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Nasdaq Drop Is A Major Buying Opportunity

April 15th, 2014

nasdaqJon Markman: Stocks have been under pressure in the past couple of weeks over concerns that central banks around the world are backing away from their commitment to monetary stimulus at a time when the global economy has still not sufficiently Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:XLK

Fed’s Quantitative Easing Program Could Finally End In 2014

March 20th, 2014

Federal reserveWill this be the year when the Fed’s quantitative easing program finally ends?  For a long time, many analysts were proclaiming that the Fed would never taper.  But then it started happening.  Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

3 Alternative Sources For The Current Inflation Rate

October 15th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Inflation can be a nasty surprise for investors who are not amply prepared. Its effects can reduce your real return on an annual basis and make it much more difficult to keep up with your standard of living. With the newly-announced open-ended quantitative easing program Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY

Why Jim Rogers Still Loves Agricultural Commodities (DBA, MOO, POT)

October 3rd, 2012

Jared Cummans: Given all of the turmoil in markets this year, we have seen a number of investors change their positions on statements made in the past. Jim Rogers, for example, has now stated that he is looking into investing in Russia after snubbing the country for his entire Read more…

NYSE:DBA, NYSE:MOO

Why Ben Bernanke’s QE3 Is Just Delaying The Inevitable (SPY, GLD, USO)

September 14th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Markets were overjoyed by the announcement of a third quantitative easing program that was announced yesterday. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke revealed plans for an open-ended QE that will purchase $40 billion in MBS every month until the Fed Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:USO

How To Play A Republican Party Gold Standard Commission (GLD, GDX, UGLD)

August 27th, 2012

Jared Cummans: For the majority of the past century, the U.S. has been on the gold standard, which ensured that our currency was backed by physical gold. But that changed in 1971 when President Nixon announced the end of the gold standard in order to deal Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:UGLD

Conflict of Interest: Are Federal Reserve Presidents Gaming The System? (SPY, GLD, AAPL, BA, XOM, KO, ORCL, GE)

February 6th, 2012

David Zeiler: The presidents of the U.S. Federal Reserve may not have used their knowledge for personal gain, but a look at their assets does show several apparent conflicts of interests. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY

What To Expect: QE3, $2,200 Gold, and The Trillion Dollar Bazooka (GLD, SLV, GDX, GDXJ, IAU, DZZ, ABX)

January 20th, 2012

Peter Krauth: It’s the beginning of a new year, and there’s no shortage of big headlines… Europe is on the financial brink, Iran is a powder keg, and precious metals like gold have retreated. It’s also a time when there is no shortage of financial forecasts. Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV

Stocks, Dollar, and VIX Not Anticipating Negative Reaction To Fed (SPY, XLE, DBC, SLV, XLB, XLP, XLU, AGG)

April 26th, 2011

Experience tells us the best approach to this week’s Fed trifecta (meeting, statement, and press conference) is (a) to be patient, (b) wait for the news to come out, (c) monitor the market’s Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:DBC, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLU




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