Spamdex - Spam Archive

Report spam

Send in your spam and get the offenders listed

Create a rule in outlook or simply forward the spam you receive to questions@spamdex.co.uk

Also in info2.eaglefinancialpublications.com

Skousen CAFE: Stockholm Calling: How High Can Stocks Go?

Skousen's Investor CAFE

Stockholm Calling: How High Can Stocks Go?

By Mark Skousen
Editor, Forecasts & Strategies
10/05/2017

SPONSORED CONTENT

Double Your Retirement Savings with “Plan Z”

Don’t let outdated investing “rules” ruin your retirement. Discover how “Plan Z” -- a revolutionary new strategy from the experts at the American Association of Individual Investors -- can help you beat the market, reduce risk AND as much as double your retirement savings.

Get your free copy of “Plan Z” Investing now.

Click Here Now!
“It is the producer who as a rule initiates economic change, and consumers are educated by him if necessary; they are taught to want new things.”

-- Joseph Schum (1934)

“Gross output, long advocated by Mark Skousen, will have a profound and manifestly positive impact on economic policy.”

-- Steve Forbes (2014)

I was invited to Stockholm, Sweden, the home of the Nobel Prize, to give the prestigious Schum Lecture last week on “GO Beyond GDP: Why Business is More Important Than Consumer Spending or Government Stimulus.”



Dr. Mark Skousen gives his lecture on GO (Gross Output).

The Schum Lecture is an annual event sponsored by the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, currently under the leadership of Johan Eklund. Past speakers have included Deirdre McCloskey, professor of history at University of Illinois at Chicago; Philippe Aghion, a French economist at Harvard; and William Gartner, professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College.

Investing in Marijuana: "This is akin to the lifting of prohibition..."

Kevin O’Leary of Shark Tank fame says of marijuana: It’s “…like the end of prohibition. It’s a remarkable opportunity.” And while O'Leary sees "spectacular returns" coming in legal marijuana, Top 20 Living Economist Dr. Mark Skousen has developed his own "greenprint" to profit from the cannabis boom.

Learn more about Dr. Skousen's research here for full details.

Click Here Now!
The lecture is named after the Austrian economist and Harvard professor Joseph Schum because his work placed the entrepreneur as the focal point of a dynamic growing capitalist system.



Mark Skousen stands with panelists Johan Eklund, Lena Hagman, Erika Damsgaard and Pontus Braunerhjelm (moderator).

Dr. Eklund invited me because he believes that gross output (GO), the macro statistic that I have championed for nearly 30 years since writing “The Structure of Production” (NYU Press, 1990, now in its third edition -- click here to order), makes the entrepreneurial role central to national income accounting. Gross domestic product (GDP) measures the “use” economy, while GO is all about the “make” economy. And it is the entrepreneur-capitalist that is in charge of the production process that brings about new goods and services and a higher standard of living.

In my lecture, I contended that GO is a more comprehensive measure of the economy, serves as a valuable tool in analyzing the business cycle, restores the business sector (rather than consumer spending or government stimulus) as the major driver of the economy and deserves to be updated on a quarterly basis along with GDP. More recently, I contended that GO should be reported as the “top line” in national income accounting, and GDP as the “bottom line.”

GO and GDP are both important and complement each other, but GO is a broader and better measure of total economic activity. When GO is growing faster than GDP, as it has been doing after the financial crisis of 2008-09, it indicates a growing economy. Knowing this, I’ve been bullish on the economy and the stock market over the past eight years, and subscribers to my Forecasts & Strategies have profited handsomely.

Why Investors Are Secretly Switching to this “3 Income Engine” Strategy

You won’t hear about this strategy from your stockbroker. But it’s working like gangbusters for investors like Robert M., from Michigan, who made $115,000 in a single year -- with no losses… and for Pittsburgh’s David K., who doubled his investing account in 6 months.

Learn more about the “3 Income Engine” strategy here.

Click Here Now!

However, when GO grows slower than GDP, or even falls faster than GDP, it spells trouble for the economy and the stock market. GO is a leading economic indicator. As David Ranson, chief economist at HCWE, Inc., has proven, GO can anticipate GDP as much as 12 weeks in advance.

When will the economy and the stock market top out and head south?  I will be watching quarterly GO data very carefully and will issue my analysis when the next GO report comes out on Nov. 2. Stay tuned!

My lecture was well received. Several government officials and economists were in the audience and on the panel, and told me that Sweden now reports GO on an annual basis, and hopes to do so on a quarterly basis like the United States.

In case you missed it, I encourage you to read my e-letter from last week about my musings on my trip in Europe.

Upcoming Conferences

New Orleans Investment Conference, New Orleans Hilton, Oct. 25-28: I’ve spoken at this “granddaddy of hard-money conferences” since 1977! This year’s keynote speakers include Fox News host Tucker Carlson, Fox contributor Charles Krauthammer, real estate mogul Robert Kiyosaki and commodity guru Dennis Gartman. For full information, go to http://neworleansconfterence.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/NOIC2017_skousen.html or call toll-free 1-800-648-8411. Be sure to mention you are a subscriber of mine for a discount on the registration fee.

You Blew It!

Forbes Magazine’s Surprising Sin of Omission
By Mark Skousen
Editor, Forecasts & Strategies


I’ve always been a big fan of Forbes magazine, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

Forbes is the oldest business magazine in the nation, and is in the forefront of making sure capitalism has a good reputation.

I consider it a feather in my cap that I was a columnist for Forbes for more than five years in the late 1990s. We celebrated Steve Forbes’ life and career on his 70th birthday at FreedomFest in July.

