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Market Timing and the Gold Market

Many investors attempt to “time the market.” What do we mean by this? We mean to say that many people look to outperform the market by trying to time buying and selling decisions based on various factors such as economic forecasts, valuation studies, or technical analysis. While those that can do this successfully on a consistent basis may enjoy significant financial rewards, the reality is that very few investors are able to achieve any consistency. In fact, looking at mutual funds is a great example.... Continue Reading

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Gold and the Presidential Cycle

According to the theory of the Presidential election cycle, U.S. stocks experience weakness in the year after the election. The cycle then may revert back to stronger equities until it is time for the next election. What may drive initial weakness in equities followed by a rebound? The answer is reforms, new policies and a degree of uncertainty. Think about it this way: When a newly elected President takes office, he or she may look to deliver on plans discussed on the campaign trail, even... Continue Reading

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Adding Gold to Your Portfolio Right Now

If you do not already have a significant allocation in physical gold, silver or other precious metals, right now may be the time to seriously consider starting one or adding. Here are three reasons why: Stocks are heading lower: The last several weeks have seen enormous volatility in global financial markets. After seeing a sizable decline in equities in late summer, investors are once again seeing strong selling pressure. These pressures are coming from multiple sources currently that include China, other emerging markets, weak commodity... Continue Reading

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Sleep Well at Night With a Gold IRA

Let’s face it…Investors today are inundated with choices. You can invest in stocks, bonds, ETFs, mutual funds, real estate, collector cars and more. While some of these investment choices can potentially offer high returns, they all come with their own sets of risks as well. Stocks can drop 10, 20, even 50 percent or more in the blink of an eye. Missed earnings, corporate theft, regulatory troubles… You name it… Stocks come with some considerable risks. Bonds can lose significant value with changes in interest... Continue Reading

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