Year: 2011

GDP, Elections, and 3 Reasons I Sold Gold

– 3Q GDP (yawn) – Updated handicap on next week’s election – Three reasons I sold gold To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.  

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Confessions of a “Real Estate Contrarian”

Next month marks the five-year anniversary of my relatively high-profile decision to sell our home into the real estate bubble, and I thought I’d share with you my responses to the most common questions I’ve gotten since that time, as not a week goes by without some stranger mentioning the event. If you weren’t a

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Five Signs of an Asset Bubble

After publishing his “Confessions of a ‘Real Estate Contrarian’”, Bill Valentine shares with you his thoughts on how to spot an asset bubble and how to best respond. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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What Matters Egypt?

What effect is unrest in Eguyp having on stocks here and abroad and what does Oil’s behavior have to say? To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.  

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Trust Your Instincts – They’re Perfectly Wrong

  Here’s a viciously revealing statistic: according to DALBAR, for the 20 years ending at 2009, the S&P 500 returned 8.2% annually, while equity mutual fund investors earned just 3.2% per year! Why? Dain bramage. We’ll get to that in a minute. 2010 proved to a reasonably good year for growth assets (stocks, REITS, commodities,

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The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report

The Panel misses the mark in its partisan report that fails to encourage a change in the behavior behind the Crisis – “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it”. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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Is this a Market Correction?

A market correction may finally be underway…but who cares!? Why you should trust your instinct – and do the opposite! This market still has room to run.   To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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Why Market Tops Are Harder To Spot Than Market Bottoms

Why market tops are harder to spot than market bottoms. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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