Archive | September, 2007

Emerging Market Boom

Emerging markets cash in on two foundations of good investments – investment value and investing belief. Emerging investment value is the only proven feature that outperforms markets in the long run.  Belief is required to hold investments of value if they begin to fall or if they dramatically rise but still offer good value. One […] [Read Emerging Market Boom]

Americans Move Abroad

Americans move abroad. A recent article in Barrons entitled, “A new life in Panama” by Bob  Adams tells the story of two young professionals with young children who quit their jobs and immigrated to Panama. Yet the article was much more. It  told of “a silent immigration of Americans retirees and more, seeking to  work […] [Read Americans Move Abroad]

Multi Currency Portfolio Update Winnings

Multi currency portfolio winnings are seen in the latest review of the five multi currency portfolios we created November 1, 2006. They give us three valuable lessons about, #1: short term shifts, #2: value and #3: emerging markets.     Portfolios 2007 July 20 Aug 17 Aug 31 Sept 9  Sept 21 Sept 28 Swiss Samba […] [Read Multi Currency Portfolio Update Winnings]

Multi Currency Portfolio Update #27

The latest review of the five multi currency portfolios we created November 1, 2006 gives us three valuable lessons about, #1: short term shifts, #2: value and #3: emerging markets. First note the performance of the Emerging Market Portfolio.  The 2006 model Emerging Market Portfolio was up 114%.  This year’s Emerging Market Portfolio has a […] [Read Multi Currency Portfolio Update #27]

Ecuador Profits Out of Fashion

Ecuador profits may be out of Fashion but Ecuador’s President may be  good. One frequent concern that readers express when they ask about Ecuador  is about the political stability. This is interesting for two reasons. First, most of these concerns come  from Americans where I feel the political scenario is less stable than most. Where […] [Read Ecuador Profits Out of Fashion]

Investment Convictions and Work Create Profit

Investment convictions and work sum up our series on humanity’s  evolution showed us yesterday how Steve Ells combined his imagination, passion  and hard work with capital and experience from his dad to build a new type  of fast food…greener…healthier and more socially conscious than  perhaps we baby boomers would have started 40 years ago.  His […] [Read Investment Convictions and Work Create Profit]

Investment Profit Convictions Example

Investment profits in yesterday’s message looked at how mankind’s  material success lets our children evolve to a higher investing, business and lifestyle consciousness and this is good.  Understanding how the  younger generation is acting more on its passions (than just seeking money) can  help us figure out better places to invest. Time Magazine’s October 1, […] [Read Investment Profit Convictions Example]

Investment Convictions Create Profits From Convictions

A reader from Chicago sent this comment about last week’s “Profit in Convictions” message which noted how our children are thinking more  about their passions than the money in choosing their careers. “Gary, your children’s altruistic careers were no doubt helped along by  your and Merri’s own teachings and philosophy, but I have to assume that  […] [Read Investment Convictions Create Profits From Convictions]

International Bond & Equity Portfolio Up 297% Last Month

The latest review of the five multi currency portfolios we created November 1, 2006 and have tracked since shows how fast portfolios can recover and how quickly the US dollar can fall.  This quick fall and fast recovery created a 297% rise in one of our model portfolios in just the last month. Here are […] [Read International Bond & Equity Portfolio Up 297% Last Month]

Multi Currency Portfolio Update #26

The latest review of the five multi currency portfolios we created November 1, 2006 and have tracked since shows how fast portfolios can recover and how quickly the US dollar can fall. The Emerging Markets Portfolio which lost half its value from July 20 through August 17 has recovered all that loss and has risen […] [Read Multi Currency Portfolio Update #26]