Archive | July, 2003

Portfolio Update

Here's why it might be a good idea to consider borrowing Swiss francs. I've recently made two large moves in my portfolio that you should be aware of now. In March of this year I outlined how my portfolio was diversified. http://www.garyascott.com/archives/2003/03/28/793/ At that time: 36% was in US dollar CDs, bonds and one share.28% […] [Read Portfolio Update]

Serious trouble from the Controllers

Many of our messages over past months have focused on how to cash in the wellness industry and on how to sidestep controllers who manipulate us. We have talked about how to avoid and unmask these through Sharing Power. Suddenly (or not so suddenly) these two components of life have crossed. The controllers are busy […] [Read Serious trouble from the Controllers]

Profits & Prophets Revealed

What's happening? The answer to this offers valuable social, economic, business and investing lessons we can all profit from now. Of the many publications Merri and I read one is USA Today because it is the largest circulation paper in the U.S. I don't like the paper a lot but from it I know what […] [Read Profits & Prophets Revealed]

Healthy Investing=Wealth #11: Death of Stillness

The last nine messages have reviewed how to find opportunity in the wellness industry. The U.S. equity market is in a 15 year downward cycle. When this cycle turns upwards again the big winners will be technologies and businesses that form the next economic wave. I believe that wellness will form a major part of […] [Read Healthy Investing=Wealth #11: Death of Stillness]

Healthy Investing=Wealth #10

We are in the fifth year of a ten to 15 year bear cycle. This is a natural cycle that has been going on for 100 years and will be followed by a 12 to 20 year bull cycle. Such is the nature of things. Each of these cycles begins when some new technology changes […] [Read Healthy Investing=Wealth #10]

Healthy Investing=Wealth #9

We saw yesterday that the wellness industry is growing in two sectors. These sectors are the natural and scientific. In the scientific field some of the fast growing sectors are cosmetic plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatology (such as botox) voluntary eye surgery, (such as lasik, etc.), genetic engineering (sex selection and fertility enhancement), cosmetic and reconstructive […] [Read Healthy Investing=Wealth #9]

Healthy Investing=Wealth #7

Recent messages have reviewed opportunity in the wellness industry. The U.S. equity market is in a 15 year downward cycle. When this cycle turns upwards again the big winners will be technologies and businesses that form the next economic wave. I believe that wellness will form a major part of that wave. In fact economist […] [Read Healthy Investing=Wealth #7]

Healthy Investing=Wealth #6

Recent messages have reviewed opportunity in the wellness industry. We can see the power of this idea is confirmed in many, many ways. Take, for example, how the Canadian publisher of the latest Harry Potter book worked with conservation groups to produce an ancient forest friendly edition of the Order of the Phoenix. The marketing […] [Read Healthy Investing=Wealth #6]

Healthy Investing = Wealth #5

Recent messages have looked at why investing in the health revolution makes sense. Yesterday's message reviewed how this trend is in full bloom, how big business is diluting the bandwagon and one place to watch for the next opportunity beyond organic to rise. Today's message reviews a second place to watch for and cash in […] [Read Healthy Investing = Wealth #5]

Healthy Investing + Wealth #4

Recent messages have looked at why investing in the health revolution makes sense. Yesterday's message reviewed how this trend is in full bloom and why we should now look beyond organic now. Big business has jumped on the organic bandwagon and we can be sure that they will misuse and dilute the value of this […] [Read Healthy Investing + Wealth #4]