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How To Be A Smarter Investor

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Investing, as you might know yourself, is first and foremost a great mental exercise. Hence, perhaps one of the most important pillars of investing success is continuous education (though this likely holds true for any other area as well, not just …

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Only Two Options For The Saudi Sheikhs

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A few years ago, when living in Phuket, Thailand, a group of Saudis stayed for a week’s holiday in a neighboring villa.

Outside of the religious and social confines of the land of black gold and endless sand, this group made a bunch of spoiled 5-year olds left to run amok in a candy shop without adult supervision look positively angelic.

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To Russia With Love

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“Freddie experienced the sort of abysmal soul-sadness which afflicts one of Tolstoy’s Russian peasants when, after putting in a heavy day’s work strangling his father, beating his wife, and dropping the baby into the city’s reservoir, he turns to the …

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Not Your Kind Grandpa

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I was about to hit publish on an intriguing investment opportunity I wanted to share with you. But just before hitting the send button, my buddy asked me to come have a beer with him in Omaha. His invite came with THE best viewpoint …

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Who’s Solving This Problem?

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Today I provide you with two charts on the global food industry. You’ll notice that from 1991 (not that long ago for most of us) till 2025 (just around the corner) the global meat consumption more than doubles. People in …

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How To Profit From Pessimism In Europe

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Taking a glance at the headlines in Europe, all I see is the world’s “woes” cropping up. Either we’re dealing with cowboys, or the market sentiment is decidedly bearish. I’ll let you be the judge… Bloomberg: “Worst Earnings Letdown Since Crisis …