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Mike Stathis is the chief investment strategist of AVA Investment Analytics, a financial research firm catering to financial institutions.[1][2]

He also serves as the managing principal of the venture capital firm Apex Venture Advisors.[3]

At the height of the financial crisis of 2008, within days of the seizure of Washington Mutual by the Office of Thrift Supervision, Stathis issued a formal complaint to the Securities and Exchange Commission, demonstrating evidence of insider trading. The complaint also alleged that Washington Mutual was not insolvent, and several Wall Street firms and hedge funds had conspired to short the stock. He also stated that he spoke with a reporter from the Associated Press who told him that he was contacted by a Washington Mutual executive hours before the seizure, telling the reporter that it would happen for “political reasons.” In later criticisms, Stathis discussed that the neither the FDIC nor OTS ever disclosed any evidence of Washington Mutual's insolvency.[4]

Stathis has written extensively regarding what he has documented as corporate fascism in the United States.[5][6][7]

Most of these publications can be found only on his company website, but several appear on Veterans Today.[8] He has also written about financial and accounting tactics used by Washington,[9] written about poverty,[10] Wall Street fraud, and focuses much of his writings on social justice.

He has attributed the nation's economic decline primarily to the effects of free trade and other aspects of globalization, as well as the nation's poorly structured and "inefficient" healthcare system.[11][12]

He has been interviewed only on rare occasion by a couple of mainstream media journalists.[13]

Certain articles fuel speculation that his views may be anti-Semitic, particularly an article titled "Jewish Mafia Tied to Death of America" where he is quoted as writing: "There is but one solution. The root cause of this cancer must be extracted. This would be the Jewish Mafia. The objectives of the Jewish Mafia include both Zionist and non-Zionist elements. Their main goal is to extract all wealth from every nation and seize complete control of the entire world. Until Americans come to acknowledge the role of the Jewish Mafia in the subversion of their nation, they will remain enslaved indefinitely. The same applies to Canada, Australia and all of Europe.” [14]

He has appeared on the Thom Hartmann Show,[15] Financial Sense,[16] and the Jerry Doyle Show.

In July 2008, when interviewed by CNN, he was quoted as saying that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac held "$1.4 trillion on their books." [17]

His Press TV biography indicates that he holds an MSc in Biological Chemistry and Biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania and was a National Science Foundation research fellow at UC Berkeley.[18]

He previously worked for UBS and Bear Stearns in asset management and merchant banking. where he dealt with institutional investors, including corporate treasury departments and pension funds. His investment expertise spans several industries, but his technology focus in both the public and private markets is healthcare (including healthcare IT) and biopharma.[19]

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Mike Stathis Offers Irrefutable Proof That Jim Rogers Is A Complete Idiot

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AVA Investment Analytics - Special Series by Mike Stathis In Search of Marc Faber

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Mike Stathis Exposes the Grand Scheme of Gold Pumpers and Other Con Men

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Christogenea Interview Mike Stathis - The Looting of Greece and Other Topics

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Mike Stathis Nailed the Gold Silver Trade Jan Feb 2015 (Part 2)

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Mike Stathis - Bond Bolonga Part 2

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Mike Stathis - Putting the Doomsday Clowns into Proper Perspective

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The Market Oracle
Sat, 18 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0700

Stock-Markets Best Financial Markets Analysis Article I've been getting bombarded with so many emails that I really can't keep up. I appreciate your kind thoughts. Because many of the emails are similar and due to my lack of time, I've decided to ...

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CNNMoney
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:04:15 -0800

A lot of people who buy bits of physical gold aren't looking to make a bracelet or ring. They buy gold because they believe disaster is imminent. These investors are convinced gold will spike to $10,000 an ounce (it's currently around $1,225) when the ...

Barron's (blog)

Barron's (blog)
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:55:45 -0800

They ban real experts like Mike Stathis and promo losers with terrible track records. And people wonder why they never do well in the stock market??? DECEMBER 9, 2014 2:08 A.M.; Toy wrote: I set $34 .00 buy limit and wait ... DECEMBER 9, 2014 3:24 A.M. ...
 
Business Insider
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:19:18 -0700

Jim Rogers first made his name when he cofounded the Quantum Fund with George Soros. In 2007, he packed up and moved to Singapore where he is essentially shorting the West. Behind Rogers' quick wit and endless charm are brilliant investing insights ...

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MacroBusiness (blog)
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:40:39 -0800

Back in 2010 when MB was just taking shape, one of the very few sell side analysts to get the iron ore price right in advance, Tim Toohey of Goldman Sachs, wrote an equally excellent piece on what the great iron ore correction of 2014 would do to house ...
 
Barron's (blog)
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:29:34 -0700

Bottom line, we believe the pullback is a buying opportunity because Q2 Sovaldi should be strong above $3B, it could push 2015E run-rate to $12B and well above consensus of $10B, all potentially driving earnings power of $8-10 EPS next year and thus ...
 
Barron's (blog)
Wed, 28 May 2014 07:10:55 -0700

Gold's price fell to a nearly four-month low Tuesday, but good luck getting strategists to agree on why. They just can't. To Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid, the Tuesday gold selloff — which sent the most actively traded futures contract in New York down 2 ...
 
Gay Star News
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 02:29:54 -0800

The article is authored by Mike Stathis, who claims to be the 'leading authority in the world on the economic collapse' but also to have been 'banned' by other media. Both he and Press TV have been accused in the past of anti-Semitism. Stathis' article ...
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