10 Things That Every American Should Know About The Federal Reserve

What would happen if the Federal Reserve was shut down permanently?  That is a question that CNBC asked recently, but unfortunately most Americans don’t really think about the Fed much. Most Americans are content with believing that the Federal Reserve is just another stuffy government agency that sets our interest rates…

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Options Safari: AAPL

Host Dan Sheridan discusses Apple (AAPL) and his diagonal strategy.   — The Option Specialist

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It Is Halftime In America – Get Your Financial Priorities In Order

Did you see the Chrysler commercial featuring Clint Eastwood that aired during the Super Bowl the other night?  It was entitled “It’s Halftime In America”, and it was truly a great ad.  To me, it was the most memorable Super Bowl ad this year by far.  It conjured up images…

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It’s a Great Time to Buy This Commodity: It Could Rise 125% Over the Next 10 Months

You’ve probably never considered this precious metal before. But you should today… The last time a trade like this set up, investors walked away with a double in just 10 months. And every similar trade in the last seven years was a winner. Here’s the story… At DailyWealth, we love…

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Investment Alternatives in a No-Growth Market

02/02/12 Baltimore, Maryland – Baltimore…best bet for investors? We drove back into town on Sunday night. People moped around in front of bars. Groups walked uptown from the stadium, their shoulders down, the chins dragging. The city was dark…and unhappy. There was no joy in Baltimore on Sunday night. Baltimore…

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More Evidence of the Power of Contrarian Investing

It seems that the only thing traders and investors on TV want to do is try to handicap when a bunch of government officials and bureaucrats in Europe will finally make up their minds and solve the crisis still gripping the region. But while that may be a fun mental…

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47 Signs That China Is Absolutely Destroying America On The Global Economic Stage

Have you ever watched a football game or a basketball game where one team dominates the other team so badly that calling it a “blowout” would be a huge understatement?  Well, that is what China is doing to the United States.  China is absolutely destroying America on the global economic…

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The Most Common and Costly Investment Mistake

I’d like to tell you about a study I read recently. It’s a slim little booklet titled One-Way Pockets by Don Guyon (a pen name for a broker). The book, which was first published in 1917, covers some studies he did on the trading behavior of accounts at the time….

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If The Economy Is Improving….

Everywhere you turn these days, someone is proclaiming that the economy is improving.  Barack Obama is endlessly touting the “improvement” in the economy, the mainstream media is constantly talking about “the economic recovery” and an increasing number of Americans seem to be buying into this line of thinking.  A new…

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A Foundation to an Investment Philosophy

Josh Brown had a fun post up yesterday about his Twenty Common Sense Investing Rules. While I would probably frame some of the points differently and don’t necessarily agree with all of them there is plenty of utility in the post. Josh’s number 4; The moment a stock disappoints you…

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30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage Falls To A New Record Low

According to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey, rates on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.88% for the week ending yesterday, which is a new record low, down from 3.89% the previous week and 4.74% a year ago. Rates on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 3.17%, up slightly from 3.16% last week and below 4.05% a year earlier.

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Cement, Concrete and Aggregate Group: EXP

As subscribers know, my searches for suitable stocks to buy follow a strict process: evaluate the market through the guidance provided by the proprietary Market Momentum Meter, drill down to find the Industry Groups and, finally, zero in on those stocks with the best chart patterns. I can’t tell you…

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