Wall Street Unplugged - Your Best Source for Finance, Investing & Economics

Wall Street Unplugged - Your Best Source for Finance, Investing & Economics Podcast

Listen to renowned analyst Frank Curzio talk with leading economists and respected investment professionals. Frank also breaks down the news of the week so all listeners can make money in these markets!

Meb Faber unplugged (Ep. 677)
The market landscape is in a constant state of ebb and flow... As conditions change, it’s important to remain open-minded about your investment strategy. There are countless methodologies out there… and the more you know about each one, the better prepared you’ll be for any type of market. Meb Faber, CEO and chief investment officer of Cambria Investment Management, joins me today to discuss the “quant” method of investing. In this wide-ranging interview, Meb breaks down his thoughts on today’s markets... p...

Expert predicts outcome of Trump’s Section 232 uranium decision (Ep. 676)
Happy Fourth of July! I hope you’re relaxing and having a cold one with family and friends. Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy and chairman of GoldMining, joins me today to talk uranium and gold [13:41].  You may be aware that President Trump will make his decision on Section 232 by July 15. This is a major petition that could force utility companies to buy uranium from U.S.-based producers… And Amir gives his prediction on what Trump will do. Next… the yellow metal has been on a tear, breaking through th...

Here’s why security tokens represent a trillion-dollar opportunity (Ep. 675)
When it comes to security tokens, there are few (if any) people with greater expertise than Gregory Keough. Gregory is founder and chairman of the Institute for Blockchain Innovation. He has over 20 years of experience in mobile payments, lending, and financial services and has been featured in numerous media outlets for his innovative work. And today, Gregory joins me for the first time to discuss his current projects… and why he believes security tokens represent a trillion-dollar opportunity [21:10]. An...


Last chance to buy cheap gold (Ep. 674)
Regular listeners know I’m not a permabear or permabull. You’ve got to be able to change your opinion when the facts change… So while I’ve been cautious on equities over the last several weeks, a new global fund manager’s survey is making me bullish. Ivan Bebek is chairman and director of Auryn Resources… with over 20 years of experience in foreign negotiations, financing, and acquiring companies in the mineral exploration industry. Don’t miss this insider’s take on the junior gold mining sector… along wit...

How to use technical analysis to make money in this market (Ep. 673)
Rich Suttmeier is founder and CEO of Global Market Consultants—and the newest contributing editor at Curzio Research. He’s an excellent analyst with 40 years of experience… and one of my favorite guests. As usual, Rich and I have a wide-ranging interview on such topics as the recent Federal Reserve actions… his favorite sectors right now… and how to use technical analysis to make money in this market [14:22]. And don’t miss my educational segment [46:46], where I talk about buying great businesses with grea...

Mark Skousen: Three events that could derail our 10-year bull market (Ep. 672)
Dr. Mark Skousen, free market economist, financial advisor, professor, and award-winning editor of Forecasts & Strategies, joins me today for an incredible, wide-ranging interview [13:02]. He gives us his take on current economic conditions… three macro events he believes could derail our bull market… and some of his favorite income ideas today. Dr. Skousen is a legend in the financial newsletter industry and best-selling author of over 25 books. He’s lectured in over 70 countries and taught economics and ...


I haven’t been this cautious in six years (Ep. 671)
Marin Katusa, founder of Katusa Research, joins me for an interview you can’t afford to miss [30:10]. We discuss everything from gold… to uranium… to bitcoin. As always with Marin, it’s a wide-ranging interview… and he explains how to lower risk when investing in volatile sectors. In my educational segment, I break down why I’m more cautious today than I’ve been anytime in the last six years [1:12:22]. I’m not saying it’s time to sell everything and build a bunker… but it is time to lighten up your exposure...

How to position yourself for a long-term trade war (Ep. 670)
Andrew Horowitz of Horowitz and Company returns for an in-depth debate on the trade war between the U.S. and China. We discuss the potential impacts... and how to position your portfolio for the long haul. Andrew is an excellent technical analyst and trend follower.He gives us three stocks to short—one of which will surprise you [20:47]. I don’t have an educational segment this week… but I do rant about my recent family vacation-turned-nightmare. Whatever happened to people doing the right thing? -------...

The next big tech disruptors... And why the biggest story out of China is complete B.S. (Ep. 669)
Chris Wood, chief investment officer at RiskHedge and respected tech analyst, joins me to discuss the buzz around 5G... and how this incredible growth trend will play out over the next several years. Chris also reveals his process for finding the next big tech disruptors with huge potential upside [7:33].   The financial media loves trade war headlines. Don’t miss today’s rant on why one “huge” China story is complete B.S.… and why permabears are hurting individual investors [32:15]. I’ll also tell you why ...


When (and why) to buy stocks on “tariff news” (Ep. 668)
How many times will the press blow up a story with hand-wringing and fear-mongering and 24/7 coverage… only to drop it like a hot potato at the start of the next news cycle? Take Zika for example… The mosquito-borne virus causes mild (if any) symptoms, but it’s been linked to birth defects. And when the 2016 Summer Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, many athletes (and spectators) didn’t go due to widespread fears over the virus. Fast forward to today. There’s no epidemic… no panic… and no story. It’s no ...

How to generate huge returns on hated stocks (Ep. 667)
I’m taking you behind the scenes here at Curzio Research… to show how much work goes into bringing my research to you, the individual investor. Matt Rizvi of MattRizvi.com is an incredible copywriter and first-time guest. He’s been working on a new promotional package for Curzio Research Advisory. Today he shares his journey... and shines a light on why copywriters are valuable across many industries [11:22]. And in my educational segment… I break down how to make huge gains by buying hated stocks—with alm...

One of my favorite tech analysts shares his best ideas (Ep. 666)
Lou Basenese, founder and chief analyst at Disruptive Tech Research, is one of the best tech analysts I know. Today he reveals his strategy for finding under-the-radar companies... why he focuses on patent filings... and his take on earnings season [12:35]. Plus, Lou gives us a lot of great ideas for investing in some of the world’s biggest growth trends: 5G, Internet of Things, and immunotherapy. And in my educational segment [52:33], I break down one of the biggest investment opportunities for years to co...


How to make money trading stocks during earnings season (Ep. 665)
The president and CEO of U.S. Gold Corp, Edward Karr, joins me today to break down his company’s projects… recent drilling results… and a new hire to its board of directors [16:16].   This new director has an incredible story you won’t believe—and you definitely won’t want to miss. I know many of you enjoy trading stocks around earnings… So here’s how to put the odds in your favor—and make money around Q2 earnings volatility [44:55]....

Four “fan favorite” stocks… and why you should short them (Ep. 664)
Our in-house contrarian Mike Alkin returns to the podcast. Mike is editor of Moneyflow Trader, where he specializes in discovering mispriced sectors and companies… helping investors profit as stocks move lower. Mike discusses one of his current favorite short ideas… But he’s not all bear. He also shares one sector he’s bullish on right now [12:41]. I just returned from a business trip and have a wonderful rant about my travels—plus an airline stock you should avoid. And in my educational segment [52:55] I b...

