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What services does Agora Financial provide?

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Agora Financial, a subsidiary of Agora Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland, is a publisher of financial information and investment advice, according to the company website. Agora offers both free and paid books, articles and newsletters. In 2011, Agora acquired Laissez-Faire Books in San Francisco, California, which is the nation's oldest libertarian bookstore. Agora Research Group, or ARG, also states that it is dedicated to finding solutions to the most important economic challenges of the day.

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Agora offers four free email newsletters from its website, at AgoraFinancial.com. "The Daily Reckoning" is touted as providing expert commentary and analysis on investment ideas, with a dose of humor. "The Daily Resource Hunter" offers research on precious metals and other commodities. "Tomorrow in Review" concentrates on investing in science, medicine and technology. "Laissez-Faire Today" is a newsletter with a broader reach, providing information on healthy lifestyle choices, political commentary from a libertarian perspective, and retirement options.

Books by authors Bill Bonner, Addison Wiggin and Chris Mayer have accurately forecast major economic events in the past, states Agora Financial. Those book titles are "Empire of Debt", "Mobs, Messiahs and Markets" and "The Demise of the Dollar." These, and other books published by Agora Financial, are available for purchasing through Amazon.com or directly through Laissez-Faire Books.

ARG has published two in-depth papers, available in PDF form on its website. "Measuring Minsky" is about the work of the late economist and textbook author Hyman Minsky, while "Demographics, Entitlements, and the Federal Budget" discusses the future of entitlement programs over a specified time period.

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