Category: Daily Briefing

November 19, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Pentagon’s “Funny” Accounting Conceals Epic Waste

“The Pentagon can’t manage what it can’t measure, and Congress can’t effectively perform its constitutional oversight role if it doesn’t know how the Pentagon is spending taxpayer dollars.”

November 18, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Dow Tops 16,000; S&P 500 Hits 1800

Easy Fed policies drive U.S. stocks to fresh all time highs; Nasdaq at 4 year high and nearing 4,000.

November 15, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Get Ready for China 2.0

Don’t believe the hype… The reports of China’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.

November 14, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

America’s Day of Reckoning is Nearing

Random thoughts on America’s coming financial hangover…

November 12, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Self Storage Investing: 4 REITs for Income Investors

Not only do you get a steady income that is directly tied to the self storage industry, but you also get a solid potential for capital gains.

Category: Daily Briefing

Self Storage Investing: 4 REITs for Income Investors

Not only do you get a steady income that is directly tied to the self storage industry, but you also get a solid potential for capital gains.

November 11, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

The Fed’s “Charm Offensive” is Creating a New Stock Bubble

Now that the S&P 500 has rallied 165% off its 2009 lows, retail investors are now starting to pile into U.S. stocks. Is it time to sell?

November 7, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

A Biblical View of True Wealth

In our era of great material abundance, I believe the need has never been greater for followers of Christ to gain a solid understanding of how the Bible views money, wealth, and possessions.

November 6, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Investing in Israel’s Energy Independence

Israel’s recoverable portion of the Levant Basin is enough to make the country energy independent for decades to come.

November 5, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Exclusive: Whistleblower Exposes World Bank Corruption

“What I witnessed was money going the wrong way and a cover up. And a failure to correct the cover up no matter how high I went up the corporate ladder.”

November 3, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

The Cheapest Stocks in the World

Despite the recent recovery in European stocks, I do not believe that it is too late for the average investor to buy into Europe’s stock rally.

November 1, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

FTM Weekly Round Up

As we head into the weekend, I figured I would share my commentary on the some of the headlines that we have been watching this week.

October 31, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Is Now a Good Time to Invest in Wal-Mart?

A small $100 investment in this retail giant back in 1971 would be now be worth over $315,000! While the exponential growth days for Wal-Mart are over, is the stock still a good buy?

October 29, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Is the Gold Bull Market Dead?

Jerry Robinson: “I do not believe that smart investors are going to dump their hard assets in exchange for paper assets amid the largest inflationary period in all of world history.”

October 28, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

It’s Time for the Saudis to Fight Their Own Battles

If Saudi Arabia wants to pull back from its deep and unhealthy relationship with the United States we should welcome such a move.

October 25, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

The NSA is a Disgrace

The shameful actions taken by the NSA have exposed the common virtues of “blind allegiance” and “unbridled patriotism” held by many U.S. citizens towards their government as a complete sham.

October 23, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Keep Your Eyes on Saudi Arabia

In case you haven’t heard by now, tensions are intensifying between the world’s largest net oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, and the world’s lone superpower, the United States.

October 21, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Big Money is Flowing into European Stocks

Institutional investors are taking their money outside the U.S. for 2014. Where are they headed? Europe.

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Congress Gives Obama Early Christmas Gift: Blank Check

Congress will only take serious steps to reduce spending when either a critical mass of Americans pressures it to cut spending, or when investors and foreign countries stop buying U.S. government debt.

October 18, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

U.S. National Debt Hits $17 Trillion: How Did We Get Here?

In 1980, America was the largest creditor nation in all of recorded history. Just over three short decades later, America now stands as the greatest debtor nation in all of world history.

October 16, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

The Twilight of American Hegemony

Those who continue to believe in the perpetual resilience of the American empire must face facts. And facts are stubborn things.

October 15, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

EBT Chaos Tame Compared to Coming Riots in America

Last weekend’s EBT failure is merely a foreshadowing of what lies ahead for a nation nearing insolvency.

October 14, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

China: It’s Time for a New World Order

As the dysfunction in Washington rose to new heights over the weekend, China took the opportunity to fire a clear shot across the bow at America’s reckless economic and geopolitical trajectory.

October 11, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Who Shut Down the Government? Or, How Thomas Sowell Just Totally Exposed the GOP

The sheer fiscal insanity and spineless leadership that infects Washington is only exacerbated by the American people’s defense of these thugs based upon their team colors. When will the American people realize that they themselves are the butt of a bad joke?

October 8, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Here’s One Simple Way to End Social Security Disability Fraud

When taxpayer dollars that are reserved to protect the most vulnerable of our society are siphoned off by able-bodied fraudsters, its time to rethink the system. Here’s one creative way to stop the crooks.

October 7, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Seven Ways to Save Money Under Obamacare

Whether you are a small business owner, an individual with no health insurance, or a family that already has health insurance, you might want to consider these ideas to help save money on health care and reduce your tax bill under Obamacare.

October 6, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Will America Go Bankrupt? We Already Are

The days of American economic hegemony are numbered. We are a nation living on borrowed time, thanks to borrowed money.

October 3, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

Israel Eyes Anti-Iran Security Pact With Gulf States

Senior Israeli officials have holding secret meetings with prominent figures from a number of Persian Gulf and other Arab states in recent weeks in an attempt to muster new alliance capable of stopping Iran

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Pentagon Goes on $5 Billion Shopping Spree on Eve of Shutdown

Pentagon pumps billions of dollars into defense contractors’ bank accounts on eve of shutdown.

October 2, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

FTMDaily Briefing – Netanyahu Appeals For Caution over Iran in UN Speech

In historic 33 minute speech before the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exposes Iran’s true intentions.

September 30, 2013 Category: Daily Briefing

FTMDaily Briefing – Who’s Leading the GOP?

OBAMACARE IS HERE As the Federal government closes its doors, the state healthcare exchanges are open for business Retailers Home Depot, Trader Joe’s, and Forever 21 respond by cutting hours to beat new Obamacare rules Trend sparks fears among low-paid workers that they will be hit twice: by having earnings cut and paying more for […]