category archives: Inflation

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I was Two Years Too Early.. Preserving Wealth

  • Written by David
  • August 10, 2011 at 11:58 am
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In August 2009, I would begin publishing articles on my blog regarding concern for the amount of debt in the world and how that debt would eventually, and negatively, impact financial markets around the world.  In those posts I began to discuss measures I would take to protect client portfolios from large loss when markets [...]

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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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The Next Bubble, Government Bonds, Part Duex, an Update

  • Written by David
  • May 20, 2009 at 8:49 am
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In my blog posting of January 7, 2009, The Next Bubble, Government Bonds I stated the historic low interest rates on U.S. Government bonds, and what would happen when interest rates began to rise. Fast forward four months, the bubble for US Government bonds has already burst. Interest rates are rising and US Government bond [...]

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Managing Your Investments in these Economic Times; Five Key Points, a Detailed Look

  • Written by David
  • January 8, 2009 at 10:40 am
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In these economic times, investors are challenged to believe that they are still on the right track for investing. Quite simply, this global economic crisis has had the ability to shake one’s confidence in their investment strategy. Given the magnitude of global news headlines and market behavior, it is easy to believe one is not [...]

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Market Update, and Oil Prices… again

  • Written by David
  • July 8, 2008 at 7:57 am
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Do you have 33:34 minutes to spare? I’d like you to consider watching a market update in video form from Liz Ann Sonders, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Ms. Sonders builds a case for oil topping out. The video covers a number of topics which I’ll offer [...]

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