Wednesday , 26 June 2019


Investing

Forget Stocks & Real Estate: Silver Is the Low-risk Asset To Buy – Here’s Why

A prudent investor is able to spot when an asset becomes a high risk and then has the sense to move his or her funds into one that is a lower risk but, unfortunately, complacency has turned investors brains into mush. Real estate & stock asset values are near their top while the silver price is closer to its bottom. Thus, assets that are near a top are HIGH RISK, and those near a bottom are LOW RISK. It’s really that simple.

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These 4 Canadian Steel & Aluminum Stocks Seem Safe From U.S. Tariffs

On March 1, 2018, the Trump administration announced a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum. The orders now exempt Canada and Mexico from the tariffs, with possible exemptions for Australia and other U.S. allies to come. If NAFTA negotiations are unsatisfactory, Trump may alter or remove any exemptions. The Canadian steel stocks and aluminum stocks on our list today have not experienced significant changes in their stock prices...[and,] due to the decision by the United States, these companies could see a sudden market response.

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A Moving Average Strategy Ensures Participation In Most Upside Moves & Dramatically Reduces Losses

Buying and selling based on a moving average of monthly closes can be an effective strategy for managing the risk of severe loss from major bear markets. In essence, •when the monthly close of the index is above the moving average value, you hold the index, •when the index closes below, you move to cash. A chart of the S&P 500 monthly closes since 1995 shows that a 10- or 12-month simple moving average (SMA) strategy would have ensured participation in most of the upside price movement while dramatically reducing losses.

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3 Ways To Deal With Rising Stock Market Volatility

What makes 2018 remarkably different from the recent past is rising stock market volatility. Since the start of the year, the CBOE Volatility Index (^VIX) has shot higher by around 100%. By comparison, the VIX was -42.5% for the three-year period from January 2015 to December 2017. While rising volatility might put certain people on edge, but it’s not necessarily bad. Here are 3 strategies for managing market volatility.

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Common Trading Mistakes Investors Must Avoid

For the majority of Americans, investing has never worked as promised. The problem is that most individuals cannot manage their own money because of ‘short-termism.’ Despite their inherent belief that they are long-term investors, they are consistently swept up in the short-term movements of the market. Fear is a stronger emotion than greed. People sell out, usually at the very bottom, and almost always at a loss. Let’s look at some of the more common trading mistakes to which people are prone.

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S&P 500 Companies With the Highest Profitability/Quality Rankings

We want to invest in the most profitable companies in the market, and also want to consider companies with superior profitability in comparison with the industry average and the following quantitative ranking system does just that picking the 50 companies with highest quality ranking in the S&P 500 index.

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Put Your Money On Steroids By Dollar Cost Averaging Into SPY – Here’s Why

Life is like going the wrong way on a moving escalator. Walk and you stay put. Stand still and you go backwards. To get ahead, you have to hustle or, at least, your money has to hustle. You have to make your money make you money and dollar cost averaging as an investment strategy is like steroids for your money. The difference between doing it and not doing it is millions of dollars.

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