Author: The Sovereign Investor

The Cinderella Story of 2017 (and 2018)

The Cinderella Story of 2017 (and 2018)

Six months ago, I took some good-natured ribbing from my Banyan Hill colleagues… I called investing in Europe, especially its banking stocks, “The Economic Cinderella Story of 2017.” Yes, it was grandiose. Over the top. At the time, Europe was […]

Do Buybacks Destroy Companies?

Do Buybacks Destroy Companies?

“They made their money despite the government. They should be rewarded for creating so much value with the federal bureaucracy all over them like a cheap suit.” His eyes fluttered with involuntary uncertainty as he spoke. If he played poker, […]

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Investment advice from Paris Hilton

Angelina Umansky, a 39-year-old spa owner from San Francisco, was visiting a friend in Miami two weeks ago when she heard about a new condo development downtown. Hoping to find a vacation home, but worried that others were interested, too, […]

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The Next Industry To Be Targeted By Hackers

We recently wrapped up a conference with hundreds of Banyan Hill subscribers. The news about Equifax’s data breach, and the long line of data thefts in the years before, was very much on everyone’s mind. Knowing Total Wealth Insider’s focus […]

Middle-Class Wealth Grab

Middle-Class Wealth Grab

Somewhere in my distant past there was a silly television advert with a character dressed up like Mad Max. Someone asked him what was wrong — he looked pained. He replied: “I’m worried.” Road Worrier — get it? That’s the […]

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Hedge funds Closes Shop – Warning Sign?

I stared at the words on the screen… “My favorite ‘safe’ stocks don’t feel cheap, and my favorite ‘cheap’ stocks don’t feel safe,” wrote the hedge fund manager. “Hence, my decision to shut down.” And with that statement, hedge fund […]