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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.

Why Consumer Spending is Not the Most Important Measure of the Economy

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen explains the misconception that the economy is driven by consumer spending and the significance of..

November 26, 2015 @ 4:00 am with 0 Comments

When Will the Market Doomsayers and Permabears Be Right? 

Dr. Mark Skousen, economist, explores whether constant stock market bears have a point in current market conditions.

November 19, 2015 @ 8:50 pm with 1 Comment

Gross Output Statistic Confirms Investment Bull Market

Economist Mark Skousen, PhD., uses the gross output metric to analyze the economy and confirms a bull market for investments.

November 12, 2015 @ 5:21 pm with 0 Comments

Shocking Investor News at the New Orleans Conference

Dr. Mark Skousen reveals the shocking news he discovered at the New Orleans Investment Conference.

November 5, 2015 @ 7:55 pm with 1 Comment

Charles Koch and Warren Buffett on Wealth

Dr. Mark Skousen describes his meetings with Charles Koch and Warren Buffett, as well as their methods of growing wealth through..

October 29, 2015 @ 8:48 pm with 1 Comment

History Shows the Stock Market Bears are Wrong

Economist Dr. Mark Skousen explains why today's trading is more similar to 2011's market than the 1987 crash.

October 22, 2015 @ 6:50 pm with 0 Comments

David Rockefeller and Maintaining Your Wealth

Dr. Mark Skousen discusses his meeting with David Rockefeller and preserving and growing wealth through investments.

October 15, 2015 @ 9:08 pm with 0 Comments

Joel Osteen’s Positive Gospel Message to Investors

Yesterday I met Joel Osteen, the prosperity preacher and TV evangelist from Houston’s Lakewood Church. My wife introduced me to him but I..

October 8, 2015 @ 7:47 pm with 0 Comments

Wall Street Teaches Economists a Lesson

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

October 1, 2015 @ 8:11 pm with 0 Comments

Newt Gingrich on #1 Lesson for Investors

I spent last week with Newt at our FreedomFest/Eagle “Money & Politics” cruise to New England and Canada.

September 24, 2015 @ 8:29 pm with 0 Comments


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