Past Articles


Crimea River

Dow down 67. Gold flat. We turn to other things. You know our position on foreign affairs: We think there shouldn't be any. But sometimes the news takes our breath away. Here with a brief summary of the situation in Crimea... In 1954, Soviet head of state Nikita Kruschev – who was half-Ukrainian and grew up along what is...

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Reefer Madness!

An old friend contacted us last week with a business opportunity. More and more US states – not to...

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The Fed Is Stealing from You… and You Don’t Even Know It

Nihilo ex nihilo fit. Out of nothing, nothing comes. First put forward by ancient Greek philosopher Parmenides in the...

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An Important Investing Lesson from the “Junk Bond King”

Michael Milken was writing in the Wall Street Journal this week. The "Junk Bond King" passed on an important...

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Mr. Market, Meet Mr. Trouble

Dow down 35 yesterday. Gold up slightly. A dull day on Wall Street, with investors holding onto most of...

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An Ominous Warning Sign…

Wow! Peace for our time, the media reported yesterday. The stock market celebrated with a 227 point jump in...