"There are two sorts of wealth-getting, as I have said; one is a part of household management, the other is retail trade: the former necessary and honorable, while that which consists in exchange is justly censured; for it is unnatural, and a mode by which men gain from one another. The most hated sort, and with the greatest reason, is usury, which makes a gain out of money itself, and not from the natural object of it. For money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural."

- Politics, Aristotle, 350 B.C.

"The Jew alone regards his race as superior to humanity, and looks forward not to its ultimate union with other races, but to its triumph over them all and to its final ascendancy under the leadership of a tribal Messiah."

- Goldwin Smith, The Jewish Question, October 1881

“I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.”

- President Woodrow Wilson 1916

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected to the lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.”

- David Rockefeller, Baden-Baden, Germany 1991

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”

- Henry Ford 

“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt, letter to Col. House, November 21, l933

“One of the least understood strategies of the world revolution now moving rapidly toward its goal is the use of mind control as a major means of obtaining the consent of the people who will be subjects of the New World Order.”

- The National Educator, K.M. Heaton

"We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands. We will for ever destroy because we need a world of our own, a God-world, which it is not in your nature to build."

- Maurice Samuels, You Gentiles, 1924

“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.”

- David Rockefeller 

“Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.”

- Dr. Henry Kissinger, Bilderberger Conference, Evians, France, 1991

How to Think Clearly

"Never argue with stupid people. They will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." –Mark Twain

If you want to begin to understand and appreciate the work of Mike Stathis, from his market forecasts and securities analysis to his political and economic analysis, you will first need to learn how to think clearly. For many, this will be a cleansing process that could take quite a long time to complete depending on each individual.

The best way to begin to clear your mind is to first move forward with this series of steps:

1. GET RID OF YOUR TV SET (at least cancel your cable)


3. DO NOT USE A "SMART PHONE" (or at least do not use your phone to access the internet)


The cleansing process will take time but you can hasten the process by being proactive in exercising your mind.

You should also be aware of a very common behavior exhibited by humans who have been exposed to the various aspects of modern society. This behavior occurs when an individual overestimates his abilities and knowledge, while underestimating his weaknesses and lack of understanding. This behavior has been coined the "Dunning-Kruger Effect" after to sociologists who described it in a research publication. See here.

Many people today think they are virtual experts on every topic they regard with relevance. The reason for this illusory behavior is because these individuals typically allow themselves to become brainwashed by various media outlets. The more information these individuals obtain on these topics from the media, the more qualified they feel they are in these subjects, without realizing that the media is not a valid source with which to use for understanding something. The media always has bias and can never be relied on to represent the full truth.

A perfect example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen with many individuals who listen to talk radio shows. These shows are politically biased and consist of individuals who resemble used car salesmen more than intellectuals. These talking heads brainwash their audience with cherry-picked facts, misstatements and lies regarding relevant issues such as healthcare, immigration, Social Security, Medicaid, economics, science, and so forth. They also select guests for interview based on the agendas they wish to fulfill with their advertisers.

Once their audience has been indoctrinated by these propagandists, they feel qualified to discuss these topics on the same level as a real authority, without realizing that they obtained their understanding from individuals who are employed as professional liars and manipulators by the media.  Another good example of the Dunning-Kruger Effect can be seen upon examination of political pundits, stock market and economic analysts on TV.  They talk a good game because they are professional speakers. But once you examine their track record, it is clear that these individuals are largely wrong, but they have developed an inflated sense of expertise and knowledge on topics for which they continuously demonstrate their incompetence.

One of the most insightful analogies created to explain how things are often not what you see was Plato's Allegory of the Cave, from Book 7 of the Republic.

We highly recommend that you study this masterpiece in great detail so that you are better able to use logic and reason.Although we recommend you read and study The Allegory of the Cave, you can get a flavor for its meaning by watching the following video. 

If you can learn how to think like a philosopher, specifically one of the great ancient Greek philosophers, it is highly unlikely that you will ever be fooled by con artists like those who make ridiculous and unfounded claims in order to pump gold and silver, the typical get-rich-quick or multi-level marketing (MLM) crowd.

