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

U.S. Economic Outlook for 2015: Economy Strong but Markets Unstable

By Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Economic Picture for 2015 Not RosyStrong Economic Data Points to Growth in 2015?

As 2014 winds down, many investors are wondering what the economic outlook for 2015 will be. If you look at the U.S. economic data that’s been trickling in, 2015 looks like it could be a very strong year.

The U.S. announced strong third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 3.9%… Read More

Three Events Driving Gold Prices Higher in 2015

By Thursday, December 11, 2014

Three Events Driving Gold Prices Higher in 2015Federal Reserve, ECB, China to Drive Gold Prices Upward in 2015

Uncertainty and fear are two of the biggest factors that move gold prices. If they increase, investors buy the yellow metal to hedge and protect their wealth. Going into 2015, I see these two factors coming into play and taking the precious metal’s prices higher.

At the v… 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