Lorimer Wilson

Debasement of Western Currencies Leading to Hyperinflation – Got Gold?

It is critical to heed the strong warning signs of deep trouble coming in Europe, Japan and the USA. A 75-79% fall in the currencies of these countries is telling us that they will all go to their intrinsic value of ZERO in the next few years. This will lead eventually to the same hyperinflation as in Argentina and Venezuela...

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“Buy and Hold” Investing Can Be Hazardous To Your Wealth – Here’s Why

One would think that following two major market corrections of over 50% within the last two decades, investors would have a better appreciation for how much time it takes to compound your way out of losses. While buy-and-hold investors who stayed true to their strategy over the last two decades are indeed ahead, they lost many years of valuable compounding time in a quest to “get back to even.” The bottom line is that corrections and crashes matter a lot.

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How Gold Has Behaved Over Time As A Portfolio Diversifier, Tail Risk Hedge & Inflation Hedge

While gold has traditionally been seen as a tactical way to help preserve wealth during market corrections, times of geopolitical stress or persistent dollar weakness, we think there is a case to be made for gold as a core diversifying asset with a long-term strategic role in multi-asset portfolios...as gold’s historically low or negative correlation with most other asset classes argues in its favor...This article looks at how gold-backed assets have behaved over time as a portfolio diversifier, tail risk hedge and inflation hedge.

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Canada Slapping Tariffs On $12.8B Of US Goods — Here Are the States That Stand To Lose the Most

Canada isn't taking President Donald Trump's decision to hit the country with steel and aluminum tariffs lying down. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will impose retaliatory tariffs on $12.8 billion worth of US goods in response to Trump's metals tariffs effective July 1 and will stay in place until the US removes the steel and aluminum restrictions. . The biggest losers from the US-Canada trade fight are industrial states in the Midwest.

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Expect 15% – 28% Annual Returns From These 10 Dividend Achievers

Investors looking for high-quality businesses should consider dividend growth stocks. The beauty of strong dividend growth companies is that they pay their investors rising streams of dividend income, regardless of the direction the market is going. This article will discuss the top 10 Dividend Achievers, ranked according to their expected returns.

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What Is the Key To Wealth: Saving & Investing, Hard Work Or Just Plain Luck?

What does it mean to be wealthy to you? For many Americans, it can mean being able to leading a life that is stress free, while having “peace of mind”. Sounds pretty good, right? On the surface, that doesn’t sound too much like money is the focus. However, it could also be said that that same money, or perhaps, a lack of it, can lead to a certain stress factor.

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