Perspectives on the Japan Earthquake

Charles Sizemore, Editor of the Sizemore Investment Letter, gave his analysis of the developing crisis in Japan to Reuters following the earthquake and tsunami and offered his suggestions of how investors can profit from an improvement in sentiment.
BOSTON, March […] Continue Reading…

Why the West Rules—For Now

It was the most humiliating day in the history of the British Empire. Britain had been conquered before—by Romans, by Anglo-Saxons, by Vikings, by Normans—but nothing like this. Never to a people so strange and foreign.
On April 3, 1848, […] Continue Reading…

Book Review: The Age of Deleveraging

Given the strong rebound in the equity markets since March 2009, “most investors believe that 2008 was simply a bad dream from which they’ve now awoken,” starts Gary Shilling in his newly-released tome on deflation, The Age of Deleveraging. […] Continue Reading…

How to Choose the Right Dividend ETF

The stock market hasn’t returned a single red cent in over twelve years, as measured by the S&P 500. Twelve years is a long time to go without earning a return on your investment, particularly if you are close […] Continue Reading…

Gold: A Bad Investment and Getting Worse

If there is one asset class best avoided in 2011, it’s gold. At the expense of sounding overly dramatic, gold is an investment whose fundamentals are rotting from within, and you do not want to be anywhere near it […] Continue Reading…