What’s Working in 2011?

2011 has been a rough year for investors.  Stocks, as measured by the S&P 500, are down nearly 8% for the year and down 14% from the April highs.  And while 14% may not sound like all that much […] Continue Reading…

Greece: The Questions Investors Should be Asking

Will Greece default, or won’t she?  This seems to be the question on every investor’s lips, and the uncertainty surrounding the outcome has the markets on edge.

I have no inside information about how this crisis will be resolved, and […] Continue Reading…

A Greater Fool and Evil to Boot

The Mises Institute, dedicated to “proceeding ever more boldly against evil,” appears to take issue with some of my comments on gold ($GLD $GC_F):
Charles Sizemore, CFA, wrote back in June, “Gold today is as risky as tech stocks in […] Continue Reading…

Charles Sizemore on Your Money Radio

This week, Charles Sizemore discusses the gold bubble, the ongoing housing crisis and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s policy options with David Hays, host of the “Your Money” radio show on Bloomington, Indiana’s  FM 95-9 WGCL.

To hear the interview, follow […] Continue Reading…

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

Experienced debaters are familiar with the Latin term reductio ad absurdum. This is a tactic in which your opponent’s proposition is disproven by taking it to a logical extreme—or reducing it to the absurd.

For example, the statement that “Stocks […] Continue Reading…