Category Archives: Featured Tactics

The “Total Wealth Principle of Forced Perspective” Is Worth Millions

American humorist, actor, and social commentator Will Rogers once said, “good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement.”

Adored during the 1930s, I can only wonder what he’d say today.

History rarely works out as expected, especially when it comes to the perspective you need to profit from it. Society, of course, doesn’t think this way, which is why our lives are filled with information “everybody” knows is true – but really isn’t.

For example, many people

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Three Strategies That Work Best Right Now (and Why Counter-Intuitive Thinking Is Key)

I got an interesting question earlier this week while in Las Vegas where I was speaking at the MoneyShow… what works best right now?

Usually, that’s a question related to which specific stocks, bonds, ETFs or other funds you want to buy. But in this case, the person asking wanted to know what kinds of investment methods work best given current market conditions and how you adjust to all the volatility gumming up the works.

That’s a savvy question, especially since there’s a very counter-intuitive answer.

Asking which stocks are “best” is only half the battle when it comes to big profits. To really hit the home runs you and I both know are out there, you’ve got to know which methods work best and when to use them.

Right now, for example, the markets are completely dominated by tweet-driven trading. This favors day traders and the institutional big boys because it caters to the short-term trading methods they use.

That does NOT mean you’re out of luck as an investor, though. You just have to change up your approach a bit…

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