Tuesday , 12 December 2017


Investing

Double Your Money Every 5 Years! Here’s How

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It’s been 12 years (2005 – 2017) and I’m still actively picking stocks with a 15% compound annual return. Hopefully I can keep it up because, at 15% compound annual returns, I can double my money about every 5 years, without taking on too much risk.

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Your Portfolio Isn’t Adequately Diversified Without 7-15% in Precious Metals – Here’s Why

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The traditional view of portfolio management is that three asset classes, stocks, bonds and cash, are sufficient to achieve diversification. This view is, quite simply, wrong because over the past 10 years gold, silver and platinum have singularly outperformed virtually all major widely accepted investment indexes. Precious metals should be considered an independent asset class and an allocation to precious metals, as the most uncorrelated asset group, is essential for proper portfolio diversification.

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Motivated Stock Pickers CAN Beat the Market! Here’s How

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What hope can there be for motivated stock pickers to outperform the low-cost index funds that simply mechanically track the market? Well - in spite of the absurd rise of the Nobel-acclaimed, and highly promoted, Efficient Market Hypothesis that claims that individual investors can't beat the market - it turns out there is plenty! [Let me explain.] Words: 1574

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Niche ETFs: When & How To Use Them

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Niche ETFs can be used in different ways: as tactical, short-term tools to express a view on a pocket of the market or as long-term plays that take time to come to fruition—like millennials or, say, solar energy, but they come with risks discussed in this article.

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Market Crashes: How Gold & Gold Stock Performance Compared to the S&P 500

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The market crash of 2008 did not just hurt the S&P, it hurt real estate and gold equities. The sell off was brutal. Was 2008 an isolated incident or does a crash in general equities always spell doom for gold and gold stocks? This article examines 5 previous bear markets starting in 1973 in the S&P and looks at the performance of gold and gold stocks.

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