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Along with his 40-years of dedication in the financial services industry, Bill is the President and CEO of GPSforLife, has authored a highly successful book entitled The One-Hour Survival Guide for the Downsized, acts as editor-in-chief of his dynamic monthly financial newsletter MacroProfit, maintains his very own website at billtatro.com, and faithfully continues his third decade on the radio with It’s All About Money which can be heard Monday through Friday on Money Radio 1510 KFNN (Phoenix, AZ). Bill can be reached via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bill Tatro (May 21, 2013)
The familiar saying used to be, “I can afford it, but I don’t want it.” Conversely, now it’s “I want it, but I can’t afford... more
Bill Tatro (May 18, 2013)
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., recently stated that a 35% U.S. corporate tax rate is too high. Well, it’s excessively high for those corporations that have the... more
Bill Tatro (May 16, 2013)
I never thought that I would be saying this, but it’s time we started addressing Joe Biden as “Mr. President.” The U.S. Constitution stipulation of... more
Bill Tatro (May 14, 2013)
“There are no great men, just great challenges that ordinary men out of necessity are forced bycircumstances to meet.” — former Fleet Admiral William F.... more
Bill Tatro (May 11, 2013)
What happens when the music stops? Baseball games usually end after nine innings, basketball and football games normally conclude after four quarters, and in horse... more
Bill Tatro (May 10, 2013)
Well, it’s happened again. Regarding those fateful hours in Benghazi, I just listened to the testimony of Gregory Hicks, the former deputy chief of mission at... more
Bill Tatro (May 07, 2013)
So the Federal Reserve officials create the speculative bubble in the dot-com era due to the accessibility of easy money and then look at each other with the “Louis... more
Bill Tatro (May 05, 2013)
Let’s all follow the central bankers. They are, after all, the money and power centers.
The bankers, more than anyone else, should fully understand the... more
Bill Tatro (May 03, 2013)
The central bankers of the world have taken the practice of devaluing currency to a whole new art form. They try to keep it very simple by calling the world press... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 30, 2013)
I’ve been waiting in the wings very patiently for the all the uproar to die down before I weighed in on the incredibly stupid 2010 comment made by former Wyoming... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 27, 2013)
Hurray, hurray! A foremost international financial analyst at Federated Investors has declared that the worst may be over for Europe.
She made this... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 26, 2013)
What’s a person to think? Each and every day, some of the most well-read and most-listened- to luminaries continue to proclaim the death of U.S. Treasury... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 23, 2013)
Given the dramatic plunge of Apple, Inc. stock over the past several months, I decided to take a break from all the current ills of the world, as well as seek some relief... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 18, 2013)
While I was engaged in a very heated radio debate just the other day, my opponent nonchalantly stated, “Cyprus, I could care less about them. They have a... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 16, 2013)
Here we go again — just how low can gold and silver go? That’s definitely the “$64,000 question” on everyone’s mind. ... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 13, 2013)
President Obama recently released his 2014 budget and, of course, everyone focused on the aspect of spending. In fact, it was almost like the magician who diverts... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 12, 2013)
It appears that bond guru Bill Gross has once again become bullish on long-dated Treasury debt. In my view, this stunning announcement ranks right up there with... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 09, 2013)
I emerged from this past weekend duly impressed that not only would our president take such a hit in the pocketbook by paying back 5% of his salary, or approximately... more
Bill Tatro (Apr 02, 2013)
I have been continually reading that the customers should have known better than to keep their money in the... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 30, 2013)
What a way to start my long weekend — a pot of freshly brewed coffee, the concerns of the Cyprus banking sector theft, the Wall Street Journal headline “CIA... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 27, 2013)
I recently read the Wall Street Journal article about the CIA’s expanded role in Syria and our attempt to continue to aid in the civil war.
I then happened... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 23, 2013)
Here they come, right on time.
I’m referring to all the pundits who proclaim the power of the stock market. It goes something like this: If you... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 21, 2013)
The irony is almost overwhelming, as laws have been developed in order to protect the public. Thus, I can totally understand the reason that before every VHS tape,... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 19, 2013)
I can just imagine Jay Leno taking to the streets in order to ask the average American citizen, “What do you think about Cyprus?”
