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Three Ways to Protect Yourself from North Korea’s “Ballistic Brinksmanship”

North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un did the unthinkable and launched a missile over Japan last Tuesday.

Tens of thousands of cell phones went off at once at 6:02 a.m. when that nation's government alerted citizens to the launch.

NHK - the nation's largest public broadcasting network - simultaneously flashed a "black screen" warning that the missile

When It Comes to Amazon, I Couldn’t Disagree More with David Stockman

Reagan-era Budget Director David Stockman rocked markets Monday with a note to clients calling Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) a bubble, saying the company is "set for a spectacular collapse."

Then he went on to say that a tech crash is "imminent," and that the company most at risk is Amazon because it

My Most Controversial Recommendation of 2015 Still Holds True

Imagine it's early 1939...

...German troops occupy Bohemia and Moravia. Czechoslovakia ceases to exist.

...Spanish national troops take Barcelona with Italy's help.

...Adolf Hitler orders the German military to plan for the invasion of Poland.

...French Foreign Minister Georges Bonnet proposes a "peace front" of France, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Poland, and Romania to deter Germany.

...The fourth and

My Most Controversial Recommendation of 2015 Still Holds True

Imagine it's early 1939...

...German troops occupy Bohemia and Moravia. Czechoslovakia ceases to exist.

...Spanish national troops take Barcelona with Italy's help.

...Adolf Hitler orders the German military to plan for the invasion of Poland.

...French Foreign Minister Georges Bonnet proposes a "peace front" of France, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Poland, and Romania to deter Germany.

...The fourth and

What Really Went on in Mar-a-Lago… and How to Profit from It

"...but Trump hates China?!"

That was my friend Jack, who couldn't fathom that last week's historic meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald J. Trump didn't end in a diplomatic donnybrook.

Like many investors who expected the gloves to come off, he's wondering what gives and what this means for his money.

I've got a

Three Reasons You Shouldn’t Try to Invest Like Warren Buffett

Legendary investor Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders over the weekend, sending many "experts" and investors into a frenzy as they try mimic Buffett's investing style and, therefore, his profits.

But here's the thing...

You shouldn't try to.

I know that's heresy in an era when the Oracle of Omaha is rightfully lauded as

Five “Outrageous” Profit Plays We’ll Make in 2017

Turns out, my seatmate on a flight home last week is not only an avid reader of our work here, but also a huge "Varney & Co." fan and recognized me when we sat down next to each other.

We proceeded to have a terrific and very exciting conversation about the markets in general as we

The Secret to Superior Returns

Editor's Note: Keith's Money Map Report subscribers have enjoyed gains of 272% (and dividend hikes of more than 60%) since he recommended the stock you're about to see. Now he's going to show you a bit more about why he loves stocks like this, especially when used as part of a strategy like

Be Like Paul: Double Your Retirement Nest Egg… Even in a Bear Market

Paul S. feels like a genius.

"I am absolutely bragging," he told my research team shortly before a presentation I gave not too long ago in California. "I feel like I have to, because what's happened to my retirement prospects is both wonderful and amazing at the same time."

Paul should feel terrific. He's managed to nurse

How to Turn Trump’s Twitter into Your Secret Investing Weapon

There's a question I'm getting asked a lot lately:

"Is there a way to trade Trump's tweets?"

Definitely - it's just not what most investors would expect.

Let me show you...

How to Profit from Trump's Twitter

Love him or hate him, 16.9 million people cannot get enough of "The Donald" on Twitter. Whether that's a good thing or a