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You know I'm no fan of Wall Street, but even I have to hand it to 'em: They have done a masterful job convincing regular folks that investing is difficult.
Those professional illusionists that perform from one end of the Las Vegas Strip to the other can't hold a candle to this bunch.
They baffle folks with obscure jargon, they make people terrified of volatility, and even more insidiously, they manipulate investors into acting irrationally.
The Street spends billions on advertising intended to convince you that it's hip to trade and invest, that you can do it from your car, that you can make great buys while you're picking up your kids or doing your job. In fact, I'll bet you've seen the same groovy commercials I have trying to convince you that's the case.
What they don't tell you is how they separate investors from their money...
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Keith is a seasoned market analyst and professional trader with more than 37 years of global experience. He is one of very few experts to correctly see both the dot.bomb crisis and the ongoing financial crisis coming ahead of time - and one of even fewer to help millions of investors around the world successfully navigate them both. Forbes hailed him as a "Market Visionary." He is a regular on FOX Business News and Yahoo! Finance, and his observations have been featured in Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, WIRED, and MarketWatch. Keith previously led The Money Map Report, Money Map's flagship newsletter, as Chief Investment Strategist, from 20007 to 2020. Keith holds a BS in management and finance from Skidmore College and an MS in international finance (with a focus on Japanese business science) from Chaminade University. He regularly travels the world in search of investment opportunities others don't yet see or understand.