We use it every day, but so few know how currency actually works... Learn about the history of currencies based solely on faith, along with their risks and rewards.
Elon Musk, with his unapologetic arrogant charm and his ability to turn outdated industries on their heads while making billions in the process, is, in fact, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in history.
There is a way to combine the convenience and low-cost of stock trading with the steady income investing that bonds provide. We call them “baby bonds” because that is exactly how they behave. They can be bought for as little as $25 each, trade just like a stock with no fee after the brokerage order, and can provide steady income via high yields that cannot be gained elsewhere.
Roughly half of all households with Americans 55 and up have no retirement savings at all. Nothing. Zip. Nada. Not a dime. Furthermore, those that have saved, haven't saved enough.
Gold gets all of the attention, but silver has the potential for massive gains as demand rises and supply is squeezed. Take a look at what could happen.
Though we don't see it in official numbers right now, inflation is one of the biggest risks we face as investors. Here are three ways to protect yourself and your portfolio.
Political campaigns are struggling desperately to articulate any clear understanding of financial issues, and all the complexities that have left our once indestructible country on the brink of collapse.
Global defense spending is forecast to rise by 3.3% in 2018 to $1.67 trillion. Given all that, there’s no doubt that defense contractors will continue outpacing the market. These are the top five...
If you don’t know what you’re doing, it’s easy to get burned. I’ve seen dozens of stocks go down in flames. These were typically pump-and-dump schemes that never had a chance at a legitimate business, but the stock had marijuana somewhere in the name and went through the roof – despite having any operations or experience to speak of.
By using scientific theory, we've uncovered the small cabal that really runs the entire world...
Some 22 million manufacturing jobs were lost globally between 1995 and 2002, even as industrial output soared 30% due to technological advances. I'm not just talking about the United States, either. Manufacturing jobs in Japan and Germany have been dwindling since 1990. Even manufacturing in China has trended downward since 1996.
Two precious metals are often left out of the conversation: platinum and palladium. Here's why they must both be on every investor's radar.
What is it about inflation that brings out only absolute black or white opinions? We're constantly hearing that there is no reason to worry or that hyperinflation is inevitable. Neither view is right. Take a no-nonsense look at inflation risks...
Smart investors simply use the VIX indicator to determine when to bet against them all. It's counter-intuitive for sure, but it works nearly all of the time — especially in volatile markets.
By building a five-stock dividend portfolio of your own, you can jump on the road to wealth with Uncle Warren.
Take a look at the biggest outsiders of the financial world. Their predictions have been called crazy, yet they've correctly called pitfalls of the market time and time again.
Rising economies in Asia and Latin America have emerged hungry for power and heavily reliant on coal. And despite a greater reliance on other forms of energy, many advanced economies still count on coal for energy.
Today, we're burdened with high unemployment, a shakey housing market, politcal turmoil abroad and gridlock at home. The Federal Reserve is clueless, coming up with new emergency procedures ad hoc, unaware of the potential consequences.
A lot of people get uptight when they hear the term 'penny stocks', so for those with delicate sensibilities, let's come up with an nice nickname to get all those heartrates down.
Silver prices had a very strong 2016, climbing more than 25%. That far outpaced gold which rose just over 9%.
The drug market has split in two directions: generics and expensive specialty drugs. To profit from generics, you need to sell a lot of them. To profit from specialty drugs, you need experts on staff. CVS dominates the generic market in the U.S. It has 9,000 stores and clinics. It's the largest buyer of generic drugs in the country.
PetSmart was acquired last year for $8.7 billion in one of the largest private equity deals in recent memory. That stock rose 3,400% between 2000 and 2014. J.M. Smuckers recently paid $5.8 billion for Big Heart Pet Brands, taking control of Kibbles 'n Bits and Meow Mix. And this pet bull market is just getting started...
The three junior miners we’ve profiled here are in unique positions of stability relative to their peers. They each have viable projects that are producing consistent or marginally increasing quantities of gold in a time when the coronavirus, the ARPA, and other economic factors are pushing gold prices strongly upward.
Demand is going to soar in coming years. The main driver for this explosive lithium growth is the rechargeable battery sector. Rising prices of lithium, cobalt, and carbon are not a bubble. They are underpinned both by rapid growth in electric vehicle sales and tight supplies.
The market is set to collapse under its own weight. Don’t be scared of shorting, just be careful. Set yourself up to profit. Here are three ways to short the market.
Because of currency divergence, international gold miners are shrinking, while Australian miners are expanding. Here are three Australian mining stocks on the rise.c
The Zika virus is expanding. Bio-pharm companies are working to find a cure, and the one that does will reap huge rewards. Learn which company will make you money!
In a private placement, you fund a company directly so they issue the securities to you. In that case, they become the issuer. So you're buying the securities or you're buying the shares directly from the company itself. They can be lucrative because in many cases we, the investors, are taking on more risk and so there need to be incentives for us to provide the company with capital.
Since Mr. Dines was fired from Wall Street in the 1950's he has been making a living off of his newsletters and predictions. This prediction is too terrifying to believe but too true to ignore.
We love dividends and think they are the single best way to safely grow your money. In fact, you can thank dividends for a massive chunk of the long-term total return of the S&P 500. According to a report by the Guinness Atkinson Funds, dividends and dividend reinvestment made up a whopping 90% of returns from 1940 to 2011.
Stocks have been in a bull market for 10 years, but recently cracks have begun to show. The S&P 500 fell 19.8% from September 2018 high to its December 2018 low.
The market is rapidly expanding and more cryptocurrencies are coming. Here’s what’s out there now and how investors can take part in the currency revolution.
This metal is essential to modern technology. I’m going to tell you everything about Tantalum – what it is, where it comes from, and how to profit from it.
Self-directed IRAs present an amazing opportunity for hands-on, outside-the-box investors. They operate a lot like normal IRAs, in that taxes on your investment are deferred until you reach retirement.
Water is so easy to take for granted. However, most investors haven't yet taken advantage of water as the ideal investment opportunity.
These solid blue-chip companies have raised their dividend each and every year for the past 25 years...
Along with mobile devices and the rising electric vehicle (EV) market, there’s also substantial demand for cobalt in super alloys.
The whole world is under-invested in infrastructure. We can’t be far way from massive, government-sponsored infrastructure investment programs. Prepare to profit!
Dividends are the single best way to ride out financial storms — period. If you own solid dividend stocks you get paid regardless of what happens in the market. If we're riding high like we've been for the better part of the last decade, the dividends flow like water.
Silver demand is soaring across almost every sector, but supplies are down.
The Bitcoin system – convenient, untraceable, open-sourced, and completely independent from government or bank oversight – mattered far more than its provenance. One of the biggest challenges of designing a digital currency involves the "double-spending" problem, and bitcoin elegantly solves it.
Outsider Club expert explains the right way to invest in rare earth metals and how to make a profit from them.
Are the Bilderbergs, Freemasons, and Skull and Bones fraternity have considerable sway in global politics.
Forget mutual funds. ETF's track the same indices, trade like normal shares and have much lower costs. You should know all of the options you have. You can even use ETFs to double or triple returns or short the market with little risk.
Trump made a lot of promises: the border wall, tax cuts, ditching Obamacare, and renegotiating trade deals. He also promised to reignite the coal sector.
Most networks you use employ some form of fiber optic network. Soon, all networks will be fiber, from end-to-end. Learn which fiber optic companies will thrive!
One of the easiest investment strategies is using a dividend reinvestment plan. But do you know what that means? Learn what makes up the acronym and how it can benefit you.