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Stock Market Investing From May to November Fraught With Danger

Stock markets are set for a roller coaster ride this week. While strong 1st quarter profits were reported and the US economy grew 3.2% in the first quarter, slightly short of economists’ forecast but still made for a third consecutive … Continue reading

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Investing Pitfalls In the Year of Metal Tiger

The Year of the Metal Tiger is upon us. Traditionally, the Lunar New Year is a festive period where the Chinese celebrate by giving angpows, buy new stuff after doing a thorough spring cleaning, clear outstanding debts and look forward … Continue reading

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Buy Gold To Keep Up With Inflation

During the recent stock market rally, it was easy for investors to get complacent about the future and engage in reckless speculation. The common refrain is that there is nothing much to fear except fear itself. After all, esteemed economics … Continue reading

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Has Gold & Silver Finally Bottomed?
Gold Price Gravitating Lower Towards $1000
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Limited Investing Opportunities In Range Bound Trading

Time flies when we are having fun… we are now into the 13th week of a stock market rally that started in March. The embers of the stock market rally has not flickered out entirely but there are signs of … Continue reading

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Bull-Bear Royal Rumble: Bear To Assert Presence Soon

There is nothing more detrimental to our psychology than seeing our friends get rich. With each day that stock markets continue their impressive surge, lingering skepticism are transformed into belief and rational people are behaving once again like gamblers. It … Continue reading

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Putting Your Cash To Use: Be A Gold Bug And Clear Debts

Global stock markets have been whitewashed over the past month, Dow Jones fell to its lowest level in 6 years this week, and gold has charged to a record high $1,007 as investors seek to preserve capital. Granted that Obama’s … Continue reading

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Has Gold & Silver Finally Bottomed?
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Coming To Grips With A Harsh Year In 2009

I wish all readers of Jeflin’s Investment Blog a Happy New Year in 2009. The past year has been sobering for taxpayers, retail investors and fund managers, what with severe declines in housing, mortgages, banking, stock markets, commodities, retail, automotive, … Continue reading

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Treasury Bills Developing Characteristics Of A Bubble

This week, stock markets continue to rally and some analysts have predicted the uptrend momentum to last till January next year. While I am more than happy to see my portfolio receive a boost, I am cautious about the sustainability … Continue reading

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T-bill Rates Fall Below Zero
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