Best Gold ETFs: The Top 10

By Monday, May 25, 2015

The best gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are heavily traded, have lots of assets under management, and are preferably low cost. The top 10 gold ETFs specifically exhibit: A high average daily trading volume (number of individual securities traded in a single day on average) Reasonable management expense ratio (MER) Gold ETF10. PowerShares DB Precious Metals ETF (NYSEArca/DBP) Price: $37.60 Average Daily Volume: 43,600 Assets Read More

S&P 500 Earnings Weak; U.S. Economy in Trouble?

By Monday, May 25, 2015

S&P 500 Earnings WeakNo matter how you look at it, the first-quarter earnings of S&P 500 companies do not look good. First-Quarter Earnings Explained Among the 447 companies that have reported first-quarter earnings for 2015, 71% beat their estimates. Moreover, 45% have sales above their estimates. (Source: Factset, May 8, 2015.) However, when you add it all up, the blended Read More

U.S. Manufacturing Slowing Down; Regional Data Suggests Trouble Ahead

By Friday, May 22, 2015

Pro_Con_May_22_2015_WEB_milad_aft_imageThe U.S. manufacturing sector looks to be struggling. At the very least, U.S. manufacturing data suggests the U.S. economy is headed towards a slowdown. Industrial production in the U.S. fell for the fifth straight month in April 2015. According to the data from the Federal Reserve, industrial production declined 0.3% month-over-month in April. (Source: Federal Reserve, last accessed Read More

Recession in Late 2015 a Strong Possibility as U.S. Economy Slows at Alarming Pace

By Friday, May 22, 2015

Recession in Late 2015Is the U.S. economy getting close to a recession? Rising business inventory and slowing consumption say yes. In these pages, I have argued over and over again that consumption data is important; it's the biggest part of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) calculation. And, currently, consumption in the U.S. economy is stalling at an Read More

Retire on this One Hot Stock

This stock shot up from $46 to $73 after its IPO. Now, because a government-sanctioned cartel of an industry related to this... Read More

The Great Crash of 2015

A stock market crash bigger than what happened in 2008 and early 2009 is headed our way. In fact, we are predicting this crash... Read More

Oil Prices: Where They’re Going and How to Profit From Them

By Friday, May 22, 2015

There is so much supply out there, oil prices could very well experience another material price. Read More

Dividend-Paying Stocks: Why They’re an Integral Part of Your Portfolio

By Friday, May 22, 2015

In my previous commentary, I talked about high-flying IPOs like Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE/SHAK) and. Read More

Have Gold Prices Bottomed? These Factors Say Yes

By Thursday, May 21, 2015

When I look at the current gold prices, I question if we are in the process of making a long-term bottom.. Read More

Is the Uber Valuation Too High?

By Thursday, May 21, 2015

Since launching in 2009, Uber has gone from startup to, most recently, eyeing a $50.0 billion valuation.. Read More

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