2 Reasons Why Investor Returns Will Diminish Over the Next Decade

The U.S. stock market in 2019 climbed even though there was plenty for investors to worry about. A mounting trade dispute between the U.S. and China, coupled with a slowing global economy and boiling geopolitical tensions, behaved like a perfect recipe for a financial disaster. A benchmark indicator even cried fears of a recession, building […]

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The Real Reason Gold Is Surging, and Why It Won’t Stop

Geopolitics, monetary policy and a slowing economy have all been cited as primary factors behind gold’s bullish breakout in 2019. While these catalysts cannot be discounted, the real reason gold is surging and why it will continue to do so is the trend in real interest rates relative to inflation. Only by understanding this relationship […]

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Mark Cuban’s Bizarre Bitcoin Rant Includes Baseball Cards and Bananas

Tech billionaire and Shark Tank personality Mark Cuban launched a savage takedown of bitcoin in a Wired video this weekend. He reeled off a list of well-trodden criticisms of the cryptocurrency, comparing it to baseball cards and slamming its ‘lack of intrinsic value.’ In a truly bizarre statement, he said he’d rather own bananas than […]

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Microsoft Stock Blows Away Critics With Huge Buyback Plan – CCN.com

Quick, guess the world’s most valuable company? Apple, Facebook, Google? It’s none of those. Instead, Microsoft has claimed the title. The software giant is now worth $1.1 trillion, narrowly edging out Apple for the top spot. And Microsoft’s lead is likely to grow in the coming days. That’s because the company just announced a huge […]

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3 Factors That Could Supercharge Dow Jones to Shatter Record Highs – CCN.com

The Dow Jones Industrial Average could be gearing up for another record run. | AP Photo / Richard Drew Following the unexpected decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to consider establishing a partial trade deal with China ahead of the new round of trade deal talks, the Dow Jones increased by around 500 points within […]

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Billionaire Bond Investor Warns of 75% Chance of 2020 Recession Crunch – CCN.com

FILE PHOTO: Jeffrey Gundlach is sounding a recession alarm in election year 2020. | Source: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo The fear of a US recession has been on the rise of late. Notable economist Robert Shiller recently said that he “wouldn’t be at all surprised” to see the US go into a recession next year, and […]

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Stock Market Investors Might Want to Be Greedy & Pile into Square

The stock market just suffered its most brutal week of the year so far, and Square was not immune to the pressure. Did investors overreact? | Source: Shutterstock The two biggest emotions that fuel the stock market are fear and greed. One will send stocks swooning, while the other can create bubbles. But as Warren […]

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Stock Market Bulls Made a Fool’s Gamble on Rate Cuts

When US nonfarm payrolls stunned traders by rising dramatically on Friday, the stock market’s bet that the Fed would stimulate further growth by drastically slashing interest rates was exposed as a fool’s gamble. That’s according to economist Mohamed El-Erian, who explained to CNBC’s “The Exchange” that a rate cut in July was likely but 50 […]

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