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How to Profit from Risk

Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller Live off the interest, and never touch the principal. Today’s retirees had this drummed into their minds long ago. It is, after all, a laudable goal, and something every retiree and person approaching retirement should aspire to. But how in the heck are we supposed to do it? A friend recently told […]

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Buy Gold NOW | Worldwide Precious Metals Exchange

Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst You’ve undoubtedly read about the dramatic increase in demand for gold and silver bullion products since the big correction two weeks ago. Supply has gotten tight, premiums are rising, and inventory is hard to come by, especially for certain silver products. But it’s worse than you may know. […]

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Doug Casey on Internationalizing Your Cash

Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Doug Casey, Chairman (Interviewed by Louis James, Casey Research) L: Doug, we talked previously about getting assets out of your home country, especially the US, where to take them, and what to do with them. In so doing, you touched on the inevitability of currency controls just ahead, especially for Americans. Can you tell us […]

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When to Buy a “Buy”

Posted on 26. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller Buy, sell, hold, or pass altogether? This is the dilemma we face as investors, particularly if we subscribe to one or more investment newsletters. If a company was recommended in a previous issue, are we too late? Did the price escalate rapidly, or is it still a good choice? I subscribe to […]

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Investing in REITs Instead of Property: Our Pick

Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller I get a lot of questions from readers about holding real estate as an investment. Indeed, many are in response to another newsletter editor who was recently advocating that the only way for retirees to make decent income was to own property. Personally, I wouldn’t hold physical property in our portfolio for […]

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Silver: Little Brother, Big Potential | Worldwide Precious Metals Exchange

Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by .

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Three Reasons Silver Could Outperform Gold By Jason Sampognaro, Hard Assets Alliance Analyst When we think of gold, we think of the solid, safe-haven, value-holding, inflation-hedging, shiny, yellow metal that lets us sleep at night knowing the governments of the world cannot print it out of existence. Gold is the big cheese in the precious-metals […]

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Physical Gold vs. Paper Gold: The Ultimate Disconnect

Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Bud Conrad, Chief Economist How can we explain gold dropping into the $1,300 level in less than a week? Here are some of the factors: George Soros cut his fund holdings in the biggest gold ETF by 55% in the fourth quarter of 2012. He was not alone: the gold holdings of GLD have […]

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Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Bulls Hit

Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Grant Williams I am a seller of gold. Just not yet – and certainly not anywhere close to this price. One day, long into the future, it will be time to sell gold – or, more likely, exchange it for something you want more – but it just ain’t time yet, folks – no […]

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Will Obama’s Chained CPI Help Keep Inflation from Eating into Your Savings?

Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller This week we examine ways in which inflation nibbles away at your retirement income, especially in light of the President’s proposal for Chained CPI adjustments to Social Security. The formal title is Chain-weighted Consumer Price Index and it’s a variation of how the government figures out what is what we would call […]

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Doug Casey on Internationalizing Your Assets

Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by .

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By Doug Casey, Chairman In a wide-ranging interview with Casey Research editor Louis James, Doug Casey discusses why it’s imperative to start diversifying one’s assets today, and provides some guidance in considering countries to diversify into. L: Doug, we’re getting a lot of questions from readers on how to follow your advice to diversify assets politically. […]

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Does Tradition Have You Settling for “Good Enough” in Your IRA? | Worldwide Precious Metals Exchange

Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by .

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Do traditional retirement investments accomplish your goals or constrain them?By J. Keith JohnsonBy J. Keith Johnson, Hard Assets Alliance ContributorAs tax season draws to a close, it’s a good time to reevaluate your retirement portfolio. Once we get into a routine regarding our finances, it’s easy for us to grow so comfortable with our approach […]

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