More than likely, the... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 16, 2013)
The brilliance of our aged U.S. Senators never ceases to amaze me.
There it was, written in bold headlines in a recent article, “Senate grills J.P. Morgan... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 15, 2013)
First it was the employment reports, now it’s retail sales. Please, please, please, is there any government or corporate number that is not adjusted,... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 12, 2013)
Every so often, I’m told that I’m tough to live with because I talk about the world all the time. In fact, many readers often email me and ask... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 09, 2013)
“236,000 jobs created in February, how about that! It’s absolutely amazing, who said it couldn’t be done? We’ve turned things around so... more
Bill Tatro (Mar 06, 2013)
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average hits an all-time high, one of my dearest friends emailed me and asked “isn’t this a major bull trap?”
Bill Tatro (Mar 01, 2013)
The Japanese have discovered, or so they think, the secret to ending economic deflation — a condition that is now entering its third decade in Japan.
Bill Tatro (Feb 28, 2013)
Thank goodness the most recent Academy Award ceremony was held on February 24th.
If it was held one week later, it might have been cancelled due to a lack of... more
Bill Tatro (Feb 23, 2013)
The whole world waits with bated breath, or at least they should.
This weekend marks the greatly anticipated Italian general election; however, this battle of... more
Bill Tatro (Feb 21, 2013)
Just like much of America, I’m a very confused investor.
For decades, I was taught that a good investment was worth holding for the long-term. ... more
Bill Tatro (Feb 16, 2013)
Gold is the place to be, or so they say.
Yes, I’ve heard the well-stated arguments and they all come right from Economics 101. It’s simple,... more
Bill Tatro (Feb 14, 2013)
Having not viewed any television programs whatsoever in quite a while (I find that watching TV jades my opinion), I finally decided to tune in this past Tuesday evening... more
Bill Tatro (Feb 12, 2013)
When a reporter once asked Mark Twain about the rumor of his death, or if Twain was on his deathbed, Twain famously responded “the report of my death has been... more
Bill Tatro (Feb 06, 2013)
Just when you thought that we had seen Eastman Kodak’s final swan song, along comes something that was at the very heart of “The Big Yellow Box’s” advertising imprint — the... more
Bill Tatro (Feb 02, 2013)
Sometimes the math just doesn’t work.
During the Second World War, women did more to contribute to the war effort than just rivet in the factory or tend to the... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 29, 2013)
Regardless of the recent pronouncements made by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment continues to decline.
It’s no big secret, except to the... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 25, 2013)
Old sayings are very prevalent on Wall Street, such as “don’t fight the Fed,” “never short a dull market,” and, of course, “the trend is your friend, until it isn’t” — an... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 23, 2013)
It’s just not the same.
Yet, unfortunately, the Democratic tax machine in its propensity to tax, tax, tax, has tried to duplicate a specific moment in time. ... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 19, 2013)
Mr. President, you and I disagree about almost everything.
Over the past four years, I’ve utilized both the written and spoken word through radio broadcasts, columns,... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 17, 2013)
When the average person encounters a household disaster such as a blown furnace, a damaged roof in desperate need of repair, or leaking water pipes that create a major flood,... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 15, 2013)
I keep reading how the recent “fiscal cliff” debates will seem like child’s play compared to the upcoming negotiations regarding the fast-approaching federal debt ceiling... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 13, 2013)
Here’s my quandary.
From an investment point of view, do I consider the fact that companies are, once again, laying people off as a good thing and therefore worthy of... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 10, 2013)
The media, both liberal and conservative, are currently up in arms that AIG might join the lawsuit against the U.S. government filed by former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg. ... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 08, 2013)
Let me see if I understand this correctly.
QE4 is announced and it was declared that bonds will be purchased for as long as the eye can see or until we achieve an... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 05, 2013)
As we start the New Year, the same news articles as last year dominate the investment landscape.
“Buy-and-hold is dead; trading is where it’s at.”
“The market... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 03, 2013)
Negotiations generally occur when two parties want the same thing but remain apart as to the size or the extent of the issue in question.
On the other hand, war is... more
Bill Tatro (Jan 01, 2013)
These people, dressed as they are, come from all over the United States to make deals, right here, in the marketplace of America. That’s right, folks; it’s time for... more