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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, Skousen High-Income Alert, Hedge Fund Trader and Fast Money Alert. He also is 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 as a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He also has been a consultant to IBM, Hutchinson Technology and other Fortune 500 companies.

Is Now the Time to Buy Gold?

While gold prices are normally determined by inflation, the current state of global uncertainty is giving investors more reason to buy the..

February 4, 2016 @ 9:24 pm with 0 Comments

Tax Loophole Investments the IRS Keeps Secret

Benjamin Franklin famously said, “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And with those taxes going up..

February 1, 2016 @ 3:21 pm with 0 Comments

Climate Change Alarmism Devaluing Energy Investments

Climate change alarmism is devaluing energy investments with stock market investors already punishing oil and gas companies for the oil..

January 28, 2016 @ 9:08 pm with 0 Comments

You Blew It! If Megyn Kelly and Fox News Want to Be Taken Seriously…

Megyn Kelly, Andrea Tantaros, Kimberly Guilfoyle and other female Fox News hosts are beautiful but give off a glamorous unserious vibe...

January 28, 2016 @ 1:47 pm with 0 Comments

Latest GO Data Says Recession May be Around the Corner

Gross Output, a closely watched measure economic growth developed and championed by economist Mark Skousen, reveals some interesting things..

January 21, 2016 @ 10:45 pm with 1 Comment

Are We Heading for Recession or Worse?

Renowned economist Dr. Mark Skousen says hit the brakes on worries that the U.S. is headed straight for recession in 2016.

January 14, 2016 @ 10:03 pm with 0 Comments

What is America’s Financial Outlook in 2016?

Dr. Mark Skousen, economist, weighs in on whether the United States is seeing a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis.

January 7, 2016 @ 10:41 pm with 1 Comment

Bears Make Headlines, Bulls Make Money

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen explains why the bullish perspective is historically the best for investors.

December 31, 2015 @ 8:37 pm with 0 Comments

Why the U.S. Mint has Sold Out of Silver Coins

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen discusses the significance of American Eagle Silver Dollars and why the U.S. Mint's supply of these coins ran..

December 24, 2015 @ 7:00 am with 0 Comments

Was the Fed’s Rate Raise a Good Decision?

Economist Mark Skousen, Ph.D., examines the positive and negative aspects of this week's rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

December 17, 2015 @ 9:09 pm with 0 Comments


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