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The Financial Crisis: 10 Years Gone

As someone with an obsessive penchant for good song lyrics, the first thing that popped into my mind when I thought of the 10-year anniversary of the September 2008 market meltdown was lyrics from the Led Zeppelin classic, “Ten Years Gone”: Then [...]
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Investing in Feeding a Growing World Population

As an exchange-traded fund (ETF) tied to the global agriculture industry, the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) is in a fairly concentrated area of the market, but one with significant potential. According to a 2015 McKinsey & Co. report [...]
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Tesla Debt Financing Challenge Raises Risk for Investors

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Tesla debt financing poses a challenge early next year for the company’s investors. The recent actions of Chairman and CEO Elon Musk did not help matters any, as he appeared on a public podcast on Sept. 6 with comedian Joe Rogan while drinking [...]
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Milton Friedman Astutely Critiqued the Inheritance Tax

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 not only reduced the federal corporate income tax rate to 21%, but it also doubled the federal estate and gift tax exemption to about $ 11.2 million for individuals, or about $ 22.4 million for married couples. [...]
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Invest in Natural Resources with This Large Fund

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Today, we begin a series of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with a focus on natural resources. The first of those funds is the SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF (GNR), which seeks to provide exposure to a number of the largest market cap [...]
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Liberals Never Sleep (And Neither Does Jeff Sessions

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The left is very close to having a governing majority due entirely to immigration. Despite the promise of the Trump campaign, there isn’t much standing in their way. Now, they’re just running out the clock. Soon, we will have admitted so [...]
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5 Market Catalysts to Determine the Rest of 2018

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In the investment business, Labor Day is traditionally the unofficial end of summer and the start of the sprint into the year’s end. This year, things are no different. As we began the week, we also stepped into the final third of the year [...]
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Tesla Competition in Self-Driving Vehicles Mounts

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Money Tesla competition in the emerging self-driving vehicle market is mounting as existing auto manufacturers such as General Motors (NYSE:GM) and aspiring upstart rivals that include Google-funded Waymo are advancing their plans to launch [...]
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Bullish August Puts the Sizzle on Summer Rally

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The month of August really bucked the historical trend for the stock market. Not only did the month turn out to be quite a positive one for stocks when it is typically the worst month of the year to be invested, but records were shattered in [...]
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Clash of the Titans: What is the Best Road to Prosperity and Bull Markets?

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
“The key to prosperity is to strive for economic policies that not only bring higher growth but also ensure that the fruits of growth are more widely shared.” — Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize economist “In his focus on market failure, [...]