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Monday, October 31, 2022

Warning: Prepare for Extreme Volatility

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: As regular Empire Financial Daily readers know, we believe that the market is closer to a bottom than a top. However, that doesn't mean it'll be a smooth ride higher... In fact, our friend and colleague Dan Ferris over at our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research says the coming months will be filled with […]

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Don't Get Burned by Bear Market Rallies

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: In today's Weekend Edition of Empire Financial Daily, we're continuing our series of insights from our friend and colleague Dan Ferris at our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research... Over the past week, we've been sharing warnings from Dan about what investors could be facing as this market unfolds. As regular Empire Financial Daily readers […]

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Why I'm Not Buying That 'This Time Is Different'

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: Our friend Dan Ferris from our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research is back with more proof that investors need to be careful more now than ever before. In today's essay, he explains why he thinks this time isn't different... I keep hearing analysts say they're bullish and that it's time to buy stocks again... […]

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

It's Time to Plant the Seeds of Optimism

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: Many investors fled the market this year as uncertainty surrounding inflation and ongoing geopolitical issues led to rampant volatility. We can't know for certain whether stocks have bottomed. But as our friend Dan Ferris from our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research explains, the pain we've experienced this year in the markets will actually help […]

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The Biggest Prediction of My Career

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: Regular Empire Financial Daily readers know we believe we're closer to a market bottom than a top, and that for investors with a long-term view, stocks are setting up for a historic buying opportunity. But getting the timing right can be tricky. That's why we're sharing an update from our friend and regarded […]

Saturday, October 22, 2022

The Biggest Bubble in History Is Bursting... Right Now

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: Today, we're continuing with more insights from our friend and colleague Dan Ferris over at our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research... As we said earlier this week, we here at Empire believe we're closer to a bottom than a top. However, we still want to keep up to date with the other side of […]

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Stocks Are Still in Mega-Bubble Territory

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: Regular Empire Financial Daily readers know that we believe we're closer to a bottom than a top. But the most successful investors are always listening to what people on the other side of the argument are saying. And if we're in the early stages of a bear market, we don't want it to […]

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The 'Most Important Price in the World' Is Broken

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: Our colleague Dan Ferris from our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research is back... Continuing yesterday's discussion about the wordplay from the Fed and government officials in the midst of another quarter of GDP contraction, Dan explains in today's essay how this is a symptom of a far bigger issue... Politically motivated, recession-focused word salad […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

'Sparkling Poverty' Stinks Just as Much

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: For the next two days here at Empire Financial Daily, we're turning things over to our friend and colleague Dan Ferris over at our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research... As regular readers know, Dan is the editor of Stansberry's Extreme Value newsletter, which focuses on buying world-class businesses trading at steep discounts. He also […]

Friday, March 11, 2022

Beware the 'Uncle Points'

By Dan Ferris

Your financial adviser will never tell you about 'uncle points'... But as you'll see in today's essay, not knowing about them could crush your life savings. Until recently, it might have seemed like the good times in stocks would never end. Perhaps bear markets appeared to be as extinct as the woolly mammoth, the Tasmanian […]

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Keep Ukraine in Your Heart and Your Hand on Your Wallet

By Dan Ferris

I like topics that can't be avoided... I like to help investors see past these tough topics... Most urgent headline-worthy stories, no matter how scary they may seem, should be ignored from an investment perspective. Reacting to headlines is not a valid investment strategy... It's a way to light money on fire. Owning great businesses […]

Saturday, March 5, 2022

If You're Not an Emotionless Cyborg, You Must Read This Essay

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: In today's Weekend Edition of Empire Financial Daily, our friend and colleague Dan Ferris from our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research is back... Over the past week, we've shared some insights from Dan and his Stansberry colleagues about protecting yourself during times of high volatility and preparing your portfolio in the case of extended […]

Saturday, February 26, 2022

The Fools Can't Find a Risk They Don't Like

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: The geopolitical conflict in Ukraine has sent shockwaves across the globe... and many investors are panicking. So today in the Weekend Edition of Empire Financial Daily, we're sharing insights from our friend and colleague Dan Ferris over at our sister company Stansberry Research... Dan is Stansberry's resident value investor. Recently, in the midst […]

Friday, September 24, 2021

The Truth About the Fed That Nobody Else Will Admit

By Dan Ferris

► Despite what people may think, the U.S. Federal Reserve doesn't make the stock market go up... Period. I don't care what anyone else says. The Fed prints money and buys debt securities from member banks ("quantitative easing")... It's essentially swapping U.S. dollars for bonds. But the thing nobody ever tells you is that... the […]

Thursday, September 23, 2021

'Prepare, Don't Predict'

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: For the rest of this week here at Empire Financial Daily, we're turning things over to our friends at our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research... Today and tomorrow, we'll kick things off with some insights from Dan Ferris, editor of the Extreme Value newsletter. Dan focuses on buying world-class businesses at steep margins of […]

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Are Stocks Returning to Normal?

By Dan Ferris

► Maybe, just maybe, the stock market is starting to return to normal... I'm still bearish on the overall stock market. I still think U.S. stocks are bumping against their most expensive valuations in history, according to all the metrics that have correlated most closely with historical returns. For example, the price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of […]

Friday, August 13, 2021

I Won't Be a Fool Forever

By Dan Ferris

► When it comes down to it, it's really hard not to see the massive financial bubble we're living in... Don't forget about the current valuation of the benchmark S&P 500 Index. As I've noted numerous times over the past year or so, it's more expensive than it has been in history... at slightly more […]

Thursday, August 12, 2021

It's the Best Time in Nearly 100 Years for One of My Favorite Trades

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: To close out the week here at Empire Financial Daily, we're turning things over to our friend and colleague Dan Ferris from our sister company Stansberry Research. In his Extreme Value newsletter, Dan focuses on some of the safest and yet most profitable stocks in the market: great businesses trading at steep discounts. […]

Saturday, March 6, 2021

The 'MAMU' Is Coming

By Dan Ferris

Editor's note: Today, we're sharing an essay from our colleague Dan Ferris at our sister company, Stansberry Research. Dan is the editor of the Extreme Value newsletter, which focuses on buying great businesses trading at steep discounts. He also hosts the popular Stansberry Investor Hour podcast. In the following essay, he forecasts a huge event […]

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Herb Greenberg

Herb Greenberg is a senior editor at Empire Financial Research. Previously, he was the co-founder of Pacific Square Research and Greenberg Meritz Research & Analytics – both independent, short-biased investment research firms. Greenberg spent more than 40 years as a financial journalist at some of the country's leading newspapers, websites, and broadcast media, where he covered almost every industry. He served as senior stocks commentator at CNBC and was financial correspondent at the Chicago Tribune. He also spent 10 years as the daily business columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, during which time he started his five-year run as Fortune's monthly Against the Grain columnist and was the morning business reporter for San Francisco's KRON-TV. When the Internet and online media were still emerging, Greenberg was one of the first mainstream journalists to make the shift online, when he became senior columnist at TheStreet. He later shifted to the same role at MarketWatch. When Dow Jones bought out MarketWatch, he added a weekend investor column for the Wall Street Journal to the mix. Earlier in his career, Greenberg was a reporter at Crain's Chicago Business and a business reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He also spent a year as an analyst at a risk arbitrage firm. Greenberg holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Miami and completed the Herbert J. Davenport Fellowship at the University of Missouri.

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