Topic Archives: Mark Skousen

What’s Skousen’s First “Trump Trade” — Infrastructure Boom Stock Teased by new 1600 Alert service

Mark Skousen is an old hand in newsletterdom now, and we’ve looked at pitches for his newsletters that are published by Eagle Financial many times over the years, including the “entry level” Forecasts & Strategies letter as well as his more expensive options-focused services. And he’s launching a new service to take advantage of the […]

Skousen’s “must have” cancer killer stock… and it’s “one of the world’s oldest, publicly traded companies”

This is a combo you don’t hear about very often, “founded in the 17th century” and “cancer killing blockbuster” … usually, the little biotechs that newsletters drop hints about are tiny, young, risky, sometimes fly-by-night outfits that are betting it all on a clinical breakthrough. Not this time, apparently. So that’s why my eye was […]

What the heck is the “Super 7 Annuity” being pitched as an “Endless Income Plan?”

Retirees and those who are near retirement are desperate for income — bond yields are ridiculously low, not just for municipal bonds and Treasuries but for riskier corporate bonds, CD rates are too low to take seriously, even dividends are getting lower as more and more investors overpay for income… so the marketplace is ripe […]

“When the China Bubble Bursts: 6 Investments to Give You Profits PLUS Protection Through the Coming Crisis”

Today’s teasers come in from Mark Skousen, who edits the Forecasts & Strategies newsletter and has graced our pages a few times in the past — most recently when he touted Cubist Pharmaceuticals very aggressively as a “winning lottery ticket” and “superbug killer” (that one did quite well, thanks to both the FDA and a […]

Killing the Superbug: “Owning this stock is like holding a winning lottery ticket” (Skousen)

Mark Skousen, who is one of those Ph.D-type doctors (economics) and thankfully doesn’t always insist on being called Dr. Skousen (yes, we’re looking at you Dr. Leeb), is pitching a health care stock today as a teaser for his Forecasts and Strategies newsletter. And like some folks we’ve heard from in the past, he’s teasing […]

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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Great earnings for UBNT late last week popped the stock up by about 20%, looks like this is the best short-term teaser p...

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    Even if Rio isn't the overnight portfolio multiplier that Skousen implies, Travis, reading your witty sarcasm made the r...

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    Addendum - after my first post, I found a two-minute video describing Skousen's strategy, offering a couple of details h...

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    I am doing a bit of speculation, dheld2, but here is my thinking ... I believe Skousen's IRA reboot is a strategy to ...

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    Interestingly Skousen was my first newsletter in the mid-80s. Unfortunately I didn't have the money to play with back th...

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    In Forecasts &Strategies Skousen ads stock of the the the Year(AAPL)Apple,Inc. $119.97,1.9%yield.$40.00per share wo...

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    For infrastructure play I'm looking at CBI and CX. Thanks for this run down, Skousen has been a speaker at several AAI...

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    Skousen has been recommending MAIN since Feb 2012, when it was $23.24 with a 7% yield. A nice return over the years and...

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    Also a favorite of Skousen and mine. MAIN is also one of the few BDC that is internally managed. Good idea to trade opti...

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    I wish everyone would speak to the degree of good intentions of these people who run these adverts. My experience is tha...

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    I received a teaser from Dr. Skousen about a high dividend stock opportunity, Main Street Capital, paying a 6.95% divide...

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    Hey Ben, Dr. Skousen said by Cubist Pharmacuticals at $12.00 and at its high I think it was around $68.00, now its hoove...

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    Stephen, here is their picks.Hope this helps. 298.1296 | | What do these icons mean? glenn newberry says: Decemb...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I wrote about most of those Skousen picks here, I think: http://www.stockgumshoe.com/reviews/forecasts-and-strategies/sk...

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    Yes, that is right Travis. Sorry about that I forgot about you could not post PDF.If anyone is interested in the picks,t...

  • Ben Lawrence

    I had the Skousen Fast Money Windows BS and did much worse than you artie with NO REFUND as he promised haha the ol'...

