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5 Water ETFs To Invest In

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 Water ETFs To Invest In

Water is one of the most plentiful compounds on Earth and it is essential for life. However, fresh water isn’t nearly as common as salt water and it is under pressure. As climate change rapidly shifts the weather pattern, fresh water is drying up. At the same time, pollution, garbage and industrial waste are destroying existing […]

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Small-Cap: Healthy Rotation Or Rally At Risk?

July 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Small-Cap: Healthy Rotation Or Rally At Risk?

Co-CIO Francis Gannon looks at recent small-cap results and sees a consolidating asset class setting the stage for its next move up. 2Q17: Is Small-Cap Ready to Change Leadership? 2017’s First Half Almost Reversed 2016’s Reversals The leadership shifts that arrived in 1Q17 remained in place for most of 2Q17—with large-caps, growth, healthcare, and non-U.S. equities all […]

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Why The World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

June 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Why The World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

There are always lessons that can be learned from the “smart money”. Unlike regular investors, billionaire money managers like Ray Dalio and Stan Druckenmiller are professional investors. They have entire institutional teams at their disposal, dive deep into the nuances and complexities of the market, and spend every waking moment of their lives thinking about […]

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Thirty Dividend Champions To Consider

June 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thirty Dividend Champions To Consider

I have written about my dividend investing journey for almost a decade now. One of the most common question I get asks how I identify companies for further research. In today’s post, I will discuss the simple steps I use to obtain a manageable list of companies for further research. These are all used for […]

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5 Attractive Dividend Growth Options

June 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 Attractive Dividend Growth Options

If you’re looking for a source of income in your portfolio, but all of the dividend growth stocks you like seem expensive, then you may want to consider selling put options. It’s a way to collect some extra income now, and if the stock price falls far enough in the future then you get to […]

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How To Profit From The Ransomware Crisis

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
How To Profit From The Ransomware Crisis

The saying goes: “When it rains, it pours.” And it has certainly been pouring down rain for online privacy and cybersecurity in the past year. From Russian hackers sifting through Democratic National Committee emails to phishing scams at DocuSign to patient data breaches at hospitals … it seems nothing digital is safe or sacred anymore. […]

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Five Reasons Not To Sell In May

May 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Five Reasons Not To Sell In May

Key Takeaways “Sell in May and go away” has become cliché, but the data are tough to ignore. Market strength heading into this seasonally weak period and broad participation in the global bull market help reduce the chances of a major sell-off. Additionally, low odds of a recession, improving earnings, and historically strong gains after […]

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This South Africa Gold Miner Just Launched A Never-Seen Strategy

April 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
This South Africa Gold Miner Just Launched A Never-Seen Strategy

Small-scale mining is a growing issue across Africa. With regulators in Ghana this week making their first moves to shut down artisanal operations — part of an emerging campaign against environmental damage. And in Africa’s top gold-producing nation, South Africa, things are getting even more serious. With one of the country’s top miners unveiling a […]

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Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

April 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

The S&P Dividend Aristocrats index is an elite group of companies, members of the S&P 500, which have managed to increase dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. To qualify for membership in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, a stock must satisfy the following criteria: Be a member of the S&P 500 Have […]

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This Coming Development Could Trash The Platinum Cost Curve

April 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
This Coming Development Could Trash The Platinum Cost Curve

Upheaval going on in the platinum space right now. With big fluctuations in the South African rand threatening to take down prices across the platinum group metals complex. That trend kicked off when the South African government fired its finance minister last week. A move that caused an 11% fall in the rand against the […]

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