Hi-ho Silver, Up and Away

James Altucher is a best-selling author, former hedge fund investor and a major backer of Silicon Valley’s hottest ideas. Today, James offers some advice on wealth preservation in times of economic upheaval. You might be surprised to see what he recommends…


Financial Tyranny: The Dawn of a New Totalitarianism

This scheme makes money a hot potato burning the hands of anyone holding it more than three seconds. It destroys savers. And it destroys the formation of capital that is the seed corn of future growth. It turns every principle of sound economics on its ear. It is not economics, in fact. It is anti-economics. Any economist proposing it should be stripped of his title.


Time to Take the Plunge in Juniors

When’s the best time to invest in something? When everyone else is trying to get their money out of it. It might go against conventional thinking, but following the crowd usually makes you miss the real opportunities. At one monetary metal conference recently, the smartest guys in the industry sat down to discuss where these real hidden gems lay.


Money: A Concept No One Understands

Baron Rothschild, the famous French financier, was once heard to say that he knew of only two men who really understood money — an obscure clerk in the Bank of France and one of the directors of the Bank of England. “Unfortunately,” he added, “they disagree.”