Profit From China’s Dirty Secret

“Become a Chinese farmer, that’s what you should do”, this quote from the ultimate China stock and commodity bull, hedge fund guru, Jim Rogers was much more than just an off the cuff remark. Jim believes in the future of China so much that he uprooted his family to move there several years ago.  He even hired a Chinese nanny to teach his kids Mandarin his belief in the future of China is so strong! Well, as time goes by, many investors are doubting Roger’s wisdom for holding such strong beliefs about the future of China. Over the last year or so, China has been in the headlines du...
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Investors Unfriend Social Stocks, Should You?

There’s an old saying that goes, “The faster something goes up, the faster it goes down.”   This saying can easily be applied to the rise and possible fall of social media stocks. At no time since the dot-com boom of the late 1990’s has the internet created such excitement and investor attention.  Back in the late 1990’s, if a company had a dot com name, investors would throw money at it.  Whether or not the company made money was an afterthought.  As long as it had a cute name, a good story about how it was “disruptive” to an existing industry, and an evangelical CEO, it could raise billio...
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