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Paul Lamont

Paul Lamont

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Paul J. Lamont is President of Lamont Trading Advisors, Inc., a registered investment advisor in the State of Alabama.

  • The Haughty Bond

    Published 05 January 2009 | viewed 3,053 times

    ***More For Clients and Subscribers*** As Treasury Bill yields fell during the early 1930's, Treasury Bonds moved in the opposite direction. As you can see…

  • How Low Can It Go?

    Published 04 November 2008 | viewed 6,036 times

    As we stated last October (the month of the stock market's peak); "the stock market is a sideshow, it can adjust to the economic reality…

  • Crash Opportunities, Part Two

    Published 29 September 2008 | viewed 4,523 times

    In part one of this series, we addressed a few speculative investments that might rise over the next few years. We would like to stress…

  • Three Steps To Protect Your Funds Now Redux

    Published 17 September 2008 | viewed 3,505 times

    As we stated last November: "In A Short History of Financial Euphoria, John Kenneth Galbraith observes: "All crises have involved debt that, in one fashion…

  • Crash Opportunities, Part One

    Published 03 September 2008 | viewed 4,819 times

    The Printing Presses Are Broken As we mentioned two months ago, a speculative commodity bust would fit with the onset of a deflationary collapse. During…

  • Auction-Rate Debt Buyback, Now What?

    Published 08 August 2008 | viewed 1,931 times

    With news of UBS' $19 Billion dollar buyback of frozen auction-rate debt, we expect former clients of UBS (Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Wachovia and Bank of…

  • We Prefer A More Secure Financial Institution

    Published 29 July 2008 | viewed 2,907 times

    *** We caution that this is not legal advice, so please consult your own legal representative and your own account agreement. *** As we referenced…

  • Investment Flash: Bear Market Insanity

    Published 01 July 2008 | viewed 4,521 times

    As we forecast last month in our Investment Analysis Report, the regional banks have quickly brought about the next round of financial troubles. We expect…

  • A Smarter Alternative To Money Market Funds

    Published 10 June 2008 | viewed 3,486 times

    Investors are rushing into cash as the financial system is deleveraging. But what form of cash will preserve investor's wealth? 'Cash-like' instruments, such as adjustable…

  • Preservation of Principal Is Paramount

    Published 02 June 2008 | viewed 3,007 times

    We hope you have a chance to read our rebuttal to CNNMoney.com's recent Great Depression article. While we have described the 1930 peak before (all…

  • CNNMoney.com's 'Depression Comparisons Misguided' Shows It's Imminent

    Published 30 May 2008 | viewed 4,663 times

    After reading CNNMoney.com Editor Paul La Monica's piece on the comparisons to the Great Depression, we felt compelled to respond. Unfortunately for Mr. La Monica,…

  • Investment Flash: Taxes - A Good Reason To Sell

    Published 30 April 2008 | viewed 2,338 times

    Last month we stated: "we should expect rocket-launched (oh they've saved us) bear market rallies." Since that time, the DJIA has had two separate blastoffs.…

  • Investment Flash: Beware of Money Substitutes

    Published 31 March 2008 | viewed 3,758 times

    The panic we suggested would occur in our report last month has enveloped the credit markets. "When the house of (credit) cards begins to fall…

  • Investment Flash: They Can Sell Faster Than You

    Published 29 February 2008 | viewed 3,519 times

    As Charles Kindleberger asks in the investment classic Manias, Panics and Crashes; "the essence of financial distress is loss of confidence. What comes next -…

  • Two Billionaires Describe Our Outlook

    Published 30 January 2008 | viewed 24,634 times

    Financial speculator and billionaire, George Soros states in his FT.com commentary: "the current crisis is the culmination of a super-boom that has lasted for more…

  • Three Steps To Protect Your Funds Now

    Published 19 November 2007 | viewed 6,071 times

    In A Short History of Financial Euphoria, John Kenneth Galbraith observes: "All crises have involved debt that, in one fashion or another, has become dangerously…

  • Investment Flash: Hyper-Bearish

    Published 24 September 2007 | viewed 6,146 times

    What we think of as 'money' has been tremendously expanded by the use of debt. Now that fear has entered the credit market, money has…

  • Investment Flash: Bull Market in Cash

    Published 23 August 2007 | viewed 3,465 times

    It looks as if the Summer of 1929, has finally past. We are now experiencing "forced selling and unwinding of leverage on assets" that we…

  • Investment Flash: Ah, The Summer of 1929!

    Published 23 July 2007 | viewed 7,763 times

    "As the advertisements in the Ladies Home Journal declare, "This is a sun-worshipping year....all the world has gone in for sun-tan." (Since Yesterday by Fredrick…

  • Higher Rates Reflect Default Risk

    Published 14 June 2007 | viewed 3,121 times

    From our last report on the Panic of 1837, titled 'May 10th Credit Collapse': "In late 1836, the Bank of England concerned with inflation raised…