The Case for $5,000 Gold

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Gold is a currency.The Gold to monetary base ratio is near all-time lows; a small shift will support big gains.The Dow to Gold ratio is close to historical peaks.A 6-15% strategic portfolio allocation to gold provides excellent diversification benefits.This is a very long-term view, not a trading opportunity.Read the full article at SeekingAlpha.

How Market Timing Destroys Wealth

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So-called “experts” are telling us about the coming uber-bear or why the bull market will continue. Yet the data show that trying to predict the market’s direction to time buys and sells is the wrong approach to investing. Data from the last seven bear markets show that a large percentage of losses and gains happen […]

CXSE: An Opportunity to Buy the Dip in the Best China Equity ETF

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China is a world economic superpower and is overtaking the U.S. Chinese equities are attractive but have recently pulled back due to regulatory actions and profit taking. Recent weakness appears overdone while underlying fundamentals should prevail in the long term. Double-digit annual return potential and portfolio diversification outweigh reasonable risks. Read the full article at […]

Beware Using News to Trade Tesla

Tesla and Bitcoin: Shared Sentiment

Studies indicate that news about companies has an immediate effect on their stock price. Here, we consider 18 news events related to Tesla over a nearly three month period to determine what this might tell us about their explanatory powers relative to price movements. Resultant price action indicates that movements are often independent of the […]