Dick Young

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Richard C. Young is the editor of Young's World Money Forecast, and a contributing editor to both Richardcyoung.com and Youngresearch.com.

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A Truly Ghastly Environment

This is a truly ghastly environment for yield-conscious investors. Three-month T-bills yield 0.03%, two-year T-notes 0.73%, five-year T-notes 2.09%, and ten-year T-notes a whopping 3.3%. Who is locking up money for ten years at a 3.3% yield?

Investment Success

In 1981, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended at 875, 10% lower than its year-end value in 1965. During this wretched 16-year period, blue-chip stocks went nowhere. This was the ice age for stock prices. High and rising inflation and interest rates and big government were to blame. This sounds eerily similar to America’s prospects today.

The Irrational Mr. Mishkin

In the November 9 Financial Times, Frederic Mishkin, a former Federal Reserve governor, proved that the Fed has learned absolutely nothing from its Greenspan-era forays into dangerously low interest rates.

Top 10 Mistakes #1

The #1 item on my list of the top 10 mistakes investors make is...

Top 10 Mistakes #2

The #2 item on my list of the ten most common mistakes investors make is discounting the importance of compound interest. Albert Einstein described compound interest as the greatest mathematical discovery of all time.


July RAGE Gauge: Gold, Interest Rates, and You

You don’t want to get caught in the fog...

Michigan Farmers Say No Thanks to Covid-Like Response to Bird Flu

Tom Polansek, P.J. Huffstutter, and Leah Douglas of Reuters report...

BREAKING: Week #1 Changing of the (Van)Guard

We are in week one of the changing of...

Southeast Asia Unlocking $100 Billion in Offshore Oil and Gas

Kartik Selvaraju and Prateek Pandey of Rystad Energy report...