A Top-Shelf Booze Maker at a Dive-Bar Price

This industry titan traces its roots back to 1759, and has since amassed an iconic portfolio of world-leading brands. A nearly 50% decline in its stock price due to temporary factors has provided a rare opportunity to buy this recession-resistant gem at its cheapest valuation in over a decade.
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The DIY Business With 21% Returns

Nearly every American lives within a short drive of this capital efficient retailer… a household name that sells around 40,000 items… has been crushing the competition for decades… and continues to dominate amateur and professional markets alike.
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Breaking News: Porter Stansberry Returns to MarketWise as Chairman and CEO

As some astute subscribers noticed, after a protracted proxy fight, Porter recently regained control of MarketWise (Nasdaw: MKTW). At a board meeting last week, Porter was elected Chairman of the Board and CEO of the company, which is the publicly-traded parent of his other namesake financial research firm, Stansberry Research.
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A Champion Company That Plays to Win

Now that we’ve freed up capital ahead of the financial panic, we can build a shopping list of the world’s best businesses. In this issue, we’ll unpack one of the greatest endorsement deals of all time – and show how it transformed one company from a struggling industry laggard into a classic “forever stock.”
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“Fake” Bankruptcies, Real Bond Gains

When the economic cycle reaches the point where corporate earnings are plunging, hundreds of companies will come under closer scrutiny and often become distressed. Investors who get in around the low point will realize huge gains. The trick, of course, is figuring out which pose the risk of bankruptcy and which do not.
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Wall Street’s Worried About Rising Yields (But We’re Not)

We understand why momentum investors are shorting bonds, but we don’t necessarily agree with their take. The Federal Reserve must be overly cautious, telegraphing that interest rates may have further to rise. But we believe the rate hike cycle is close to finished, if not already done. In July 1974, Federal Reserve Chairman Arthur Burns
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Bond Market Stress Declines… For Now

Bank loans are becoming harder to obtain. Meanwhile, credit ratings on corporate bond issuers are improving. The freight train represented by credit tightening is hurtling down the track, but it hasn’t arrived at the station yet.
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Dollar General Covered Call Update

On July 13, we recommended that subscribers sell the Dollar General (DG) August 18, 2023, expiration $170 calls (ticker: DG230818C00170000) at $4 or better, against our long recommendation in the common stock. The share price closed at $162.99 on August 18 (Friday). That’s below the $170 strike price – which means that the call option we recommended selling expired
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