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USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower Despite Surge in Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar depreciated on Monday hit by rising risk aversion as geopolitical events around the world dominated headlines. The German elections over the weekend showed that not even the largest member of the European Union is immune to the rise of eurozone opposition within its borders. The ...

Is Bitcoin a Commodity? - Keith Weiner

September 25, 2017 Carl Menger, father of the Austrian School of Economics, showed the world that money is not the product of the state. He did not mean that government is intrinsically incapable of decreeing something to be money while other groups, organized for different purposes, could do it. H ...

Precious Metals IRAs – They’re Easier Than You Think!

Many invest in precious metals to diversify their portfolios and hedge against global turbulence. Volatile markets and an ever-evolving political climate have produced a new awareness of alternative investment options and the peace of mind provided by physical asset ownership. Individual retirement ...

The Latest Paper Gold Scheme That Is Destined to Fail - Rory Hall

September 25, 2017 It appears that Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has taken a page from the Bank of India’s playbook to steal the gold from it’s citizens. The Turkish Treasury has issued two bonds in an attempt to dislodge 2,200 tons of gold from the hands of the Turkish pe ...

Russell 2000 Tests Key Resistance, Primed To Lead In 4th Quarter

Market Recap for Friday, September 22, 2017 Friday was a bifurcated kind of day on Wall Street.  We saw a small loss on the Dow Jones, while there were slight gains on the other major indices.  The Russell 2000, in particular, saw relative strength and gained nearly 7 points to finish at 1450. ...

Tech Talk for Monday September 25th 2017

Pre-opening Comments for Monday September 25th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 3 points in pre-opening trade. The DAX Index gained 0.2% after preliminary results from Germany’s federal election were released. DR Horton dropped $1.38 to $35.52 after l ...

German Elections: Not So Steady As She Goes

Broad-based support for Europe among Germany’s key political parties vying for seats in the Bundestag’s 19th legislative period meant Sunday’s election was unlikely to be disruptive for financial markets. And the muted reaction in financial markets Monday morning confirmed this was the case. ...

Canada’s Best Dividend Stocks 2018

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Top 100 Dividend Stocks of 2018

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Macro Briefing: 25 September 2017

Merkel wins 4th term as German chancellor: ReutersYellen and Cohn are considered the frontrunners to lead Fed: NY TimesUS business inflation outlook unchanged at 1.9% in September: Atlanta FedDollar-denominated debt obligations outside US continues to rise: BloombergThe battle over Obamacare may ne ...