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World Out Of Whack: Ruskies, Sanctions, And Bitcoin – Coincidence?

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:00

Has Bitcoin just become a geopolitical tool in an increasingly politically fractious world? We look at how and why Russia is moving forward with cryptocurrency both in mining and blockchain development. The $100m investment into mining follows blockchain technology being reportedly viewed as a “promising tool to assist Russia in diversifying its economy beyond oil and gas” by President Putin. [Read more]

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Insider Weekly: “How Are They Going To Build All These Electric Cars?”

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:28

Elon Musk, Tesla, and electric cars are the talk of the town these days. But what few, if any, investors seem to be asking themselves is how are they going to build all these cars? It’s a question we delve into in this week’s Insider Weekly. Welcome! For newer members, a quick and dirty. Each [Read More]

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The Common Sense Way To Get Rid Of Kim Jong-Un

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 13:00

That will never happen! Much to the consternation of the little men in that incestuous, insular, politically inbred, inward looking place called Washington DC, young Kim is firing rockets into the air to much fanfare in his desperately poor paradise. This week, the UN security council unanimously approved sanctions against the naughty boy north of Seoul. [Read More]

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This Once-Hot Sector Is Poised To Rise From The Ashes

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 07:22

We explore a once-hot sector that used to attract a great deal of attention but is now forgotten by most investors and resembles IT stocks after the burst of the dot-com bubble. But the growth in the sector is picking up and the share prices of companies in it could soon follow and reward astute investors [Read More]

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Insider Weekly: Is The Oil Market A Contrarian’s Heaven?

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 01:19

In this week's Insider Weekly, we take the pulse of the oil market. As bearish as most investors are on oil, the market signals a bottoming point. With that in mind, we also highlight an interesting investment opportunity in this space that could return 3,768% in the next couple of years. This week’s issue is a [Read More]

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Where Snowden Failed, THIS Won’t

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 13:00

When in 2013 Ed Snowden revealed to Joe Sixpack that his data was indeed being hacked and intercepted, not by crazy vodka swilling Ivan in Novgorod but by team America, there was the sort of surprise and outrage that comes with finding your 5-year old just wiped snot across your brand new leather sofa. A [Read More]

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World Out Of Whack: South Africa To Crack Up?

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:00

Here’s brief look at secession movements currently underway globally, and we hear from one of our subscribers who puts forward a convincing thesis for secession for Western South Africa over the next 5-10 years. We also ask readers - what area or region has the highest possibility of secession today? [Read more]

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Insider Weekly: Echoes Of The Dot-Com Bubble

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 06:40

The cryptocurrency market looks more and more like the mania before the burst of the dot-com bubble. But - as we conclude in this week's Insider Weekly - it's not all black and white. We also look at a couple of nascent bull markets that could reward us with asymmetric returns in the coming years. [Read More]

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The Coming Financial Disruption

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 13:00

From the late 1700’s through the 1800’s the first industrial revolution brought immense benefits to the average Jack. Mass production of textiles, transportation, food, and beer meant that it was no longer just Lords and Ladies that could afford to get hammered. Indeed, Jack and Jill too could fall down the hill after getting plastered [Read More]

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Where To For Gold?

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:00

Regular readers know I’m a big fan of discrimination. As such, I choose my friends wisely. I chat regularly with a select group of friends and colleagues whose particular areas of expertise and intellect I value deeply. Sometimes we agree… and sometimes we don’t but always the thought process is extremely valuable. It is where we [Read More]

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Insider Weekly: Is The Sun Going To Set On The US Equity Markets?

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:57

As the US equity markets are entering the frothy territory we can't help but wonder what will be the consequences for markets in general when the market roll over? That's why this week, we're "stress-testing" the Insider portfolio. The sun's always setting somewhere on this ball of dirt we call home. This week, it was [Read More]

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The Virtues Of Discrimination

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:00

I deserve to be punished! Yesterday, I received some mail from subscribers in response to my article about the end of the empire: “More buggered than an alter boy at the Vatican”. This is a witch hunt against the clergy. Can’t you see that? You perpetuate the lies and I hope God punishes you for [Read More]

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How Will The Empire End?

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:00

It was back in the early 1800’s that the Brits left the sodden, miserable shores of their murky island, grabbed their trumpets, tucked their trousers into the socks, and began conquering the world with the cunning use of flags. Like all good conquerors, they had a backup plan in the event flags didn’t work – guns, [Read More]

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Insider Weekly: Are Emerging Markets Making A Quiet Comeback?

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 04:27

In this week's Insider Weekly, we zero in on emerging markets, an investment theme that has been off most investors' radars for a number of years... but is now quietly and quickly moving higher. Another week of news providing us with more data in the ever-moving puzzle that is our global interconnected world. Still... there [Read More]

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Revisiting Saudi Arabia

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:00

In May of last year I was attempting to figure out if there was an asymmetric play to be had in the land of sand and black gloop. There were a lot of moving pieces to deal with. I think it’s worth revisiting but first it’s worth reviewing what I thought just over a year [Read More]

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Under-The-Radar Bull Market In One Of The World’s Most Hated Markets

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 01:39

In this this Insider trade alert, we take a look at one of the most hated markets in the world. While completely shunned by the investment community, it's in a stealth bull market and today's 5 investment ideas could deliver outsized returns over the coming 5 to 10 years. This time, we’re going against conventional [Read More]

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Here’s How To “Go Long” Africa

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:00

About a month ago, the South African government raised the minimum threshold for black ownership of mining companies from 26% to 30%. It’s called “black empowerment” or “affirmative action” and is intended to provide black people with greater access to wealth, education, and to correct the inequality created by the white-led government who relinquished power [Read More]

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Insider Weekly: Global Bond Markets Are Cracking

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 04:24

In this week's issue of Insider Weekly, we look at European bond markets. While it's too early to tell if European bond yields have indeed bottomed, one thing is clear: there isn't much of an upside left in European bonds. At the same time, this also presents us with big payoff opportunies. I am a [Read More]

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THIS Is How China Is Increasing Global Power

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 13:00

In the movie “The International” Clive Owen plays the part of Louis Salinger, an Interpol agent trying to bring down the world’s largest bank. In this clip a banker explains things to him: Umberto Calvini: [In explaining the “true” nature of banking in the world] “The IBBC is a bank. Their objective isn’t to control [Read More]

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Insider Weekly: Wind Of Change In Europe

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 05:34

In this week's Insider Weekly, we shift our focus to Europe. Specifically, we look at how rising interest rates affect European stocks and how investor sentiment in the Eurozone is slowly but steadily changing. We also can't help but marvel at recent developments in commodities. General musings this week: Rising bond yields and banking stocks. [Read More]

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