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Biden's American Families Plan Is a Cheap Swing at the Rich

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 28, 2021

President Joe Biden is scheduled to present his American Families Plan today — in which he seeks $1.9 trillion to pay for programs designed to support families and children. Luke Burgess unpacks the proposal’s moral dilemma and considers the real meaning behind Biden’s plan.

A (Short) Investor’s Guide to the Shortage of Everything

Written by Adam English
Posted April 27, 2021

The cascade of things that we suddenly don’t have enough of goes on and on. Contrary to gut reactions, it does make sense, and it will keep making sense for years to come in some cases. Most of it won’t matter. Some of it will be insanely profitable. Here is the difference.

Will Cryptos Kill the Banking Industry?

Written by Outsider Club
Posted April 26, 2021

DeFi could be one of the most innovative financial technologies to be invented in the last 25 years. We don’t always agree with Elon Musk, but we’ll happily side with him on this one: “Don’t defy DeFi.”

Reality Is Catching Up With Potential

Written by Adam English
Posted April 23, 2021

It's one thing to have the technology. It's another to have the infrastructure. New developments for fuel cells show that a whole bunch of infrastructure is coming, and that it will pay off wonderfully for investors.

What I Learned in "High" School

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted April 22, 2021

With a stroke of the pen, America could have a booming new industry. Cannabis investing expert Jimmy Mengel explains why he's planting his money in the U.S. cannabis market...

Gold and the Lindy Effect

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 21, 2021

Gold will likely remain valued as a store of wealth for another 5,000 years. But it won't be because it has already been that way for the past 5,000. Gold expert Luke Burgess explains why the metal will remain valuable for centuries to come...

Should You Buy the Dip in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Stocks?

Written by Mike Munno
Posted April 20, 2021

Hydrogen fuel cell stocks started 2021 off hotter than most sectors but have since been humbled. Right now, certain hydrogen plays are trading at discount prices. Should you buy the dip in fuel cell stocks?

Life-Saving Technology Stocks

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 16, 2021

Outsider Club editor Jason Simpkins makes the case for minimizing the margin of human error in traffic stops. Through the use of certain technology it is possible, and Jason has found some companies solving the problem...

Prison, Ponzis, and Profits

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted April 15, 2021

Bernie Madoff died in prison on April 14th, 2021 at the age of 82. Madoff's now infamous Ponzi scheme managed to swindle $50 billion from ordinary people, charities, and celebrities alike. If only Bernie's victims were introduced to "Prime Profits" instead...

Is This New "Gold-Backed” Crypto Misleading Investors?

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 14, 2021

If you want to invest in gold, buy gold. The most direct way to do that is owning the physical bullion yourself. Beware of the pitfalls that may come with supposed "gold-backed" cryptocurrencies...

You're Being Lied To. Here's Why...

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 9, 2021

For more than a year now, market analyst Jason Simpkins has been arguing that the rate of inflation isn't what the government or the Fed says it is. It's actually much higher...

Easing Investor Anxiety with these 3 Dividend ETFs

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted April 8, 2021

For any investor struggling with analysis paralysis, dividend aristocrats are an easy choice. But most folks don’t want to buy a dozen stocks and keep track of them all. That's why I recommend ETFs to anyone who wants to grow their money easily and efficiently. Here are three solid choices...

Vanadium Investing 2021

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 7, 2021

Right now, grid energy storage facilities use lithium-ion batteries to store electricity. But lithium-ion batteries have flaws, which is why battery industry leaders are turning toward vanadium...

Magic to Mundane: A Tech Investing Checklist

Written by Adam English
Posted April 6, 2021

Just like applied physics or engineering, it’s a hard thing to bridge the gap from a proposal to a funded project to real-world applications. With all the money being thrown at tech these days, I think this needs saying now, perhaps more than ever.

Focus on Commodities — Not Empty Promises

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 2, 2021

It's hard to read about things like the construction of the Hoover Dam, our national network of highways, and the Tennessee Valley Authority and not wonder how we've failed so miserably at maintaining (much less expanding) our country's most vital economic arteries.