Archive | November, 2003

Scams Everywhere

eClub advisor Leslie Share reports how even the institutions are ripping us off when he gives us valuable information: “Gary, investors have to take care because even the biggest of institutions can suck them in. Recently the U.S. attorney in New York charged 47 people in foreign exchange scam. “The alleged scam consisted of a […] [Read Scams Everywhere]

Thanks for You

Merri and I give enormous thanks for you. You will see why in a moment, but first consider three facts. We know people starving somewhere in the world, but from 1960 to 2000, the calories available per person in developing countries rose from 1,900 to 2,650. This is progress. We know pollution is a problem […] [Read Thanks for You]

Gold

Recently when a reader asked how to hold gold and which currencies were backed by gold, I realized it’s time to share some insights into the yellow stuff because gold is worth investing in now. Please let me explain. Real money has five values. It is durable, divisible, portable, desirable and rare. Anything that fits […] [Read Gold]

Argentina Wood

Our friend and former banker, Steve Rosberg, has three forestry properties he is working on in Argentina: The first has been bought, was offered to investors was oversubscribed. He is buying the second propertry, Federacion, on Dec 15. This is a 366 Hectares (904 acres) piece of land that will be divided it into 11 […] [Read Argentina Wood]

Updated Multicurrency Sandwich

Wednesday’s message warned us that top investment managers are getting out of the U.S. dollar. Buffet wrote "Through the spring of 2002, I had lived nearly 72 years without purchasing a foreign currency. Since then Berkshire has made significant investments in — and today holds — several currencies." Sir John Templeton added that the US […] [Read Updated Multicurrency Sandwich]

Get out of the dollar now

I consult with several people on my portfolio diversification. One of these people is Teddy Christiansen who keeps track of my accounts. Here is what he recently shared. “Gary, Your portfolio is currently 64.43% in USD versus 35,57% in other currencies. I feel this is too much in the US. I would reduce instantly so […] [Read Get out of the dollar now]

Invest in Wood: Ecuador Teak

Numerous messages here in recent months have warned to get out of the U.S. dollar. Sure enough we have seen a substantial fall. The worst however is likely still to come. Even our top gurus are warnings us. Warren Buffet in a recent article wrote "Through the spring of 2002, I had lived nearly 72 […] [Read Invest in Wood: Ecuador Teak]

The Sun Never Sets

My goal for nearly forty years has been to help readers realize that a global view means the sun never sets. We can pick and choose where we want to live, earn income, bank, do business and invest. Expand your horizons and you can go where living and investing is best for you…not just where […] [Read The Sun Never Sets]

Learn Spanish in Three Weeks in Equador

To learn in the sun is fun! Now there is a way to enjoy three full weeks of direct sunlight and solve one of the biggest communications problems that face a great deal of the English speaking civilization. Spanish is the second largest language in the world. Chances are a huge Spanish speaking population lives […] [Read Learn Spanish in Three Weeks in Equador]

This 15-year old secret could devastate U.S. markets

A Special Report From Former U.S. Congressman Robert E. Bauman (J.D.) Washington’s Dirty Secret – that even the Media Establishment won’t touch A small group of Washington and Wall Street insiders is secretly playing "God" with the markets. If they slip up one more time…it may cost you half your remaining portfolio… In this Special […] [Read This 15-year old secret could devastate U.S. markets]