Dump These 3 Popular Income Funds Before They Blow Up Your...

With my focus on higher yield investments, I often receive questions about various closed-end funds. CEFs are actively managed investment pools with shares that trade on the stock exchanges. A...

Gold Has Good Chance To Break-Out Now

The more times a level is tested, the weaker it becomes and the more likely it is to break. Once again, Gold has rallied up to the wall of resistance...

How Americans Make and Spend Their Money, by Education Level

It should be noted that the educational level listed pertains to the person the BLS defines as the primary household member. Further, people in households can be at different...

How the Gold:Silver Ratio Chart Saved Us

A while back I did a Daily blog on this ratio. Since then, gold rallied up to $1330 an ounce (give or take.) Silver rallied up to $14.05 The bullish articles and...

What the Heck Is Going on with Gold?

Gold has been a confusing trade over the past few weeks, to say the least.  Why would gold rally the way that has when the stock market is continuing...

How the Modern Consumer is Different

There is a prevailing wisdom that says the stereotypical American consumer can be defined by certain characteristics. Based on what popular culture tells us, as well as years of experiences...

Your Children Are Listening More Than You Realize

The world was different before the invention of effective birth control. I had three children at age 22. My wife and I were primarily raised by our grandparents – we...

Rally or Bull Market?

In recent days the market has moved from expecting a rate cut by January 2020 to now expecting as much as three rate cuts by then. As a result...

Gold Extends Gains To A 7th Session, The Longest Winning Streak...

Gold futures gained Thursday, stretching their advance to a seventh straight session, with market expectations for a Federal Reserve interest-rate cut this year building in the lead-up to Friday’s...

Real Estate Leads US Equity Sector Performance In 2019

The US stock market has been on a roller coaster this year, but the volatility hasn’t dented the relatively smooth bull market in securitized real estate shares. In the...

Gold Target $1,800 Following An Upside Breakout!

Is Gold finally about to break out from a 5-year bullish ascending triangle pattern? We will find out very soon! The price action of Gold since 2014 looks to be...

Macro Briefing: 5 June 2019

Senate Republicans push back on Trump’s plans for tariffs on Mexico: NY Times Mexican officials to meet with VP Pence today for tariffs talk: Reuters Trump: there’s ‘always a chance’ of...