Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump: I'm a Little Bit Confused

I am a little bit confused. Maybe Mr. Trump is confused too. He has promised dozens of times that he would start a trade war with China, in this first day in office he would impose a 45% tariff, he would start a trade war with Mexico and Japan and none of that has happened, so I am not quite sure of what has happened to Mr. Trump. Maybe he is just a politician like the rest of them.

Monday, April 10, 2017

India: It Has Been A Disappointment

Mr. Modi has been a disappointment. I bought Indian shares when it looked like he was going to win but I sold them. He has not done anything. And that demonetization thing, I mean, that was just theft. (WisdomTree India Earnings Fund ETF (EPI), iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM))

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The U.S. Dollar Will Go Higher

I own a lot of U.S. Dollars because turmoil is coming and the Dollar will go higher, it will get overpriced and may even turn into a bubble.

A Safe Haven for Savers

In the end the savers safe haven is agriculture. Have a farm and learn how to be a farmer. (PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA))

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Video: The Road to Wall Street

The Road to Wall Street: From the early days in Alabama to Wall Street.
  • how Jim Rogers took a 75 percent pay cut to start the fund with George Soros;
  • the remarkable performance (4200 percent in 10 years) alongside George Soros;
  • the decision to leave Wall Street and go driving around the world;

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Mine Nationalization: Is It a Serious Risk?

I do not think there is much risk of mine nationalization. There may be in some countries where there is internal political problems. I am just racing around the world in my brain trying to think where somebody may nationalize mines and I do not see that happening. I do not see that as a very serious risk. (Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX), Newmont Mining (NEM), Goldcorp (GG), Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX), Novagold (NG), Barrick Gold (ABX))

Monday, April 3, 2017

Favorite Emerging Market

As soon as oil stops going down, I hope that I am smart enough to buy a lot of Rubles. (iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM), Market Vector Russia ETF Trust (RSX))

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