STOP Being Taken

“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”

King James Bible - Matthew 7:15

"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." –Mark Twain

All Viewpoints Are Not Created Equal Just because something is published in print, online or aired in the broadcast media does not make it accurate.  In fact, more often than not the larger the audience, the more likely the content is either inaccurate or slanted. The next time you read something about economics or investments, you should ask two main questions in order to assess the credibility of the source. Is the source biased in any way?   That is, do they have any agendas which would provide any type of benefit accounting for their views? Most individuals either sell ads on their site or are dealers of precious metals or securities. That means their views are biased and cannot be relied upon.

Is your source is credible?  

Most people associate credibility with name-recognition. But more often than not, name-recognition serves as a predictor of bias if not lack of credibility because the more a name is recognized, the more the individual has been plastered in the media. And every intelligent person knows that individuals who have been provided with media exposure because they are either naive or clueless. The media positions these types of individuals as “credible experts” in order to please its financial sponsors; Wall Street. 

Instead of name-recognition or media celebrity status, you must determine whether your source has relevant experience on Wall Street as opposed to being self-taught. But this is just a basic hurdle that in itself by no means ensures the source is competent or credible. More important, always examine the track record of your source in depth, looking for accuracy and specific forecasts rather than open-ended statements. You must also look for timing since a broken clock is always right once a day.  Finally, make sure they do not cherry-pick their best calls. Always examine their entire track record. 

“Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”

King James Bible - Matthew 7:15

The above questions require only slight modification for use in determining the credibility of sources that discuss other topics, such as politics, healthcare, etc.We have compiled the most extensive publication exposing hundreds of con men pertaining to the financial publishing and securities industry, although we also cover numerous con men in the media and other front groups since they are all associated in some way with each other. There is perhaps no one else in the world capable of shedding the full light on these con men other than Mike Stathis. Mike has been studying the indistry for well over a decade. Alhough he has published numerous articles and videos addressing this dark side of the industry, the entire collection can be found in our ENCYCLOPEDIA of Bozos, Hacks, Snake Oil Salesmen and Faux Heroes
At AVA Investment Analytics, we don't try to pump gold, silver or equities like many others you see because we are not promoters or marketers. And we do not receive any compensation whatsoever (including from ads) from our content. We provide individual investors, financial advisers, analysts and fund managers with world-class research, education and unique insight.

Media Lies

If you listen to the media, most likely it is costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost money at minimum over the course of your lifetime. The deceit, lies and useless guidance from the financial media certainly is a large contributor of these losses to the sheep you pay attention.

But a good deal of lost wealth comes in the form of excessive consumerism which the media seeks to impose on its audience. You aren’t going to know that you’re being brainwashed or that you have lost $1 million or $2 million over your life time due to the media, but I can guarantee you that with rare exception this is the reality for those who are naïve enough to waste time on the media.

It gets worse. By listening to the media, you are likely to also suffer ill health effects through the lack of timely coverage of toxic prescription drugs or through the ridiculous medical shows, all of which are supportive of the medical-industrial complex.

And if you seek out the so-called "alternative media" you might make the mistake of relying on con men like Kevin Trudeau or Alex Jones. This could be a deadly decision. As bad as traditional media is, the so-called "alternative media" is even worse.

Why Does the Media Air Liars and Con Men?

The goal of the media is NOT to serve its audience because the audience does NOT pay the bills.

The goal of the media is to please its sponsors, or the companies that spend huge dollars buying ads, and in order for companies to justify these expenses, they need the media to represent their cause. The media does this by airing idiots and con men who mislead and confuse their audience.

By engaging in "journalistic fraud," the media steers its audience into the arms of its advertisers because the audience is now misled and confused, so in the case of the financial media, it seeks the assistance of Wall Street brokerage firms, mutual funds, insurance companies, precious metals dealers. This is why advertisers pay big money to be promoted in the financial media.

We see the same thing on a more obvious note in the so-called "alternative media," which is really a remanufactured version of the so-called "mainstream media." Do not be fooled. There is no such thing as the "alternative media." 

In order to be considered "media" you must have content that has widespread channels of distribution. Thus, all "media" is widely distributed and the same powers that control the distribution of the so-called "mainstream media" also control the distribution of the so-called "alternative media."

The claim that there is an "alternative media" is merely a sales pitch designed to capture the audience that has since given up on the "mainstream media."  The tactic is a very common one used by con men.

The same tactic is used by Washington to convince naive voters that there are meaningful differences between the nation's two political parties. In reality, both parties are essentially the same when it comes to issues that matter most (trade policy, healthcare and war). Anyone who tells you anything different simply isn't thinking straight.

On this site, we expose the lies and the liars in the media. We discuss and reveal the motives and track record of the media’s hand-selected charlatans with a focus on the financial media.  

Why Stathis Was Banned

No one has generated a more accurate track record in the investment markets over the past several years than Mike Stathis. Yet, the financial media wants nothing to do with Stathis.

You aren't even going to hear him on the radio being interviewed.

You aren't going to see him mentioned on any websites either.

You won't read or hear of his remarkable track record unless you read about it on this website or read his books.

You should be wondering why this might be. Some of you already know the answer.

The media has banned Mike Stathis because the trick is to air clowns so that the audience will be steered into the hands of the media's financial sponsors - Wall Street and gold dealers.

And as for the radio shows and websites that either don't know about Stathis or don't care to hear what he has to say, the fact is that they are so stupid that they assume those who are plastered in the media are credible. And since they haven't seen or heard Stathis in the media, even if they come across him, they automatically assume he's a nobody in the investment world simply because he has no media exposure.

Well, if media exposure was a testament to knowledge, credibility and excellent track records, Peter Schiff's clients would be a lot happier when they looked at their account balance.

Others only care about pitching what’s deemed as the “hot” topic because this sells ads in terms of more site visits or reads. This is why you come across so many websites based on doom and conspiratorial horse shit run by con artists looking to cash in on ads.

We have donated countless hours and huge sums of money towards the pursuit of exposing the con men, lies and fraud. We continue this mission but we cannot continue it forever without your assistance.

We have been banned by virtually every media platform in the U.S and every website (mainly because we expose the truth about gold and silver).

We have been banned from use of email marketing providers.

The fact is that the Jewish Mafia has declared war on us because we have exposed the realities of the U.S. government, Wall Street and corporate America.

Note that we only began discussing the role of Jews in criminality by 2009, three years AFTER we had been black-listed by the media, so no one can say that our criticism of the Jewish Mafia has led to being black-listed, not that it would even be acceptable.

You can talk about the Italian Mafia, and Jewish Hollywood can make 100s of movies about it...


We rely on you to help spread the word about us. Just remember this. We don’t have to do what we are doing.

We could do as everyone else and focus on making money. We are doing sacrificing everything because in this day and age, unfortunately, the truth is revolutionary. It is also critical in order to prevent the complete enslavement of world citizenry.   

Rules to Remember

On Exposure: No one who has significant exposure can be trusted because those who are responsible for permitting such exposure have allowed it for a very good reason, and that reason does not serve your best interests.

On Spotting Frauds: Whenever you wish to know whether someone can be trusted, always remember this golden rule..."a man is judged by the company he keeps."

This is a very important rule to remember because con men almost always belong to the same network.

You will see the same con artists referencing each other, on blog rolls and so forth.

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Mutual Fund Disasters: Harry Dent the Fund Manager

I continue this series on Harry Dent from two previous articles, here and here.

Seizing upon his media “celebrity,” (which essentially means you have sheep lining up for your perceived expertise, created solely by being seen on television) Dent formed an ETF in 2009 called the Dent Tactical ETF (DENT). This is one of those actively managed ETFs you may have heard about.

The fundamental problem with actively managed ETFs is that they absolutely defeat the purpose of ETFs; low fees. Actively managed ETFs charge higher fees for management of the holdings.

Although most actively managed ETFs still have lower fees than non-index mutual funds, if given the choice between the two you’re better off paying higher fees and buying mutual funds. Of course that assumes you were only given those two choices, as I am not a fan of mutual funds, especially during bear market periods.

If you don't already know why, click here.

Target date funds offer another false epiphany. Click here to see why.

