When Entertainment Passes for Investment Advice

The battle between Peter Schiff and Michael Shedlock is decent entertainment, provided you don't follow their investment advice.
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In the world of financial media, it can be hard to separate news and analysis from entertainment. Ever since the crisis, financial entertainment seems to have shifted from hot stock picks to big macro theories. One advantage of spouting macro theories instead of stock picks is that it can take years for you to be proven wrong. Another is that you get to mix politics with economics, which is good for grabbing attention and building up a loyal following.

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