July 2013

Want World Domination? Size Matters

Want World Domination? Size Matters By RICHARD N. ROSECRANCE CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — HORACE GREELEY, Napoleon Bonaparte and Cecil Rhodes may […]

What does it take to be wealthy? $5 million

  Affluent investors say they need at least $5 million to feel wealthy, according to a UBS survey. NEW YORK […]

SAC Is Going Down but Does it Help Main Street?

  Yesterday U.S. Attorney General of the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, achieved what many think is his […]

18 Housing Markets That Are More Overvalued Than The US

Societe Generale Albert Edwards pointed us to this chart comparing home prices across the developed world. For comparability purposes, the OECD […]

China’s Zhu Changhong Helps Steer Nation’s Currency Reserves

By LingLing Wei and Bob Davis, WSJ, BEIJING—At an official Chinese New Year’s party earlier this year, a former bond […]

What’s the Point of Owning All This Stuff?

When my wife Jo and I decided to sell our home in Illinois, the first question we asked ourselves was, […]

Do Western Central Banks Have Any Gold Left??? Part III

By: Eric Sprott, From Sprott Global site, Recent dramatic declines in gold prices and strong redemptions from physical ETFs (such […]

100 Years of Change [Infographic]

As a nation that’s ever changing, it’s sometimes easy to overlook some of the changes that happen within our nation […]

Man vs. Machine: The Great Stock Showdown

By MARK HULBERT It has always been difficult for investors to consistently beat index funds. It has been nearly impossible […]

Russia breaks into top 5 world economies, displacing Germany

Russia has overtaken Germany as the fifth largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity, according to the latest World […]