Archive | August, 2000

Insights from one of my European bankers

…on the new Overseas reporting laws to the IRS… Here is more data about the new reporting requirements From January 1st, 2001 – European Banks are reporting to the I.R.S. the following: US securities in Safe Custody with European Banks on behalf of: US residents US citizens residents ourside the US We will have to […] [Read Insights from one of my European bankers]

Another Urgent Warning About Bank Privacy

STOP PRESS! this news article introduces Gary's new discussion forum…full details follow… Dear International Friend, Two readers just wrote to me, one about using an overseas company for privacy, the other about an incredible disaster they had using an overseas company for privacy. I share some of their thoughts below. Here is what the first […] [Read Another Urgent Warning About Bank Privacy]

Japan Equities Now?

Reports are filtering in from various advisors that suggest Japan may be the next hot equity market. For example Jyske Bank in its latest equity reports wrote: "We have increasing confidence that the Japanese economy is at last gaining momentum and therefore we consider upgrading our recommendation from neutral to overweight at the expense of […] [Read Japan Equities Now?]

The Tipping Point

There is no faster way to make money than to spot new trends. The surest way to keep this wealth is to understand what causes these trends. This is why I recommend a book, the "Tipping Point" by Malcolm Gladwell. The Tipping Point points out why most investors have trouble estimating dramatic exponential change. We […] [Read The Tipping Point]

Bank problems abroad?

When your bank makes a mistake it can be frustrating, especially when banking abroad. Where does one turn when a bank takes advantage and you are thousands of miles away? Often there is help. Learn more from the message sent by our Swiss eClub advisor… Gary Dear International Friend, Last year I made a substantial […] [Read Bank problems abroad?]

The top-down tour through affordable, sunny Ecuador

Why Our Two Ecuador Courses Sold Out in Weeks The top-down tour through affordable, sunny Ecuador Explore the "Hong Kong of 30 years ago," November 11-19, 2000   Dear International Friend, We sold out our first two Ecuador real estate tours so quickly that we will repeat it in November because when you're introduced to […] [Read The top-down tour through affordable, sunny Ecuador]

Gary’s report on his latest real estate tour in Ecuador

Clouds rise, fragile milk lace, floating dreamlike in the daybreak's breeze. Fields of green are adorned with apricot rays of early morn spread over razor edged ridgelines and announce the dawn. Quito Ecuador-August 2000, Breakfast at one of the highest restaurants in the world. The city of Quito's elevation is nearly 10,000 feet and the […] [Read Gary’s report on his latest real estate tour in Ecuador]

Global Market Commentary from Copenhagen

Dear International Friend, I am delaying my Ecuador update report by a day to send you data from eClub advisor Jyske Bank (the fourth largest bank in Denmark). Good Investing! Gary Dear Gary, We still see strong focus on the interest-rate development in the US and on the Fed meeting on 22 August. The unemployment […] [Read Global Market Commentary from Copenhagen]

Guaranteed trading funds

Today's message comes from eClub New Zealand advisor Charles Drace an American who has lived in New Zealand and been a client for years. Good Investing! Dear Gary, I have an excellent guaranteed (by Westpac Bank – one of Australia's largest banks) trading fund managed by ED & F Mann and issued by Ord Minnett […] [Read Guaranteed trading funds]