Today, how the next financial crisis could unfold… and what you can do to protect yourself. But first… a quick look at what’s happening in the markets. The most important story – by far – is the big fall in bond prices.
Over the last three years, the price of an ounce of gold bullion has fallen 26%. Over the same period, the S&P 500 has risen 59%. The question on the table today: Is it time to sell your gold?
Today, Bill weighs in on the centrally planned stock market boom under way in China. But first, an update on the latest victim of the global currency wars…
Academics in the field of finance generally see investing as a coin toss: a game of luck, not of skill. The prevailing ideology of modern finance is that markets are efficient, and so there is no point in trying to outsmart them. According to this view, there is no need for judgment when it comes to investing because the markets are near perfectly calibrated and asset prices rapidly reflect all known information.
Tomorrow and Friday, members of Bill’s top-tier family wealth advisory, Bonner & Partners Family Office, are meeting in Baltimore to learn about building and preserving family wealth. So for the rest of the week, Chris – who also serves as investment director of Bill’s family office project – will be sharing some of the most important principles behind how to be a successful steward of long-term family wealth.
Greece is on the brink… again… Two weeks after scrambling to make an $818 million debt repayment to the IMF, it must hand over another $327 million this Friday. And over the course of June, it must repay a further $1.3 billion.