So I was surprised to see a couple of big names omitted in their 100th anniversary September issue, where they listed their “100 Greatest Business Minds.” They missed such names as Mark Cuban, billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the Mavericks, and Kevin O’Leary, “Mr. Wonderful” on Shark Tank.

Their list did include Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Paul McCartney, Oprah, Jack Welch, Steve Wynn, Rupert Murdoch, Carl Icahn, Michael Milken, Ross Perot, Charles Schwab, Lynch, Michael Eisner, Ted Turner, Bono, Mark Zuckerberg, Martha Stewart, Jack Bogle, Richard Branson, Muhammad Yunus and a host of other household names. Many of them showed up at the 100th anniversary celebration in New York City that my wife and I attended.

Yet there couldn’t be a more deserving business leader that should have been included in this exclusive club: John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market. John already has had a hugely positive influence by leading the country with the natural/organic foods revolution and the popular campaign for healthy living. His talks on the Whole Foods Diet at FreedomFest always draw standing-room-only crowds.

Moreover, he has developed a creative new business model he calls “Conscious Capitalism” and champions a stakeholder philosophy where everyone -- consumers, investors, workers and suppliers -- wins. He has written a bestseller of the same name.

I am pleased that John will be returning to next year’s FreedomFest and will give us the latest update on Whole Foods Market and its new owner Amazon. See you there! John is co-ambassador, along with Steve Forbes, and attends all three days. The dates for next year’s big show are July 11-14, 2018, at the Paris Resort, Las Vegas. Just think 7-11 in Vegas. Mark your calendar now for the “greatest libertarian show on earth.”

Good Investing, AEIOU,

Mark Skousen

Mark Skousen
Presidential Fellow, Chapman University
Wikipedia
Newsletter and trading services
Personal website
FreedomFest

Mark Skousen

About Mark Skousen, Ph.D.:

Mark Skousen is an investment advisor, professional economist, university professor, author of more than 20 books, and founder of the annual FreedomFest conference. For the past 35+ years, Dr. Skousen has been investment director of the award-winning newsletter, Forecasts & Strategies. He also serves as investment director of four trading services: The 1600 Alert, Five Star Trader, High-Income Alert, and Fast Money Alert.
To ensure future delivery of Eagle Financial Publication and Mark Skousen emails please add financial@info2.eaglefinancialpublications.com to your address book or contact list.  View this email in your web browser.

This email was sent to  because you are subscribed to Mark Skousen's Investor CAFÉ . To unsubscribe please click here.

If you have questions, please send them to Customer Service.

Legal Disclaimer: Any and all communications from Eagle Products, LLC. employees should not be considered advice on finances. Although our employees may answer your general customer service questions, they are not licensed under securities laws to address your particular investment situation. No communication by our employees to you should be deemed as personalized advice on finances.

Eagle Financial Publications - Eagle Products, LLC. - a Caron Broadcasting Company
300 New Jersey Ave. NW, Suite 500 | Washington, D.C. 20001
 


---------------------------

All titles, content, publisher names, trademarks, artwork, and associated imagery are trademarks and/or copyright material of their respective owners. All rights reserved. The Spam Archive website contains material for general information purposes only. It has been written for the purpose of providing information and historical reference containing in the main instances of business or commercial spam.

Many of the messages in Spamdex's archive contain forged headers in one form or another. The fact that an email claims to have come from one email address or another does not mean it actually originated at that address! Please use spamdex responsibly.


Yes YOU! Get INVOLVED - Send in your spam and report offenders

Create a rule in outlook or simply forward the junk email you receive to questions@spamdex.co.uk | See contributors

Google + Spam 2010- 2017 Spamdex - The Spam Archive for the internet. unsolicited electric messages (spam) archived for posterity. Link to us and help promote Spamdex as a means of forcing Spammers to re-think the amount of spam they send us.

The Spam Archive - Chronicling spam emails into readable web records index for all time

Please contact us with any comments or questions at questions@spamdex.co.uk. Spam Archive is a non-profit library of thousands of spam email messages sent to a single email address. A number of far-sighted people have been saving all their spam and have put it online. This is a valuable resource for anyone writing Bayesian filters. The Spam Archive is building a digital library of Internet spam. Your use of the Archive is subject to the Archive's Terms of Use. All emails viewed are copyright of the respected companies or corporations. Thanks to Benedict Sykes for assisting with tech problems and Google Indexing, ta Ben.

Our inspiration is the "Internet Archive" USA. "Libraries exist to preserve society's cultural artefacts and to provide access to them. If libraries are to continue to foster education and scholarship in this era of digital technology, it's essential for them to extend those functions into the digital world." This is our library of unsolicited emails from around the world. See https://archive.org. Spamdex is in no way associated though. Supporters and members of http://spam.abuse.net Helping rid the internet of spam, one email at a time. Working with Inernet Aware to improve user knowlegde on keeping safe online. Many thanks to all our supporters including Vanilla Circus for providing SEO advice and other content syndication help | Link to us | Terms | Privacy | Cookies | Complaints | Copyright | Spam emails / ICO | Spam images | Sitemap | All hosting and cloud migration by Cloudworks.

Important: Users take note, this is Spamdex - The Spam Archive for the internet. Some of the pages indexed could contain offensive language or contain fraudulent offers. If an offer looks too good to be true it probably is! Please tread, carefully, all of the links should be fine. Clicking I agree means you agree to our terms and conditions. We cannot be held responsible etc etc.

The Spam Archive - Chronicling spam emails into readable web records

The Glass House | London | SW19 8AE |
Spamdex is a digital archive of unsolicited electronic mail 4.9 out of 5 based on reviews
Spamdex - The Spam Archive Located in London, SW19 8AE. Phone: 08000 0514541.