Building Wealth

The Tide Is Turning for These Beaten-Down Assets

Doc’s note: Every Monday, for the next three weeks, I’m featuring an essay series from my colleague Ben Morris, editor of DailyWealth Trader.

Ben recently explored the relationship between the U.S. dollar and commodities, which commodities are due for a rise, and what company is likely to benefit most.

This ‘Obama Retirement Account’ Is Dead – Good Riddance

Seventy million dollars… down the drain.

The government wasted a massive amount of money with President Obama’s myRA retirement savings account. This week, the Treasury Department finally shut it down.

The Best Advice I Can Possibly Give About Investing

Doc’s note: A lot of people get their investment advice through some hot tip at a cocktail party. But long-term wealth doesn’t come from one hot tip. That’s why I’m sharing an essay from my friend and colleague, Steve Sjuggerud. Although he published it two years ago, his advice about how to make investing decisions still holds true today.


Earlier this month, I (Steve) was hanging out with one of the greatest guitar players on the planet…

Should You Own Bitcoin or Gold? That’s Easy…

Doc’s note: If you’ve invested in Asia in the last few decades, you’ve likely heard of Peter Churchouse. Peter has lived in Asia for four decades. He was even the chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate and Infrastructure Committee.

He’s about as connected as it gets when it comes to Asia. Recently, my publisher Stansberry Research started a joint venture with Peter called Stansberry Churchouse Research. Today, we’re sharing an essay from their group. If you’ve ever wondered whether you should own gold or bitcoin, read on…

Eat, Drink, and Smoke Your Way to Wealth

Doc’s note: In today’s issue, we’re featuring an essay from my colleague and Extreme Value analyst Mike Barrett where he explains how everything you need to know about investing can be summed up in one sentence.

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My Favorite Way to Earn ‘Income From Nowhere’

I know what it’s like to sit and watch your stocks…

On occasion, you feel good as the market rises. At other times, it’s moments of pure terror.

To Survive a Market Mania, Prepare, Don’t Predict

Doc’s Note: In Aesop’s fable of the Tortoise and the Hare, it was the Hare’s overconfidence that lost him the race…

In today’s markets, people are confident – albeit a bit jumpy. They’re buying and selling entire sectors when just one stock reports average earnings…

The Biggest Lie: ‘It Takes Money to Make Money’

Doc’s note: One of the most common reasons people give to explain why they don’t invest is that they can’t afford it. But in today’s issue my friend and colleague Steve Sjuggerud debunks one of the biggest myths about making money… that you need money to make money.

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The Oil ‘Free Fall’ Is Coming to an End

Doc’s note: Oil is a cyclical industry. When oil supplies are low, prices are high. When supplies are high, prices are low.

For the past several years, we’ve seen weak oil prices. But an oil move is coming that no one expects… according to new Stansberry Research analyst Flavious Smith.

The Key to Finding What Any Business Is Worth Today

Doc’s note: There are lots of ways to find out a company’s value. You can get into complicated mathematics and bury yourself in financial statements. But the average investor doesn’t have the time to do that… And you don’t need to.

In today’s essay, Extreme Value editor Dan Ferris explains the best way to figure out what a business is really worth.