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The Gold Investment Landscape is Looking Positive for 2013 00

The Gold Investment Landscape is Looking Positive for 2013

The Gold Investment Landscape is Looking Positive for 2013

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The gold standard has withstood the test of time as nations use this valuable precious metal for monetary exchange, jewellery and industrial processes. During tough economic times, gold becomes a more appealing purchase. Gold eagles sales, ETF investment and new gold exchanges show that the gold investment landscape is looking positive for 2013. Gold Eagle Coin Sales According to the United...

It’s Complicated 00

It’s Complicated

It’s Complicated

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Economics is a push-me-pull-you business. What make sense in one environment can backfire when economic dynamics change. Take India for example. They have experienced phenomenal growth, a significant increase in jobs due to outsourcing. They are part of the BRICs growth picture, Brazil, Russia, India and China. During the height of their growth FCCCBs (Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds) gave...

The Gold Bounce 00

The Gold Bounce

The Gold Bounce

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All you need to do is look at the historic charts for gold prices to see that the price trend does not go in a straight line. It also does not go straight up or straight down, there are peaks and valleys in the price trend for any investment, and gold is no exception. Gold has been in a down trend since early this year. In fact, looking at the price charts for different time periods can be quite...

The Secret to Making Money & Protecting it! 00

The Secret to Making Money & Protecting it!

The Secret to Making Money & Protecting it!

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Investors follow the herd. That expression means that when others are buying it is more comfortable to buy into that same popular investment. One current example is the Facebook IPO. You had to have an inside track, connections and influence to get in on this sure thing. Now that the deal is done and the IPO is history, the truth about the value of the Facebook investment is coming out. High...

Buying Opportunity or Investor Trap – Time to take a look at the facts! 00

Buying Opportunity or Investor Trap – Time to take a look at the facts!

Buying Opportunity or Investor Trap – Time to take a look at the facts!

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The price of gold has backed off in recent weeks and reports of an improving American economy have some people speculating that gold is on a downward trend. No one can predict the future accurately so a sound strategy is to take a look at the facts. First of all, this is an election year in the U.S. Typically the market does better and the economic picture is brighter during an election year....

Increasing the Value of Your 401K or IRA 00

Increasing the Value of Your 401K or IRA

Increasing the Value of Your 401K or IRA

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Very likely your 401k or IRA has lost value over the last 4 years. The investing landscape significantly shifted in 2008, to state the obvious. Many stocks that were viewed as blue chip investments lost significant value overnight such as banking and insurance stocks, and some companies that were considered to be value investments no longer exist, such as Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns. If you...