Thursday , 16 August 2018


Tag Archives: oil

How to Protect Your Portfolio From Inflation

Inflation lurks in the shadows. It destroys value by gradually eroding real returns over time. It is financial death by a thousand cuts. Investors too often look at "the numbers" in their portfolio without asking what those numbers can actually buy over time. It's a classic mistake that John Maynard Keynes termed "money illusion."

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Saudi Arabia’s Shrinking Oil Production Is Shrinking Its Power Too!

Around the world, mainly driven by growth in developing countries like India and China, countries are using more oil. While Saudi Arabia's limited reserves will hurt its ability to rise to the challenge, other countries like Canada and Venezuela will rise to the challenge. As these countries grow to focus on meeting the demand more, Saudi Arabia's market share will shrink as will its power. Here's why.

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How Much Higher Can the Canadian "Loonie" Soar Before Its Economy Gets Singed?

Booms — and the boom in Canadian commodities is no exception — are seldom without their unintended costs....[As the Canadian dollar appreciates versus the U.S. dollar, and with the U.S. as] its largest trading partner, falling Canadian exports could well induce a secular decline in the Canadian manufacturing base. Indeed, as the loonie soars, the inevitable question is: "How much higher before its economy gets singed?" Words: 528

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China Continues to Be an Enormous Force in the World's Commodity Markets: Check Out These Investment Opportunities

With China becoming the #2 economy in the world it has, without question, transformed into an enormous force in the world’s commodity markets...with many years to come of major commodity production, consumption, and importation for China and the countries that serve that commodity food chain. [Let's examine China's dominance in the commodity industry and identify investment opportunities to take advantage of continued growth.] Words: 1282

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What Happens to Oil Prices if Israel Bombs Iranian Nuclear Facilities?

We now believe that there is at least a 50% probability of Israeli airstrikes against Iranian nuclear sites... Iran has multiple retaliatory options at its disposal...[and it begs the question:] Which options would most adversely affect the price of oil? [Let's take a look at what those options would be.] Words: 544

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Porter Stansberry: Risks Facing World Could Have These MAJOR Repercussions

Sorry. I don't make the news. I just report it and I continue to believe the risks [facing the world] are so serious that...this is what will happen next. Soon Greece will default...[and] this will begin a chain reaction of [events leading to... I lay it all out in this short article and I think you will agree that it makes absolute sense.] Words: 912

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Your Savings and Investments Will Be in Dire Jeopardy Going Into 2012 Unless…..

The United States is now so far in debt, it will never be able to pay it off, that is, without hyper-inflation. That subject alone will require many more articles than this. The sky is not falling (yet) but your savings and investments are in dire jeopardy going into 2012. You might wish to now do something to protect yourself. [May I offer the following investment ideas.] Words: 1648

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Environment is Inflationary, NOT Deflationary – Here's Why

While it is true that the average consumer isn’t (and won’t soon be) spending as much as he used to, it’s not because he’s waiting for bargains. No, it’s because he’s out of credit, he’s unemployed, his house, car, motorcycle, boat, and plasma television have all either been repossessed or foreclosed upon, and his wife just left him. He’s not exactly in the mood for shopping. He’s not waiting for bargains. He’s waiting for a miracle - and I don’t think they sell those at the mall. Words: 1582

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