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[Weekend Roundup] An Investing Lesson From Billy Ocean

Hey there, Fellow Navigator.

At risk of seriously dating myself here…

It was the winter of 1985. I was 8 years old. Probably way too young to be watching a PG-13 movie… but parents didn’t give a damn back then. 

So when The Jewel of the Nile was released, I lined up to watch it.

Do you remember it?

It starred Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas. And it featured the legendary Billy Ocean song “When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going.”

That song springs into my mind often these days (and by association I remember the movie). 

We’re living in an Age of Chaos… the globe is on the brink of war… the once great United States of America is committing hara-kiri with its very own debt blade… investors cheer bad news and jeer at good news…

But is it really as bad as all that?


As our Freeport Society friend Louis Navellier shared with you here not too long ago, it’s time to prepare

When he wrote to you last, he talked about NATO allies bickering over aid to Ukraine… the Biden administration bickering with Israel… and China wielding increasing influence in Africa, South America, and the Caribbean…

Gang violence in Haiti, which the U.S. State Department handled shockingly badly…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rebuffing President Joe Biden’s pleas to call off a ground assault on Rafah, making it “supremely clear” that Israel is determined to complete the elimination of the battalions there…

Cuba teetering on the brink of collapse as power blackouts and food shortages cause citizens to take to the streets and protest in five cities. 

And so much more has happened since then.

Donald Trump is a convicted felon. So is President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden.

The U.S. debt continues to balloon unchecked.

French and South African elections have yielded shocking results.

I could go on for hours (I won’t). But suffice it to say it’s a mess out there.

And with every news report sharing the latest expression of the chaos, I hear…

When the going gets tough,

The tough get going.

When the going gets rough,

The tough get ready!

A later verse goes…

When the going gets rough,

The tough get rough!

As free thinkers, as people determined to keep their independence when all around us society devolves into a dystopian 1984 nightmare (as George Orwell so terrifyingly portrayed in his infamous novel)… 

We must be tough.

We must be ready.

And we must be rough.

That’s why, here at The Freeport Society, we strive to find investment opportunities that can help our fellow members survive and thrive during this Age of Chaos.

It’s why we partner with top fintech firms to develop quant-driven trading strategies that help you turn the old, unreliable ways on their head.

On Wednesday, Charles released a new video in which he shared one of those new strategies. It’s called the C.H.A.O.S. Cash System and it’s designed to make growing your wealth that much easier.

Do yourself a favor. Take some time today to watch that video and learn what the C.H.A.O.S. Cash System is about… how it works… and how you can start using it immediately.

After that, come back here to review what we talked about this week in The Freeport Navigator

Everything Is Broken

It turns out that the era of small government that was celebrated in the 1980s and ’90s was mostly a myth… Click here to read what Charles says to do about it. 

Which Way Will the Wind Blow for Powell?

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made the central bank’s rate decision on Friday. What impact will this have on the economy? Click here to find out.

THAT Took Chutzpah

Congressional representatives didn’t get the raise they’d asked for. The question is, did they deserve one to begin with? Read here to find out.

Looking Ahead

Trading will be cut short next week with markets – and our offices here at The Freeport Society – closed on Wednesday for the Juneteenth holiday. 

But even with that short break, expect some shaking up with the latest S&P flash Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) readings.

We’ll get an early look at how the services and manufacturing sectors are holding up, if it gives us any hope for the overall economy in the midst of this chaos. 

Importantly, it’ll also give small-business owners the chance to gauge their own performance.

Next week will also give housing updates the spotlight. We’re not holding our breath for any signs of improvement… but time will tell.

And we get to see how healthy the consumer is with retail sales data out on Tuesday.

Of course, there’s no doubt that we’ll also see more clownery from our government… more debt added to the mountain crushing us… and more evidence of this Age of Chaos.

Through it all, we’ll guide and protect you. Keep reading. 

Here’s to life, liberty, and the pursuit of wealth.