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Debt: A Trillion Dollar Investment Opportunity

American credit card balances will hit $1 trillion in 2016, a debt burden that has never been reached before, not even during the go-go days of the dot-com boom. On the other side of the coin is the fact that there is a lot of profit to be made on the lending side of those trillion dollars of debt as the average interest rate on credit cards today is a whopping 15.19%. Given that the national average for 1-year CDs is a measly 1.09%, it is clear that credit card companies are making lots of money.

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Gold ETFs: How They Differ, Which Are Best and Why

Gold ETFs are a bit more complicated than you might think at first glance but, hopefully, the key facts in this article will allow you to get a better handle on the market, and find more information on the best gold ETF option for your needs in today's investing world.

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Could the Slow Start to IPOs In 2016 Be Beginning To Thaw?

Most companies that have gone public this year are biotech firms and the first quarter marked the slowest start to IPOs since the last recession. In the current quarter, [could] the fact that companies outside of biotech are eyeing or marching through the IPO door... be a sign of a slow thaw? Words: 724

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GLD vs. PHYS: Which Is the Best Gold Trust & Why?

Some investors might not be aware that SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) does not, in ordinary circumstances, allow for the redemption of physical gold while the Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHYS) has the unique property of allowing investors to trade in their shares for physical gold deliveries. This article takes a look at the performance, liquidity and purpose of each to determine which is best under which circumstances.

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Check Out These SMALL Cap Stocks with BIG Insider Buying

Insider buying can be a strong indication of a mismatch between the current trading share price of a firm and its intrinsic value (what the shares should be trading at). Management, by far, has the best understanding of their business, and hence most often have the best opinions about valuation. Thus, purchasing their own stock is often a good sign for investors, which could be the case for shareholders of the companies on our list today.

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