The AIA Advocate Newsletter

From: The Research and Editorial Staff of
The Association for Investor Awareness, Inc.

The AIA “Advocate For Absolute Returns”, a publication of The Association for Investor Awareness, tracks market trends, industry news, the SEC, global trade and finance and Washington developments for you because they affect your investments. But who doesn’t? Many sources report these issues as abstract facts.

We feel that’s not enough…

The AIA Advocate’s job is to warn you of what’s important and how these developments translate to ground-level forces and threats that directly affect your wealth as well as your current investment opportunities. Not just information, but information you can use.

Thursday, December 19th, 2019 @ 3:04AM

House Passes $1.4 Trillion Spending Deal To Avert Shutdown

GARY D. HALBERT BETWEEN THE LINES The one overriding theme of my writing over the past 40+ years has been the seemingly unstoppable rise in government deficit spending. It never ends. It probably will never end – that is, until we go over the edge in the next financial crisis…

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 @ 3:09AM

US Economy Slowed In 3Q, As Did Consumer Confidence

GARY D. HALBERT BETWEEN THE LINES The US Commerce Department released its first estimate of 3Q Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yesterday morning. GDP is the sum of all goods and services produced in the US annually. The advance report showed 3Q GDP rose by a better than expected 1.9% (annual rate), down…

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 @ 3:14AM

America’s Huge Debt Is Not A Problem… Until It Is

GARY D. HALBERT BETWEEN THE LINES I don’t know how many of my clients and subscribers are familiar with Ken Fisher who has been a long-time, widely followed financial columnist for Forbes and the founder of Fisher Investments which reportedly manages over $110 billion in client assets. Mr. Fisher is ranked among the Forbes 400…

Thursday, October 19th, 2017 @ 4:50PM

30-Year Anniversary of “Black Monday” – Dow Down 23%

GARY D. HALBERT BETWEEN THE LINES Today is the 30th anniversary of “Black Monday,” October 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508.3 points, or almost 23%, in that one day. It was and is the worst single day in US stock market history. At today’s lofty levels, a decline of 23%…

Monday, November 14th, 2016 @ 12:09PM

Where $3.9 Trillion In FY2016 Federal Spending Really Went

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines It is so very tempting to devote this entire space to this week’s historic presidential election, and goodness knows I could. Yet the only thing that mattered to me in this election was that Hillary Clinton lost. She did and did so very badly….

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 @ 1:20PM

US Manufacturing & Factories Are Not Dead, Just Different

Gary D. Halbert Between the Lines Before we get into today’s topic, here’s a quick update on this morning’s third and final estimate of 2Q GDP. The Commerce Department reported that 2Q GDP rose 1.4% (annual rate), up slightly from the August estimate of 1.1%. This was slightly better than…