TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 5-17-2017

PoliticsSocial Security

A politically driven stock market drop highlight TTTOS.

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Are We at the Beginning of a Bull Market?

Money & InvestingPoliticsStock Market

While stocks certainly aren’t cheap (at least U.S. stocks), the market continues to push higher. And yet, everyone we talk to thinks the market is destined to drop especially around the election. We put our thinking caps to try and remember another time that was similar in terms of the stock market and sentiment.

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TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 7-14-2016

EconomyFederal ReserveFinanceInterest RatesPoliticsSocial Security

Helicopter Ben (ex-head of the Fed) strikes again. And, a surprise from the Bank of England highlight TTTOS.

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TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 7-13-2016

Interest RatesMoney & InvestingPolitics

A change across the pond and an unprecedented fight highlight today’s TTTOS.

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TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 7-5-2016

CommoditiesEconomyGoldInternationalMoney & InvestingPoliticsStock Market

The 4-day “stocks up” streak came to an end. In this post-holiday edition of TTTOS, we’ll focus on the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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An Evening with Steve Forbes

EconomyMoney & InvestingPolitics

Steve Forbes has always had a passion for a better America. He’s best known for being the editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine. He twice ran for president of the United States. Once in 1996 and then again in 2000.

Last Thursday evening, I had the privilege of being asked to attend an event in San Antonio where Mr. Forbes spoke about his new book, Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It. Before the event, I got to meet Mr. Forbes.

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The Effect Of A Government Shutdown

EconomyMoney & InvestingPoliticsStock Market

The last time the government shut down was December 1995. I could write a book about what it means to our country and the long-term effects. Our main goal in this article is to see what effect a government shutdown has on our money.

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Featured Chart Of The Day – August 28, 2013

CommoditiesInternationalPolitics

Oil (based on WTI Crude) is now sitting at its 2013 high, just north of $110, based on fears of a U.S. military strike against Syria.  Today’s featured chart is a picture of the recent breakout (seen on the right) and the next possible levels from a technical perspective.  

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What Should We Expect After The Election?

Money & InvestingPoliticsStock Market

Author: Casey Keller, CFA The election is finally here and today is the day that millions of Americans will cast their vote.  There are several views on how the stock market might perform depending on the outcome.  Rather than trying to predict the future based on hypoteticals, we’re simply going to show the last 10 election years and how the stock […]

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SPECIAL REPORT: The Fiscal Cliff

EconomyFinanceInternationalPolitics

One major overhang for investors and the financial markets is the so-called “fiscal cliff”.  That’s the combination of $607 billion of expiring tax cuts and expenditures that will take place at the end of 2012 should Congress not act.

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