Real Investment Daily

Boiling A Turkey

Written by Lance Roberts | Aug, 16, 2018

There is an age old fable describing a frog being slowly boiled alive. The premise is that if a frog is put suddenly into boiling water, it will try and save…

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Are Emerging Markets Toast?

Written by John Coumarianos | Aug, 16, 2018

Domestic stocks outperformed international stocks for a long time. On a year-to-date basis, the S&P 500 Index was up more than 6% through July, while the MSCI EAFE Index was…

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Wicksell’s Elegant Model

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 15, 2018

“It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing all your life.” – Mickey Mantle The word discipline has two closely related applications. Discipline may refer to…

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Why Turkey’s Bubble Economy Is About To Pop

Written by Jesse Colombo | Aug, 13, 2018

Though Turkey’s financial markets have been struggling since the start of this year, the country’s currency and government bonds have been in an all-out freefall in the past week. A…

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Have Tariffs Worked as Planned? – Part 2

Written by Peter Cook | Aug, 13, 2018

“Peter Cook is the author of the ‘Is That True?’ series of articles, which help explain the many statements and theories circulating in the mainstream financial media often presented as “truths.”…

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The Name Game: Advisor Or Adviser

Written by Brent Clanton | Aug, 10, 2018

By Brent Clanton, Executive Producer of “The Real Investment Hour” What’s in a name? Apparently, in these troubled times, nuances mean a lot–especially if you’re concerned about the connotations that…

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Kass: For Whom The Bell Tolls ($TSLA)

Written by Doug Kass | Aug, 8, 2018

5-Reasons Why I Doubt Tesla Is Going Private One of my most important media contacts was Barron’s Alan Abelson. In time, Alan became a very close friend – I spoke…

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Whatever it Takes

Written by Michael Lebowitz | Aug, 8, 2018

  “At the end fiat money returns to its inner value—zero.”  – Voltaire  “Within our mandate, the ECB is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro. And…

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Have Tariffs Worked as Planned?

Written by Peter Cook | Aug, 8, 2018

“Peter Cook is the author of the ‘Is That True?’ series of articles, which help explain the many statements and theories circulating in the mainstream financial media often presented as “truths.”…

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Planting The Seeds For A Financial Harvest

Written by Richard Rosso | Aug, 8, 2018

Since the age of 16, my daughter has worked summer jobs. She’s been a waitress, a hostess. A cashier at the local HEB supermarket. This isn’t a topic we’ve discussed…

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Attention Savers: Yields Are Up

Written by John Coumarianos | Aug, 7, 2018

Cash instruments are now paying around 2%, and that’s a boon for savers. The first rule of financial planning is to have a short-term savings account in case of job…

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