Thursday , 18 October 2018


Tag Archives: 3M

These 6 Companies Being Killed By Strong U.S. Dollar

We’re in the middle of earnings season, and the profits of many U.S. companies are being killed by the strong U.S. dollar - up 15% since mid-2014 against a basket of trade-weighted foreign currencies and up 12% in 2015 alone which was the biggest one-year gain since the 1970s. That's bad, bad news for American companies with significant international business and 6 of them are identified in this article.

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Which is Riskier? Investing in Gold & Silver or in the Dow 30 Stocks?

While gold is slightly more volatile than the Dow 30, on average, all of the individual components are more volatile than gold and only half are less volatile than silver and platinum. [So much for] the prevailing myth...that they are risky investments due to their volatility. [Let's take a closer look at the specifics.] Words: 250

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