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One Percent Chance Comey Not A Self-Dramatizing Fruitcake

There have been a lot of questions about why Trump fired James Comey, ever since he announced to NBC’s Lester Holt — incomprehensibly — that it was his decision, citing, by my count, at least a half-dozen different reasons. On Sunday [...]
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In Search of the Bull’s Demise

I read a whole lot of analysis about the market every week. Lately, much of that analysis has been overwhelmingly bearish. In fact, I’ve read more bearish analysis over the past couple of months than I’ve read over the past two years. This [...]
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Consider the CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (FXB)

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As part of the series of currency exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offered by Invesco PowerShares, the CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (FXB) is designed to track the price of the British pound sterling, the official currency of the [...]
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Avoid Counterfeiters When Buying and Selling Precious Metals

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Precious metals investors need to use caution to avoid falling victim to the predatory tactics of counterfeiters. The best way to start is to reach out to reputable coin dealers and comparison shop when seeking to buy or sell precious metals. [...]
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Market Drives Ahead against Stiff Headwinds

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Following last Friday night’s coordinated missile attack by a coalition of U.S., U.K. and French forces against Syrian chemical weapons facilities, there was a high level of consternation about whether the barrage of targeted airstrikes would [...]
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1947: Making a Mark in Life

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“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven!” — William Wordsworth I’ve always believed that dates are important. It turns out that I celebrated my 40th birthday on the day of the stock market crash, October [...]
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A Simple Fund for the Euro

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PowerShares CurrencyShares Euro Trust (FXE) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that allows investors to invest easily in the euro as a currency. This fund can be a useful tool for would-be currency speculators who expect the euro to rise. Interestingly, [...]
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Dreamers In The News

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With all the tender concern President Trump and Nancy Pelosi have been heaping on “Dreamers” of late, you’d think the media would notice and pepper us with stories about these “incredible kids,” as Trump calls them. Alas, no. Our [...]
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What I Wish Mark Zuckerberg Would Say

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It’s day two of the Mark Zuckerberg grilling on Capitol Hill. That means it’s another opportunity for grandstanding bureaucrats to attack a businessman for his achievement. You see, the men and women of Congress all have created multi-billion-dollar [...]
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Precious Metals Coins Provide Refuge from Market Fallout

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Precious metals coins provide investors with diversification and a refuge from the current volatility of stocks. With the prices of gold and silver falling during the past five years by 14.81 percent and 40.86 percent, respectively, the timing [...]