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2004

May 2004 – Rising Rates

The month of April ushered in news signaling very solid economic growth, and the bond market responded by sending interest rates to their highest level in a year, as shown in the first chart below. Conservative investors who have structured their portfolios in accordance with our recommendations might be anxious about the decline in their […]

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Nov. 2004 – Prices on the Rise

The Producer Price Index rose by 1.7 percent in October, the largest monthly increase since 1990. It remains to be seen whether this signals a trend that will spiral. But investors who follow our approach can rest assured. Our parent, the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER), has long warned of the inherent decline of

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