Lyft has a major problem... and it's not valuation (Ep. 663)
After one of the most hyped IPOs, Lyft is now trading. If you’re thinking about investing in the rideshare disruptor… don’t miss my educational segment, where I break down the key data points they’re not talking about in the mainstream media [34:59]. I welcome Jonathan Awde back to the show [12:13]. Jonathan is co-founder, president, and CEO of Gold Standard Ventures (GSV). We discuss the gold market… and why we could see gold prices shoot higher in 2019. Lastly, I break down the NCAA Men’s Final Four… and...


Jerome Powell is lying (Ep. 662)
Today I welcome back Rich Suttmeier, a 40-year market veteran who covers multiple markets here in the U.S. and around the globe [20:07]. Rich breaks down the latest Federal Reserve announcement… and explains why you must read between the lines when it comes to Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s comments. Rich also shares his methods for finding trades and investments across different sectors… including housing, banks, and utilities. I explain why some of my biggest winners make “contrarian” ideas look conservative [...

An in-depth interview with a future resource legend (Ep. 661)
Today I welcome back Ivan Bebek, chairman and director of Auryn Resources [13:33]. Ivan has over 20 years of experience in the mining exploration industry. In this episode, he shares some of the huge opportunities he’s pursuing in the resources space—and why he’s buying Auryn Resources shares hand over fist. March Madness is upon us! If you’re having trouble filling out your bracket, I break down how to make your selections… and the odds of picking the perfect bracket [50:40]....

Powerful lessons from a memory master (Ep. 660)
I have an incredible first-time guest for you today… Chester Santos [15:38] is a U.S. Memory Champion… known as “The International Man of Memory.” Chester travels all over the world, speaking to institutions and businesses on how to improve memory. While you may not have perfect recall of all Kentucky Derby results since 1875 (like he does)… you can still learn how a better memory will help you get ahead—no matter your profession… This memory master even shares an example of how to improve your own memory ...


IBD chief strategist unplugged… plus expert shares investing secrets of the ultra-wealthy (Ep. 659)
I have a jam-packed show for you today… with two incredible guests. First, I speak with Richard C. Wilson, founder and CEO of The Family Office Club [15:39]. Richard focuses on ultra-wealthy clients and works with hundreds of successful entrepreneurs.   Even though most of us aren’t in this exclusive club, there’s a lot to take away from the investing ideas his group is looking at now… and the common characteristics you find in successful entrepreneurs.   I also welcome Chris Gessel, chief strategy officer ...

The incredible story of a not-so-typical gold miner (Ep. 658)
Today I welcome back my good friend Dennis Higgs, chairman and director of Nevada Exploration, to share some exciting news the company just released. Nevada isn’t your typical junior mining company... Today you’ll hear its incredible story [15:31] and the amazing potential of its gold discovery technology.  Dennis also highlights the risks the company faces and its next steps in searching for large gold deposits. And… if you haven’t heard, we’ve hit our soft cap goal of $3 million for the Curzio Equity Owne...

Why today’s “Goldilocks” economy is great for stocks (EP. 657)
Greetings from Baltimore. I’m on the road this week shooting a special informational video for our digital security, the Curzio Equity Owners (CEO) token. Leave it to me to head north, from Florida, when it’s supposed to snow several inches! I don’t have a guest for you this week, but don’t worry. This podcast is full of useful information... especially if you’re worried about your portfolio.    Today, I explain why this economy is great for stocks. Not too hot, not too cold... just right. Walmart reported ...


Emerging markets… “sticky” investments… and the trillion-dollar opportunity every investor should be watching (Ep. 656)
We’re about to make history… In just a few days I’m launching my industry’s first-ever digital security: the Curzio Equity Owners (CEO) token. On today’s show I break down all the details around my offer. I also explain why digital securities are a multitrillion-dollar opportunity… and why you absolutely must educate yourself on this incredible market—even if you’re not investing in this particular deal. I welcome back good friend—and regular guest—Andrew Horowitz of Horowitz and Company. Andrew is an excel...

Expert predicts these 10 stocks will outperform the markets in 2019 (Ep. 655)
It’s earnings season… and I welcome back great friend and respected analyst John Petrides, managing director and portfolio manager at Point View Wealth Management. He’s been analyzing the markets for over 15 years.   In this interview, John covers an array of topics, including the biggest risks to your portfolio this year… what sectors you should have exposure to… and his top 10 stocks that will outperform the markets in 2019.   And… It’s official. Next week, we make history here at Curzio Research by launc...

Digital securities unlock trillions in equity for American homeowners (Ep. 654)
I’ve been talking a lot about how digital securities will disrupt numerous industries. This includes investment banks, stock exchanges, crowdfunding, and royalty companies. And you can now add residential real estate to that list. My guest today is Matthew Sullivan, a seasoned veteran in corporate finance. He’s worked for Sir Richard Branson’s corporate finance team—and is the co-founder of a $50 million secured real estate income strategies fund, QuantumRE. Sullivan has found a way to use digital securitie...


How behavioral analytics can make you a better investor (Ep. 653)
I just got back from the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC), where I spoke to a packed audience about the huge opportunity in digital securities. The interest was overwhelming… And that’s no surprise since "tokenization" will become a trillion-dollar industry inside of five years. But it wasn’t all about tokenization at VRIC… Today, I break down the rest of the conference for you, including some amazing technologies... I give you an inside look at the meetings with industry insiders… and I sha...

The biggest winners and losers from the Consumer Electronics Show (Ep. 652)
I just returned from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas. I hope you followed along on Twitter as I fought my way through 180,000 people to give you exclusive access to the 4,500 companies presenting their most cutting-edge products and ideas… I kick off today’s podcast with a macro view of the show. This week, a $10 billion deal was announced between major gold producers. To go over the details of this mega-merger, I welcome back Marin Katusa, founder and CEO of Katusa Research and one of the bigg...

An insider’s view on why 2019 will be a breakout year for digital securities (Ep. 651)
I’m having a great time at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). There couldn’t be a better time to be here, after the market has pulled back significantly from its highs. I’m seeing a lot of great opportunities in individual companies that are growing earnings and revenue… but their stock prices are down over 25%. And even though I’m on the road, I have an amazing guest for you today. I welcome Robin Sosnow to the podcast for the first time. Robin runs her own law firm in New York City… has joint partnershi...


The biggest deal of my life (Ep. 650)
To kick off the New Year, I’m doing something a little different with today’s podcast. I’ve got a jam-packed monologue where I break down some of the biggest events in 2018. Yes, you can prepare yourself for one of my traditional rants… I also talk about what you can expect from Curzio Research in 2019. In just a couple of weeks, we’re launching the first ever security token offering (STO) in the financial publishing industry. The Curzio Equity Owners (CEO) token will offer accredited investors an equity st...

