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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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This Can’t End Well

Empty Chinese city. Bob Davis and Esther Fung report on the worrying glut of vacant property in China’s third and fourth tier cities. In big international cities like Beijing and Shanghai, prices continue... Click here to read more


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How Investor’s Are Getting Strong Armed

You need to sit up and pay attention. As if managing money weren’t hard enough already, there’s some fine print I want you to understand. The issue is whether your investment advisor/broker works under... Click here to read more


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Stock Market Alert: Fewer and Fewer Stocks Are Propping Up the Bubble Market

Related posts: The 2012 Stock-Market Outlook Barron’s released its 2012 stock-market outlook this weekend. In the... A Stacked Deck: Is your broker providing compromised investment... Click here to read more


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Fidelity Leading the Way

After reading Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys, it’s easy to see why this makes sense for Fidelity. Reuters reports: Fidelity Investments said on Thursday it is exploring the creation of... Click here to read more


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A Rare and Precious Commodity on Wall Street

The good guys in Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys come from RBC bank, and are led by Brad Katsuyama. It turns out that being trustworthy never goes out of style. Bloomberg reports: The culture of... Click here to read more


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Flash Crash Times Ten

Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys has kicked the hornet’s nest. Concern over high frequency trading (HFT) has never been higher. In one section of the book, Goldman Sachs execs express concern... Click here to read more


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Tax Freedom Day 2014

The Tax Foundation illustrates Tax Freedom Day 2014: Related posts: Small Business Profile: Island Creek Oysters Becky and I are familiar with the Island Creek success... “Besieged”... Click here to read more


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Gold Signals Trouble

Gold prices signal distrust with Putin and the future of Ukraine. Reuters reports: Gold rose 1 percent on Tuesday on a sharply lower dollar and as renewed tensions between the United States and Russia... Click here to read more


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Small Business Profile: Island Creek Oysters

Becky and I are familiar with the Island Creek success story because good friends of ours live in Duxbury, MA and hang-out with the founder and CEO Skip Bennett. If you like oysters,... Click here to read more


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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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Can Your Portfolio Take a 50% Loss?

It’s impossible to have it all ways. In order to craft an investment portfolio... 


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E.J. Smith - Retirement Money

franklin 100

“Money Makes Money,” Ben Franklin

An important message from Vanguard’s F. William McNabb III: The power of compounding can... 


ej photo

How Investor’s Are Getting Strong Armed

You need to sit up and pay attention. As if managing money weren’t hard enough... 


fidelity

Fidelity Leading the Way

After reading Michael Lewis’ new book Flash Boys, it’s easy to see why... 


ej photo

A Rare and Precious Commodity on Wall Street

The good guys in Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys come from RBC bank, and are... 


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Flash Crash Times Ten

Michael Lewis’ book Flash Boys has kicked the hornet’s nest. Concern... 


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