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Ted Bauman

Ted BaumanTed BaumanInvestment Director of Total Wealth Fellowship

As an economic historian and best-selling financial author, Ted brings unique and powerful wealth-building insights based on a lifetime of research and experience working with the World Bank, the South African government, and European financial specialists.

Born in Washington, D.C. and raised on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Ted emigrated to South Africa as a young man in search of adventure. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Cape Town with postgraduate degrees in economics, economic history and politics.

Ted's Articles

the best investment to buy when stocks hit bottom and start to climb The Best Sector to Buy as Stocks Climb - When markets tank, savvy investors load up on value. Because beaten-down share prices mean higher yields on some of the market's best companies. Let's take a closer look ...
protect your portfolio against political turmoil and fed interruptions Protect Your Portfolio From the Clash of Titans - 2022 has been a rollercoaster year for investors, due almost entirely to forces outside of our control. In today's video, we're taking a look at how to handle these major market forces as rates continue rising and political turmoil escalates abroad …
Buy Low, Yield High With This 40% Dividend Buy Low, Yield High With This 40% Dividend - If you’re an investor, you’ve almost certainly heard the term “flight to safety.” That’s what happens when the market suddenly abandons its optimistic bets and retreats to defensive tried-and-true assets. For me, it evokes a typical scene from the African bush … a flock of playful Cape turtledoves disappearing into the trees as a hungry Verreaux’s eagle circles overhead. Hungry predators are circling your portfolio right now.
Endless Income subscribers are enjoying positive gains while others are missing out on 86% Missing Out on 86% of Your Gains?! - While investors struggle to stay afloat in 2022, my Endless Income portfolio is one of the few strategies showing a positive return. The secret is simple, we take advantage of ALL the best gains the market has to offer. Meanwhile, most investors are missing out on a whopping 86% of potential gains. What are these people thinking?
investment opportunities to combat the Fed’s $8,000/Year “Mortgage Tax” The Fed’s $8,000/Year “Mortgage Tax” - Inflation is caused by a mismatch between supply and demand. The Federal Reserve can’t increase the supply of goods and services. So, to control prices it must engineer “demand destruction.” That’s as nasty as it sounds. I’ve already explained how the Fed uses the “wealth effect” to make households with lots of stocks cut spending … and why that strategy won’t work with U.S. wealth concentrated in so few hands. I also explored how big changes in the U.S. and global economy since the 1970s will force the Fed to raise interest rates A LOT to bring inflation down. Today, we’re going to look at the impact of their demand destruction on U.S. households.
The Truth Behind Rising Gas Prices The Truth Behind Rising Gas Prices - In times of turmoil, people tend to point fingers at anything and anyone. And in today’s market, with two weeks of downtrends, increased interest rates and rising prices on gasoline …everyone's pointing fingers. But who’s to blame here, if anyone? Today I’ll be clearing the air on these gas price myths and setting the record straight on what the real issue is.
four key signals to spot the end of the fed's fury A Potential End to the Fed’s Fury? - The Federal Reserve’s interest rate rampage continues as the S&P 500 and broader market officially enter bear market territory. But this isn't the end of the world. Quite the opposite. In fact, today I’ll be giving you four key signals that will eventually confirm the Fed’s fury is ending. Follow them to find out when the market really hits bottom … and you've got a golden ticket to future gains.
U.S. dollar taking beating Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Energy Edition - You know what really gets my goat? Plenty of things, to be honest. But the goat-gettingest thing of all is deliberate, self-interested spin masquerading as “research” on critical issues. Energy is a case in point.
inflation isn't over, and the Fed's weapon to fight it off is weaker than ever before The Fed’s Battle Against Inflation Isn’t Over - Big Tech stocks have bounced back in recent weeks, thanks in part to signs that inflation might be slowing. If so, the Federal Reserve's aggressive rate hikes would be near their end — but I'm not so sure. Today I'll show you why inflation is nowhere near over, and why the Fed's weapons to fight it off are weaker than they've ever been before.
How You Can Escape the Fed’s “Teddy Bear Picnic” How You Can Escape the Fed’s “Teddy Bear Picnic” - Last week, I wrote that in its quest to defeat inflation, the Federal Reserve wants to make investors like us poorer. The “wealth effect” says happy and bullish investors tend to spend more money than sad and bearish ones. So, as far as the Fed is concerned, plummeting portfolio values are a good thing. But that’s only part of the story...