Investment Contrarians

Landmark Ruling in Mexico a Boon for These U.S. Oil Stocks?

In 1938, Mexico nationalized its oil industry, taking over all aspects from production to final distribution. This ban on ownership by foreign companies continues today; however, changes are underway.

Under the leadership of Mexico’s new president, there is a growing desire and need for the knowledge and technical skills developed by foreign companies, many of which are U.S.-based, to stem … Read More


Did You Give Thanks this Weekend for the Fed’s Easy Money Policy?

Stock Market Crash August 2014.

Reflecting on this past Thanksgiving weekend, there was a lot to be thankful for, especially if you have been long in the stock market for the past four years. Now is a time for reflection.

The advance in the stock market has been stellar following the bottom in March 2009. The S&P 500 is up … Read More


This Resilient Commodity to Ready for a Big Comeback

For many investors, 2013 was supposed to be the year that silver regained its luster. Most economists thought silver would climb as a hedge against inflation and be a devalued dollar on the heels of continued economic turmoil. Or, assuming the economic rebound was in full swing, it would grow due to industrial demand for everything from solar panels to … Read More


Debt Crisis

Is It True? Fed Official Apologizes for “Greatest Backdoor Wall Street Bailout of All Time”

Is It True? Fed Official Apologizes for “Greatest Backdoor Wall Street Bailout of All Time”

One of the most amazing things occurred the other day: a former Federal Reserve official … Read More

When Foreign Investors Pull Out of U.S. Bonds…

When Foreign Investors Pull Out of U.S. Bonds…

As everyone is celebrating the market at record highs, another record was just broken and … Read More


More Easy Money Signals Tougher Times Ahead for U.S. Economy

More Easy Money Signals Tougher Times Ahead for U.S. Economy

The easy money will continue to be pumped into the economy by the Federal Reserve, … Read More


BlackRock CEO Reports QE Causing Bubbles in Markets

BlackRock CEO Reports QE Causing Bubbles in Markets

As most readers know, I have been calling for a reduction in the Federal Reserve’s … Read More