The Fastest Road to Wealth in America (Right Under Your Nose)

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From the Editor: Michael A. Robinson's research always gives our readers a chance to make a lot of money. Santarus, Inc. is up 125% in less than a year. LIN TV Corp. climbed 102% in just three months. And the company he's recommending later today is expected to grow even faster (and much bigger). So before the details hit your inbox, here's Michael's secret… and why he does all of this in the first place.

One disturbing statistic says it all…

It appeared on Page 1 of The Wall Street Journal back on March 19, less than 24 hours away from the first day of spring, the season of hope…

Fifty-seven percent (57%) of U.S. workers have less than $25,000 in savings.

It's a troubling fact.

And to me, it's just nuts…

After all, America isn't just the land of opportunity and democratic freedoms. It's the single-greatest wealth machine in the history of the human race.

So why are so many Americans struggling right now?

Well, there's no doubt the Great Recession of 2008 cut a swath through a lot of people's savings. Millions lost their jobs and had to rob from their savings just to make ends meet. I sincerely hope that didn't happen to you.

But here's the truth…

Anyone can learn how to build wealth. Anyone can turn $25,000 into $250,000. I'm going to show you how today.

Hope has nothing to do with it…

The Road to Wealth is Paved By Tech

Look at all the technological breakthroughs that have taken place during the past century. Those advances have changed our lives.

And the investors who had the foresight to put some money down… well, many of them became wealthy… if not downright rich.

I'm talking about the light bulb, the radio, the TV, and the airplane — just to name a few.

Underpinning those innovations are such technological breakthroughs as transistors, semiconductors, computers, software, the Web and smartphones.

And innovation never ends.

Every year in the U.S., more billionaires are made in technology than any sector on earth.

To be sure, if you step back and look at the history of U.S. stocks, you see one giant long-range bull market (with some really dramatic short-term dips along the way).

What really drove this market expansion was fresh capital. That comes from innovation and from having lots of new stocks to sell to investors.

Of course, it's always the hot initial public stock offerings (IPOs) that grab the headlines. But the reality is that you don't have to be an insider who grabs one of those sexy deals to make big bucks.

You just have to know how to find the right company at the right time…

It Took Just Seven Months…

Had you bought shares of anti-obesity drug-maker Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) in January of last year, you would have made 640% in just seven months.

Since those are the kind of returns than can supercharge just about any investors' portfolio, let's do the math.

Take the average American's net savings of $25,000 (from The WSJ report) and boost it by 640%.

Not counting taxes (don't get me started on that), you wind up with a new net worth of $185,000. Do that a few times, and you're on Easy Street.

And I just pulled that example off the top of my head. There are more. A lot more…

I had the opportunity to get my readers into high-tech metals, for example, long before they became known as "rare earths." Those who followed along had a chance to make 199%, 67%, 38% and 353% in a very short time.

And here's the great thing about investing in high tech the way I do…

All you have to do is follow the "Five Rules" – a rigorous, no-exceptions evaluation strategy I've had 30 years to perfect. Each and every company I invest in must satisfy all five requirements.

And today we'll look at Rule No. 4, which can lead you to the "Holy Grail" of investing…

The Core Driver of Triple-Digit Profit Potential

This is the one thing that elevates the tech sector far above any other profit opportunity you can think of. It's also the one thing that will let you take $25,000 and turn it into $250,000… or $500,000.

I'm talking, of course, about growth.

If you're looking to create life-changing wealth – to get rich – then you have to find investments that can deliver superior growth on a consistent basis… like clockwork.

Most people, for example, haven't heard of Buenos Aires-based Mercadolibre Inc. (NasdaqGS: MELI), a company I detailed last week.

But they'd be better off if they had…

The "eBay of Latin America" boasts a customer base that accounts for nearly two-thirds of all online users throughout the fast-growing region. And it just added another 4.5 million customers last quarter – another double-digit year-over-year increase.

That's growth.

It's happening over at InvenSense Inc. (NYSE: INVN), too. The company's up 40% since I introduced it to readers on May 17. But I'd be surprised if it doesn't hit at least $30 a share by the end of 2015.

And that's why it satisfies Rule No. 5: "Target Companies That Can Double Your Money," which we'll cover next.

Stay tuned…

Michael

Check Your Inbox: You'll receive an email later today that details Michael's new recommendation. In the meantime, take an advanced look right here. As you'll see, passing the growth "test" of Rule No. 4 has never been easier…

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About the Author

Michael A. Robinson is one of the top financial analysts working today. His book "Overdrawn: The Bailout of American Savings" was a prescient look at the anatomy of the nation's S&L crisis, long before the word "bailout" became part of our daily lexicon. He's a Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and reporter, lauded by the Columbia Journalism Review for his aggressive style. His 30-year track record as a leading tech analyst has garnered him rave reviews, too. Today he is the editor of the monthly tech investing newsletter Nova-X Report as well as Radical Technology Profits, where he covers truly radical technologies – ones that have the power to sweep across the globe and change the very fabric of our lives – and profit opportunities they give rise to. He also explores "what's next" in the tech investing world at Strategic Tech Investor.