The most important lesson in investing (Ep. 649)
Volatility can be hard to stomach. Right now, we’re seeing 300 point moves in the Dow Jones index on daily basis… and some of the greatest companies in the world are down more than 30% from their highs.    During volatile markets, it’s vital to have tools in place to lower your overall risk. After all, the last thing you want is to take a 70% loss on any position. And by limiting your losses, you have some dry powder to buy incredible names at significant discounts. In this special podcast, I break down one...

A front row seat to a multitrillion-dollar revolution (Ep. 648)
Today I welcome first-time guest Carlos Domingo. Carlos is CEO and co-founder of Securitize, which provides end-to-end solutions for anyone looking to tokenize an asset. It’s also the company we’ve partnered with to help with the upcoming launch of our Curzio Equity Owners (CEO) security token offering. Carlos explains why digital assets will be a multitrillion-dollar market—a must-listen for anyone looking to learn more about security tokens… the recent trends taking place within this space… and how to ge...


Sneak peek: The unique uranium opportunity coming in 2019 (Ep.647)
Today I welcome back Amir Adnani, founder and CEO of Uranium Energy. He traveled to five countries over the past two months… meeting with executives, hedge fund managers, large investors, and heads of state.    Amir gives us an exclusive on what they’re all saying about the uranium industry—and why Section 232 tariffs could be a huge catalyst for U.S. based uranium companies.   Plus, he shares a unique opportunity to benefit from the inevitable long-term appreciation in uranium prices.   Amir is also chairm...

You’re not safe without energy independence (Ep. 646)
Today I welcome back Chris MacIntosh, founder and editor of Capitalist Exploits. I always love having Chris on the show because of his incredible knowledge of all things macro… Chris shares his thoughts on the Eurozone… including the possible creation of a European army and his deep concerns about its energy markets. We also talk bitcoin… and why Chris says this crypto is piquing his interest once again....

Marin Katusa unplugged (Ep. 645)
Welcome to a special Thanksgiving podcast! Today I welcome back Marin Katusa, founder and CEO of Katusa Research… and one of the smartest, most connected analysts in the resource industry. He’s known for his boots-on-the-ground analysis—and over the years I’ve had the opportunity to visit numerous mining sites with him.    Marin gets personal about the state of the financial newsletter industry. This includes a few NSFW rants about how not to get screwed over… Later he breaks down the gold and silver market...


Don’t buy a single oil stock until you hear this (Ep. 644)
Oil prices fell for 12 straight days… Crude is down more than 25% from last month. You might be tempted to buy on this dip… but I suggest listening to my educational segment [47:31] first. I tell you which companies will reap massive profits over the next 12 months… and which will fall another 20%-plus. I also welcome back my favorite bear, Rich Suttmeier. Rich is a 40-year market veteran and founder and CEO of Global Market Consultants. Rich is one of the best around when it comes to analyzing the Federal ...

A post-election roundup (Ep. 643)
The midterm elections are now behind us. I break down the greatest risk to the markets now that we have a split in power. Steve Koomar, publisher and editor of Vigilante Investor, joins us once again to talk about a huge risk China is facing that’s much bigger than tariffs. Steve also breaks down the 5G revolution—including who he thinks the biggest winners will be in this incredible secular growth trend. I’m finding tons of new ideas in today’s market… cheap companies with incredible growth potential. In t...

Live from Italy: Expert sees much more pain ahead (Ep. 642)
On today’s show, I welcome back Lenore Hawkins, chief macro strategist for Tematica Research. Lenore joins me from Italy to break down the problems surrounding the fourth-largest European nation…   She covers short and immediate-term issues, including super-high sovereign debt, slowing growth, and a new political regime that she refers to as “jokers.” Lenore also explains why a crash in this country would have a far greater impact on the global economy than Greece, Turkey, and Brexit. In my educational segm...


It’s time to be bullish on gold (Ep. 641)
Today, I welcome back Jonathan Awde, president and CEO of Gold Standard Ventures. Jonathan gives us his macro thoughts on the gold sector… inflows and outflows of money into the space, the federal reserve, and rising interest rates. You’ll want to hear the story behind his incredible company… and why it continues to explore these all-star assets during this bear market.  In my educational segment [39:58], I give you more details on the biggest announcement at Curzio Research since I launched the company…...

Why you should be buying stocks right now (Ep. 640)
Did you make it through the market crash last week? All it takes is a few volatile days… then crazy headlines start predicting the market will crash another 40%... or another credit crisis. But the recent pullback is just that—a pullback… A healthy correction… A normal part of the markets for over a century. And when you look at the underlying fundamentals... the market isn’t expensive. In fact, a lot of names are screaming buys.   My guest today is Jay Martin, president and CEO of Cambridge House Internati...

Your earnings season survival guide (Ep.639)
Earnings season kicks off next week… So I invited John Petrides of Point View Wealth Management back today to tell us what to expect. I love having John on the show because of his wealth of knowledge across many different sectors. He’s one of the best analysts I know when it comes to breaking down earnings from macro and micro perspectives. And we’re likely to see incredible volatility in many stocks during the season. Since last quarter, we’ve seen an uptick in energy prices and wages—two of the biggest co...


The most successful resource investor you’ve never heard of (Ep. 638)
I’ve got a very special guest for you today. It’s his first appearance on this podcast, and I’m truly honored to have him on. Over the past 30 years, he’s made a small fortune financing, creating, and selling junior mining companies. His name is Dennis Higgs. And he’s a legend in the resource sector. If you’ve never heard of him, I’m not surprised. He avoids the media and rarely does interviews at all. He’d rather let his record speak for him. But today, Dennis breaks his silence to talk about the gold indu...

Forensic accountant explains why Tesla will crash (Ep. 637)
On today’s podcast, I welcome back hedge fund veteran Mike Alkin to talk about this incredible bull market... some concerns that could derail it... and why Tesla could pull back considerably over the next three to six months. You may know Mike as editor of Moneyflow Trader here at Curzio Research and host of the fantastic Monday podcast, Talking Stocks Over a Beer. But Mike's also a forensic accountant. His reasons for shorting Tesla go beyond what you’ll read in mainstream media… making this interview a m...

Ignore the noise… Here’s why China is playing hardball on tariffs (Ep. 636)
Today I welcome back Kim Iskyan, editor of International Capitalist and one of the best international stock analysts in the world. To find the best investment opportunities, Kim’s traveled to more than 80 countries over his 25-year-plus career.   Kim travels to China often—and speaks directly to local business folks and large institutions. He starts our show by breaking down the latest drama on tariffs… And why the situation between China and the U.S. is different from what you’ll see in the media. Later i...


How to find great ideas before Wall Street catches on (Ep. 635)
First and foremost… Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas on Friday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families that will be impacted by this terrible event. Please be safe! Today I welcome back Chris Versace, co-founder and chief investment officer of Tematica Research. He’s an amazing stock analyst with over 20 years of experience. Chris is also a good friend. We worked together at The Street over 10 years ago. He has an incredible track record for finding great stock i...

