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Weekly Gold Forecast - Monday, August 20

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Gold prices rose $10.84 an ounce on Friday, moving away from a 19-month low struck the previous day.

Real Estate Investing Basics

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If you are someone who has recently gotten a taste for real estate investing, you are probably looking for a great real estate investing 101 crash course. Look no further...

5 Top Cryptocurrency Categories To Choose From For Your Investment Portfolio

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Going through crypto categories is the first step to take when developing your cryptocurrency investment portfolio. Here are some of the most popular top cryptocurrency categories and the leading cryptos in each space.

Another Contrarian Setup

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 23:53
I'm always on the look out for contrarian trades. But when everyone is thinking the same thing, it usually means, no one is thinking. Currently, analysts are almost universally bullish on the dollar. But I'm not so sure...

The Economy's Performance Under Trump Is Not the Same Thing As His Policy Agenda

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 23:40
Trump and his allies frequently offer economic data that they say is favorable to minorities, seeking to separate Trump’s harsh rhetoric from his policy agenda. But do these gains have anything to do with Trump's policies?

Concerned Citizens: Full Week Ahead Preview

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 23:05
New week, same issues. But let's talk about them anyway.

Hedge Funds Trailing Behind Last Year’s Performance

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 22:23
8.5% of hedge fund managers have posted double-digit gains in 2018 to date. Most of that gain is focused on those with a long/short equities mandate. This is quite low compared to the 22.7% of fund managers whom have posted double-digit gains.

Erdogan's Boycott Fails To Hurt iphone Sales In Turkey: Report

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 21:31
After a week in which Turks were encouraged to boycott Apple, and as the lira took a nose dive of 16% against the dollar, iphone sales remain largely unaffected.

Of Mutual Funds Off Loading Small Caps, Depreciating Rupee and Key Stocks in Action Today

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 21:20
A slew of auditors' resignations, coupled with mutual funds shifting their asset allocation towards largecaps and surveillance measures by the regulator have led to sharp correction in the stocks in the smallcap universe.

Is A Breakout Imminent In The VL Geometric Index?

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 21:02
In this chart of the Value Line Geometric Index, we can see clear horizontal resistance.

Best Stock Charts | Have Gold & Gold Stocks Bottomed?

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 20:26
We have a lot of stocks on the menu for us to trade in the coming week and weeks but we will kick things off with our review of how the gold stocks closed last week as well as the US Dollar.

Have You Included Digital Assets in Your Estate Plan?

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 19:19
Have you considered how much of your life is stored in digital accounts? Failure to plan could mean some of your digital assets will be lost.

Further Weakness Will Confirm Bearish Outlook For The Tadawul All Share Index (TASI)

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 19:18
TASI (Saudi Arabia stock market) is poised to breakdown from a large bearish Ascending Wedge pattern. Weakness is apparent over the past couple of months and follows a prior advance. Early bearish signs are already triggered.

Forex Forecast: Pairs in Focus - Sunday, August 19

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 17:51
Fundamental analysis tends to support the U.S. Dollar, as American economic fundamentals continue to look relatively strong. However, sentiment and technical factors seemed to be working against the Dollar by the end of the week.

Tech Firms Account For 60% Of Profit Margin Growth In The Past 20 Years

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 17:39
It's official: with the best earnings season since 2010 now essentially over, the numbers are in and S&P 500 profit margins are at an all time high of 11.2%. And yet, Goldman Sachs asks if the rapid rise in profit margins can continue.

The Bulls Are Moving To Different Pastures

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 17:30
This week the tech weakness broadened to the point where the QQQ ended the week with a red weekly candle while the other three market indexes ended green.

HUD Files Formal Housing Discrimination Complaint Against Facebook

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 17:17
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a formal complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and home sellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination.

COT Report: Speculators Now Short The Euro

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 17:05
Looking at this week’s Commitments of Traders Report, changes in speculator positioning across major currencies and commodities are relatively limited. Speculators continue buying the US dollar, with positioning in both the US dollar index contract.

Metals And Miners Collapse

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 16:58
Our resolve was tested last week as metals and miners utterly collapsed. The price action was extreme and had a climatic feel. Prices reversed on Friday, and I think we will see, at least, a 1-2 week rebound as the Dollar descends into a cycle low.

Tech Stocks: What's Hitting Semis?

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 16:45
While the rest of the stock market was going up on expected US-China trade negotiations, semiconductor stocks continued to get hit. Semiconductor stocks would be among the biggest beneficiaries to a trade truce. Seeing them fall is a negative sign.