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Sell These 2 Stocks On The Verge Of Dividend Cuts

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sell These 2 Stocks On The Verge Of Dividend Cuts

Declining cash flow and cheap valuations might lead these two companies to cut or suspend their dividend payments causing their share prices to decline and investors to suffer heavy losses. Sell these two stocks now and reinvest those earnings elsewhere in the market.  For the dividend stock investor, an announced dividend cut by a portfolio […]

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Will The Mexican Peso Continue To Rise?

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Will The Mexican Peso Continue To Rise?

Will the rebound of the Mexican peso continue? In a September 28 report, Capital Economics author David Rees wonders if what is considered a Trump victory proxy will continue a move higher. When investors consider the peso through the narrow lens of a political equation alone, are they missing the larger story? Trump success and […]

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GDP Growth Trend – Even Less Than Meets The Eye

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
GDP Growth Trend – Even Less Than Meets The Eye

The most common statistic used to measure the size and growth rate of a nation’s economy is Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, GDP as most commonly used can be a flawed measurement if one tries to infer that the size or growth of economic activity is well correlated to the prosperity of its people. Consider […]

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Why Is US Economic Growth So Sluggish?

| September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Why Is US Economic Growth So Sluggish?

The U.S. economy has been pedaling along in the slow lane for almost 10 years now. Real GDP growth, well below the historic 3-plus percent, always seems to be heading south. Growth for 2016’s first half came in at just 1 percent. And productivity, the amount of GDP stuff produced on average by U.S. workers, […]

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The US Economy Starting The Second Half Of 2016 On An Upbeat

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
The US Economy Starting The Second Half Of 2016 On An Upbeat

After a depressed and slow growth in the first half of 2016, the US economy could be on its track to stabilizing and getting back to its expected growth trajectory. Based on economic data released this month by different government agencies, the US economy seems to be starting the second half of 2016 on an […]

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Housing Stocks Rally To A New Roof?

Housing Stocks Rally To A New Roof?

A key index of housing stocks hit a 9-year high today – but will its break above the 2015 high be sustainable? The recent historically tight range-bound trade in the major stock averages continues to unfold, but in a rather interesting manner. The lack of direction in the averages is partially the result of a […]

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Negative Rates: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Vault

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Negative Rates: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Vault

I always liked the famous scene in the movie Jaws where the film’s hero, police Chief Brody, finally gets a close-up look at the size of his killer shark nemesis. “We’re gonna need a bigger boat,” he says, incredulous at the size of the monster fish. These days, we have a monetary nemesis called negative […]

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Treasury Market Yields Drop To Their Historic Low Of 1.37%

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Treasury Market Yields Drop To Their Historic Low Of 1.37%

2016 ½ We have just passed the half way mark for 2016, and it has been a year of surprises. On January 1st the U.S. 10-year Treasury had a yield of 2.25%, today it is at a historic low of 1.37%. The Fed had just raised rates in December for the first time since 2006, […]

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Google, Apple, Tesla Scramble For Lithium As Prices Double

Google, Apple, Tesla Scramble For Lithium As Prices Double

Demand for lithium—the hottest commodity on the planet and the only commodity to show positive price movement in 2015—is poised to continue on its upward trajectory, becoming the world’s new gasoline and earning the moniker of “White Petroleum”. And the battle for market share in and around this commodity has everyone from major tech players […]

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10 Stocks That Will Beat The Market In 2016

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
10 Stocks That Will Beat The Market In 2016

Ever think you could build a portfolio that can outperform the market? Many analysts point to the fact that the majority of hedge funds underperform the S&P 500 SPDR ETF (NYSE:SPY), stating that you’re better off just holding the SPY than you are attempting to build a portfolio that beats the market. However, the fact […]

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