Here’s how you know if a correction is coming... (Ep. 634)
Summer is officially over… which means football season is here. And to kick off the new season, I start the podcast with a great big rant. Today I also welcome back one of my favorite guests, Andrew Horowitz. Andrew is host of The Disciplined Investor podcast and president of financial planning firm Horowitz and Company. As you might expect, we cover a number of topics—from China and the tariff headlines to Andrew’s take on emerging markets… and whether that pullback is a buying opportunity or a flashing c...

Interviewing a true investment legend (Ep. 633)
On today’s podcast I welcome back a great friend and rare coin expert, Van Simmons. Van is internationally known and respected… and he’s been investing in rare coins since the 1970s. He helped create The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), which is credited with bringing accountability to this “alternative investment class.” Van gives us an insider perspective on everything from rare coins to sports memorabilia. If you’ve never had an interest in collectibles… trust me, you will after hearing this inc...


These investment strategies sound absolutely crazy… until you look at the returns (Ep. 632)
If you want to increase your overall return on investment, today’s show is a must-listen. But you have to be willing to venture where other investors fear to go… and try unconventional ideas. My guest is Chris Mayer, editor of Bonner Private Portfolio, an investment research service from Bonner & Partners. Chris is an incredible stock analyst with over 20 years’ experience. He always provides unique investment insight during our interviews. And, based on your feedback, he’s one of my most popular guests. Ch...

Why stocks are about to fall 20% (Ep. 631)
Today I welcome back a 40-year market veteran... and one of my favorite bears: Rich Suttmeier. Rich is an incredible analyst. He’s also founder and CEO of Global Market Consultants, with great insight on a variety of topics. He breaks down Turkey’s financial crisis… why it’s significant to individual investors… and how it could be the catalyst that pops a $270 trillion debt bubble. While Rich tends to land on the bearish side, he’s been bullish on FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) ...

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Curzio Research (Ep. 630)
The last couple of years since I started Curzio Research have been a fantastic experience. And I have all of you to thank. It’s because of you that I’m able to continue growing this business. In fact, I’m about to hire more junior analysts. So in this week’s episode, I bring on my junior analyst, Daniel Creech, to give you a peek behind the curtain... We talk about a typical day at Curzio Research and the process behind each issue we write. Daniel also shares some of the biggest lessons he’s learned in his ...


The Best Sectors to Buy on a Market Pullback (Ep. 629)
Today I welcome a good friend and regular guest to the show, Marc Lichtenfeld. Marc is chief income strategist at financial newsletter publisher The Oxford Club. He’s also one of the smartest biotech analysts, covering the industry for over 15 years. In this interview, Marc talks about the latest change he’s seeing in investor sentiment. This includes tons of investors who are worried about the market crashing over the next six months. Marc breaks down the current short-term risk he sees in the market… and ...

The Easiest Way to Make a Fortune Betting Against Stocks (Ep. 628)
If you believe the markets will pull back over the next 18 months… after eight straight years of moving higher… then this podcast is an absolute must-listen.   My guest today is Mike Alkin, editor of Moneyflow Trader here at Curzio Research. This unique newsletter teaches individual investors how to conservatively bet against stocks. Mike already gave listeners numerous winners on past Wall Street Unplugged episodes… including Dean Foods, Newell Brands, and Goodyear Tire. He explained why these companies wo...

Three Critical Things to Watch During Earnings Season (Ep. 627)
Today’s show is packed full of great information… You’ll want to get a pen ready before listening. I welcome back good friend—and Wall Street Unplugged regular—John Petrides. John is managing director and portfolio manager at Point View Wealth Management. He’s got a phenomenal pulse on the market. Listen as John reveals three critical things to pay attention to during earnings season, which is now underway. And, as always, John gives us a lot of fantastic investing ideas. He highlights the sectors he expect...


Message to Retirees: There Will Not Be Another Credit Crisis in Your Lifetime (Ep. 626)
There are a lot of doom-and-gloomers out there warning about an impending credit crisis… And I know many of you are worried. Today, I explain why you can stop losing sleep over your portfolios. I speak directly to anyone over the age of 55. But don’t worry if you’re not in that demographic yet… everyone will benefit from this segment. I also welcome back Chris MacIntosh, founder and editor of Capitalist Exploits. Chris is one of my most popular guests for a reason. His breadth of knowledge on stocks, bonds,...

The Untold Secret Behind Some of the World’s Biggest Fortunes (Ep. 625)
Happy 4th of July! This is a special holiday for me. It brings back great childhood memories of our summer house in upstate  New York. That’s where my late dad put on a firework display that would put most professional displays to shame. I hope all of you enjoy time with your family. Drink a few beers, tell some great stories, and enjoy the barbecue. When you’re done, you’ll love my interview this week. I welcome back Hugh Agro, a superstar in the mining industry. Hugh is President and CEO of Revival Gold, ...

20-Year Market Vet Shares The Biggest Risks Today… And Her Favorite Tech Opportunity (Ep. 624)
Pullbacks in the markets can be disconcerting… but recent activity is perfectly normal. As I’ll explain, it’s actually healthy when stocks pull back gradually… and based on the current fundamental and economic landscape, I suggest using this pullback as a buying opportunity. I also welcome Lenore Hawkins, 20-year market veteran and chief macro strategist at Tematica Research. Lenore breaks down the biggest market risks for investors... including rising interest rates and the looming potential for trade wars...


It’s the Perfect Time to Buy the World’s Most Hated Sector (Ep. 623)
Financials are down almost 20% on the year… close to bear market territory. But the Fed releases stress test results tomorrow. The banks that pass will be allowed to significantly raise their dividend and launch huge buyback programs… On today’s show, I’ll tell you about about the huge short-term catalysts ahead for this dirt-cheap sector. I also talk to Nate Flanders, cryptocurrency expert and founder of crypto trading exchange Mandala. He and I recently traveled to New York to meet with potential cryptocu...

Why AT&T Is About to Become the Biggest Company in the World (Ep. 622)
The wait is over... It’s been a long time coming, but the AT&T-Time Warner merger is happening. This is one of the largest deals in history, and I’ll break it all down for you on today’s show… I’ll also tell you why this is such an amazing opportunity for AT&T investors. And, this week, I welcome back my good friend―and host of The Disciplined Investor―Andrew Horowitz. Andrew and I have a spirited discussion on everything from the Fed to commodities to tariffs to ―of course―cryptocurrencies... Andrew also s...

Crypto Intelligence is About to Go Live (Ep. 621)
The countdown is on... Today, I’ll give you the scoop on Crypto Intelligence, Curzio Research’s brand new crypto newsletter. As you’ll see, this newsletter is unlike anything else in our industry, giving subscribers a unique entry to this incredible growth sector...  The editor of this product is a hedge fund veteran with over 25 years of private equity experience. His system reduces risk… while giving subscribers the opportunity to generate life-changing gains. Subscribers will gain access to ICOs (initial...


