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Charles Hugh Smith  

Charles Hugh Smith writes the Of Two Minds blog ( which covers an eclectic range of timely topics: finance, housing, Asia, energy, longterm trends, social issues, health/diet/fitness and sustainability. From its humble beginnings in May 2005, Of Two Minds now attracts some 200,000 visits a month.

Charles also contributes to AOL's Daily Finance site ( and has written eight books, most recently "Survival+: Structuring Prosperity for Yourself and the Nation" (2009) which is available in a free version on his blog.
  • Description: Analyst. Trading frequency: Infrequent
  • Interests: Bonds, Forex, REITs, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
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Of Two Minds Reader Walt Howard perhaps said it best in a comment about Of Two Minds that he posted on another forum: "This guy is THE leading visionary on reality. He routinely discusses things which no one else has talked about, yet turn out to be quite relevant months later." You can't predict either the daily topic ...More
Survival+: Structuring Prosperity for Yourself and the Nation This indispensable guide to the next twenty years of global turmoil and transformation weaves the full spectrum of disciplines--history, political economy, ecology, energy, marketing, investing, health, and the psychology of happiness-- into a uniquely comprehensive understanding that offers every thinking ...More
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