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Mark Skousen, Ph. D., is the editor of the monthly investment newsletter Forecasts & Strategies, as well as three weekly trading services—High-Income Alert, Five Star Trader, and Fast Money Alert. He is also a professional economist, investment expert, university professor, and author of more than 25 books. He earned his Ph. D. in monetary economics at George Washington University in 1977. He has taught economics and finance at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Grantham University, Barnard College, Mercy College, Rollins College, and is a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He also has been a consultant to IBM, Hutchinson Technology, and other Fortune 500 companies. For more information about Mark’s services, go to http://www.markskousen.com/

An Opportunity to Invest in Yourself

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen offers you a chance to learn from and to network with some of the brightest people in the world.

June 23, 2016 @ 9:28 pm with 0 Comments

Does High-Risk Entrepreneurship Beat Strategic Investing?

Dr. Mark Skousen addresses whether being an entrepreneur and promoting your own company is better than investing in those of other people.

June 16, 2016 @ 8:06 pm with 0 Comments

The #1 Secret to Predicting the Future on Wall Street

Dr. Mark Skousen explains why some of the metrics investors look at are not good predictors of stock price changes.

June 9, 2016 @ 9:06 pm with 0 Comments

Why Socialism Is Not The Solution to Poverty

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen explains why Bernie Sanders' policies and related ideas just aren't as good as they sound.

June 2, 2016 @ 8:50 pm with 1 Comment

Does the Federal Reserve Create Recessions?

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen explores the role of the Federal Reserve and its actions in light of a potential June rate hike.

May 26, 2016 @ 9:11 pm with 1 Comment

GO for the Gold… and the Silver

Renowned economist Dr. Mark Skousen takes a new angle in approaching one of the most key economic factors -- gross domestic product or GDP.

May 19, 2016 @ 9:40 pm with 0 Comments

Does Free College Education have a Place in America?

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen examines possible consequences of having free public college education in the United States.

May 12, 2016 @ 9:00 pm with 0 Comments

These Billionaires Moved Just to Avoid State Income Tax

One big hedge fund manager just moved out of New Jersey and settled in Florida -- and you wouldn't believe how much he's saving in income..

May 5, 2016 @ 8:25 pm with 2 Comments

Welfare Recipients Aren’t Necessarily Lazy, Need Incentive

Economist Mark Skousen explains how welfare dependents may just need the right incentives in order to become productive members of society.

April 28, 2016 @ 7:38 pm with 0 Comments

How New Economic Data Forecasts Recession, but not Bear Market

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen examines and interprets the latest gross output statistic release.

April 21, 2016 @ 9:14 pm with 1 Comment


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