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These Guys Missed the Real Estate Crash

Not much has changed in the bond ratings world. The three major ratings agencies completely missed the real estate crash. And today they operate as if it never happened. Timothy Martin reports here. Six... Click here to read more


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$1 Million Ain’t What it Used to Be

USA Today on what a million dollars means today: You’ve been saving like a miser to get ready for retirement. You’ve pinched pennies, kept that last car for what seems like an eternity. And... Click here to read more


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The Fool’s Gold

We’ve kept you up to date on the import restrictions on gold in India, and some of the ways Indians have been getting around those restrictions. But this one takes the cake. A man was admitted to surgery... Click here to read more


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Smart Money Signals Trouble Ahead

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is bordering on a new all-time high, but the Smart Money Flow Index is cratering. The divergence between the Smart Money Flow Index and the Industrials puts the sustainability... Click here to read more


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Retail Sales Growth Worrisome

Growth in sales at retail chain stores has fallen again according to an ICSC-Goldman Sachs survey. You can see on the chart below that growth has been slowing for nearly two years and is now well below... Click here to read more


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Real Estate in Boston

Here you get a glimpse of the real estate market in Boston as reported by the Boston Globe. The price of living in the heart of Boston is fast approaching an average of $1 million,... Click here to read more


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A Surprising Inflation Forecast

In a speech at the New York Economics club on Wednesday, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen gave a speech on monetary policy that signaled her easy money bias is alive and well. After six years of zero percent... Click here to read more


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Show Me the Money

Banks are picking up the pace in lending to those who need it: small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Fed’s mis-guided policies have fattened the coffers of Wall Street and the well connected for far... Click here to read more


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How $50K is Worth Millions in Retirement Income

Don’t hate the messenger, but one of the best ways to guarantee income in this low yield environment is to continue working. Your salary may never be more valuable than it is at this moment in history.... Click here to read more


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“Money Makes Money,” Ben Franklin

An important message from Vanguard’s F. William McNabb III: The power of compounding can put time on your side The purpose of my annual letter to you is, of course, to report on how your fund fared... Click here to read more


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A Surprising Inflation Forecast

In a speech at the New York Economics club on Wednesday, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen... 


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This Can’t End Well

Empty Chinese city. Bob Davis and Esther Fung report on the worrying glut of vacant... 


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Top Gold Mining Stocks for Long-term Profit

Although the stock market is basically flat YTD, there is rampant speculation bubbling... 


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China’s Deception

According to official statistics, China’s economy has grown at an average rate... 


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Is Tesla a Buy?

If you’ve been following the financial headlines this week you no doubt caught... 


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E.J. Smith - Retirement Money

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These Guys Missed the Real Estate Crash

Not much has changed in the bond ratings world. The three major ratings agencies... 


ej photo

$1 Million Ain’t What it Used to Be

USA Today on what a million dollars means today: You’ve been saving like a... 


icsc retail chain store sales

Retail Sales Growth Worrisome

Growth in sales at retail chain stores has fallen again according to an ICSC-Goldman... 


boston

Real Estate in Boston

Here you get a glimpse of the real estate market in Boston as reported by... 


Commercial and Industrial Bank Credit

Show Me the Money

Banks are picking up the pace in lending to those who need it: small businesses and... 


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