Putin & The Failure Of Washington’s Propagandist Predictions

American presstitutes, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, expressed surprise at Russia’s support for the Syrian ceasefire, which Russia has been seeking, by Putin’s halt to attacks on the Islamic State and a partial withdrawal…

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Investors Should Do These 5 Basic Things in 2016

Most of us would prefer not to relive 2015 it is my guess. Equity markets weren’t very friendly with treacherous volatility towards the end of the year. Moving sideways from about June on, markets sneaked slight gains but most investors…

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Successful Investors Do These 6 Things

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5 Stocks Retirees Should Consider in 2016

With commodities plunging, the U.S. dollar putting pressure on earnings, and debts throughout the world soaring, this doesn’t make for a comforting investment environment. In fact, if someone were to just pick a few popular names in anticipation of a…

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The Market Selloff: What Should Retirees Do Now?

There’s nothing like a market rout to remind investors of the importance of following the tenets of sound investing. The declines of the past few days have been doozies, making the start of 2016 a baptism by fire. In the…

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4 Pieces of Advice If You Win Tomorrow’s $1.4B Powerball

The chances are not good, but if you happen to have the lucky numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) has some advice for you. The bank’s wealth and investment management team put together a few financial…

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Revisiting The Greatest Crash In History

A Historically Unique Event We keep watching what is happening in Cyprus with morbid fascination. As a reminder, the unhappy island was the first major “haircut” victim in Europe. Its bankers, who had flagrantly over-traded their capital and won prizes…

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Goldman Closes Out Its Top Trade For 2015 Which Expires Out Of The Money

Only Goldman can call the direction of the biggest FX trade of 2015 – namely the collapse in the EURUSD – and still have a complete lose on the trade. Recall that exactly one year ago, Goldman revealed its top…

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Are You Ready For ‘The War on Cash’? Here are 10 Crazy Quotes…

The war on cash is escalating. As Mises’ Jo Salerno reports, the latest combatant to join the fray is JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the U.S., which recently enacted a policy restricting the use of cash in selected…

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3 Stocks That Are Top Bets for Retirement

The global economy is in disarray, and stocks are likely to move lower over the next several years due deflationary pressures. On the other hand, this is not the end of times as many people predict. It’s just a necessary…

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