category archives: Alternative Asset Class

  Depression
 

It’s Time To Start Calling This For What It Is: A Modern Day Depression

  • Written by David
  • September 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm
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I recently posted a blog article on August 10, 2011 titled, “I was Two Years Too Early.. Preserving Wealth” where I would catalog my blog postings over the past two years stating my convictions on wealth preservation. Today’s missive by Rosenberg is to many, a stunner. For me it is not a stunner, merely recognition [...]

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  TTID
 

(No It’s Not) “This Time Is Different; Eight Centuries of Financial Folly”

  • Written by David
  • August 4, 2011 at 9:57 am
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This of course being the title of a book that came to market (ever so timely) in 2009.  The book won instant critical acclaim, and to read it for yourself at a later date, click the link below from amazon to order. However, this is not a book review.  Having read the book, the main [...]

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Brace Yourself

  • Written by David
  • July 8, 2011 at 6:34 pm
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The following article from the Big Picture at http://www.ritholtz.com posted July 8, 2011. I have bolded certain text, David Gratke. Brace Yourself Posted By Paul Brodsky On July 8, 2011 @ 9:30 am In Currency,Federal Reserve,Gold & Precious Metals,Think Tank | No Comments The bad news for investors pursuing positive real returns is obvious – [...]

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Managed Futures in the Portfolio; Why and Why Now?

  • Written by David
  • June 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm
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For some time I have been monitoring/researching additional ways to increase client return, while not subjecting their portfolios to undo downside market risk; and the world seems to just get more risky hour by hour. Non-the-less, years ago I was attracted to a certain financial Strategist firm for their prescient ability to include inverse assets [...]

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Search for Safety, Safe assets: nowhere to hide?

  • Written by David
  • February 25, 2011 at 10:40 am
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While browsing the Financial Times (FT) today, I came across this article, Safe assets: nowhere to hide (Click above title to access article) I instantly thought, this headline is not true, there are investment strategies to protect investors during sharp market declines.  David Gratke Wealth Advisors has been using such strategies for nearly ten years [...]

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