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I have an inner-troll that’s hard to keep underground. I can’t help it. Whenever I see another asinine comment, my keyboard fingers get itchy. Like when I see people discussing the price they’ll start buying Tesla shares. Or praising the government’s covid-“stimulus.” It takes huge resolve to resist hitting ‘Send,’ but I always resist. Sometimes I [...]

During WWII, the Nazis embarked on a short-lived campaign called ‘Operation Bernhard.’ The aim was to forge British bank notes and drop them on major cities instead of bombs. As free cash falls from the sky, the people would be driven into a buying frenzy – bidding up the prices of goods. The value of [...]

Picasso was once asked, “How do you carve such a beautiful, realistic wooden elephant?” To which he replied: “By chipping away all the parts that don’t look like an elephant.” Aside from being funny, I find it’s a valuable lesson in building your email list. I often meet clients who are terrified of offending readers. One [...]

What if you were Mike Bloomberg? Could you show your face at the office? On his dismal Presidential campaign, Bloomberg’s own news outlet reported: “He spent $505.8million on broadcast, cable, radio and digital ads, according to Advertising Analytics. That’s an average of $5.5million a day since he officially became a candidate.” Another amazing fact: Bloomberg spent $190million [...]

Television has some of the worst advertising. But the worst of the worst has to be for cars. There’s a Subaru commercial I keep seeing while my wife watches The Bachelor. This advert compares the 2020 Subaru outback to a goat. I’m not even even joking. You can see one of the adverts here.  Their genius reasoning [...]

I recently read that Warren Buffett is sitting on $150billion of unused cash. The markets are so crazy right now, he must not know where to park it. (A tragedy for the world’s greatest ever investor.) Cash is a festering pile of manure. Spreading it around is productive. You can help new enterprises grow. Leave [...]

I never wanted to be a copywriter. Not at first. When I was 15, I wrote short stories and movie scripts. I had a couple of friends who were the same. We poured over Tarantino screenplays, then wrote embarrassing replicas of our own. Then we got cameras and shot a few. Then I went to [...]

D.C. Insider’s Apocalypse Beating Portfolio

One of my favourite financial pundits is “CIA Insider” Jim Rickards. He’s supposedly connected with top brass in Washington and the Pentagon. Some of whom cannot even be named. Rickards’ research into the inevitable collapse of the global financial system is a big reason I started buying gold. In his excellent book Aftermath Rickards talks about [...]

Mona Lisa’s Twin Gives Me The Creeps…

Would you believe, this is NOT the Mona Lisa?  The famous lady’s twin has spent over 40 years locked in a Swiss bank vault. I don’t know why, but I find this picture disturbing. It gives me the creeps. I had the same problem when Cadbury ran an advert featuring a young Audrey Hepburn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJt9narRaf4 [...]

$131.77 Trillion Crash Landing Onto Gold?

Something startling was uncovered on Wall Street. And it could mark the beginning of history’s greatest ever wealth transfer…up to $131.77trillion of paper currency hurtling towards gold. I’m not telling you this as investment advice. You make up your own mind. But I get unending flack from my pals who swear by the S&P500…the Dow…Property…Bonds…Anything [...]