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    I just got a similar pitch from Mark Skousen, called "Fast Money WIndows" where certain stocks pop every year at a certa...

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    If you're looking for several stocks picks a year this service is not for you. Mark Skousen tends to pick two or three ...

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    Skousen (along with many teasers) doesn't understand the mathematics of compounding. He claims that a 418% growth over ...

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    As with so many of these teasers... The best way to end up with a small fortune is to start out with a large one. I ...

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    I subscribed to Mark Skousen back in the early 90s and I was a newby to investing. He predicted the rise of the USD in...

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    I'll save Choom supporters some time. Skousen is a racist! Everything is Boooosh's fault. The BP oil spill was a negat...

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    I subscribed to Skousen's newsletter for a year or two and got burned badly. Skousen is an Austrian Economist noted for...

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    I threw money away for a year or two by buying Skousen's newsletter. Unfortuntely, his track record was mixed at most, m...

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    This stock is nothing new, Mark Skousen (using the same publisher) has been touting this stock for two months. I guess ...

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    Wow !!! Just like Skousen said - the stock is . . . . oh wait . . . nevermind. Happy Valentines Day....

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    Skousen dumped Flagstar a couple of weeks ago when they underperformed last earnings report. ...

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    Skousen is my favorite. He thinks just like I do and offers specific picks that follow his themes. I also subscribe to...

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    Todd Skousen, the insider’s son, said he knew of a "Secret Hobby" practiced by all the top corporate executives. "The...

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    As another point of reference, HTS and NLY were both written about in the True Wealth (Sjuggerud) June 2010 issue which ...

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    JPerry uses the standard attack approach of his "angry" movement, by suggesting that our comments were "l...

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    I have to comment on Skousen, because I have followed him for a few years. He has missed the latest bull market, becaus...

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    As per Skousen video posted last week on Moneyshow.com; it's NLY and AOD (alpine dynamic). His big bet on the most ...

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    Skousen's Forecasts and Strategies is not only a very good educational tool, in my opinion, but the advice given is soli...

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    I think Skousen is wrong. I see nothing that compelling about Barnes & Noble....

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    I would note that not only did AUY not go *up* after March 25, 2008, it went significantly down, and fast. In fact, i...

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    Thanks Tom -- I'm glad you always remember to read the REALLY important stuff :) Not sure which Skousen ad you're talki...

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    two things: one, I've gotten some e-mails, I think from the Skousen letters but can't remember, recently (past week) th...

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    Thanks Spike. Lots of advisors have touted CMED, too, and it has held up reasonably well compared to some others (thoug...

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    I am fairly new to this website and I find it pretty facinating. I have a question. Since Mr. TJ Gumshoe tracks financ...

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    kind of agree with fireball. had std, then it went away due to a stop. had another bank a couple of years beck that std ...

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    My neighbor who subscribes to Skousen says it is indeed E*Trade that he is recommending....

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    Shame on me, I forgot this 5yr look-back. Who wouldn't be proudNOT over this performance? http://finance.yahoo.com/q/...

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    Did you read David Einhorn's book Destry? What facts are you disputing? Why would ALG go after David's wife? So what if ...

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    Geez, GLAD is in a declining "going nowhere" phase since before 2003, it's no mystery as to why the Div. is higher at th...

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    I was a Skousen subscriber. He has featured ACH before. It made some money for shareholders in past years, (1 year, up ...

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    Christine Stewart is dead on. Skousen does not live up to his claims. Just like Robert Hsu. It's like they don't even kn...

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    Bon Noel Mr GumshoeNeat service--thanks. I started to do this sleuthing on my own and then discovered you. You are ...

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    I don't think its RIO, though Skousen has recommended RIO recently. First, its a Brazilian company, not chinese, PE is ...

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    What about this one from Skousen today ( 10/17) I am trying to figure it out, is it ACH or a steel company:"SUPPLY...

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    interesting that insiders continue to cash out their options, especially Dalhldorf (as of 8/7/07 owns zero according to ...

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    This company was proposed by Mark Skousen a year ago (4.07.2006) “"I'd like to add a new remarkable new stock pl...

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