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A collection of trite economic minutiae of 2006-07
Economists attached to Wall Street have a difficult job. They have to interpret economic trends as these evolve. They don’t have the luxury of limiting themselves to describing what happened decades earlier, benefiting from distance, time and prior research. They have to offer instant punditry. Those who use their services want to know the...
How to detect rogue advisors
Charles Ponzi, Bernard Madoff and now Allen Stanford—all respectable and illustrious names that concocted the most outrageous scams in the history of financial frauds. They looked directly into the eyes of their unsuspecting victims and robbed them of every penny of their hard-earned money.
Each one of these scams could have been avoided, if only investors...
A risky method to riches
There is a time to buy stocks and there is a time to sell them. And then there is a time to sell them short. If you are able to sidestep a cascading decline, like we witnessed last year, you can preserve your wealth. If you can sell short (that is sell stocks you don’t own and buy them back later), you can actually profit from a decline. According to Michael...