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How the ECB’s Actions Could Boost U.S. Markets

How the ECB’s Actions Could Boost U.S. Markets

Not too long ago, the European Central Bank (ECB), to fight the economic slowdown in the eurozone, lowered its benchmark interest rates. The hope with this move was the same as it was in the … Read More


Investors Causing Massive Shifts in Growth Stocks

Investors Causing Massive Shifts in Growth Stocks

You can’t deny it: there are outright signs of stress on the key stock indices. We see investors are worried, and they just don’t like risk. We see huge selling in the growth stocks, with … Read More


Do Fundamentals and Technical Analysis Still Matter?

Do Fundamentals and Technical Analysis Still Matter?

Over the weekend, I met with a friend of mine. He’s been a stock market investor for some time now, and over the last few years—especially since 2012 and 2013—he has done phenomenally well when … Read More


Consumer Spending Growth in February Bad Sign for Investors?

Consumer Spending Growth in February Bad Sign for Investors?

The United States Census Bureau reported consumer spending in the U.S. economy—adjusted for price fluctuation—increased by 0.2% in February from the previous month. In January, consumer spending increased by 0.1% after seeing a decline in … Read More


How to Profit from ECB’s Attempts to End Economic Slowdown

How to Profit from ECB’s Attempts to End Economic Slowdown

Remember what happened in the U.S. economy when the financial system was about to collapse? The banks weren’t lending to each other, businesses, or even consumers. The U.S. economy was in a deep economic slowdown. … Read More


Two More Reasons to Be Bullish on Gold

Two More Reasons to Be Bullish on Gold

Earlier in the year, gold bullion prices were going higher, and we heard the skeptics say, “They will decline. Don’t buy the precious metal; it’s useless.” They turned out to be very wrong. Now, gold … Read More


Depressed Copper Prices Presenting Perfect Buy-Low, Sell-High Opportunity?

Depressed Copper Prices Presenting Perfect Buy-Low, Sell-High Opportunity?

By now, you have probably noticed one phenomenon: the speculations regarding China’s growth are increasing each day. Turning on the TV or flipping through the pages of the newspaper, you’ll likely hear and read all … Read More


How to Profit from This Declining Currency

How to Profit from This Declining Currency

Problems in the Canadian economy are growing and whispers of an economic slowdown are looming in the air. If an economic slowdown does occur, the Canadian dollar will be the primary victim—and investors can profit … Read More


Why Major Profits Could Be Ahead for Investors in Natural Gas

Why Major Profits Could Be Ahead for Investors in Natural Gas

One of the most important investing lessons I have learned over time is to be careful when the price of an asset goes up significantly in a very short period of time—it usually doesn’t end … Read More


How to Increase Your Profits as Monetary Policy Tightens

How to Increase Your Profits as Monetary Policy Tightens

The verdict is in…

The Federal Reserve will taper further. In its statement, the Federal Reserve said, “Beginning in April, the Committee will add to its holdings of agency mortgage-backed securities at a pace of … Read More


Three Tips for Investing in the Emerging Markets

Three Tips for Investing in the Emerging Markets

Investors are asking one question these days: should you be buying emerging market stocks or will they decline further?

In the long run, I am bullish on the emerging markets. The reason for this is … Read More


The Chart That Will Make You Bullish on Gold

The Chart That Will Make You Bullish on Gold

Since the beginning of the year, gold bullion has gained a significant amount of attention. The precious metal has increased about 14% in value and has become one of the best-performing asset classes. Key stock … Read More


How to Play the Anemic YOY Change in Retail Sales

How to Play the Anemic YOY Change in Retail Sales

Since the beginning of the year, we have been seeing economic data that suggests consumer spending in the U.S. economy is in trouble—we have seen menial growth, if not negative growth. If this trend continues, … Read More


Why I’d Still Stay Away from Bitcoin

Why I’d Still Stay Away from Bitcoin

“I think the stock market is getting into the overbought territory. Gold is due for a pullback. To be honest, I don’t see many opportunities out there other than bitcoins.” These were the words of … Read More


The Three Basic Principles of Profitable Long-Term Investing

The Three Basic Principles of Profitable Long-Term Investing

With a long-term portfolio, the goal is to earn a constant rate of return over a long period. Sadly, even with this in mind, investors end up making decisions that jeopardize their long-term objectives.

They … Read More


How to Profit from China’s Economic Slowdown

How to Profit from China’s Economic Slowdown

There’s a significant amount of pessimism towards the Chinese economy these days, and the reasons behind this are very understandable. The economic data suggests the country is headed toward an economic slowdown.

In 2013, China’s … Read More


Three Reasons to Buy Gold Now

Three Reasons to Buy Gold Now

When it comes to gold bullion prices, despite their mere 10% climb since the beginning of 2012, I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see gold bullion prices increase even further. With this, companies producing … Read More


When Cash Is King for Stock Market Investors

When Cash Is King for Stock Market Investors

The optimism on the key stock indices is increasing as the fundamentals that suggest the rally will go on continue to deteriorate. Investors beware; this disparity doesn’t end well. The possible upside gains look to … Read More


How to Boost Your Profits in This Exhausted Market

How to Boost Your Profits in This Exhausted Market

Since 2009, the U.S. stock market has become one of the hottest plays. Investors have poured in money and have reaped the rewards. In the last five years, many stocks have doubled or more. Looking … Read More


Are ETFs Really the Best Investment for You?

Are ETFs Really the Best Investment for You?

One of the investment strategies discussed in the mainstream these days is to add exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to your portfolio. It is said that when you do just that, your portfolio has lower risks and … Read More


What I Learned at the World’s Biggest Mining & Exploration Convention

What I Learned at the World’s Biggest Mining & Exploration Convention

This week, I went to one of the world’s biggest mining and exploration conventions, which was hosted by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) and was held in Toronto. There were hundreds of … Read More


Can This Precious Metal Save Your Portfolio from the Rising Tensions in Crimea?

Can This Precious Metal Save Your Portfolio from the Rising Tensions in Crimea?

These days, we have been hearing a significant amount of news out of Ukraine. “Pro-Russian troops” are now in control of the security and administrative systems in the Crimea region, which is the mainly Russian-speaking … Read More


Three Basic Rules for Easier Options Trading

Three Basic Rules for Easier Options Trading

Trading options isn’t easy. It is important that investors understand them clearly; if they don’t, they could lose their entire investment, be faced with heavy losses, or end up with a position they never really … Read More


This One Factor Could Make or Break Your Portfolio

This One Factor Could Make or Break Your Portfolio

Income inequality plays an important role in whether or not an economy experiences economic growth. If a small number of people earn the majority of the wages in a country, that sets the country up … Read More


Five Ways to Preserve Your Wealth as Key Stock Indices Decline

Five Ways to Preserve Your Wealth as Key Stock Indices Decline

The key stock indices continue to make new highs. Each day, there’s someone on the TV saying how we are going higher. Some are estimating key stock indices will do much better this year than … Read More