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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Interest Rates Play A MAJOR Role In the Behavior Of the Stock Market – Here’s Why

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To understand how the stock market behaves it is imperative to realize that the stock market is overwhelmingly influenced by interest rates. It’s difficult to overstate this key fact. Interest rates are the bone and marrow of the stock market. More specifically, the stock market is ruled by long-term and short-term interest rates creating an overriding framework for what drives the market in which different sectors do better or worse at different points in the economic cycle. This article explains the behavior more fully.

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Here’s How To Set Up A Risk Averse Retirement Plan

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One of the most difficult challenges of transitioning to retirement from the working world is a complete change in mindset with regards to an investment portfolio. You go from being a saver to a spender. There’s no future income or nearly as much time to soften the blow from bear markets. Growth is still necessary but you have to be cognizant of the fact that you’ll need to protect some of your assets for spending purposes. Here's an interesting case study in how to approach this change in mindset.

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Revolution Is Rattling At the Gates Of These 5 European Countries – Here’s How to Resolve the Situation

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History has taught that the collapse of the pillar of prosperity in a society always leads to revolution - and revolution is now rattling at the gates of Greece, Portugal, Spain, Italy and France. Below is an 8-step rescue plan for the Euro and a proposal to re-index all the European stock exchanges to dramatically improve the standard of living in the above mentioned countries.

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Are We In A Pre-crisis Period? A Look At 8 Possible Triggers

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The frequency of financial crises and recessions is quite high: on average, there is one crisis every 58 months (using data from the US National Bureau of Economic Research). In other words, statistically speaking, we should expect the beginning of the next crisis in April 2015, which would end by March 2016. There are 8 possible scenarios that could cause the next crisis. Let's take a look at each.

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Silver: The Price Could Easily Double or Triple – Here’s Why

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Silver is selling at less than half its 2011 high. It is being ignored more than gold. It has explosive fundamentals. This article assesses silver’s potential by looking at the big-picture forces that could impact silver over the next several years - and point to a possible runaway price scenario.

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