Sunday , 15 September 2019


Investing

U.S. Military Warns of Serious Oil Shortfall by 2015

The US military's Joint Operating Environment report from the US Joint Forces Command has warned that surplus oil production capacity could disappear by 2012 and that there could be serious shortages by 2015 with a significant economic and political impact. Words: 455

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How to Profit From Rising Interest Rates With ETFs

We've been enjoying historically low interest rates for the last decade ... even more so in the last two years and we know the party is going to end at some point. Well, I'm beginning to suspect the end will come sooner rather than later but you don't have to just sit still and accept it. There are exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that, if used properly, can protect your principal and enable you to profit from rising rates. Words: 871

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Siegel vs. Shiller + Bogle vs. Gross – On the Future of the S&P 500

The market is currently slightly over-valued now which is reasonable since stocks offer a much more attractive return than bonds due to low interest rates. Eventually, however, interest rates will get to levels of at least 4% (which is the minimum normal rate on interest rates) and that would justify a P/E closer to 15. I am no prophet but if I had to guess, I would think future returns will be somewhere between Bogle's and Shiller’s estimates, i.e. between 8% and 10%.

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4 Bombshell Reports Suggest: Peak Oil Now an Imminent Reality

Official recognition of the peak oil threat has been muted up until now, couched in warnings about "adequate investment" and blithe assertions that demand would soon peak, averting any supply shortage. All that seems to have changed in the last month with a sudden deluge of reports and summit meetings suggesting that the oil industry and energy officials are now taking peak oil very seriously indeed. Words: 990

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How to Design An Objective 'Stop Loss' Method

No one ever likes to lose money and one of the best ways to do so is to set, in advance, at what point you are going to sell your security. You can either do it by simply setting a $ price point or a % decline point at which to sell. Such an approach is fraught with emotion and procastrination. There is a more objective way to accomplish the same objective. Words: 636

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5 Major Market Myths Exposed!

Robert Precther recently published a list of market myths for his subscribers which I'm sure he won't mind if I review the lessons he voices in his article with you, borrowing from his excellent research to help make the arguments. Recognizing these market myths are critical to your success as an investor. Words: 1266

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Protect Profits and Reduce Risk With Gold and U.S. Dollar ETFs

If you believe further political disruptions around the world will likely occur in 2010 and/or 2011 and that we will also likely see inflation begin to rise within the next 12 months then we should see higher gold prices. Furthermore, if the economy falters once again, many investors will sell their common stocks and put their money in gold pushing the price up even further. Words: 779

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