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  1. William Ishmael | August 20, 2013

    Ive been reading your tips for about 2 years now and here is my problem. I'm 71 years old, don't have a lot of money other than my meger savings and my SS, but am willing to invest if there is someone to help me who knows the stock mkt and how to do all the buy/sell,shorts/longs, this is fuzzy stuff for me.
    I really need to increase my cash flow, not afraid of chance, but know zero about the mkt. I bought gold in 2000 because there wasn't anywhere else I could find that was safe. Thx, William Ishmael

    • Art Rogish | August 25, 2013

      William, if you have bought gold then keep it. Gold will be holding its value and often increasing over the next few years. The reason for this is currency debasement where most of the world countries are putting money into circulation to keep their economies moving. At age 77 you must be careful to hold investments that will not lose value, as it takes a long time to recover from that. The best and safest way to invest is to follow a trend. However, there is a shift in trend taking place right now.

      Buy Gold Resource Corp (GORO) now, the trend in mining and precious metals companies is up, after a two year slump. I suggest this gold company because they have a high monthly dividend and good management, plus gold should be going up in price for the long term. Look for other strong companies and ETF that pay dividends so that you will have a cash flow as you age.

      Interest rates will be going up soon. Be sure to buy companies or ETF that will go up as interest rates increase. Gold and silver usually moves opposite from interest rates and are good to hold in this situation.

      Except for Gold Resource Corp (GORO), or other mining companies, hold off on buying other stocks until November as there may be a drop in stock prices due to poor earnings in the third financial quarter and October is the month stocks have crashed in the past.

  2. Karey Kozat | August 21, 2013

    Hi, I am what you call a "newbie" to the market world. I'm looking to start investing and was wondering what your thoughts are on Tesla Corp.? This would be my very first investment. I almost made a terrible mistake on investing with Facebook's IPO. I thank the powers to be their was a glitch with my e-trade account for some reason. Thank you for your time and advice in advance. Sincerely,
    Karey K.

  3. Chris | August 22, 2013

    Guys, all I can say from my perspective is "HEDGE HEDGE HEDGE YOUR BETS".
    Don't "put all your eggs in one basket"
    Don't just invest in (AT LEAST) several companies, but invest in several different industries.

    Investing in technology companies is usually more risky than investing in say, oil companies, or food manufacturing companies, but it also has the potential for bigger profits.
    However be very careful and do your due dilligence when investing in tech stocks, especially biotechnology stocks. Tesla Motors is a good bet as electric cars are the future and battery technology improvements are allowing this to become more achievable and afordable than in the past. Tesla has also recently become financially profitable – which is a huge achievement for a new, small startup car company. Many say Tesla's stock price is overvalued, and this may be true (you have "arrived a bit late at the party"). However some analysts are still estimating their stock price should double over the next 3-5 years or so. Put it this way, if the worst comes to the worst with Tesla (highly unlikely), you won't loose much by investing in them, but still, don't put all your eggs in one basket. Tesla is currently selling about 20 000 electric cars per year and renewable energy is set to increase in leaps and bounds in the coming years. Also take a look at solar companies like Solar City, SunCorp and First Solar. Wind power companies/manufacturers might be a good bet too, just do your homework well and reserch research research. Look at their financials and not just the potential growth abilities. Even billionaire Warren Buffet is investing in Wind Power.

    Hedge your bets by also investing in small and big oil and natural gas companies, food wholesalers (brand name foods) and retailers (eg. Wallmart, Whole Foods, Target), and other industries as well. Even in a recession we all need to eat :-) Play it safe, but not too safe.

    • Chris | August 22, 2013

      Remember with technology that todays "breakthrough" technology can often become almost worthless by tomorrow's "breakthrough" technology. Technology is constantly changing so just be very ncareful when investing in tech stocks, do your homework and you should be fine. Always ask, what is the chance that the technology this company has developed may be obsolete in a few years time?

  4. Jim | August 28, 2013

    "Anyone can turn $25,000 into $250,000." What an arrogant start to an article woefully short on specifics. If it were that easy, why isn't Mr. Robinson doing that instead of wasting his valuable time writing a newsletter. For all those poor schmucks who have no savings, take a hike. It takes money (capital) to make money in the financial markets. And, if you have managed to put together some meager savings, beware of all those brokers and advisors who are not as smart as Mr. Robinson. I can still remember the broker who told me not to buy ebay stock in the IPO because it would drop in price. After the stock had doubled in a week, the broker admitted he got it wrong. Oh well, I just had to work a little longer. Most of those with little or no savings do not have the financial where-with-all to sort through investments, let along to make good investment decisions. That's why we have social security. For the poster who bought gold in 2000, you probably did much better than you could have done in the stock market, particularly if you sold in 2011. If not, it is still double what you paid for it and is going up. I will go to Mr. Robinson's website and check out his investment recommendations; and if I have not increased my investments by 10 fold in a year or two, I will ask for my money back.

  5. seymour zandell | November 12, 2013

    Dear Mr. Michael Robinson,
    I am now going to be or I should say wanting to be better self informed as to what stock I care to invest in. I have been disinchanted with my broker for various reasons from his recommendations that encouraged me to do my own searching and study which stock has the
    best BETA as well as a good record of paying dividends.
    Here is a true story, I had a broker buy 7 stocks I paid for, I went away came back and she told me all 7 stocks had dropped OUT. I lost everything, she made her commission I tried to find a lawyer to help me recoup. The legal expence would have cost more than what I had invested unfortuneately. I got rid of her quickly.

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