Saturday, November 10, 2012

Doom Economist’s Asset Protection Strategy: Buy A Machine Gun… and a Tank

When most economists talk about asset diversification they’ll often recommend a portfolio of stocks, bonds and cash.

Marc Faber, however, isn’t your everyday mainstream economist.

Appropriately named Dr. Doom for his past predictions of coming market chaos and global economic destruction, Faber has long recommended a different strategy. From high voltage fences and barbed wire  to heavily weighted allocations of precious metals and raw farmland, he’s seen the writing on the wall since before the crash of 2008. He not only warned subscribers of his Gloom Boom & Doom Report to exit financial markets in early 2008, but called for a market rebound on the exact day of its 2009 lows.

Faber is a student of history, economics, and monetary policy, and he has an almost prophetic ability to see what’s coming next.

This week he offered investors and concerned Americans another “buy” recommendation – one that you’ll never hear from your favorite financial adviser or media pundit.

    I would have thought that the market on his re-election should have been down at least 50%.

    I think Mr. Obama is a disaster for business, is a disaster for the United States. Not that Mr. Romney would be much better, but I think the Republicans understand the problems of excessive debt better than Mr. Obama. who basically doesn’t care about piling up debts. And you also have in the background Mr. Bernanke, who with artificially low interest rates enables the debt to essentially escalate endlessly. Read more....


  1. This is interesting. I do find this idea very fresh and useful too.
    nevada llc

  2. Hey there I am so happy I found your blog, I really
    found you by accident, while I was researching on Bing for something else, Nonetheless I am here now and would just like to
    say thank you for a fantastic post and a all round thrilling
    blog (I also love the theme/design), I don't have time to read it all at the minute but I have saved it and also added in your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read much more, Please do keep up the awesome work.
    Check out my blog ... below market properties PA

  3. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wished to say that I have really enjoyed browsing your blog posts.
    In any case I'll be subscribing in your rss feed and I'm hoping you
    write once more very soon!
    My web blog - Continue

  4. This post will assist the internet visitors for setting up new web site or even a blog from start to end.
    Here is my blog post ... customer care

  5. With havin so much content do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or copyright infringement?
    My blog has a lot of exclusive content I've either authored myself or outsourced but it seems a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my authorization. Do you know any ways to help protect against content from being ripped off? I'd really appreciate it.

    Feel free to visit my weblog - drunk girl pissing

  6. This design is incredible! You definitely know how to keep
    a reader amused. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my
    own blog (well, almost...HaHa!) Excellent job. I really enjoyed what you had to say,
    and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

    my web-site: Teen Sex


Everyone is encouraged to participate with civilized comments.