Gold Up, Gold Down

The enduring popularity of gold as an investment has to do with its tangible nature. Unlike a stock or a bond, you can feel and touch golden coins and larger ingots. The problem with such tangible assets, of course, is that there is nothing alive about them; that is, there is no claim on the […]

The Predication Game

If you want to look like a brilliant stock market analyst, keep predicting the same thing over and over again until it finally happens.

A great example of this marketing strategy is newsletter publisher Marc Faber, whose website modestly describes him as “an international investor known for his uncanny predictions of the stock market and […]