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Investment Contrarians

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We believe the stock market and the economy have been propped up since 2009 by artificially low interest rates, never-ending government borrowing and an unprecedented expansion of our money supply. The “official” unemployment numbers do not reflect people who have given up looking for work. The “official” inflation numbers are way off reality. After a 25-year down cycle in interest rates, we believe rapid inflation caused by huge government debt and money printing will start us on a new cycle of rising interest rates. Investment Contrarians is our daily financial e-letter dedicated to helping investors make money by going against the “herd mentality.” When everyone was getting out of gold bullion in 2002 at $300 an ounce, we recommended getting in. When the housing market peaked in 2006, we were telling our readers to get out. When the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 14,000 in 2007, we told our readers stocks were at a top. And when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell to 6,400 in March of 2009, and the majority of investors were bailing from stocks, we told our readers to jump in with both feet! Investment Contrarians provides independent and unbiased research. We are independent analysts that love to research and comment on the economy and the stock market. We make money when a reader of Investment Contrarians purchases one of our many paid-for financial advisories. Our parent company, Lombardi Publishing Corporation, has been in business since 1986. You can learn more about the editors of Investment Contrarians, at http://www.investmentcontrarians.com/about-us/.
March 24, 2014 4:31 PM
For months and months now we’ve been pointing to seemingly obvious economic data to prove that the U.S. housing market is in trouble because o ...
March 24, 2014 4:31 PM
One of the most important investing lessons I have learned over time is to be careful when the price of an asset goes up significantly in a very sho ...
March 24, 2014 4:30 PM
The current drama surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been riveting and indicative of how the superlative growth in travel in the airline s ...
March 18, 2014 4:11 PM
The winter storm that recently tore across the northeastern United States will, no doubt, take the blame for the continuing weak economic news and d ...
March 18, 2014 4:11 PM
With a long-term portfolio, the goal is to earn a constant rate of return over a long period. Sadly, even with this in mind, investors end up making ...
February 19, 2014 10:18 AM
We see there’s a significant amount of economic news mounting against the argument that key stock indices will go higher this year. We see maj ...
February 19, 2014 8:30 AM
If the state of the U.S. housing market is a key indicator on the health of the U.S. economy, things aren’t looking great. Against a backdrop ...
February 19, 2014 8:28 AM
I have been in this business a long time, and I believe that the best tactic is to combine as many positive factors as possible in order to have the ...
February 19, 2014 8:27 AM
For an economy that relies on consumer spending to fuel the vast majority of its economic growth, ongoing weak retail sector sales and increased job ...
February 19, 2014 7:49 AM
Consumer spending is critical when it comes to growth of the U.S. economy. It makes up a significant portion of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP ...
December 27, 2013 10:29 AM
The subject of investing in gold evokes varied responses. Proponents of gold say that it is one of the most reliable asset classes during financial ...
December 12, 2013 11:03 AM
Oil prices are heading higher on the chart with the cash West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rallying back toward the $100.00 level after threatenin ...
December 12, 2013 11:00 AM
In 1938, Mexico nationalized its oil industry, taking over all aspects from production to final distribution. This ban on ownership by foreign compa ...
December 10, 2013 10:51 AM
Taper or no taper? When? How much? These are the worries that are currently driving tensions in the stock market on a daily basis. As I wrote in a p ...