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A Time for Choosing
July 4, 2016 Government & PoliticsReagan once said that the average age of great civilizations is 200 years. If we want to avoid that fate, our country must unite to reassert our hard-won liberty and freedom.
The Last-Minute Race for Gold
June 22, 2016 GoldReports of gold’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Despite recent profit-taking, gold is still up more than 20% this year. And it is likely to remain a hot ticket in 2016 as the global market struggles…
Unexpected Demand for Oil Is Up 80% … What Could The Future Hold?
June 10, 2016 OilAfter an 80% gain, many investors would be looking for an opportunity to short the asset. When it comes to oil, this is not that time. In fact, this isn’t a rally you want to short … it’s one you want to buy.
Op-Ed: Thoughts on The Current Election Race From Former Senator
May 20, 2016 Government & PoliticsLong the least popular of branch of the U.S. government, Congress has — deservedly — hit new lows in recent years, and a new book by “Congressman X” sheds a cold light on Washington’s rotten interior.
The $3.7 Trillion Municipal-Bond Market Just Isn’t That “Liquid”
May 10, 2016 BondsThe Fed is allowing big banks to treat municipal bonds as safe, high-quality assets for emergency reserves. But once you’ve read up on Ramapo, New York, “safe” no longer comes to mind.