The Stock Market and the Dollar Sustain the Bullish Environment for Precious Metals

This week marked the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese calendar, and according to Chinese mythology, Dragon years bring powerful changes and optimism representing imperial power, prosperity and good luck. This year is supposed to be even more auspicious since it’s a Water Dragon year, something that occurs once every 60 years. We admit that we don’t yet use the Chinese Horoscope as a technical indicator, and who knows, perhaps we should. One thing is certain—the Year of the […]

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Todays Big Stock: Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm (DOW)

The Dow Chemical Company is a diversified manufacturer and supplier of products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. It operates in eight segments. Dow provides services to a range of industries, including appliance, automotive, agricultural, building and construction, chemical processing, electronics, furniture, house wares, oil and gas, packaging, paints, coatings and adhesives, personal care pharmaceutical processed foods pulp and paper textile. Its portfolio includes specialty chemical, advanced materials, agro-sciences and plastics businesses […]

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How One Family Has Successfully Planned Their Retirement

Is your financial plan for retirement set? Learn how this family has devised a plan that is well suited for the times here!

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3 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Resources

There will always be more things you may want or could use, but sometimes, especially in the startup phase of a business you have to get by with less. These great tips show you how to make the most of what you have and get your business off to the right start!

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The Stock Market and the Dollar Sustain the Bullish Environment for Precious Metals

This week marked the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese calendar, and according to Chinese mythology, Dragon years bring powerful changes and optimism representing imperial power, prosperity and good luck.

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Why Economic Growth Will Continue to Disappoint in 2012

The US economy has come back to output levels of ’07. But this feeble rebound not only holds the title of “weakest post-war recovery ever,” it also shows that something else is going on. Most economists have no idea what.

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The Most Common and Costly Investment Mistake

This is where Guyon’s studies yield a few interesting results. He looked at five leading stocks these accounts traded: United States Steel, Crucible Steel, Baldwin Locomotive, Studebaker Corp. and Westinghouse Electric.

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The Rust Belt Came Back Strong in 2011; Midwest Manufacturing Is At the Forefront of the Recovery

The Chicago Federal Reserve reported today that its Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) increased 1.7% in December, to a seasonally adjusted level of 87.4 (2007 = 100).

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More On “Just Don’t Lose It”

First is that there are a couple of things I would do differently. The way the numbers work out, US Trust is suggesting a little over 1/3 of the equity allocation go into foreign.

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Housing stock rally ‘premature’

A stabilization in U.S. housing starts, coupled with growing confidence in the economy and speculation that the Fed will pursue a new round of quantitative easing focused on mortgage-backed securities, has helped drive shares of some housing-related stocks up 50% or more from their October lows.

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