Russell: brings his half century of market wisdom
to the show to the delight market neophytes as well
as professionals.. Mr. Russell covers a broad range
of investing topics focusing in on the strong case
for precious metals.
Ron Brown: is concerned about the dollar
dilemma and believes that silver is not only the
best investment of the decade - he's convinced its
the greatest opportunity in history.
The Gold Wizards return: Bob Chapman takes
a hard look at the gold and silver fundamentals.
Gary Kaltbaum gives his read on the stock
and precious metals markets. Jack Chan is
expected to return next week.
Bio: Russell began publishing Dow
Theory Letters in 1958, and he has been writing
the Letters ever since (never once having skipped
a Letter). Dow Theory Letters is the oldest service
continuously written by one person in the business.
gained wide recognition via a series of over 30 Dow
Theory and technical articles that he wrote for Barron's
during the late-'50s through the '90s. Through Barron's
and via word of mouth, he gained a wide following.
Russell was the first (in 1960) to recommend gold
stocks. He called the top of the 1949-'66 bull market.
And almost to the day he called the bottom of the
great 1972-'74 bear market, and the beginning of the
great bull market which started in December 1974.
Letters, published every three weeks, cover the US
stock market, foreign markets, bonds, precious metals,
commodities, economics --plus Russell's widely-followed
comments and observations and stock market philosophy.
1989 Russell took over Julian Snyder's well-known
advisory service, "International Moneyline",
a service which Mr. Synder ran from Switzerland. Then,
in 1998 Russell took over the Zweig Forecast from
famed market analyst, Martin Zweig. Russell has written
articles and been quoted in such publications as Bloomberg
magazine, Barron's, Time, Newsweek, Money Magazine,
the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Reuters,
and others. Subscribers to Dow Theory Letters number
over 12,000, hailing from all 50 states and dozens
of overseas counties.
native New Yorker (born in 1924) Russell has lived
through depressions and booms, through good times
and bad, through war and peace. He was educated at
Rutgers and received his BA at NYU. Russell flew as
a combat bombardier on B-25 Mitchell Bombers with
the 12th Air Force during World War II.
of the favorite features of the Letter is Russell's
daily Primary Trend Index (PTI), which is a proprietary
index which has been included in the Letters since
1971. The PTI has been an amazingly accurate and useful
guide to the trend of the market, and it often actually
differs with Russell's opinions. But Russell always
defers to his PTI. Says Russell, "The PTI is
a lot smarter than I am. It's a great ego-deflator,
as far as I'm concerned, and I've learned never to
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Brown was born Febuary 3, 1941 in Sherveport, Louisiana.
After graduating high school in 1959, Ron chose to
attend Louisiana State University. He received his
MBA in 1966 and moved to Dallas, Texas where he worked
as a computer analyst.
1970 Ron became a stock broker. He moved to New Mexico
in 1975 where he became interested in precious metals,
a hedge against traditional investments, after studing
the market intensely. In 1979 Ron formed his own company,
North American Investment Services, which is a precious
metals brokerage firm. Ron has spoken to many civic
groups and conducted seminars on the dangers of the
Federal Reserve, the massive national debt, and the
uncontrolled government spending that undermines the
value of paper assets. Ron strongly believes that
everyone should have a percentage of their assets
in precious metals as insurance against monetary crisis.
better inform citizens of New Mexico on critical issues
of the day, Ron formed the Wake up America Movement
(WAM) in May 1994. WAM brought nationally recognized
speakers on a monthly basis and conducted bi-weekly
town hall meetings in Albuquerque. WAM's purpose was
to educate citizens on constitutional issues and mobilize
a grassroots effort to return the power of government
back to the states and the people. Although WAM is
no longer in existence, Ron is still very active in
reaching out to citizens to educate them on the problems
of the government.
September of 2000 Ron and his wife Paula moved to
Colorado. They are able to spend preicious time with
family and be active in precious metals. Ron continues
to speak on radio shows and is dedicated to helping
people understand their monetary future.