circuit.  Jay’s first gig is this coming weekend, October 25-26, 2008 at the Fast Track to Cash Flow Weekend event in Calgary, Alberta, Canada… for more details on this FREE event [...]

“Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful.”

October 16, 2008, The New York Times Warren Buffett THE financial world is a mess, both in the United States and abroad. Its problems, moreover, have been leaking into the general economy, and the leaks are now turning into a gusher. In the near term, unemployment will rise, business activity will falter and headlines will [...]