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Gold Retakes Center Stage

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted May 21, 2021

Outsider Club editor and market analyst Jason Simpkins has an important message for you: Investors should not follow breadcrumbs dropped by eccentric billionaires. Here's why...

The Government Is Stealing From You Again

Written by Alexander Boulden
Posted May 20, 2021

What if we told you the government has been lying to you? And that with each check, you’re actually making less money? Outsider Club editor Alexander Boulden explains how you can avoid this stealth tax...

Unbelievable, if We Even Knew What to Believe

Written by Adam English
Posted May 18, 2021

This is very much an economy in an unprecedented transition. We've been so scared of the virus, or at least what it could do to the economy, that we forgot that exciting times, when there is finally real opportunity and money to be made, come with their own kind of scary too.

Profiting From the Biotech Boom

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted May 14, 2021

Make no mistake, we're entering a golden age of pharmaceutical development. From mRNA to monoclonal antibodies, modern medical science is scoring the biggest breakthroughs since the advent of penicillin.

Meet Your New Editor

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted May 13, 2021

After months of searching, and hundreds upon hundreds of resumes and writing samples, we finally found our man. Outsider Club editor Jimmy Mengel sits down for a chat with the team's newest member, Alex Boulden...

Cut the Fed Some Slack

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted May 12, 2021

Everyone, including Outsider Club editor Luke Burgess, criticizes the Fed's actions from time to time. But it's important to remember that the Federal Reserve is not completely independent...

The Fed’s “Three Mandates” Suffer From the “Three Body Problem”

Written by Adam English
Posted May 11, 2021

The Federal Reserve's unofficial “three mandate system” is in a transitory phase to obsolescence. The financial stability “third mandate” has been promoted to the first mandate and monetary stability is in the process of being ejected entirely.

Inflation as Transitory as "Toilet Paper Shortages?" Not in the Real World

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted May 7, 2021

Investors are acknowledging what Fed economists won’t: Inflation is real. This is just the beginning; things could get much worse. Jason Simpkins discusses what happens when the bubble pops and the music stops...

Guns, Pirates, and Treasure Hunts

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted May 6, 2021

Outsider Club editor Jimmy Mengel shares a conversation he had with antiquarian arms dealer Sean Rich. The two discuss what to look for while investing in collectibles, and why kids these days don’t have the passion for history that they used to...

Markets Preparing for Hyperinflation

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted May 5, 2021

At the end of the day inflation is already here and/or soon heading higher, depending on who you ask. And the best traditional hedge for inflation has been gold...

Tesla Buyer’s Remorse Is Real and an Existential Threat

Written by Adam English
Posted May 4, 2021

At a certain point, the EV hype needs to settle down and the day-to-day issues need to take over. That is already starting to happen, and we need to accept that compromises — from consumer tolerance, to logistics, to top-down policy — need to be realistic.

Yum!'s Post-Pandemic Future Is Looking Bright

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 29, 2021

Yum! learned some important lessons during the pandemic — the biggest being that digital platforms offer 21st-century growth for 20th-century brands.

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.”