Why Low Interest Rates Are Here to Stay
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Now, central banks and governments need inflation. You, however, don’t. Inflation erodes the value the money you earn. Governments, on the other hand, need inflation to make paying off debt easier.
Burst your bubble
Are Bonds in a Bubble?
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Of course, you could simply hold on until maturity, and see whether there’s a decline in bond prices. But for the immediate future, it looks as if the best returns remain in the stock market.
The Acceptance of Market Uncertainty
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Rather than watching a market melt at mere words, investors continue to have resilience to fearmongering. This could be because access to credit is cheap, as a result of low interest rates. Leaving many investors little choice but to chase returns offered in securities.
REITs investing
Why It Is No Time to Be Dumping REITs
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REITs enable investors to own a slice of some of the biggest commercial properties. An investor gains exposure to the property market without all the hassles that come with being a property owner.
Invest in Gold
Why I’m Sticking with Gold…
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Cryptocurrencies are not an investment. And not yet a convenient or reliable form of money. They are still just an experiment. A work in progress. Early adopters could get rich…or get wiped out.
Fire and Fury? Markets Don’t Care
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That’s how much the S&P/ASX 200, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nikkei 225 fell respectively on Thursday on the back of Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ tweets in relation to North Korea.
Bitcoin
Where the Old Gods Went
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If bitcoin or one of its rivals turns out to be the 21st-century wampum that proponents suggest, early adopters could become very rich. If they don’t perform as expected, on the other hand, late arrivals will lose money.
Why Bitcoin Soars
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And yet bitcoin…as money…is more real than the dollar. Like other real things, it is a prisoner of time.
Nickel investing
The ‘Fortescue of Nickel’
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I’ve found what could be the next FMG; albeit the nickel version. Many people laughed at me for recommending this stock to readers. But that’s their loss. The stock is up nearly 100% from a few weeks ago...
Signs of a Bullish Move for Oil
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Like commodities in general, oil made a bottom in early 2016. But after rallying strongly, it peaked in early 2017 and has been trending lower ever since.
Donald Trump
Trump Takes a Beating
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In professional wrestling, scriptwriters always include what they call a ‘Holy Sh*t!’ moment. Donald J Trump, a wrasslin’ fan, took a ‘Holy Sh*t!’ blow on Tuesday.
Johnny Reb Was No Terrorist
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Poor Johnny Reb. He answered the call to serve his nation…taking up arms to protect it against invaders coming down from the North. And now he’s branded a ‘terrorist’! Why now?
Ignoring Ignorance Can Be Costly
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The world is awash with more than US$220 trillion of debt. This is a whole lot of future consumption that’s already been consumed. Now we have to pay for it.
Investing in Trump’s Tweets
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Whenever North Korea releases a new photo of a missile launch, Trump weighs in via Twitter. An imminent war would be a very important subject for investors.

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