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How Close Is The Next Recession?

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Chances are that if you invested at any point during the Great Recession, you're sitting pretty right now, assuming you've held onto your positions. The U.S. economy is in the midst of its second-longest economic expansion in history, going back 161 years.  And since the market bottomed out in March 2009, investors have witnessed all ...

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Invest without sacrificing your values

Monday, May 15, 2017

Social values may not be the first thing that comes to mind when investing in the stock market, but there are numerous ways for investors to align their portfolios with their beliefs and passions. View post

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How Will Baby Boomer Buying Trends Change The Car Market?

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The automobile market has been a powerful force in the U.S. economy over the last century (if you have any question about this, think back to the big automaker bailouts a few years ago). So, anything that hits the auto market potentially has repercussions that go across the overall economy. With this in mind, it could ...

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What Is Yellen Planning To Do To The Stock Market?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Federal Reserve has a long history of manipulating the stock market indirectly through its changing of interest rates in an attempt to provide a continuously growing economy. Current Fed chair Janet Yellen has continued this policy which she inherited from Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan before him. However, unlike Greenspan, Yellen's Fed is considering taking ...

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How Saudi Arabia Could Crash The U.S. Economy

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Many people don't realize how much of an impact that political factors can have on our economy and why. Even people who do have an inkling of this tend to only think in terms of how issues such as increased government spending or the rising debt load can make a government and an economy vulnerable. While ...

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Should You Buy Into This Bull Market?

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A bull market. It's the kind of market that every investor dreams of buying into ahead of the increase in value because of the potential payoffs if that investor is able to sell before the natural cycle causes a downturn in price at some point. But there are bull markets created by things other than market ...

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