Where’s Gold Headed Today?

Interest rates in the United States are rising, the stock market is falling, so investors are being very cautious and looking for a monetary safe haven. Does this mean it's finally time to turn back to gold? During most of 2015, the U.S. price of … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Silver Might Be a Good Bet Now

If you are looking to expand your investment portfolios and invest in some commodities, silver can be an excellent option. This metal offers considerable promise for both the most experienced investor looking to increase their assets and the curious … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Play The Oil Price Plunge

The collapse of the oil price has created losers and winners, and like every major movement in a commodity sector, the trick for investors is figuring out which side of the trade to be on. The most obvious victim of the slide in Brent and WTI prices … [Read more...]

Choosing a Brokerage Firm

If you're ready to do some investing, you need a broker to be able to buy stocks, options, and pretty much anything else. Deciding on the right broker for you can be difficult. If you've made the rounds of the local brokerage firms you'll notice a … [Read more...]

Doug Casey on Crisis Investing in Cyprus

By Nick Giambruno, Senior Editor, International Man Recently, legendary crisis investor Doug Casey and I put our boots to the ground in Cyprus to search the rubble of one of recent history's most significant financial crises—the financial collapse … [Read more...]

When Investing Leave Your Herd Mentality at the Door

Just like buffalo people often feel safer in herds.  In most situations this is not a problem, but in some instances (like investing) herds of people act more like lemmings than buffalo, which can land you in serious financial difficulty.  Here’s … [Read more...]

Retirement Investing

As retirees (or future retirees) we need to take responsibility for our financial future. And that includes choosing investments and planning income strategies. In the good old high income days, it was easier to invest in income producing assets and … [Read more...]

Is This the Time to Buy Real Estate in Portugal?

The time to buy is when everyone else is selling. That holds true not only for stocks but also for commodities like Gold and Real Estate. Another truism is to buy when you least feel like buying. Right now an extremely out of favor asset is real … [Read more...]

Is Recent Action in Silver Bullish or Bearish?

Investors are quietly accumulating physical silver and silver ETF's, while holdings in gold ETf's have plummeted. Meanwhile the price of silver is drifting slightly lower. What does it mean and how can you profit? In today's article Jeff Clark, … [Read more...]

Stock Market Basics

Bulls and Bears Whenever the stock markets set new highs, a whole universe of business pundits and supposed experts pontificate on the meaning and consequences of the records. Some are bears that predict a coming collapse; others, the bulls, point … [Read more...]