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3 Reasons Gold May Shine During the Next Recession

It’s no secret that the global economy has been slowing. The ongoing U.S./China trade war is dragging on the globe’s first and second-largest economies and there currently does not appear to be an agreement in the making. The current economic expansion is getting quite long in the tooth, and the effects of tax cuts and government spending are likely to fade in the months ahead. Some analysts have already begun sounding the alarm bells about the next recession, which could come sooner than many anticipate.... Continue Reading

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Cut Out the Noise from the Financial Media

Investors currently have a lot to digest and the financial media hasn’t helped. Stocks are in melt-up mode as earnings thus far have been strong and as key benchmarks carve out fresh all-time highs. The dollar has also followed suit and could potentially be headed for another leg higher. Risk appetite is strong while market volatility continues to probe lower. Financial Media Hyping Gold Declines As far as gold goes, there has been considerable talk of how it has been “broken” technically. The 200-day moving... Continue Reading

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The Vote Is In – Brexit Becomes Reality

In a historic vote that shook financial markets on Friday, the people of Great Britain have voted to exit the European Union. While optimism over the nation remaining in the union seemed to be on the rise heading into Thursday’s vote, things changed quickly once the votes starting being tallied. Stock index futures, interest rates and currencies starting seeing massive volatility on Thursday night as the results came in. Brexit was becoming a reality… At one point, S&P 500 futures went “limit down” with a... Continue Reading

3 Reasons You Should Consider Adding Gold to Your Portfolio Right Now

If you do not already have a significant allocation in physical gold, silver or other precious metals, right now may be the time to seriously consider starting one or adding. Here are three reasons why: Stocks are heading lower: The last several weeks have seen enormous volatility in global financial markets. After seeing a sizable decline in equities in late summer, investors are once again seeing strong selling pressure. These pressures are coming from multiple sources currently that include China, other emerging markets, weak commodity... Continue Reading

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Why You Should Consider Adding Silver Right Now

It’s no secret that silver saw a hard fall from the all-time-highs reached just a few years back. Silver fell from nearly $50 per ounce to less than $14 per ounce. Silver has been relatively range-bound for some time now but is currently showing signs of an upside breakout. Now…Right now could be an excellent time to add physical silver to your portfolio. Here are three simple reasons why: Prices appear to have bottomed: After declining 70 percent + from all-time-highs seen just a few... Continue Reading

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