Silver Prices to Outperform Gold in 2015

By Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Five Reasons Why Silver Looks So AttractiveI know it’s a bold prediction: silver prices are going to surprise investors and provide them with better returns than gold bullion. I say this because both the fundamental and the technical pictures for silver continue to improve.

Demand and Supply

The supply of silver produced continues to dwindle, while demand for the metal is r… Read More

Business Cycle to Favor Companies Like Microsoft in 2015?

By Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dividend Reinvestment My Top Investment Strategy for 2015While the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average have given up some decent capital gains on the oil price shock, the NASDAQ Composite has been holding up and relative outperformance among technology stocks is a good thing.

Good buys are tough to come by in a stock market that’s already gone up, but higher-dividend-paying tech… Read More

Chipotle, Noodles & Co. Outperforming a Weak McDonald’s?

By Friday, December 12, 2014

Two Restaurant Picks Better Than McDonald’sUp to a few years ago, one of my top go-to fast food stocks was McDonalds Corporation (NYSE/MCD)…but that was then. The entire fast food restaurant market has changed. We have seen a marked shift in what consumers want and that is fresh and healthier meals, not greasy burgers and fries.

That’s why a restaurant stock like YUM! BrRead More

Stock Market Prediction 2015: Strong U.S. Economy, Weak Global Economy

By Thursday, December 18, 2014

Stock Market Predictions for 2015

My Five Stock Market Predictions for 2015

Catalysts for Growth in Place for Solid 2015

Admittedly, stock market forecasts can mostly be flimsy attempts to predict what irrational investors do in uncertain times. That doesn’t prevent most pundits from being overly optimistic.

At the end of 2013, I predicted that the U.S. stock mar… Read More

Currency Fluctuations and Troubled Global Economy to Drive Gold Higher

By Thursday, December 18, 2014

Gold Investors’ Insurance in 2015There are too many analysts who are concerned about deflation, a period during which the price of general goods declines. Because of this, analysts are not too keen on gold. They say the yellow metal is only good for one’s portfolio when there’s inflation. When prices are declining, it’s not really worth anything. I beg to diffe… Read More

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Silver Prices to Outperform Gold in 2015

By Wednesday, December 17, 2014

I know it’s a bold prediction: silver prices are going to surprise investors and provide them with better returns than gold bullion. I say this because both the fundamental and the technical pictures for silver continue to improve.

Dema… Read More

U.S. Banks Start Charging Clients for Large Cash Balances

By Monday, December 15, 2014

You may remember an article I wrote in June of this year (we got lots of comments on it) about my Dad receiving a letter in the mail telling him that if the cash portion of his stock brokerage balance fell below $125,000, he would be charged a year… Read More

Italy Downgraded, German Growth Slashed, Greek Stocks Collapse; 2015 Eurozone Depression Ahead

By Friday, December 12, 2014

While the mainstream was telling us last year (and well into 2014) that the eurozone economy was coming back, I held steadfast in my prediction that the eurozone’s economic problems would only worsen. Having had the luxury of visiting Eu… Read More