Ignore Italy… Stocks Are Going Higher Over the Next Decade (Ep. 620)
No... it’s not just you. Geopolitical change is on all our minds. Right now, everyone’s talking about the turmoil in Italy… but the truth is, this’ll have a minimal impact on the U.S. market. I’ll tell you why on today’s show. But first, I welcome back Steve Koomar, publisher and editor of Vigilante Investor. Steve believes stocks are positioned to show great returns over the next decade. He also highlights his favorite trend in tech… one that’s much bigger than AI, IoT, Big Data, and the cloud… and the sto...

Why I’m Buying This Commodity for the First Time In 10 Years… And It’s Not Gold (Ep.619)
I hope you have a pen and notepad ready for today’s show...   My good friend Marin Katusa returns to tell us why gold could go a lot lower over the next few months. He suggests buying a popular commodity instead… which he largely avoided for the past decade.   Marin is one of the best resource investors I know. And although he’s bearish on gold in the short-term, we discuss why that’s a positive for us as investors.   Marin also explains what to look for when evaluating a resource investment (it takes more ...

Where to Find Value in Mining Stocks Today (EP. 617)
There’s been a lot of pressure on mining stocks, and I know a lot of you are wondering if the bottom is in and it’s time to buy.   Jeff Phillips, President of Global Market Development, joins me this week to share what will be a boost to these companies… what he looks for in a resource investment… and where to find value. You’ll also hear Jeff’s favorite ideas in gold and uranium today......


A Sneak Preview of North Korea’s Market Opportunities (EP.616)
Today I welcome back Kim Iskyan, editor of International Capitalist. Kim shares his methodology for finding little-known opportunities in emerging markets… including how to travel safely where others fear to tread. Plus, he gives us a preview of the opportunities that could arise if the North Korean market is opened by peace talks. I know from experience how difficult it is not to let personal feelings impact your investing… but we’ll discuss why it’s critical that you don’t.   And in our education segment,...

The 10-Year Treasury Just Broke 3%... Here’s Why You Should Use This Non-Event as a Buying Opportunity (EP.615)
Welcome back to Wall Street Unplugged. Today, everyone is talking about the 10-year Treasury yield—namely, how it just broke 3% for the first time in years. Here’s the truth: this isn’t a big deal—no matter what the media say. This number is still well below historical norms… However, it does present us with a buying opportunity… which I’ll tell you about in today’s show. But before I get to that, I welcome as my guest this week Danielle DiMartino Booth. Danielle is a former adviser at the Federal Reserve B...

Ep. 614: Use The Media’s “Agenda” to Pocket Huge Gains
Ignore the crazy headlines… In this episode, we talk about how to use the media’s “agenda” to pocket huge gains in stocks. Most headlines are exaggerated. They include phrases like “market crash” and “trade wars.” It doesn’t matter. The market is flat this year and America is not in a trade war with any nation… The media exaggerates these headlines to get page views. That’s how they make money. Yet these headlines (including tweets from our president) can temporarily influence stocks, causing disconnects be...


Ep. 613: Why Great Investors Ignore the Headlines
Welcome back to Wall Street Unplugged. My guest this week is Corby Marshall, CEO of Hilltop Cybersecurity. (Full disclosure: I’m an early investor in this company.) Corby joins me from the RSA cybersecurity conference to discuss what we should all be thinking about it when it comes to protecting our data. You’ll also be fascinated to hear what led him to into this space... Later, we’ll talk about how important it is to look beyond the headlines when it comes to evaluating a stock. Read the story no one else...

Ep. 612: Frankly Speaking | This is Your Brain on Stocks
Welcome back to Frankly Speaking. I can’t stress this enough: I care about and what happens to your portfolio.   The reason you listen to me, subscribe to the newsletters, and read our research is so you can focus on your life and take advantage of our “stock brains” here at Curzio Research. On this episode, we talk about what it means to have a stock brain. And we touch on other programs offering financial advice. If you follow other podcasts and tv personalities that give stock recs, make sure they care a...

EP. 611: It’s a Stock Picker’s Market… If You’re Smart
Welcome back to Wall Street Unplugged. This week, my guest is Mike Alkin, editor of Moneyflow Trader and host of the Talking Stocks Over a Beer podcast. Even though Mike writes his newsletter for Curzio Research, he and I often have differing views on the markets. (Mike is bearish and I’m more of a bull.) Even so, we generally find common ground. I have a lot of respect for his knowledge and opinions. Today, Mike reviews how he analyzes stock news and what helps him decide whether a company is going to hav...


Ep. 610: Frankly Speaking | The Risks vs. Rewards of Hedge Funds
Welcome back to Frankly Speaking. There are a lot of myths surrounding hedge funds, particularly how much yield they create vs. how much it costs you to invest in them. Today I debunk some of those myths, and remind you of the risks vs. rewards of hedge funds. Remember, the better they do, the more risk they take with your money. I also discuss some big changes coming to Curzio Research. We’re getting ready to unveil some exciting new products… and share some special offers with our subscribers. On today’s ...

Ep. 609: The Blockchain is Here… and it’s Potential is Astounding
I’m so excited to bring on analyst Barry Cohen to talk all things cryptocurrency and blockchain. Barry explains how these technologies work, how you can secure cryptocurrencies safely and easily, how the regulatory landscape is going to change, and more. All of this comes ahead of the cryptocurrency newsletter we’re launching in May. Make sure you subscribe to our free email list now to be the first to know about this product when it’s launched. I get a little heated over negative news about Amazon and comp...

Ep. 608: Frankly Speaking
Description This week, I want to take some to stress how important it is to take certain things into consideration when making changes to your portfolio. Specifically, I recap how to think about market moves when corporate earnings are announced. And I’ll tell you how I strategically position my portfolio among long and short-term stocks. We’ll also take a long look at Tesla’s woes... and how to trade on news for this company and other momentum stocks. Lastly, we’ll talk about how to measure the current val...


Ep.607: Don’t Be a Hero and Buy on the First Dip
Andrew Horowitz of Horowitz & Company and host of The Disciplined Investor podcast (the second best investing podcast) breaks down the technicals of the market action we’ve been seeing lately... and what that means for your portfolio. If you’ve been wondering how to navigate this volatile market, Andrew will help you keep your sanity. He advises us about the right time to panic, versus the right time to take advantage of everyone else’s panic. Andrew also reviews some recent positions he’s taken on--indivi...

Ep. 606: Frankly Speaking
In this edition of Frankly Speaking, I take on some lingering concerns for both Amazon and Facebook. Despite some short term pressures, I think the upside potential for both is strong. Then, I’ll reveal my favorite dividend-paying stocks… and give you a word of warning: Even if you think you’re diversified, you may be holding the same stock across the board... Stocks Mentioned: AMZN FB MCD WMT AAPL XOM INTC GE...

Ep. 605: America May Be Entering Its Fourth Economic Revolution
Welcome back to Wall Street Unplugged. I have an incredible show for you today... I don't read many newsletters, but I always make a make a point to read Vigilante Investor, edited by today’s guest Steve Koomar. Unlike many newsletter writers, Steve always backs up his thesis with hard facts, and I learn something new from every issue. Steve and I discuss all the negative headlines about Trump’s new tariffs—propelling fears of a trade war that could ultimately hurt the U.S. Like myself, Steve believes these...


