Marin Katusa

Marin built his reputation and large personal fortune by knowing when to buy investments only he knows how to find. For Marin, that means traveling the world and going through a company’s financials with a fine-tooth comb. So far, he’s visited over 500 locations in 100 different countries to personally perform on-site due diligence.

Marin isn’t just an average investor. He is also an active player in the financial world, who has sat on the board of a publicly traded company and arranged over $1 billion in financings.

If his name sounds familiar, you may have read his New York Times bestselling book, “The Colder War”, or seen a byline featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, and CNBC.


How the VIX Can Help You Time This Market

At heart, I’ve always been a fundamentals guy. After all, I came up through the boring old mining research industry, where supply and demand rules all. When prices are high, mining companies spend money to expand production. When they all expand production together, then supply begins to ramp up faster […]

The Death of Keystone XL and the Myth of US Energy Independence

Sometime tomorrow after Joseph R. Biden, Jr. takes the Presidential Oath of Office, one of his first actions will be to issue an executive order cancelling the Keystone XL pipeline permit. The highly anticipated move will be lauded by liberals, praised by progressives, and applauded by environmentalists. It will also […]

The FOMO Indicator: ‘We’re Near the Edge of Playing With Fire’

“It takes character to sit with all that cash and do nothing. I didn’t get to where I am by going after mediocre opportunities.” – Charlie Munger I started with nothing. Granted, I was blessed to have an incredibly supportive family. But with regards to wealth creation, I didn’t have […]

Bitcoin Blowup: Crypto Crashes and Cash Correlations

When I sit down in the morning to log in and peruse the markets, I usually start off by scrolling through my newsfeed on Twitter. Given I have to cover several markets simultaneously, I’ve curated all the people I follow into broad categories and assigned them to lists that I […]

Preparing for Chaos in 2021: Gold, Silver, Green New Deal Investments

Many of us are ready to forget about 2020. It was a tough year emotionally, physically, and financially for many. However, just because we are flipping the calendar doesn’t mean investment strategies need to flip too. The coronavirus sent markets into a tailspin in the early part of the year, […]

Georgia On My Mind: How the Runoff Election Will Affect Markets

About 20 years ago, I remember being incredibly excited to sit down and watch Ken Burns’ documentary on the history of Jazz.  Without a doubt, that class was by far one of the coolest that I took in college, and I was anxious to see what Burns — whose previous […]

Is 2021 the Death of Fiat Currency?

Do you have FOMO yet? If you didn’t put your cash to work in 2020, then you’re fighting the tide ignited by the Federal Reserve. Never in the history of the world has so much money been printed. Plus, if you’re an accountant and love seeing balanced books, you’ve likely […]

Finding the Spark: This Indicator Could Save You Thousands

If you’ve been following along with me over the past few months, you know I like to occasionally write about the craft that goes into the creative process. But I’ve never really taken the time to write about the creative process itself. And since I found myself with some extra […]

From Bye Weeks to Buying Stocks: What Football Can Teach Us About Market Timing

After starting the season a perfect 11-0, my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers have had a rough few weeks. Thanks to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Baltimore Ravens camp, their game originally slated for the end of November was pushed back all the way to Wednesday, December 2nd.  Although they ultimately […]