Blog Category: Investing

Death and Deflation — Will We Survive?

SUMMARY: Don’t read the headlines tomorrow on the virus and unemployment.  There’s been a peak in N.Y.C. cases as evidenced by several days in a row of fewer hospitalizations. California, Washington, Oregon,…

SUMMARY: Don’t read the headlines tomorrow on the virus and unemployment.  There’s been a peak in N.Y.C. cases as evidenced by several days in a row of fewer hospitalizations. California, Washington, Oregon, and possibly N.Y.C. are now RETURNING ventilators, saying they have enough.  Unemployment is obviously not good. But not as bad the newspapers will […]

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Another Boring 7% Up Day

It’s too much. I don’t like getting in front of a speeding train in either direction.  One thing to keep reminding people of are these theories of investing:  It’s OK to (probable…

It’s too much. I don’t like getting in front of a speeding train in either direction.  One thing to keep reminding people of are these theories of investing:  It’s OK to (probable you will) miss the bottom. Bernard Baruch said, “I always bought too late and sold too soon.” Well, he died with $100 million […]

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My Top 13 Rules for Profitable Trading in Any Market

[Editor’s note: The below article was written by my colleague, Bob Byrne. Some of you may already be familiar with his work. For more information, see his bio at the bottom of…

[Editor’s note: The below article was written by my colleague, Bob Byrne. Some of you may already be familiar with his work. For more information, see his bio at the bottom of the article.] During my first week trading, all I could do was stare at my desk. Phone numbers covered every inch of my […]

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Could Pandemic Peak in 2–3 Weeks?

For the past month on my podcast and on my Instagram Lives and on Twitter, I’ve been begging people to be rational.  I said:  “This virus has a lifespan of about three…

For the past month on my podcast and on my Instagram Lives and on Twitter, I’ve been begging people to be rational.  I said:  “This virus has a lifespan of about three months. Which would imply a peak in the U.S. of around April 15, give or take (and might be different per city).” “Less […]

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What I Would Do Right Now to Save the World

The market was up huge yesterday. I don’t like it.  I want the market to go up. I’m absolutely sure that there is greater than a 95% chance that the markets will…

The market was up huge yesterday. I don’t like it.  I want the market to go up. I’m absolutely sure that there is greater than a 95% chance that the markets will be SIGNIFICANTLY higher in the near future.  In other words, on the one hand, the market is a strong buy.  But as I […]

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Six Rules for Investing in a Crisis Market

The rules Rule #1: Never try to call the bottom It’s OK if you buy something and then it goes down more. Just don’t use what’s called “leverage” (i.e., borrow. In this…

The rules Rule #1: Never try to call the bottom It’s OK if you buy something and then it goes down more. Just don’t use what’s called “leverage” (i.e., borrow. In this case, you can go broke). Rule #2: While some say, “Buy when there is blood in the streets,” I don’t like to do […]

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The Most Important Article I’ll Ever Write About Investing

There was a church across the street from where I lived. In the middle of a bad investing day, when my heart was pounding so bad I thought I would die, I…

There was a church across the street from where I lived. In the middle of a bad investing day, when my heart was pounding so bad I thought I would die, I would go to church. It was always empty. I’d get as close as possible to the statue of Jesus. I would touch his […]

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