Archive | March, 2004

Carcinogen found in wells

A recent article in a Sarasota newspaper stated that county officials were rushing to extend water lines to homes where water wells have been found to contain carcinogenic industrial solvents. Testing last year discovered vinyl chloride above levels acceptable to the state. The county installed water filtration systems in the affected homes, but testing this […] [Read Carcinogen found in wells]

Is small beautiful

We can make our investments larger if we spot the beauty that comes from being smaller. We need to understand signals from the wellness revolution such as one that McDonald’s just sent us now. Mcdonald’s recently announced they are making corporate responsibility a top priority. To show they mean this they said they will stop […] [Read Is small beautiful]

International Living

Dear Friend, We don't promote International Living as an investment newsletter. But our track record for making money for our readers is, in fact, better than that of most financial newsletters in the world. International Living has a tremendous track record for turning its readers on to highly profitable investments: * In 1983, International Living […] [Read International Living]

Tipping Point & Nostalgia

Who would think we can gain a message about investing and the tipping point from Pabst Blue Ribbon beer? We can. The unlikely resurgence of Past Blue Ribbon beer was recently featured in an AP article by Jonathan Drew and points out how a few young consumers in Portland Oregon started the trend at Lutz […] [Read Tipping Point & Nostalgia]

Law of the farm

A recent article by Arlin Wasserman of the Michigan Land Use Institute shows how the wellness revolution can improve your finances. It reviews a thriving business at Blackstar Farms in Leelanau County Michigan as an example of "new entrepreneurial agriculture," a blend of small-scale farming and business practices. Most small farmers have been clobbered by […] [Read Law of the farm]

Emerging stock markets to avoid

Here is valuable data about emerging stock markets from Morgan Stanley, the MCSI Capital Index and Michael Keppler about the emerging stock markets to now avoid including the Egyptian, Indian, Israel, Pakistan, Peru and Thai stock markets. eClub expert Michael Keppler looks at all foreign stock markets and compares every major market monthly looking at […] [Read Emerging stock markets to avoid]

Best emerging markets

Here is interesting emerging markets data from Michael Keppler and the Morgan Stanley and the MSCI Capital Index about the best emerging markets. Right now these are the Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Czech Republic, Korean, Philippine and Russian stock markets. Emerging markets continued to have strong performance as the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Index rose 3.5% […] [Read Best emerging markets]

International stock markets to avoid

Here is valuable data about international stock markets from Morgan Stanley and the MCSI Capital Index, plus Michael Keppler about international stock markets to avoid. These include the Canadian, Hong Kong, Japanese, Singapore, Swiss and the U.S. stock markets. eClub expert Michael Keppler looks at all foreign stock markets and compares every major market monthly […] [Read International stock markets to avoid]

Top value equity markets

Here is very interesting equity market data from Michael Keppler and the Morgan Stanley and their MSCI Capital Index about the best performing equity markets. Here we look at Michaels views on the Belgium stock market, Danish stock market, German stock market, Italian stock market, Dutch stock market and Norwegian stock market. Over the past […] [Read Top value equity markets]

Earn as you travel

Earn as you travel. Here is some valuable data about international business and travel writing. Over the years, I've traveled to more than 70 countries researching business opportunities, but also exploring (and enjoying) these destinations. Merri and I have lived and worked on every continent and have made extra fortunes from simply stumbling across distortions […] [Read Earn as you travel]