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The Week Ahead

The gold market is off to a slow start this week as stocks and risk assets see a heavier bid as the new trading week gets going. Although the news and headlines may sound a bit rosier today, for the most part the news simply appears to be more of the same that has driven equity markets for several months now. Over the weekend, China released a document that in part discussed the importance of intellectual property rights. The report also noted that those rights... Continue Reading

2 Major Problems With A Dollar Based Retirement Strategy

Most Americans invest their retirement funds in U.S. dollar-based assets, vehicles like stocks or bonds. While on the surface this may sound like a good strategy, there are two major obstacles that can greatly reduce the purchasing power of our retirement assets: Inflation and currency devaluation. Inflation is a wealth killer and it can eat away at your purchasing power and make it difficult for you to maintain your current standard of living. For those who remember the 1970s and early 1980s inflation was running... Continue Reading

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Billionaires Dumping Stocks- What Does It Mean For Your Portfolio?

Let’s face it. Markets are driven not by the small retail investor, but rather by the big fish-the large banks, financial institutions and people or groups with enough capital to make a dent. These larger market players often attempt to hide or mask their intentions, as retail investors will often try to catch a ride on their coattails. That being said, there have been some interesting developments as of late. Several big market players, guys with names like Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway, John Paulson... Continue Reading

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