Ep. 603: A Commodity Bull Market Nobody Is Talking About
March Madness is upon us! As many of you know, college basketball is my favorite sport. Today, I kick off the show by breaking down the brackets and sharing my predictions for who will make the Final Four. But even if you’re not a sports fan, you’ll want to stay tuned, because later on, I interview the brilliant Marin Katusa, founder of Katusa Research. Marin is a good friend of mine and a regular guest of the podcast. He also happens to be one of the best analyst in the resource sector. Today, Marin shares...


Ep. 601: Where the Risk Really Lies in Today’s Market
Today, we’re going to tackle some of the biggest issues on every investor’s mind: inflation and a potential trade war. First, we’ll consult with John Petrides of Point View Wealth Management. I try to have John on the show at least once a quarter, because he’s incredibly knowledgeable on all areas of the market. John tells us how inflation (specifically, rising wages) could affect stock prices—and why he isn’t worried about an impending “trade war.” He also shares the sectors he likes today... and a few of ...

Ep. 599: How I Uncover Great Stock Ideas… Before Everyone Else
Today a good friend returns to us––Marc Lichtenfeld. Marc is Chief Income Strategist at the Oxford Club… Senior Editor of the Oxford Income Letter… an expert on the biotech sector… and an all-around amazing analyst. Marc and I chat about his new book, You Don’t Have to Drive an Uber in Retirement. The book shares money-making ideas for retirement that don’t require working a job you hate. Marc recently attended the JP Morgan Healthcare conference (the Who’s Who of Healthcare conferences). Listen closely as ...


Ep. 597: Why Everyone Should Have Exposure to Cryptocurrencies
Today I welcome first-time guest Chris Dunn, self-taught investment guru and entrepreneur. Back in high school, when most kids barely knew what a stock was, Chris was trading futures. Recently, he shifted his focus from the equity markets to cryptocurrencies… what he claims is “probably the best decision I ever made.” For the first time, Chris says, we have true currency competition… It’s an exciting moment in history. You’ll learn why Chris thinks everyone should have money allocated to cryptocurrencies......


Ep. 595: Rational Advice from a Cryptocurrency Trader
On this episode, I welcome first-time guest Nathan Flanders. Nate is an entrepreneur, professional cryptocurrency trader, and leads a crypto-trading Facebook page with 80,000 active monthly members. Nate and I discuss crypto volatility… and why trading cryptocurrencies is more about technical analysis than fundamental analysis. You’ll also hear about the new project Nathan is working on… and his passion to educate new crypto investors. But most importantly... Nathan shares what we should be focused on when ...

Introducing: The Mike Alkin Show: Talking Stocks Over A Beer
Join Mike Alkin for the maiden voyage of The Mike Alkin Show--Talking Stocks Over a Beer! In this episode, you’ll hear about an industry where the risk/reward ratio is one of the best available anywhere. As Mike interviews Jordan Trimble, CEO of Skyharbour Resources, you‘ll discover the state of the uranium market today… The trigger that set off a major bear market in uranium... And why the market is about to move much higher very quickly. You’ll learn… How uranium exploration companies have survived a majo...


Ep. 593: Back from the Super Bowl… Now back to work
The Eagles are world champions! As many of you know, I’m a diehard Philadelphia Eagles fan. I had an amazing time at the Super Bowl this year – it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. To see a few video highlights from the event, check out our Facebook page here. But I’m back with two great interviews for you today… On this episode, I explain why prudent investors love corrections. The market has seen an intra-year correction (10% pullback from its highs) for 37 straight years. Over 75% of the time, the mar...

Ep. 591: My Key Indicator for Rising Gold Stocks is Flashing "Buy"
Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged. This week I sit down with a mining rockstar… Hugh Argo, CEO of Revival Gold. Hugh has an incredible track record. And a unique combination of skills… He had a successful career in investment banking before he became a mining engineer. Before joining Revival Gold, Hugh helped transform a $1.7 billion gold company to a $17 billion company. Today, Hugh and I discuss a key catalyst for higher gold prices: Gold producers are running out of deposits to min...


Ep. 589: This is why the crypto correction is a good thing
Today I welcome first-time guest and cryptocurrency expert, Barry Cohen.   Barry is a former portfolio manager with over 20 years of experience in the hedge fund industry… More importantly, I’m honored to announce that Barry is the newest Editor and Senior Analyst here at Curzio Research.   On today’s episode, we get to learn what our newest analyst is all about…   Barry talks about the changing regulatory state of cryptocurrencies… explaining why the latest government crackdowns are actually a good thing f...


Ep. 587: Marin Katusa: Your ticket to VRIC 2018
Today’s guest is long-time friend and resource expert, Marin Katusa. He's the founder and CEO of Katusa Research. And co-producer of the annual Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. This event is just around the corner… and it's where I find the BEST investment ideas in the sector year after year. In this episode, Marin maps out this year's event… and explains what it’s like to be in the same room as industry legends like Rick Rule, Frank Holmes, and Ross Beaty. Marin also updates us on the gold and jun...

Ep. 585: It's Conference Season!
Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged. With the Consumer Electronics Show underway, today I’ve reached out to Marc Lichtenfeld to get a preview of the annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference. Marc is Chief Income Strategist at the Oxford Club and has covered the biotech field for over a decade. He is my no. 1 analyst when it comes to this industry. With over 400 biotech companies present at the conference, tune in as Marc reveals two companies he’s excited to meet with that have untapped po...


Ep. 583: John Petrides: 3 sectors, 3 stocks for 2018
Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged!   To kickoff the new year, I’m joined by John Petrides – Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Point View Wealth Management.   Today John looks back at the biggest headlines from 2017… and makes his predictions for the new year ahead.   Topics covered include:   Equity vs. bond and cash markets The return of volatility 3 under-the-radar investor headwinds for 2018 The great FAANG stock rotation   As always, before John signs off he reveals his...


Ep. 581: Best of 2017
This week we have a special holiday treat...   A short compilation of our most talked-about Wall Street Unplugged podcasts this year.   Some of these episodes generated more listener feedback than others...   And some were chock full of can't-miss investor education and ideas we haven't heard anywhere else...   It was tough to narrow down the list, but the clear 2017 "winner" covered the hottest topics of the year: Bitcoin and Blockchain.   If you're still unclear about the value of cryptocurrencies and wha...

Ep. 579: A New Era for Northern Dynasty
Mining legend and CEO of Northern Dynasty, Ron Thiessen, joins the show for the first time this week... If you’ve been listening to my podcasts over the past several months – you'll already know how excited I am about this. Ron and I first met in June 2016 when Marin Katusa, Doug Casey, and I booked a trip to Alaska to tour Northern Dynasty’s world-famous Pebble project – the largest undeveloped gold and copper mine on the planet. As most junior resource investors know, there's been a lot of buzz around thi...


