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Silver, Stansberry, and Inflation

Silver is down mightily since the last Market Message…what a call! And the world has still not melted down. Settle down, Mr. Stansberry. And measuring inflation…….we’ll address the “shadow statistics” with some market intel from the bond world. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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The Silver Fetish – A Bubble if There Ever Was One

Silver is showing the classic signs of an asset bubble.  Bill walks you throught the evidence. To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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OPERS Investment Account Running Off The Rails?

I’m always amazed to hear the investment officers at the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) lauded for their longer-term performance record.  It entirely ignores the concept of risk, and fails to acknowledge how the officers’ risk-taking has manifested in the weakened state of the fund today, and the damage its doing to municipal budgets

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Porter Stansberry is world’s biggest shark (preying on you and your fears of economic collapse)

Porter Stansberry needs to be called out for preying on your fears of economic collapse to sell his investment newsletter. If you don’t know who Porter Stansberry is, read Brian Deer’s resource page for a Sunday Times of London investigation of California-based VaxGen Inc., which led to dealings with Frank Porter Stansberry, a tip sheet

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Oil: Where it’s headed, how to trade it, and hands of the Strategic Reserve!

– Some perspective on oil (0:58) – Strategic Reserves do not equal opportunistic reserves (1:47) – Oil’s historic price action (3:09) – Disruptions in Libya (3:50) – How to trade the Texas T (5:35) To view this video on YouTube and comment, click here.

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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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