It sure feels good to make money in the stock market. And if you’ve been invested for at least a year in the stocks I’ve labeled World Dominating Dividend Growers (WDDGs), you’ve made a bundle.
I have gold and silver coins in my IRA but you have said that it is best to keep and store your gold and silver yourself. Should I cash it out and get my coins?
I am GS Early, and I proudly took the helm as editor of Liberty Investor™ earlier this month. My efforts are twofold: to find opportunities in sectors that have real merit but have been exploited by investors and to find the “The Next Big Thing.”
The mainstream media attempted to write off the implosion of the Baltic Dry Index as a fluke tied to the “overproductions of cargo ships” instead of a warning sign of deteriorating demand. The past six months have proven that assertion to be entirely false.
Not once in the 30 years that I have been researching the markets have I witnessed the troubles that the world now faces: a stock market slide, falling gross domestic product, rising unemployment and waning confidence.
Right now, investors are fleeing bank stocks and mining stocks — the kind that tend to be very speculative. But almost every “World Dominating Dividend Grower” stock is holding up just fine these days. While the market is sinking, stocks like Coca-Cola and Wal-Mart are near yearly highs. I’m not surprised.
Wall Street’s ignorance was on full display this month when Warren Buffett’s top investment advisor Charles Munger explained that gold is a useless relic. Munger thinks people should either be facing a Nazi occupation or else be as stupid as a caveman in order to purchase gold.
Several economic events are likely to take place this year, all of which are leading in one direction: the end of the greenback as the world reserve currency. Some people question how it would be even remotely possible that the dollar could be replaced. The question is a viable one. How could the dollar be unseated?
Among the best investments are companies that pay dividends. But how do you select which companies will continue to pay their dividends even in a rocky economy? The secret is to understand the payout ratio.
Even years after his death, the Roman Senate continued to cry “Hannibal is at the gates,” using the peoples’ fear of Hannibal exactly as the U.S. government and its lapdog politicians today use the myth of terrorism. We are sacrificing liberty for “security” because of the created, imagined threat of terrorists.