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Platinum Option Play: Blackstone

When a stock goes up in a down market, you have to pay attention. And luckily, we have one such stock in our portfolio: Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX). Just take a look at how the S&P 500 has been doing this year… See larger image It’s trading nearly flat for the year. Now take a [...]

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“Thieves, Bring Back Our Money!”

A few weeks ago I was talking to someone who had just gone to South America. He came back telling me stories of bribery, and thankful that “we don’t have to pay off cops to get out of a speeding ticket.” Unfortunately, our system is worse. As James Dale Davidson said in this week’s Davidson [...]

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Your April Issue of Strategic Investment is Ready

Capitalism has taken a beating recently, as it is blamed for a stagnating world economy and stalled growth in real income. But at the heart of this decline in living standards is corruption and dysfunction in our political systems. In fact, this corruption has resulted in a 75,900% return on investment for some select groups [...]

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Picking Our Pockets Till Nothing’s Left

The government is supposed to be by the people, for the people. But that’s no longer true. Increasingly, we live in a world where the biggest corporations get to shape our country’s policies more than the average American does. I think this is happening because of politics. Just take a look at what’s going on [...]

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Much Ado About Nothing

I can just picture it now… A nervous investor sitting at his computer, frantically hitting the “refresh” button with his mouse as he waits for the first bit of news to hit the wire about the Fed. Of course, he won’t be alone. There’s going to be a lot of analysts and market watchers thinking [...]

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