The logic behind actively managed ETFs is nearly as flawed as active management of mutual funds (like Fidelity’s widely advertised and I should add completely useless program). You cannot provide any real value using either approach. In each case you are paying higher fees in exchange for some decision-maker to essentially throw darts.

When the actively managed ETF holds several ETFs, as is the case with DENT, it’s an even worse situation. Active management is best utilized for managing individual securities because you are able to base your decisions on the fundamental and technical data of each security.

Just by reading the description, it’s obvious to me the Dent Tactical ETF (DENT) is a completely useless investment vehicle, unless your goal is to have fees deducted from your account while losing money.

The objective of DENT is long-term growth of capital. It invests in other exchange-traded funds, and shares of certain exchange-traded products, including but not limited to, exchange-traded notes, exchange-traded currency trusts and exchange-traded commodity pools. It also invests across several assets such as domestic and foreign equities, domestic or foreign fixed-income or commodities.

Let’s have a closer look at the Dent Tactical ETF (DENT). As the chart below shows, since inception, DENT has delivered miserable returns when compared to the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500. In addition, after deducting the 1.5% annual expense ratio, you’d end up with a nice annual loss.

Take a look at the turnover ratio, at over 500%. A high turnover ratio means the funds asset base is being bought and sold many times over the course of a year. With that much activity, how can Dent’s fund have such terrible returns?
The answer is simple. The fund manager appears to be confused.
Below is a list of DENT’s holdings. As you can see, rather than individual securities, it holds other ETFs.
Why would DENT hold different ETFs rather than individual securities?
When you cannot decipher fundamentals and technicals of individual securities in a manner that leads to investment gains, you might decide to revert to a macroeconomic approach in order to determine broad trends. This is the basis behind sector funds or sector allocation. In general, this strategy is largely useless. The problem with the sector-rotation approach is that there is often a disconnect between investment gains and macroeconomics, both in time and correlation.
Furthermore, by rotating in and out of sectors, you miss out on the upside offered by strong fundamentals and/or price momentum of individual securities within the sector. Thus, this approach is utilized by individuals with no ability to distinguish between the fundamental and technical merits of individual securities.
Okay, so the previous chart demonstrated how DENT has been a complete failure. But let’s have a look at the individual ETFs the fund manages and see how each has performed versus DENT. The performance should be fairly close, right? 
Theoretically, if you can add value by actively managing a basket of ETFs, you should be able to outperform the ETFs you are managing by an amount greater than the annual expense ratio, right? Otherwise, why would you pay higher fees?
The first chart below shows the performance of DENT versus the first five ETFs in the list above. The second chart shows the performance versus the second five ETFs.
Are you ready to get blown away? 
Have a close look at the performance of DENT versus the first five of the March 3, 2011 EFT holdings since inception of DENT. 
Now let’s look at the same chart over the 1-year and 6-month time frames.
As you can see, you could have just bought and held any one of these ETFs since inception of DENT over the past year or 6-months and you would have blown away the performance of DENT. This demonstrates the value of DENT’s active management. It’s clearly been destructive. 
Okay, well maybe DENT outperformed the second five ETFs managed by the DENT fund. Let’s have a look at the same time periods (inception, 1-year and 6-month).
That’s right. You are reading the charts correctly. Every single ETF listed in DENT as of March 3, 2011 has trounced the performance of the DENT ETF!
Not only does DENT significantly underperform each of the ETFs it invests in, the sheep who own DENT are actually paying 1.5% of their investment each year for DENT to mismanage these individual ETFs to the extent that they have offered essentially no net investment gains (after deducting compounded annual fees) after two years. This is shocking.
In other words, if you had bought and held any one of the ETFs “actively managed” by DENT, you would have made anywhere from decent to a good deal of money depending on which ETF you chose. Furthermore, all you needed to do was to use a buy and hold strategy! 
Finally, if you had purchased any one or these funds (or even a basket of your own) your fees would have been significantly lower.
Now, the ETFs held by DENT as of March 3, 2011 may very well be different than the ones DENT has held in the past. But that really doesn’t matter. All that matters is that DENT has been a complete disaster.
Below is the most recent list of ETFs held by DENT.
I never thought I would ever come across anyone who would challenge Martin Weiss’ disastrous performance, but DENT has.
