Archive for the Economy Category


How the 2016 Fed Interest Rate Increase Will Affect Mortgage Payments

Dec. 13, 2016 Prashanth Perumal Business Insider Rising mortgage rates after Donald Trump’s victory have not had any adverse impact on home purchases by Americans, according to Zillow Group’s mortgage analysis. Find out How the 2016 Fed Interest Rate Increase Will Affect Mortgage Payments. Zillow says this could be due to homebuyers being insensitive to interest rate hikes […]

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The Top 9 Countries With the Worst Hyperinflation

Oct. 5, 2013 Business Insider Matthew Boesler Hyperinflationary episodes have appeared several times over the past century – 55, to be exact – as the world’s nations have experimented with fiat currencies backed by the full faith and credit of the governments that issue them. At times, that full faith and credit has been misplaced […]

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The Top 20 Global Emerging Country Economies

October 30, 2016 Bloomberg Global Emerging Markets Investors have been pouring money into emerging markets—to the tune of $50 billion last year for mutual funds that invest in developing countries, according to EPFR Global. But not all emerging markets are created equal. Bloomberg Marketmagazine ranked the top 20, based on more than a dozen criteria. […]

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Can Gold Reach $23,000 Per Ounce ?

October 8, 2016 Value Walk Frank Holmes CEO and Chief Investment Officer U.S. Global Investors As Hurricane Matthew batters the East Coast, I want to extend my deepest concern to all who might be in harm’s way. Please take every precaution, look out for one another and listen to your local officials. There’s no other […]

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How to Survive (& Thrive) the Great Gold Bust Ahead by Harry Dent

Harry Dent Dent Research Learn why the precious metal is doomed for $700 an ounce…receive Harry Dent’s new eBook FREE! Do you own gold?  

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The Global Real Estate Bubble Is Bursting by Harry Dent

Aug 28, 2016 Harry Dent Market Overview The global real estate bubble is bursting. After imposing a hefty 26% tax on foreign buyers, and a 12% to 16% surcharge for buyers who flipped their house between one and two years, Singapore real estate has declined 21.5%. Vancouver has taken similar measures, and – surprise, surprise […]

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How Does Gold Perform During Hyperinflation

June 18, 2012 Casey Research Dear Readers, I’ve just returned from Victoria, BC, where I spoke at the HoweStreet.com Money Expo 2012. The show was smaller than many shows, but the location is beautiful, a major plus for anyone whose spouse doesn’t want to go to Toronto in March for PDAC. I’d never been to […]

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All Fiat Currencies That Have Collapsed and Failed

Source: Casey Research & Big Gold – by Jeff Clark In spite of constant headlines about debts and deficits, most Americans don’t really believe the U.S. dollar will collapse. From knowledgeable investors who study the markets to those seemingly too busy to worry about such things, most dismiss the idea of the dollar actually going to zero. […]

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Millennial Money Management: The Top 40 Money Moves Millennials Should Avoid

March 3, 2016 Morgan Quinn / GoBankingRates Time.com Money Getting your paycheck is always exciting, but seeing it disappear right before your eyes is downright heartbreaking. “I never blow my paycheck on big-ticket items, like designer bags or flat-screen TVs,” you say. That might be true. But it’s also true that you might be slowly […]

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These 6 Compelling Charts Make the Case for a Stock Market Correction in 2016

Dec. 20, 2015 John Mauldin, Mauldin Economics Business Insider The S&P 500 index is flat for the year, but that hasn’t been due to a lack of volatility. The index has traded within a 259-point range in 2015. This year is shaping up to be a disappointment compared to the stellar returns on stocks in […]

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