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The Energy Strategist Is Now Real World Investing!

By Jim Pearce on October 26, 2017

As Investing Daily’s Director of Research, I am continually evaluating the global financial markets and how we can help you can profit from them.  That’s why we expanded our offerings this year by adding five publications managed by Dr. Stephen Leeb, including his renowned commodity tracking service Real World Investing.

I am excited to announce that we are merging The Energy Strategist with Real World Investing so we can provide you with comprehensive coverage of the global commodity markets. Robert Rapier will continue to write regular updates on how to profit from current trends in the energy market and respond to Stock Talk questions, just as he always has. Also, you will continue to have access to The Energy Strategist website for the next three months.

As a long time stock market analyst and portfolio manager, I have developed a sixth sense for when a significant change is underway, and I believe one of them is happening right now. Until recently, central bankers pushed commodity prices lower so the global economy could recover from The Great Recession that caused the stock market to crash nine years ago. But now that the economy is growing again the Fed is more worried about containing future inflation than avoiding a recession.

That’s why it ended its lengthy QE (quantitative easing) program three years ago and stopped its ZIRP (zero interest rate policy) two years ago. And just last month the Fed confirmed what many of us suspected: It will begin liquidating its massive bond portfolio, adding more than $4 trillion to the global bond inventory.

That means bond issuers will need to offer higher interest rates to compete with each other for investor capital. And when bonds start declining in value, a lot of that money will go somewhere else. We believe much of it will end up in the type of hard assets that Dr. Leeb covers extensively in Real World Investing since historically they tend to benefit from rising inflation. 

Of course, oil and other petroleum products will continue to be a critical piece of the global commodity market. Despite advancements in renewable energy technology, the fact of the matter is demand for oil is rising and shows no signs of abating anytime soon. 

Dr. Leeb and I agree that ten years from now we will look back on this time as a critical turning point in the global economy. The middle-class populations of India and China are projected to grow tenfold by the year 2030. Gold is worth less now than it was nearly forty years ago, while oil prices are bouncing off of a fifteen-year low.

All of that is about to change, and we want you to have the tools you need to profit from this unprecedented confluence of economic megatrends. The combined expertise of Dr. Leeb and Robert Rapier will give you a considerable advantage over investors trying to go it alone. Think of them as your personal “dream team” of commodity experts, guiding you through what promises to be a new era in real asset wealth.

You can immediately begin accessing the Real World Investing website here

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  1. avatar
    John Tucker Reply February 21, 2018 at 7:59 PM EDT

    I have not received any emails from Energy Strategist since October (I’ve been totally unavailable for several months). I called and spoke to someone at your office a few days ago and they said that there have been no changes to The Energy Strategist (i.e., they have not merged with RWI). What gives? I can’t get emails and the info I get when I call is ??

      • avatar
        John Tucker Reply February 21, 2018 at 8:15 PM EDT

        Why is it I can get this email response from you but I don’t get any RWI emails? Are there any? Am I just to log online to your website to get information or am I emailed whenever there is a new article, recommendation to buy or sell, or something else? How does this work differently than what I was used to as TES?

        • Jim Fink
          Jim Fink Reply February 21, 2018 at 8:57 PM EDT

          Call customer service at 1-800-832-2330 to get set up for RWI email alerts.

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    SRY Reply January 2, 2018 at 6:37 PM EDT

    Hello, is Igor Greenwald still on the Investing Daily team? It has been some time since I have seen any of his comments or recommendations.

    Thank you,

    • Robert Rapier
      Robert Rapier Reply January 3, 2018 at 2:17 PM EDT

      Hi Steve,

      Unfortunately not. Igor has moved on to other ventures.

      Cheers, Robert