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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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Is This Stock Market Rally For Real?

With each passing week, the case for a bearish reversal out of this stock market rally becomes stronger. For the time being, the bulls triumphed by breaking out of a potentially ugly double top pattern. This raging bullish sentiment pretty … 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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Stock Market Rally: First Stage Of A Primary Bull Trend?

“Sell in May and go away” may not be relevant this year. For a month commonly associated with disinterested stock market activity, we have seen a 36% jump in the benchmark S&P 500 from March’s 12-year low. Economic reports turn … Continue reading

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Bolster Your Emergency Fund In A Prolonged Crisis

I hope everyone has an enjoyable May Day. For those who work day in, day out, this is usually a well deserved break. But of late, nobody seems to be keen on taking leave, given the rise in no pay … Continue reading

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How to Start an Emergency Fund
How to build an emergency fund
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Bear Rally Refuses To Die But Don’t Get Carried Away

In case it is not glaringly obvious to you, the bear rally is still alive. Fundamentals have taken a back seat as investors continue to buy into the recovery story. The rationale goes like this – the stock market is … Continue reading

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Bullish Days Ahead But Bear Is Lying In Wait For The Kill

We are into the fifth week of upswing in the stock market. While stock valuations remain attractive for value investors, the market is overbought and a major correction is overdue. That is not to say that this bear rally is … Continue reading

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Financial Regulation Only As Good As The Enforcer

Andrew Jackson illustrated his disdain towards international bankers in 1832 with this eloquent excerpt: “Gentlemen, I have had men watching you for a long time, and I am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank to speculate in … Continue reading

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