Investing Basics

A Trained Monkey Can Predict Markets Better
By James Rickards | May 30, 2018 |

Here's why professional forecasters are worse than trained monkeys at predicting markets.

There Is No Such Thing As Cryptocurrency
By James Rickards | May 29, 2018 |

There are thousands of cryptocurrencies. And they’re all different!

What Your Investment Strategy Needs Right Now
By Jimmy Butts | May 29, 2018 |

There are two things that will help you become a better investor, and could help you manage your way through the next market meltdown...

Blundering Into Recession
By James Rickards | May 22, 2018 |

The economy has been trapped in a low-growth cycle for years. The current economic recovery shows none of the 3% to 4% growth that previous recoveries have shown.

Why You Should Always Keep Investing Simple
By Jimmy Butts | May 22, 2018 |

In order for investing to be less frustrating, less stressful and more enjoyable, we need to keep our expectations and perspectives in check.

3 Qualities Warren Buffett Says All Great Investors Should Have
By Matthew Frankel | May 22, 2018 |

Do you have what it takes to be a great investor?

It's Time We Got Real About Blockchain Technology
By Sean Williams | May 17, 2018 |

All game-changing technologies take time to mature, and blockchain will be no different.

The 3 Best Charlie Munger Quotes From Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting
By Matthew Frankel | May 16, 2018 |

Although Warren Buffett is the star of Berkshire's meetings, his right-hand man often has some of the most memorable quotes.

Economic Numbers Are Less Than Meet The Eye
By James Rickards | May 14, 2018 |

Good news hides more than it reveals. A look behind the numbers discloses a sobering outlook for investors.


The Simplest Move To Reduce Your Tax Bill
By Nathan Slaughter | May 14, 2018 |

Imagine how much better retirement would be if you could withdraw money from your accounts without sending Washington a check.