Dent’s Mutual Fund Disaster
The miserable performance of Dent’s ETF is just another chapter in his career of spin, massive marketing, Monday morning quarterbacking, and miserable investment advice. But his terrible track record didn’t stop him from reigning in even more sheep. After Dent became a media whore for CNBC and the fund industry in the late 1990s, he started a mutual fund through AIM called the AIM Dent Demographic Trends Fund (ADDAX). This was a mutual fund ascribing to the Dent “path to riches.”
You see, mutual funds are primarily marketing machines, so AIM wanted to leverage the “brand” name of Dent after he had made countless appearances on CNBC. This also accounts for reason why virtually every one of the so-called experts interviewed by the financial media are all sell-outs, virtually all with terrible track records (I have noticed a strong positive correlation between the frequency of media appearances and the inaccuracy of track records).
These “Wall Street gurus,” “hedge fund managers,” “market mavens” and real estate “experts” realize that the easiest road to riches is to take the path blazed by Donald Trump, Robert Kiyosaki, David Bach and several others; cheese ball branding.
When it comes to mutual funds, it’s all about marketing. The fact is that unless you don’t have much money at all, equity mutual funds are essentially useless due to high fees (which add up over time), lack of risk management, and other disadvantages which assure the fund will be fully invested when the stock market collapses.
See here if you want to learn the truth about mutual funds.
Perhaps the most important thing investors must understand is that CNBC and the rest of the financial media (FBN, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, etc.) interview hacks and/or naïve clowns. And they position them as experts, despite the contrary. The media industry engages in this fraudulent behavior because its objective is to serve those who buy the ads; Wall Street and corporate America.
Thus, the media’s objective is NOT to provide its audience with credible experts with good track records who will guide you. That is merely the perception created by the media. The real objective is to confuse, frighten and mislead its audience such that Wall Street and corporate America are better positioned to take in more money from its naïve audience, whether it comes in the form of steering its audience towards the wrong side of the trade, encouraging more frequent trading activity, or buying into their mutual funds and insurance products.  
Here are some examples.
1. Confusion and excitement as delivered by the trash aired on CNBC creates more trading for online brokers who spend huge sums of money advertising in the financial media.
2. Spin, exaggeration, poor guidance leads to more dumb money entering the wrong side of the trade compliments of the media’s audience (the sheep). Wall Street is always on the right side of the trade, but the media makes you think Wall Street is telling you the right side of the trade when in fact they aren’t.
3. Analysts and fund managers are interviewed by the media where they discuss their favorite stocks, etc. After the sheep audience buys them and pushes up the price, the Wall Street firms or fund managers dump them causing the price to drop. Wall Street also helps lure in the sheep through timely block purchases of these securities shortly before, during or after the segment has aired.
The clowns interviewed by the media know that if they give the media what they want, they will receive more interviews which translates into millions of dollars in free marketing. With media exposure you can sell a very large number of books, even if they are useless for investment purposes.
The list of useless investment-related books published over the past few years alone easily exceeds the one thousand mark. And if it’s a best-seller, you can be certain that it’s useless because that means it’s been well-received by the Main Street, which is largely unsophisticated when it comes to the investment process (at the very least).  
You can also start a mutual fund that delivers miserable performance and sell it for a few $100 million, like David Tice has done with the Prudent Bear Fund.
It’s puzzling why so many investors would remain in a fund that has a short strategy, yet has delivered no net investment gains over the past 15 years despite the fact that the stock market suffered from two of the most severe implosions since the Great Depression.
In the near future I will go over Federated's Prudent Bear Fund. As you will see, the returns have been bearish since inception.
You should note that Tice, Schiff and the rest of the dog-and pony show are all colleagues. The ways one can become wealthy by serving as a media whore are endless.
Financial marketers understand that the real key to riches isn’t by having a good understanding of what’s going on in the investment markets. The key to riches for these guys is getting as much media exposure as they can because this lures in the sheep who will line up to buy any book, newsletter or fund these guys pitch. It’s amazingly sad that so many people are so lazy, naïve and plain stupid not to do the required due diligence on these clowns. 
How did Dent’s mutual fund do?
