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Rising Debt And Falling Spending Will Wreck The U.S. Economy

Rising Debt And Falling Spending Will Wreck The U.S. Economy

| February 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s probably a good thing the government partially shut down in December. It delayed the exposure of some dreary economic updates in the face of a falling stock market. Retail sales figures for the important holiday month were finally updated last week, and they were terrible. Excluding auto and gasoline, sales were expected to rise […]

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Gold: A Great Junior Game

Gold: A Great Junior Game

It wasn’t so long ago that some of the more famous investor gurus were shrugging off gold as nothing more than shiny trinkets with no investment value. They were wrong. This safe haven is back, the recovery is clear, and there have been some very big changes of heart. The biggest gold producers in the […]

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Home Buying: Top 4 Reasons To Get A Brand New House

Home Buying: Top 4 Reasons To Get A Brand New House

The idea of buying a new home is a nice one, but most people don’t actually buy a brand new home. In fact, when you actually go buy a new property the only reason it is new is because you haven’t lived there before. What you need to consider is instead of buying someone else’s […]

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Will The Fed Raise Rates This Summer?

Will The Fed Raise Rates This Summer?

What a difference a week makes. Two weeks ago the odds were heavily against the Federal Reserve raising interest rates before September. Now it seems the market consensus believes the Fed will raise rates before the end of the summer, either at its June or July meeting (there is no meeting in August). I for […]

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Can Japanese Stocks Rise Again?

Can Japanese Stocks Rise Again?

With Japan now one of the worst performing equity markets this year, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill provides an updated outlook for stocks in the Land of the Rising Sun. This week’s chart shows how Japanese companies’ inflation expectations have been steadily declining in recent quarters, amid an appreciating yen. Bank of Japan […]

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3 Tax Things To Consider For Your Investment Portfolio

3 Tax Things To Consider For Your Investment Portfolio

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Somewhere between a root canal and a trip to Hawaii lies doing our taxes. However, I find this to be an opportune time to reflect across all your financials. As of March 11 this income tax season, the IRS has already received over 74 million returns and doled out approximately $176 billion in tax refunds. […]

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Buffett On How Earnings And Assets Can Be Misstated

Buffett On How Earnings And Assets Can Be Misstated

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

As I said last year, Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) shareholders is on my must-read list, and I suggest adding it to yours as well. His letters always provide investing insights written in Buffett’s folksy but outspoken manner. This year’s letter was no different. Though the media focused on the what the […]

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Is It A Good Idea To Copy Other Investors’ Trades?

Is It A Good Idea To Copy Other Investors’ Trades?

Investing is a very interesting topic, and thanks to recent technological advances, we have more choices now than ever before when we decide to start investing. One of the newest ways to make money in the market is the process called copy trading. Essentially, this is the process of copying other investors’ trades in an […]

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Electric Car War Sends The ‘New Gasoline’ Prices Sky High

Electric Car War Sends The ‘New Gasoline’ Prices Sky High

With lithium prices skyrocketing beyond wildest expectations, talk heating up about acquisitions and mergers in this space and a fast-brewing war among electric car rivals, it’s no wonder everyone’s bullish on this golden commodity that promises to become the “new gasoline”.  Moreover, land grabs, rising price predictions, and expectations of a major demand spike are […]

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