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WTO Lowered Its Trade Growth Forecast For The Year To Just 1.7%
September 30, 2016 Global EconomyThe World Trade Organization (WTO) just lowered its trade growth forecast for this year and next. With central banks out of stimulus options, the time to prepare for a crash is now.
It’s Too Late to Rescue Wall Street
September 28, 2016 U.S. EconomyCan you inflate a balloon by taking out the air? The answer is obvious. And, yet, Wall Street is rising (to rarefied levels) even as money is flowing out. How can this be?
The Most Hated Asset Class
September 27, 2016 CommoditiesCommodities have shown signs of life this year, but are still viewed as an underperforming asset class. And that perception is exactly why it’s worth looking at this sector right now.
Do You Really Own Your Gold?
September 26, 2016 GoldWhat does it mean to “own” something? It’s a question every investor should be asking … especially if that something is gold.
The Best, Most Conservative Measure for Volatility: VIX Fear Index
September 23, 2016 Trading StrategiesMany investors are looking for ways to avoid the dangers of a market crash similar to 2008. The best, and most conservative, way is to follow the VIX — aka the fear index.