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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Tue, May 27, 2014 - 7:38pm

John Hussman On Market Mean-Reversion

Here is the excellent presentation John Hussman gave at the 2014 Wine Country Conference in Sonoma, CA.

John is an exceptionally quantitative scholar of the markets, which is apparent in spades in this presentation. He shows some very powerful charts here, which in essence say: if you believe in math, if you believe in reversion to the mean, then today's financial markets are dizzyingly overpriced:

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 - 7:09pm

John Hussman: The Importance of Understanding the Tenuous Equilibria of the Markets

At the Wine Country Conference in Sonoma, California two weeks ago, John Hussman gave a presentation on the importance of equilibrium in today's markets.

Many of the conference attendees were at the conference specifically to hear John speak, as he so rarely makes public appearances like this (his Hussman foundation made the event, which raised funds for the Les Turner ALS Research Foundation, possible). And John did not disappoint. » Read more

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Fri, Apr 12, 2013 - 2:04pm

What Smarter Minds Than Mine Think About Gold

If you're long the precious metals, beatings like they're taking today (gold down 4%, silver down 6%) can seriously shake your confidence. At times of self-doubt like these, I look to learn what people smarter than I are thinking; as there's a good chance they're seeing the big picture more clearly.

Over the past week, I've had a lot of good fortune to do just that. The bottom line? More than ever, the smart minds see fewer better options than the precious metals for preserving (and likely increasing) the purchasing power of one's wealth.

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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 - 8:15pm

Wine Country Conference April 5, 2013 - Sonoma, CA

Investment Ideas for Unconventional Times

Join Chris in Sonoma (just 1 hour north of San Francisco) for a unique gathering with of some of the strongest independent thinkers of our day. Attendees will hear from speakers and participate in conversations about big and important ideas that escape the myopic focus of most market participants.

Chris will be speaking at this event, along with: