As some of you may know, we recently launched a monthly newsletter service (which you can purchase here). The intention is to provide our usual kooky view on markets but with actionable investment ideas included. We really enjoy writing it, so we’re able to provide it for the fantastic price of just $7 per month (based on a 12-month subscription). I encourage you to take a look at the latest June 2011 monthly report (see below) and — if you like it — you can get a subscription here.

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Jim Grant and Brad DeLong recently interviewed with the WSJ. They talk about monetary matters, speculation & market trends.

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After a fairly long quiet period, Bob Prechter was interviewed by Curt Renz on June 14th. He remains extremely cautious, and continues to believe that the long-term trends in ‘risk assets’ are bearish. He had some interesting things to say about the current position of US equities from a technical perspective. The video & summary are below:

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In our time, people consider bank deposits to be — somewhat — ‘guaranteed’. Of course, nothing material about speculative assets can be ‘guaranteed’. The other day, EWI explained why bank deposits are de facto speculative investments and why any guarantees pertaining to them are based on shaky grounds (at best!). See below for the video narration of the article.

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Jim Rogers was a busy man yesterday, interviewing at RT America, Fox News (Glenn Beck) & FSN. He talks about the US debt ceiling, the ratings agencies, inflation and trends in asset prices.

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The ever-insightful Jim Rogers was on CNBC yesterday. He continues to believe in the commodities bull market, the secular decline in the dollar (as the World’s reserve currency) and the rise of China. Most notably, he said that he owns the dollar right now, due to widespread pessimism about it. See below for the video and the summary.

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Jim Grant & James Turk talk about gold, money, the history of money and much more. A truly fantastic video, I strongly suggest that you watch it in its entirety.

 


James Grant and James Turk discuss gold, the Fed and the US economy