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5 “Discounted” Oil Stocks To Buy After A Tough 2018

| January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 “Discounted” Oil Stocks To Buy After A Tough 2018

The right catalysts could spark a massive revival in these well-positioned oil stocks Amid the uproar over the wildly unstable markets, the usual suspects like technology or retail garnered the most attention. However, the deterioration in oil stocks presents one of the more troubling economic indicators. While drivers appreciate the discount at the pump, a […]

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Gold Outshone Bitcoin In October

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gold Outshone Bitcoin In October

Bitcoin has long been seen as an asset that rivals gold as a hedge during stock volatility. It tends to zig when the market zags, it’s scarce but in a known quantity, and it’s easy to store, keep track of, and transfer. When the stock market ended its nearly decade-long bull run last month, gold futures […]

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Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

You know I’ve been fighting the gold bugs for a long time. Gold is an inflation hedge, not a deflation hedge. Turn to gold for safety during a deflationary period and you’ll get your ass handed to you on a golden platter! Gold is simply another commodity and it burst in the 30-year cycle top between 2008 and 2011, […]

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Climate Change, Trade Wars And The Networked World

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
Climate Change, Trade Wars And The Networked World

The increasing connectedness of the global economic system has long been touted as the path to greater prosperity and peaceful relations among nations and their peoples. There’s just one hitch: Complex systems have more points of failure and also hidden risks that only surface when something goes wrong. For example, our dependence on cheap shipping […]

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Franco-Nevada: A Great Portfolio Hedge Going Forward

| October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
Franco-Nevada: A Great Portfolio Hedge Going Forward

Exposure to gold serves as a hedge against volatility in a diversified portfolio, and Franco-Nevada Corporation (ticker: FNV) offers investors one of the safest ways to get that exposure. Gold vs Bonds for Portfolio Protection Gold and bonds often compete for the same slot in a portfolio. Traditional portfolios have much larger exposure to bonds, […]

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Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

The summer is generally a good time to purchase precious metals. Gold and silver historically have outperformed when the weather is warm.  They have also outperformed other commodities, specifically oil.  If you are looking to add precious metals to your portfolio, look for dips in the price during the summer months, as they are likely to be […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About To Spike

| July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About To Spike

As the current stock market bull market starts to look long in the tooth, I have broadened my search for income investments that are not directly tied to company business results and share prices. Direct commodity exposure provides one way to diversify a portfolio that is loaded with dividend paying stocks. Yet, I want all […]

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These 3 High-Yield Stocks Are All Now “Buys” With Oil Up Nearly 50%

| June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
These 3 High-Yield Stocks Are All Now “Buys” With Oil Up Nearly 50%

Recently there have been two big, interrelated news stories coming out of the U.S. energy sector. The first is that the U.S. crude oil production continues to grow, and the U.S. has become the world’s largest producer of energy liquids. This growth has been led by the Permian Basin play in West Texas. The parallel […]

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Buy This Commodity Set To Become More Precious Than Oil

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buy This Commodity Set To Become More Precious Than Oil

Opportunities to grow your wealth do not always occur in the technology sector, although it seems that way at times. Sometimes it is the most common and mundane parts of your life that will present a fabulous way to grow the value of your portfolio. One such example is something you and I take for […]

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White Petroleum: A New War Is About To Start

White Petroleum: A New War Is About To Start

It’s the modern gold rush. Around the world, the most sought-after mineral isn’t a precious metal, nor is it oil and gas…it’s lithium. Lithium, or “white petroleum” as some call it, has become a crucial element in today’s high-tech economy. Demand for lithium is soaring, and producers are frantically searching for new sources of supply. […]

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