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Predicting For Future Of Gold

Predicting For Future Of Gold

In an Unpredictable Market, the Future of Gold Remains Clear Even though the markets haven’t behaved logically of late, it would have seemed a slam dunk for gold to rise if Donald Trump won. After all, we faced uncertainty around his policies, rising inflation from infrastructure spending, and higher expected growth rates. But instead, gold […]

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4 Gold Stocks That May Be Due For A Surprise Breakout

4 Gold Stocks That May Be Due For A Surprise Breakout

Recent metals volatility is based on technical factors, which implies future upside for gold stocks Are gold stocks primed for another leg up? On surface level, that notion seems utterly ridiculous. The yellow metal’s spot price fell 1% to close last week, while it has lost roughly 4% of its value since June 6. Because […]

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The Commodity Cycle: What It Means For Precious Metals Prices

The Commodity Cycle: What It Means For Precious Metals Prices

The cycle for any commodity follows the same basic pattern… When prices are low, production falls. As new supplies diminish, the market tightens and prices move higher. The higher prices incentivize producers to invest in production capacity and increase output. Eventually, the market becomes oversupplied, prices fall, and the cycle starts all over again. Of […]

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This Obscure Metal Soared 70%

This Obscure Metal Soared 70%

Cobalt is soaring in price lately, but why? Phew! I’m finally getting the chance to catch my breath after a crazy week. I moved on Wednesday — and while my life is still sectioned into cardboard containers that occupy every room like an invading box-shaped species, I’ve now cleared an obvious path to the front […]

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My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

With a new tax cut plan due to be out in weeks, Tim Plaehn shares his favorite income stock sector that will benefit the most from lower taxes. The three companies shared in this article will be able to boost dividends by a large amount if the proposed tax cuts go through. If you can […]

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Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend Is Still Down In 2017 (And Beyond)

Twenty-two radio interviews for the new book, 10 of them live. At this point, my voice is tired. So are gold sellers. Gold peaked at $1,934 in September of 2011 – the last major commodity to peak in the 30-year cycle that first peaked in mid-2008. Silver peaked in late April 2011, after retesting its […]

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The 3 Best Sugar Stocks That Could Boom On Cheap Sweets

The 3 Best Sugar Stocks That Could Boom On Cheap Sweets

The commodities downturn sets up a sizable opportunity for sugar stocks In the world of commodities, crude oil gets the headlines and gold bullion gets the infomercials, but sugar is often left out in the cold. A prime example of this is the severe decline in sugar prices. Since the beginning of October, its market […]

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Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

After a dismal first half of the year, investors have been getting wary of commodities.  After all, at one point gold was down 28% on the year, silver was down 40%, and a slew of other hard assets performed as if they simply weren’t needed anymore. My how times have changed… In just a few […]

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Will Bernanke Pull Another Fast One On The Markets Today?

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Will Bernanke Pull Another Fast One On The Markets Today?

Ben Bernanke goes before Congress today for his annual testimony on the US economy.   Of course, investors will be examining every word, facial expression, hand gesture, etc. for clues concerning his quantitative easing plans. As you’re likely aware, recent talk about whether the Fed will or won’t taper bond purchases has kept commodity investors on […]

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Commodity Trading: Bernanke Yanks The Rug From Underneath The Markets

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Commodity Trading: Bernanke Yanks The Rug From Underneath The Markets

What a mess… Yesterday was a train wreck for commodities.  Trading screens were filled with red as investors reacted to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s Wednesday press conference.  Of course, not only were commodities sent sharply lower on Thursday, but equities followed suit with huge losses of their own.  The Dow sank 2.4%, while the S&P […]

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