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Your Retirement Plan Is Probably Wrong
Article By: Lance Roberts
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:54 PM EDT
To be safe, you should be planning on 100% of your current income stream for retirement. If you aren't - you could find yourself coming up short, and you don't want to find that out once you are already in retirement.
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A New Look At The Total Return Roller Coaster
Article By: Doug Short
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:17 AM EDT
Imagine that five years ago you invested $10,000 in the S&P 500. How much would it be worth today, with dividends reinvested but adjusted for inflation?
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Is It Time To Buy Oil Companies Again?
Article By: Joseph Shaefer
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 9:37 AM EDT
Wall Street is all agog over the idea that BP is a wounded bird and some clever hawk like Exxon Mobil or Chevron will swoop in and make us all rich via a possible takeover.
In this article: TOT, STO, BP, RDS-B Also: P, C, COP, HES, NBL, SU, OXY
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The Futures Price Is Not A Price Prediction
Article By: Steven Saville
Monday, May 11, 2015 5:40 AM EDT
The price of a commodity futures contract is not the market’s forecast of what the spot price will be in the future.
In this article: OIL
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Gold Is Nearing An Important Pivot Point In 7 Charts
Article By: Secular Investor
Sunday, May 10, 2015 2:34 PM EDT
Chart-wise, gold looks like a cooking pressure, not in terms of price or momentum, but in terms of its chart pattern. The recent sideways action can go on for a while longer, but the descending triangle formation on the chart is reaching its apex.
In this article: GLD, UUP, SLV, JJC
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Bonds In Perspective
Article By: Gary Tanashian
Thursday, May 7, 2015 8:31 AM EDT
The world is getting hyped up about bond yields lately with bonds of all stripes declining, as if we are in the midst of a debt Armageddon.
In this article: TYX, HYG, TLT
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Building A Stairway To DCF Heaven
Article By: Tom Beevers
Friday, April 24, 2015 7:14 AM EDT
If you build the foundation correctly, your reward at the end is discounted cash flow heaven: A price target that represents the intrinsic value of the stock.
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Dare To Be A Different Dividend Investor
Article By: Wall Street Daily
Friday, April 24, 2015 6:45 AM EDT
In a world desperately reaching for yield and focusing on consecutive years of dividend increases, the magnitude of dividend growth remains an underutilized metric.
In this article: MET, AFL, PRU, FFG
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What Is Really Driving Gold?
Article By: Secular Investor
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:05 PM EDT
Gold bulls are continuously looking to confirm their bullish outlook. Most precious metals websites are filled with stories, news and developments from the gold market, accompanied by the implication that they will drive the gold price up.
In this article: GLD, TNX
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Six Non-Bombastic Observations From The TIC Data
Article By: Marc Chandler
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:30 AM EDT
The financial media's look at yesterday's Treasury report on capital flows is myopic. The key take away is that for the first time since the onset of the global financial crisis, Japanese investors hold more Treasuries than Chinese investors.
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5 ETFs For A Retirement Portfolio
Article By: Zacks Investment Research
Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:49 AM EDT
Below we highlight a few ETFs which could be considered in a retirement portfolio with a long-term focus. Let’s assume that each ETF will hold 20% share of the total.
In this article: PID, FV, HEFA, SCHZ, BSCK
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Battle Of The Reserve Currencies: Dollar Vs. ...Yuan?
Article By: Rodney Johnson
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 3:56 PM EDT
China is trying to get the yuan recognized as a reserve currency. What will this mean for the US dollar? Is it going to remain strong, or will it collapse?
In this article: UUP, UDN, CYB, FXB
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The Century Of The Damned / A Great Time To Be Alive
Article By: Bill Bonner
Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:20 PM EDT
We are 15 years into the 21st century. Can you think of a single innovation that is equal to the automobile or the airplane? Or air-conditioning? So far, we've got Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat ... frivolities.
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Ask An Ex-Banker: The Magical Roth IRA
Article By: Bankers Anonymous
Sunday, April 5, 2015 7:11 AM EDT
An inherited Roth IRA requires an heir to make minimum withdrawals, but in small amounts determined by the age of the heir. The minimum withdrawal amount is determined by the value of the Roth IRA divided by the expected lifespan of the heir.
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Q1 Earnings Season In Spotlight As Alcoa (AA) Reports Results
Article By: Sheraz Mian
Thursday, April 2, 2015 8:17 PM EDT
Alcoa’s earnings report isn’t totally irrelevant to the broader earnings season, particularly since the company’s operations have become more downstream oriented and the automotive and aerospace industries have steadily become major end-markets.
In this article: NKE, GILD, FDX, COST, BAC, ACT, AAPL, AA
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3 Reasons Why I Love Trading Butterflies
Article By: Max Ganik
Monday, March 30, 2015 9:34 AM EDT
Butterflies should be a part of every option trader's strategy. In the article I go over the advantages of trading butterflies and why they can be so profitable.
In this article: SPY, AAPL, NFLX, TWTR, FB
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