Ep. 577: Mike Alkin: The Big Announcement (and exclusive Q&A)
“Don’t confuse a brand you know for a company you should own...” - Mike Alkin Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged. This week’s guest is Mike Alkin – Curzio Research’s newest Senior Analyst and Editor of—I can finally say it—Moneyflow Trader. On today’s show, you asked — we answer. Mike and I go over the questions you posted we didn’t get to answer on this week’s video training series… while giving you a hefty sneak peek at what’s ahead for Moneyflow Trader. Topics and questions covered ...


Ep. 575: Uranium exposure officially a no-brainer
Uranium investors are celebrating AGAIN this week… On Monday, the world’s largest uranium producer - Kazakhstan’s state-owned Kazatomprom - announced they are slashing production by 20% over the next three years. This news, on top of Cameco’s (CCJ) production cuts last month, has created the setup we’ve all been waiting for… As massive supply continues to come off the market - I’ve invited uranium expert and CEO of Uranium Energy (UEC) Amir Adnani to fill us in on all the details… Amir breaks down the funda...

Ep. 573: Chris MacIntosh: Why Bitcoin Could Surge to $40,000
Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged. Today’s guest is Chris MacIntosh – Co-Manager of the Asymmetric Opportunities Fund and founder & owner of one of my favorite financial publications, Capitalist Exploits. As bitcoin’s meteoric rise continues, one thing is certainly clear: People are confused. Tune in this week as Chris – who told us to buy Bitcoin at $400 – explains why this market is widely misunderstood. Good Investing, Frank Curzio...


Ep. 572: Frankly Speaking | Recap: Silver and Gold Summit 2017
This week – instead of doing our normal Q&A routine, discussing your top questions about the markets, economy, even sports – I’ll be doing something a little different… I just came back from the 2017 Cambridge International Silver and Gold Summit in San Francisco. I spoke on stage three different times, attended several meetings, and caught up with some my favorite guys within the industry… It’s always a special occasion when guys like Marin Katusa, Doug Casey, Jim Rickards, Teeka Tiwari, Rick Rule, and Fr...

Ep. 571: Steve Koomar: The Real Winners of GOP’s Tax Reform
First and foremost, Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re one of the millions of Americans traveling, stuck in traffic, or simply need some time away from the relatives this week - this episode is my gift to you. Today’s guest is Steve Koomar – former derivative trader at Goldman Sachs and editor of the Vigilante Investor newsletter....

Ep. 570: Frankly Speaking | My Top 8 Online Financial Resource Tools
My top online research tools, and why I use them…The rebalancing of GE & their recent dividend cut… My favorite funds & names to follow… a quick 13F analysis in real-time Questions & Comments: “What are some of your favorite places to research stocks and find new ideas?” • Paul [00:57] “Hey Frank, you may finally be right about GE. There’s “blood in the streets” and nobody, ANYwhere, will say a single good thing about the company.” • Matt [16:15]   “Frank, you always talk about 13F’s and how they’re ...


Ep. 569: Jordan Trimble: Uranium is finally taking off
For uranium investors, the long wait for a rebound may finally be over… Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged. Since Japan’s Fukushima disaster in 2011, uranium producers have battled one of the worst bear markets in the commodity’s history. Amid tough market conditions, uranium has been the only commodity where not a single mine can turn a significant profit. But in a major development announced just last week, producers have finally responded in a BIG way – pushing prices higher for the...

Ep. 568: Frankly Speaking | A merger arbitrage opportunity in Alterra?
One of the most manipulative yet completely legal occurrences on Wall Street… A little hate mail… How to play volatile earnings… A merger arbitrage opportunity in Alterra? Questions & Comments: “Nice rant on wednesday. Seems like every week one of my stocks is getting trashed by these short reports. I’m not sure which firms are legit and which ones are the short scammers… hard to know which short sellers to trust when everything seems so manipulated. I’d like to know if you’re in my corner.” • Wade [00:50]...

Ep. 567: Cutting Through the Noise with Chris Mayer
Chris Mayer, former banking analyst and editor of two popular investment newsletters – Bonner Private Portfolio and Focus – joins us on this week’s Wall Street Unplugged. Chris is one of my all-time favorites… A continual world traveler, I often call Chris the “Anthony Bourdain of finance.” His boots-on-the-ground research uncovers frontier investment ideas you’ll hear nowhere else. Last time Chris was on the show (April, 2017), he revealed five stock ideas. And today, ALL five of those stocks are well into...


Ep. 566: Frankly Speaking | Facebook is still a long-term buy
Why Facebook is still a buy after earnings... My thoughts on baseball (post-playoffs)... GE’s free-fall… A slice of Michael Alkin’s newsletter… How to figure out your investment timeline Questions & Comments: 1) “I know you’ve been high on Facebook (FB) for a very long time. I bought the stock because of you at $90 and still own it today. They just reported solid earnings and raised guidance... Is it time to take my profits?” - Marty [00:46] 2) “Now that we’ve had one of the best playoffs in history, do you...

Ep. 565: Cactus Schroeder: Where Oil Prices Are Heading
This week I sit down with legendary Texas wildcatter and CEO of Chisholm Exploration, Cactus Schroeder. Cactus is one of the smartest men you’ll find in the oil business. For 40 years, he's drilled around the most prominent basins of North America. And he's consulted on or invested in over 1,000 drilling projects. Cactus was featured on Discovery Channel’s Wildcatters – a television series that followed three people searching for oil and gas in areas other than oil fields. He's also credited with finding on...

Ep. 564: Frankly Speaking | Earnings Bonanza
In this and every episode of Frankly Speaking, we discuss your top questions about the markets, stocks, the economy – even sports.    This week (10/27/2017): Earnings bonanza… Why growth is more important than value right now… My favorite lessons since starting my own business… And Eagles to the Super Bowl? Questions & Comments: “Thanks for the Curzio Research Advisory exclusive update!” - Derek [00:46] “How about em’ Eagles?” - James [06:59] “All major tech companies are reporting blow-out earnings. Wit...


Ep. 563: Trade alongside Marin Katusa with these two bets
The gold sector has been a free fall in 2017… No matter what CEO, drilling outcome, or project acquisition - just about every name in the industry has underperformed this year. But here's the good news: I have a great guest today that’s here to clear up all of our concerns... He goes by the name of Marin Katusa - Founder and CEO of Katusa Research and one the the most respected deal-makers in the entire global resource sector. On today’s show, not only does he break down the gold market - and where prices o...

Ep. 562: Frankly Speaking: The Most Vulnerable FANG Stock
Why GE is now the largest position in my portfolio… Reasons for shorting Netflix during earnings… Why one FANG company is in for a rude awakening… A sneak peek at Michael Alkin’s upcoming newsletter Questions & Comments: “General Electric (GE) reported terrible earnings on Friday. What are your thoughts? Is the bottom finally here?” – Aaron [00:45] “The new Facebook Live videos are awesome!… Especially the one where you discussed shorting Netflix (NFLX) ahead of the quarter.” – Jeff [09:55] “You mentioned ...