After raising over $1 billion from CNBC sheep, the fund collapsed due to the implosion of overvalued dotcoms which became dotbombs. The fact is that if Dent had picked some better dotcoms the fund would still be around today.
It should be crystal clear that Dent is no different than others who have been embraced by the media as credible experts - Peter Schiff, Martin Weiss, Robert Prechter, Nouriel Roubini, Robert Kiyosaki and other professional marketers and salesmen. But their track record paints a very different picture.
Perhaps Dent’s greatest achievement has been his entry into the financial media club despite the fact that he is not Jewish. Perhaps his wife is. Most likely, he has some type of connecting into the Jewish media monopoly. As many of you know by now, if you are Jewish you are guaranteed media exposure, regardless how miserable your track record is.
And if you are not Jewish and you don’t have a long list of Jews that you bow down to, you will be completely ignored by the financial media. This is a statement of fact that I myself know firsthand, and I challenge anyone attempt to disprove it. 
The problem is that by banning me, the media takes away not only my livelihood, but they dampen my track record because the media serves as official documentation of predictions. Moreover, without an audience I cannot justify the time and expense of publishing books; not useless motivational or generic books, as is the case with the vast majority of investment books published, but books with unique insight.
In the end, I become a voice heard by very few. This too serves to withhold revenues I would have otherwise received. This impacts the cost of services offered by my firm, diminishes the chance of me every being able to write anymore books, and ultimately serves to position Main Street in front of the Wall Street vultures. In the end, Main Street gets screwed. In the end, Main Street deserves being taken by the media, Wall Street and the snake oil sales men because Main Street never wises up to this con game.  
If I had just one wish, it would be to have 15 minutes of nationwide airtime to expose the crimes of the media; CNBC and FBN, Bloomberg, the Associated Press, Reuters, The New York Times, the Washington Post and the rest of the Jewish-run media monopoly.
Then I’d like another 15 minutes of live nationwide airtime to confront Harry Dent, Martin Weiss, Peter Schiff, Barry Ritholtz, Marc Faber, Robert Prechter, Jim Cramer, Larry Kudlow, and the rest of the clowns who serve as much better contrarian indicators than anything else.
But of course, this is never going to happen because I would expose the truth. And that would end their reign as snake oil salesmen. I can guarantee you each of them would run for the hills rather than to confront me, because they don’t want to get into an argument they know they cannot win.
From the words of an unknown critic regarding Dent…
“There should be no doubt in any reader's mind the dubious nature of Dent's methodology and therefore his projections. More than anything, Dent is an expert marketer of Harry Dent, genius, forecaster extraordinaire.”
If Dent were to write a book about how to prosper by making the best seller list by publishing books that make people believe you have the answers, he might actually help some people make some money for a change. This is his best money-making skill.
Aren’t you sick and tired of being led into the slaughterhouse by guys the media claims are experts when the fact is they only expertise they have is in marketing and spinning their miserable track record whenever they are confronted?

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Remember that Mike is not getting paid to save people from the lies about gold, silver and the economy that continue to be spread by the countless number of charlatans who are always in the media.

He does not sell precious metals and he does not sell securities.

He does not even sell advertisements.

That means he has NO AGENDAS.

In fact, he is losing a great deal of money for speaking the truth and trying to save Main Street.

How often do you hear someone spend so much time at work fighting to get the truth out when they should be focusing on sales? With the exception of Mike’s efforts, it NEVER happens.

But let's not also forget that NO ONE has been more accurate forecasting so many different things over the past several years than Mike Stathis. And his track record is in print.

Many have been fooled by snake oil salesmen to think they are on your side, when they are really looking to hook you into their sales pitch.

Mike could focus on producing videos that always highlight his amazing track record in order to generate sales, but he doesn’t.

Instead, he spends a great deal of time exposing the liars and con men out there who are duping millions of people with their gold-pumping, doomsday delusions, even though these efforts are costing Mike a great deal of lost sales.

Just remember this down the road once you look back at this period as a huge fraud perpetrated not only by Wall Street, but also by thousands of doomsday, gold-pumping charlatans. If you do not already realize they are scam artists, you will eventually if you take their advice. That is a guarantee.

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