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Is Your Portfolio Ready For Super Tuesday?

Investment | February 12, 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders still has a long way to go before he’d get the green light to move into the White House. Yet, the recent Iowa Caucus, which appears to be a tie between Sanders and moderate Pete Buttigieg, reveals strong support for the Vermont Senator’s progressive policies. The stock market continues to edge to […]

What Could China’s Coronavirus Mean For You?

Investing | January 29, 2020

Investors woke up on Monday morning to stock markets sinking around the globe. Growing fears that the China coronavirus could slow global economic activity sent stocks tumbling. The fast-spreading pneumonia-like virus was first identified in China on December 31, 2019 and has now spread outside mainland China. As of January 27, a total of 2,700 […]

What Are the Big Players Doing?

Gold | January 27, 2020

When we think about changes in the value of gold we often think about influences like economic policy, equity and bond performance, and recession fears. While these factors do influence gold prices, there is another unseen force at work. That force is central bank activity. A central bank is a financial entity that has the […]

What Causes Recessions?

Gold | January 21, 2020

The current U.S. economic expansion is the longest in history at 127 months this January. It is also the weakest of the post-WWII era. The current economic expansion began in July 2009. Many economists expect continued growth in 2020, albeit at a slower pace. Nonetheless, U.S. military action against Iran earlier this month and the […]

Can Gold Investing be Part of an “ESG” Investment Strategy?

Gold | January 16, 2020

In recent years “ESG” funds have become a popular choice for investors. These three letters stand for environmental, social, and governance. ESG funds are designed to include stocks of companies that satisfy strict standards with regard to these three categories. For example, companies deemed worthy of the ESG label commit to these sustainability factors in […]