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Is Reagon Era Prosperity Making A Triumphant Return?

31.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Is Reagon Era Prosperity Making A Triumphant Return?

By Chris Lowe – Inner Circle (USA) – There’s plenty of doom and gloom out there. Including from some of our own big picture thinkers. And maybe they’re right… But what if I told you that America is on the cusp of massive wealth creation? What if stocks are on track to outperform every other …

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Can You Have Your Grilled Cheese and Eat it Too?

30.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Can You Have Your Grilled Cheese and Eat it Too?

By Tim Price – The Price of Everything (GBR) – At first, it seemed that the grilled cheese food truck company valued at $107 million might mark the top for the US stock market, but that was clearly premature. Then it seemed that the IPO of a

Pot Stocks on the Rise in Australia

24.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Pot Stocks on the Rise in Australia

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – The Aussie-listed cannabis sector is up nearly 140% this year. That significantly outpaces the 20% gain for the rest of the world’s cannabis stocks. Of course, it’s fair to note that US

Growing Aussie Timber Company Shows Warning Signs

23.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Growing Aussie Timber Company Shows Warning Signs

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – According to the Bloomberg description of Quintis: ‘Quintis Ltd operates as a forestry management company. The Company focuses on the hosting and cultivation of sandalwood album. Quintis offers

Three Tips to Help You Take Advantage of Option Premiums

22.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Three Tips to Help You Take Advantage of Option Premiums

By Matt Hibbard – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – Every so often throughout the year, the markets experience some periods of trading that really ramp up option prices. Higher option prices mean bigger premiums! It happens only a few times a

Aussie Barbecue Tip: Keep the Housing Market Talk to Yourself

20.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Aussie Barbecue Tip: Keep the Housing Market Talk to Yourself

By Selva Freigedo – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – Last weekend, I (Selva Freigedo) made a big mistake. During a barbeque at a friend’s house, I brought up the Australian property market. Friendly chatter turned into a heated argument, and

Before You Sell that Disappointing Stock: Reconsider

20.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Before You Sell that Disappointing Stock: Reconsider

There are taxes when you sell. And fees. And then you have to decide what to do with the money, which you may very well lose in the next investment. Good assets tend to hold their value. Consider Monster Beverage, which became a 100-bagger in 10 years – a

Confidence in Australia’s Housing Market Erodes

17.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Confidence in Australia’s Housing Market Erodes

Only 11.6% of Australian consumers now think that property is a safe place for savings. That's down from 28% in September 2015. In other words, as recently as just over two years ago, nearly one-third of consumers thought housing was a safe bet. Today,

Do Tesla Investors Have Stockholm Syndrome?

16.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Do Tesla Investors Have Stockholm Syndrome?

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – Some days, we just don’t get the markets. Take this, from the Financial Times: ‘Tesla turned to Wall Street for another $1bn cash injection on Wednesday as it sought a bigger financial cushion

Housing Trouble Down Under

15.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Housing Trouble Down Under

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – Trouble mounts. Not for Donald Trump, but for Aussie housing. As the Sydney Morning Herald explains: ‘Hundreds of new home owners have been left in limbo after the collapse of a land developer

Have We Hit Peak Globalization?

10.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Have We Hit Peak Globalization?

By Chris Lowe – Inner Circle (USA) – On November 24, we looked at how President Trump could save the stock market. His “big bazooka” – tax cuts for businesses. Less taxes going to Uncle Sam means companies will be able to hold on to more of

Deluded Bankers Play Down Threat of Australian Housing Bubble

09.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Deluded Bankers Play Down Threat of Australian Housing Bubble

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – We guess the inference here is that because all these supposedly non-socialists advocated a dumb policy idea, it must be a perfectly sane idea for a socialist government to implement. Of course,

Why You Need to be Investing in Marijuana Now

06.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Why You Need to be Investing in Marijuana Now

In January 2017, the state of Colorado made $3.5 million from marijuana taxes. It expects to save around $20 million in court costs. Take a look around the world. Can you think of any governments in desperate need of revenue? Try all of them.

How You Can Avoid (And Profit From) Cyber Crime

03.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on How You Can Avoid (And Profit From) Cyber Crime

By Chris Lowe – Inner Circle (USA) – Imagine a burglar breaking into your home and staying there for more than six months… …without you knowing a thing… According to this week’s experts – two former government “spooks” on the

Australia Doubles Grants Available to Home Buyers

03.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Australia Doubles Grants Available to Home Buyers

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – We enjoyed this news story from the KPIX CBS affiliate in San Francisco: ‘California could have to hand over some documents on cellphone use it tried to keep under wraps. ‘On Friday, a

Amazon Looks for Warehouses in Australia

03.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Amazon Looks for Warehouses in Australia

By Vern Gowdie – The Gowdie Letter (Australia) – This simple comparison has deflation written all over it. Traditional retail is under serious threat. People are gravitating towards Amazon for one primary reason…to buy more for less. Amazon is

5 Economic Questions You Thought You Understood

02.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on 5 Economic Questions You Thought You Understood

By Iván Carrino – El Diario Del Lunes (Argentina) – Dear Reader, The weather is very hot. Those of us who live in Buenos Aires are suffering through a scorching heat wave, with temperatures above 37 degrees Centigrade (99 Fahrenheit). In

Keeping the Elephants Away: How You Can Spot Bad Financial Analysis

01.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Keeping the Elephants Away: How You Can Spot Bad Financial Analysis

By Chris Mayer – The Bill Bonner Letter (USA) – Investors tend to rely too readily on simple cause-and-effect-type thinking. Remember when people used to say that when quantitative easing ended, the stock market would tank? Surely you haven’t

Australia’s Non-Recession and What it Means to Be Contrarian

01.03.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Australia’s Non-Recession and What it Means to Be Contrarian

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – For the past five weeks, we’ve relentlessly (and by relentlessly, we mean every…single…day) warned you about the prospect of Australia falling into a recession. Today was the crucial day. We

Better Dividends in ‘Playing It Safe’

27.02.2017 • InvestingComments Off on Better Dividends in ‘Playing It Safe’

The confidence indices are moving in tandem with the Dow Jones. Everyone is on a high.The term ‘record levels’ seems to stir the animal spirits.Which, to me, is complete madness.

Two ways to prosper in 2017

24.02.2017 • InvestingComments (0)

There is no one secret to succeeding in the markets, just as there isn’t one secret to business success, happiness or health. It depends on your strengths, outlook and goals. 

How You Can Predict the Next Crash: The 4 Stages of a Bubble

24.02.2017 • InvestingComments (0)

By Vern Gowdie – The Gowdie Letter (Australia) – Those famous four words…‘this time is different’ ‘It’s like most trends – at the beginning it’s driven by fundamentals; in the end, by speculation. It’s just like the old adage:

Warning Signs in Australia’s Falling Market

23.02.2017 • InvestingComments (0)

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – Increased warning signs. Since late last year, we’ve warned about the possible onset of an Australian recession. The technical definition of a recession is two consecutive quarters of

Not All Investment Publications are Created Equal

22.02.2017 • InvestingComments (0)

By Kris Sayce – Port Phillip Insider (Australia) – In today’s egalitarian society, the concept of grades has become increasingly controversial. After all, we live in a thin-skinned — or progressive, if you prefer — age, when every kid gets a