Last 7 Days

Early Indicator for Silver
Conditions for investing in gold and speculating in the Silver Dip are growing better. My friend Rich Checkan at Assets Strategy International sent me this note on Monday. Dear Gary, The past week has been a tumultuous one for precious metals, particularly gold. The metal hit its lowest level since December on Tuesday in light […] (May 22, 2018)

The New Big in Small
Problems created by big business create opportunity for those who write. Recently a friend sent me the NYT article “Save Barnes & Noble!” The article says: Barnes & Noble is in trouble. You hear that, in worried tones, when you talk to people in the book business. You feel it when you walk into one […] (May 21, 2018)

Double Joy From Pinnacle Careers
Pinnacle careers provide double joy. Image from WSJ Magazine article “Napa Valley Winemaker Bill Harlan Releases a New Vintage” (1) shows one of Bill Harlan’s vineyards in the hills of Oakville, California. One of the world’s most famous wine makers shows that at any age we can use experience to create missions for profit and […] (May 20, 2018)

Silver Dip Now?
The best way to protect and increase your savings and wealth is with a good value portfolio of equities. Every investor should build that portfolio around their unique timing, liquidity and income needs. Once this type of portfolio is in place, it can be enhanced with select speculations in precious metals when the priie of […] (May 18, 2018)

Radioactivity in the Heart
The government’s response to radioactivity in the heartland of America shows how large a problem we have. A previous article at this site told how America was being attacked with radiation from the East and West. Lincoln City on the beach in Oregon… a great place to enjoy nature.  Merri and I go there often […] (May 17, 2018)

Bear Market Protection Now?
Is there a Point to Bear Market Protection? This is a question asked in the May 2018 ENR Asset Management Outlook.  ENR is one of the analysts we use to update our Purposeful investing Course.  ENR CEO Eric Roseman, began as one of my readers 30 years ago. He has far surpassed my ability to […] (May 16, 2018)

The “Nomophobia” Adaptation
We need to control how we adapt. As the world changes, we do adapt.  Whether we like it or not, whether we mean to, when there is change, we change. Outside influences will direct the pathways of our lives.  We can leave this to chance, or we can do our best to spot what’s going […] (May 14, 2018)

Less Money – More Food – Poorer Health
Here is how an economic trend have dramatic impacts on our health. I have a friend who lived many years in China.  His wife’s parents were among the bourgeoisie who were deported from the city and sent to the country side to be “reeducated”.   Her health suffered so she is physically small, because her nutrition declined […] (May 11, 2018)