Entries by Arthur Henry

Why Warren Buffet Hates Gold

After seven years in the penalty box, gold is finally starting to come alive, and the Armageddon crowd is absolutely loving it. Maybe after ten years of rising, stocks are finally expensive on a relative basis? These are the guys who are perennially predicting the collapse of the dollar, the default of the US government,

What About Asset Allocation?

Asset allocation is the one question that I get every day which I absolutely cannot answer. The reason is simple: no two investors are alike. The answer varies whether you are young or old, have $1,000 in the bank or $1 billion, are a sophisticated investor or an average Joe, in the top or the

Why Technical Analysis is a Disaster

At my Mad Hedge Lake Tahoe Conference, I head an amazing piece of information from a guest speaker. Fidelity recently conducted a study to identify their best-performing clients. They neatly fell into two groups: people who forgot they had an account at Fidelity, and dead people. It all underlines the futility of trading the markets

Take a Ride in the New Short Junk ETF

Bonds are about to drop like a rock. Stocks will drop sharply in the coming year. What could be better than an ETF that benefits from both falling bonds AND stocks? It just so happens that there is such an animal. When you look at the profusion of new ETFs being launched today, you find