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Inflation as Transitory as "Toilet Paper Shortages?" Not in the Real World

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted May 7, 2021

Investors are acknowledging what Fed economists won’t: Inflation is real. This is just the beginning; things could get much worse. Jason Simpkins discusses what happens when the bubble pops and the music stops...

Guns, Pirates, and Treasure Hunts

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted May 6, 2021

Outsider Club editor Jimmy Mengel shares a conversation he had with antiquarian arms dealer Sean Rich. The two discuss what to look for while investing in collectibles, and why kids these days don’t have the passion for history that they used to...

Markets Preparing for Hyperinflation

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted May 5, 2021

At the end of the day inflation is already here and/or soon heading higher, depending on who you ask. And the best traditional hedge for inflation has been gold...

Tesla Buyer’s Remorse Is Real and an Existential Threat

Written by Adam English
Posted May 4, 2021

At a certain point, the EV hype needs to settle down and the day-to-day issues need to take over. That is already starting to happen, and we need to accept that compromises — from consumer tolerance, to logistics, to top-down policy — need to be realistic.

Yum!'s Post-Pandemic Future Is Looking Bright

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 29, 2021

Yum! learned some important lessons during the pandemic — the biggest being that digital platforms offer 21st-century growth for 20th-century brands.

Biden's American Families Plan Is a Cheap Swing at the Rich

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 28, 2021

President Joe Biden is scheduled to present his American Families Plan today — in which he seeks $1.9 trillion to pay for programs designed to support families and children. Luke Burgess unpacks the proposal’s moral dilemma and considers the real meaning behind Biden’s plan.

A (Short) Investor’s Guide to the Shortage of Everything

Written by Adam English
Posted April 27, 2021

The cascade of things that we suddenly don’t have enough of goes on and on. Contrary to gut reactions, it does make sense, and it will keep making sense for years to come in some cases. Most of it won’t matter. Some of it will be insanely profitable. Here is the difference.

Will Cryptos Kill the Banking Industry?

Written by Outsider Club
Posted April 26, 2021

DeFi could be one of the most innovative financial technologies to be invented in the last 25 years. We don’t always agree with Elon Musk, but we’ll happily side with him on this one: “Don’t defy DeFi.”

Reality Is Catching Up With Potential

Written by Adam English
Posted April 23, 2021

It's one thing to have the technology. It's another to have the infrastructure. New developments for fuel cells show that a whole bunch of infrastructure is coming, and that it will pay off wonderfully for investors.

What I Learned in "High" School

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted April 22, 2021

With a stroke of the pen, America could have a booming new industry. Cannabis investing expert Jimmy Mengel explains why he's planting his money in the U.S. cannabis market...

Gold and the Lindy Effect

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 21, 2021

Gold will likely remain valued as a store of wealth for another 5,000 years. But it won't be because it has already been that way for the past 5,000. Gold expert Luke Burgess explains why the metal will remain valuable for centuries to come...

Should You Buy the Dip in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Stocks?

Written by Mike Munno
Posted April 20, 2021

Hydrogen fuel cell stocks started 2021 off hotter than most sectors but have since been humbled. Right now, certain hydrogen plays are trading at discount prices. Should you buy the dip in fuel cell stocks?

Life-Saving Technology Stocks

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 16, 2021

Outsider Club editor Jason Simpkins makes the case for minimizing the margin of human error in traffic stops. Through the use of certain technology it is possible, and Jason has found some companies solving the problem...

Prison, Ponzis, and Profits

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted April 15, 2021

Bernie Madoff died in prison on April 14th, 2021 at the age of 82. Madoff's now infamous Ponzi scheme managed to swindle $50 billion from ordinary people, charities, and celebrities alike. If only Bernie's victims were introduced to "Prime Profits" instead...

Is This New "Gold-Backed” Crypto Misleading Investors?

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 14, 2021

If you want to invest in gold, buy gold. The most direct way to do that is owning the physical bullion yourself. Beware of the pitfalls that may come with supposed "gold-backed" cryptocurrencies...