Ep. 561: Going short: A slice of reality from my favorite sell-side analyst
Meet today’s guest, Michael Alkin – Curzio Research’s newest editor and senior analyst. Before joining Curzio Research, Michael spent over twenty years working in the hedge fund industry. He’s considered a short-selling expert. On today’s show, we get to know more about Michael… And how he went from mixing paint at Sherwin Williams in his mid-twenties to becoming the right-hand man of one of Wall Street’s greatest hedge fund managers… A man Businessweek once referred to as “the best stock-picker no one has ...


Ep. 560: Frankly Speaking | Update: General Electric
Why I’m still long on General Electric (despite its recent slump)… Bruno Mars is NOT Michael Jackson… Eagles to the SuperBowl? On today’s episode of Frankly Speaking, I mostly cover General Electric (GE). I’ve received tons of questions and emails after shares reached a new 52-week low last week. So I wanted to give my followers an update. A massive restructuring is currently underway and rumors are spurting in every direction. In addition, JPMorgan is now saying a dividend cut is “likely”… which could push...

Ep. 559: Junior Mining Expert Jeff Phillips Breaks His Silence
Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged. Today I have an exclusive interview for you with Jeff Phillips, President of Global Market Development. If you haven't heard of Jeff, that's likely because he rarely gives interviews. But he's one of the most trusted names in the resource industry – like frequent guest and close friend, Marin Katusa. After financing over 100 different resource companies, Jeff has developed a unique approach to investing in this highly volatile sector. He’s helped me ...

Ep. 558: Frankly Speaking |Canadian Marijuana Industry Debunked
A breakdown of the Steel industry… How the Dodd Frank Act is now hurting the consumers… Reasons for today’s “alarming” M&A numbers… The general scope of the Canadian marijuana market… Questions & Comments “Is this the perfect storm brewing for Steel Dynamics (STLD)?”... - John [00:47] “I finally get your rant about applying for a home loan… I’m currently purchasing a new home while trying to sell my current one and the amount of follow up documentation is a nightmare! Here’s my story.”… - John [05:58] “Rece...


Ep. 557: Tax Reform's Winners and Losers
On this week’s show I’m joined by the biggest bear I know on Wall Street – Richard Suttmeier. Rich has been analyzing stocks for over 40 years. He's currently the founder and CEO of Global Market Consultants. He's also a weekly contributor to Forbes and TheStreet.com. Richard is an expert at analyzing what he calls "the balance sheet of the U.S. economy," otherwise known as the FDIC Banking Profile. Using this hard data, which most investors tend to overlook, Rich gives us his economic forecast… More speci...

Ep. 556: Frankly Speaking | Stocks and the Fear of Missing Out
Disciplined entry strategies… The psychological myth of investing… NFL protests… One of my favorite IoT companies… An update on a list of junior miners I’ve talked about throughout the years... Questions & Comments: “How do you handle what some call FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) when it comes to investing? I often get a little too eager and consequently, I sometimes place my bets at too high of a price”... - Nick [05:44] “I just listened to your opening rant on the latest Wall Street Unplugged podcast (Ep. 5...

Ep. 555: Why FANG Stocks are Sinking
On today’s show, Founder and CEO of Horowitz and Company - Andrew Horowitz, and I breakdown the recent sentiment shift surrounding the most popular momentum names in the market – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google. Otherwise known as "FAANG." Andrew explains how the great “rotation” in these names – from growth to value – may foretell the market’s tone for the remainder of the year… We then talk about how the recent rise in the U.S. dollar will impact the commodity and financial industries going forwa...


Ep. 554: Frankly Speaking: The biggest risk in today’s market NOBODY is talking about
What’s ahead for Curzio Research… The employee/ wage debate… The biggest risk in today’s market NOBODY is talking about… The one FAANG company I’d invest in right now (If I had to choose)... Why baseball stinks “Frank, are you ever going to do what other newsletters have done, and offer one big price for all of your services?” - Kurt [00:50] “I want to get your opinion on the highly contested inflation debate… Also, do you see the fed raising rates over the next six months?”  - Maurizio [04:11] “Which i...

Ep. 553: Frank Holmes: Why blockchain will be as disruptive as Amazon
Today we welcome back Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Global Investors. Under his 25-plus years of leadership, U.S. Global Investors has launched several funds, including the first-ever airliner ETF (JETS), and most recently, the U.S.Global Go Gold fund (GOAU). Since its June launch, GOAU has outperformed every major index within the gold industry. In this episode, Frank reveals his unique “moneyball” approach – explaining the quantitative tricks traditional funds are completely ignor...

Ep. 552: Frankly Speaking: Buy This Small Cap Biotech “Steal” Right Now
A safe cyber-security play… The best way to buy stocks on the TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)… Another small cap biotech steal   “It’s been over a week since the Equifax (EFX) data breach and the stock has beaten down by roughly 25%. Should we buy the dip? …Or is there still more pain to come?” – Anthony [00:46]   “Can you quickly recommend a few online brokers that are capable of trading stocks directly on the TSX?” – John [12:11]   “Is Advaxis (ADXS) dead? They have a premier drug in phase 3, with a coup...


Ep. 551: Amir Adnani: How to Win in Bear Markets
“There are two certainties when it comes to resource investing…”   On today’s episode of Wall Street Unplugged, we unveil a junior miner that's molded its entire business model around these two certainties… and how to profit from them.   The first certainty you probably know:   The resource market is cyclical.   When supply and demand imbalances occur, the resource sector is slow to react. This lengthy lag time creates massive price swings incomparable to other markets.   The second certainty, on the other ...

Ep. 550: Frankly Speaking: A List of Hurricane Trades For Next Season
A list of hurricane trades for next season… How to avoid artificial selling… What’s moving gold today… One of my favorite lessons from Jim Cramer…   “I’m guilty of holding on to my losers for too long… and cutting my winners short. What’s the best strategy on when to sell?” – James [00:48]  “What’s the easiest way for investors to get in early, ahead of everyone else, on short-term events like hurricanes?” – Joe [09:07]  “If the brink of war with North Korea isn’t moving gold or silver much… shouldn’t we ...

Ep. 549: John Petrides: The Great Misconception of Value Investing
Today's guest is Managing Director at Point View Wealth Management and one of Wall Street Unplugged’s finest, John Petrides. Wall Street benchmarks and sectors are shaking up amid recent fears of North Korea and our nation's ongoing hurricane misfortunes. And as these two major current events develop, John and I discuss where investors should be playing their cards… In other news, the Russell 1000 growth index (IWF) is up over 17% year to date... while the Russell 1000 value index (IWD) has gained 3% since ...


Ep. 547: Steve Koomar: This could be Amazon’s next big acquisition
Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged.   For many investors, Amazon's Whole Foods acquisition was the death knell for brick and mortar retail…   This week, Steve Koomar, former derivative trader at Goldman Sachs and editor of Vigilante Investor, breaks down the acquisition…  but explains how retail's downward spiral has created one of the largest disconnects in the market today.   This disconnect, Steve says, has opened the gates for private equity firms or companies like Amazon – compani...