This ad caught my eye, because Nathan Slaughter (or his ad copywriter) is doing the same thing a lot of newsletter pundits do: Comparing apples to oranges in trying to give the impression that there’s some “secret” alternative to social security that save your retirement. (There is the old “secret” alternative, of course, it’s called […]
Of the many things that investors lust after, foremost are the idea of being in a “secret” deal that not everyone else knows about, and receiving high cash dividends from their investments. Which is understandable — it’s fun to be “in the know,” and historical stock market returns show the importance of dividends. By many […]
Double-digit income yields catch the attention of investors in any environment, but that’s especially true these days — savings accounts yield a fraction of a percent, typing up your money in bonds or CDs for a few years likely means you’ll actually lose money after you account for even low inflation, and the average big […]
We’ve gotten a bunch of questions recently about this pitch from Nathan Slaughter about gas to liquids technology and the “death of OPEC,” so I’m sharing an excerpt from the Friday File article about this teaser that we published a little over three weeks ago for the Irregulars. Don’t worry, it’s the meat of the […]
Natural resources-focused newsletter looks for “supply and demand crunches”.
Today’s teaser ad comes in from Nathan Slaughter, who’s trying to entice us to subscribe to his Scarcity & Real Wealth newsletter, a new offering from the StreetAuthority folks that’s focused, as you can probably guess, on investing in mining, energy and commodities. And though the ad has been running for about two weeks as […]
Nathan Slaughter edits the Half-Priced Stocks newsletter for StreetAuthority, which is a publisher that puts out a bunch of relatively inexpensive newsletters (you can see reviews of them here, if you’re curious — or add your own reviews). And as one of their advertising strategies, many of their newsletters write up “stock of the month” […]
Focuses on high dividend stocks, trusts, closed end funds and other high income securities. Formerly edited by Carla Pasternak.
There has been a flurry of ads from the several newsletters that specialize in ETF selection (ETFs are exchange traded funds, for those who might not know — they’re more or less like regular mutual funds, but are listed on a major exchange and traded throughout the day, and usually track an index), and many […]