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Lets begin our summary of some of the best articles …
The Bubble that Could Break the World – Jim Rickards
“The key to bubble analysis is to look at what’s causing the bubble. If you get the hidden dynamics right, your ability to collect huge profits or avoid losses is greatly improved.
Based on data going back to the 1929 crash, this current bubble looks like a particular kind that can produce large, sudden losses for investors.
The market right now is especially susceptible to a sharp correction, or worse.” Read more …
Steve Sosnick, chief options strategist at Interactive Brokers, discusses market volatility, gold prices and his options strategy. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman on “Bloomberg Markets. Click here to view.
Volatility has been a stranger to gold, despite a plethora of potential geopolitical triggers. Bullion swings narrowed last month to the lowest in more than a decade, and they remain near those depressed levels. RBC Capital Markets Commodity Strategist Chris Louney explains why he believes investors should increase their exposure to gold on Bloomberg North. View video.
Gold prices ended higher Thursday, after back-to-back losses, as a closely followed dollar gauge steadied. Read more.
My oldest client died this spring, shortly after his 90th birthday. We met nearly 15 years ago, introduced by his CPA.
During his working years, he owned an auto dealership. He focused on the business and never used traditional retirement savings vehicles like IRAs or 401(k) plans. For him, it paid off. I met him and his wife a few years after they sold the dealership. They had a nice-sized nest egg and wanted to make sure it would last. For privacy’s sake, I’ll call them Henry and Kathy. Read more of this article.
Stocks closed higher on Tuesday as hope around the Trump trade was renewed among investors.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose about 45 points higher with Goldman Sachs contributing the most gains.
The S&P 500 also ended higher and nearly erased the losses suffered from the biggest sell-off of the year. The index rose 0.2 percent to come about 2 points of closing above the Tuesday, May 16, close of 2,400.67. View the video clip.
A controversial rule that requires financial advisors to work in the best interests of their clients will go into effect next month as scheduled, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said.
Despite efforts to delay it further, the so-called fiduciary rule will get put in place June 9, Acosta wrote in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. However, analysts believe there will be more changes to come before full implementation takes effect. View article.
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