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    $2,000 gold price is very likely

    A $2,000 gold price is very likely in a few years, according to Agnico CEO. When it comes to investments, and trades, it is always a great and profitable business, to go into trading hard assets. One of the most popular, as well as most traded hard asset is gold. Gold is a great go to, when it comes to trading because of its long standing as a go to currency, that has surpassed the centuries. The currency standard of gold, has been some thing that people have relied on, as opposed to the many fiat currencies available around the world. The reason for this, is that many feel that…

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    Introduction To Stock Trading

    Online trading is the process of buying, selling, and trading securities, commodities, currencies, or any other products of value using an online platform. It first became popular during the technology boom of the late 1990s, during which exploding stock markets combined with the rapid advancement and proliferation of Internet technology created an environment that enticed many to try their hands at investing and trading at home without going through a broker, financial advisor, or other so-called expert. What Is Stock Trading? Stock trading typically is done through a trading platform provided by a brokerage firm or some kind of intermediary; however, the person doing the trading generally does not execute…

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    Oil Prices Are Going Nowhere Next Year

    Goldman Sachs says oil prices are going nowhere next year. Oil prices have been long considered to impact the stock market but the impact on the market overall is difficulty to assess. Certain industries such as the oil exploration industry and oil refiners are positively correlated with the stock market, while other companies that use oil as a component in their products or services are negatively correlated with oil prices. In other words, when oil prices increase some industries are positively impacted while others are negatively impacted. While these trends are generally well understood, fluctuations in oil prices impact the stock market in other ways. When oil prices are accelerating,…

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    What Are Mutual Funds?

    Mutual funds are actively managed investment vehicles that generally begin life as a lump sum of cash that has been contributed by a group of investors. This cash is then turned into a share certificate, which is then used by a mutual fund manager to purchase investments that he or she thinks will generate a profit. In most cases, a mutual fund will have a management team rather than an individual controlling the decisions around what investments to make, but this isn’t a requirement. In some cases, the management team will be successful in their investments and create a profit and sometimes not. This is the risk that is represented…

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    Trading Can Cause A Burnout – Ways to Avoid that

    Trading on the market can be quite exhilarating. Certainly, if you have made a lot of money trading in the market, you might be interested in continuing to press your luck. Of course, there will be losses to go alongside the many successful trades. The up and down nature of trading can lead to burnout. Those who wish to remain in the market do need to take steps to curtail actions that can lead to such burnout. Probably the most likely way to avoid burnout would be to reduce your schedule. Trading too much too often is not exactly going to lead someone to avoiding burning out on the market.…

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    How to Start With Forex Trading?

    Financial institutions have been exchanging currencies for decades through the Foreign Exchange Market. Forex is short for the Foreign Exchange Market. Forex, or FX became a popular investment strategy for corporations during the 1970s. The Internet opened the door for all FX investors in the 1990s. Forex trading may sound complicated, but a proven strategy and a solid understanding of currency values is the key to being a success. Over two trillion Forex dollars are traded daily, and a large number of those trades are done on the Internet by average investors. The first thing to learn is the forex market regulates itself. There’s no board of directors, and there’s…

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    What Types of Industries are Good for a Dividend Based Account?

    When you are choosing strategies to invest in one of the more popular investing methods in vogue today is that of dividend investing. Dividend investors invest in stocks that pay dividends on a regular basis though some investors only choose stocks that increase their dividend on an annual basis. This strategy is known as a dividend growth investing strategy and is often considered to be a sound long-term strategy for investors. When choosing stocks with a dividend strategy there are certain industry groups that many investors will dedicate most of their money investing in. This article will provide some suggestions of industries that you can invest a significant amount of…

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    Gold Trading Slumps in Hong Kong

    At one time, Hong Kong was a “golden” location for trading. Specifically, Hong Kong was the major hub for gold trading in China if not Asia as a hole. As a result, there may be ups and downs in the price of gold due to some of the instability in the current gold landscape as a result. As most are well aware, investing and trading in gold and gold related assets such as stocks is incredibly popular these days. There is good reason for the popularity. Concerns over the global economy have led many to forgo putting money into traditional assets and into the precious metals market. Currencies have a…

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    Basic Trading Rules for Beginners

    When it comes to investing in the stock market, there is a huge learning curve that most novice investors often overlook when getting started. However, by knowing the basics, beginning investors can start learning the ropes without gambling their money on the open market. If you have never done trading in any form, the following four rules will help you to get you started. Of course there is a lot more to learn but start small and never stop learning. Perform Market Research Research is an often overlooked yet vitally important part of the investment process. Smart investors know that performing market research goes a long way to securing profits…

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    Why A European Financial Crisis Will also Affect US Markets

    Europe as an entity is the largest economy in the world with a GDP of $18.8 trillion in 2018, and is one of the biggest trading partners of the US. The trade relationship is also one of the biggest in the world and is driven by two-way investments. One third of trade is comprised of transfers between companies. What affects one, affects the other. The catalyst for the last European and US crises was the housing bubble and ensuing credit crisis. In addition, some European governments, mostly notably Greece, sidestepped best practices in coping with increasing debt and deficits creating national economic crises within the union. Since European and US…