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It’s All a Big Bubble

Although stocks are down in early action Monday to kick off the new trading week, the market has shown great resiliency in recent months. In fact, there has been little to put a stop to the market’s upward trajectory, and investors appear to be quite comfortable buying stocks even at current levels. Tech stocks are flying high while more defensive equities such as telecommunications, healthcare and pharmaceuticals are seemingly being left behind. Some analysts have suggested that this points to a massive bubble in assets,... Continue Reading

Dips are the Best Time to Buy

The best time to buy an asset is when it is on sale. Given the recent 2% decline in the price of gold, current levels could fall into that category. Short-term dips in the price of gold should not be feared, but should be welcomed. This is a great opportunity buy gold at a lower price point. There are those that will argue that an asset should not be bought on weakness, but should rather be purchased when it is showing strength. This is a... Continue Reading

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Another Reason to Diversify Away From Stocks

This week has certainly been one for the books. Massive swings in stocks, coupled with the largest spike in volatility ever recorded have likely put more than a few investors out of business over the last several sessions. It may get worse. The fear of inflation and rising bond yields have definitely weighed on stocks. There are other forces at work as well, however, that may be adding fuel to the fire. It’s no secret that some investors may have been making money off of... Continue Reading

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Buying Opportunity

The price of gold has seen some moderate declines in recent days. Although some may attribute these declines to the FOMC meeting commentary on Wednesday, there may be other, simpler forces at work. On Wednesday, the Fed reiterated its plans for another interest rate hike this year, and the central bank says it remains on track for another three rate hikes next year. The Fed seems intent on following through with its plans despite a significant lack of inflation and other issues that could potentially... Continue Reading