Liz Leafloor
Liz Leafloor

Liz Leafloor

Science

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Janet Walters Levite

Janet Walters Levite

Entertainment

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Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives in Florida and loves the sunshine... view profile

Zac Wassink
Zac Wassink

Zac Wassink

Sports

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Dennis Adonis

Dennis Adonis

News

Dennis Adonis is a Contributing Writer on Information Technology at The Epoch Times, Yahoo.com, Huffington Post, and CNN. He is also the Author of 19 books... view profile

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Anthony Carranza

Anthony Carranza

Business

Digital and social media journalist reporting on the latest happenings on the web. Existing contributor to Social Media Today and Examiner... view profile

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.
Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Opinion

Currently a Licensed Water Resources Civil Engineer in NJ, Carol has also been a political blogger in NJ since 2007, after being elected Councilwoman in 2006. .. view profile

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David Goehst

David Goehst

Business

- You wanted information about local, national and global markets that wasn't diluted - you got it. Read everything you never wanted to believe right here... view profile

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Daniel Chamberlain

Daniel Chamberlain

Tech

A writer, programmer, and all-round nerd who will talk at great lengths about absolutely anything - regardless of his level of actual knowledge in the subject. .. view profile

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Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

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Deborah Asseraf

Deborah Asseraf

Business

Deborah Asseraf is founder & CEO of Popcorn Productions, a company that explodes awareness for businesses through highly tailored campaigns. .. view profile

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Veronica Davis

Life

Veronica is a wife, freelance writer and work at home mom. Her and her husband live in Missouri with their three boys. .. view profile

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Linda Moore

Linda Moore

Business

I am a freelance writer and enjoy reporting on a variety of topics... view profile

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Marika Asikainen

Marika Asikainen

Life

A writer and editor, Marika enjoys living in Toronto and tracking down the hottest fads and trends... view profile

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Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile






  • Cost Management Snafus Businesses Don’t Prepare For

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    If you’re kicking yourself because your small business tanked last year, now is the time for you to get back on your feet and boost your office productivity and financial knowhow. Of course, nothing beats having productivity resolutions to welcome 2014.

    Among those resolutions is financial awareness in all aspects of business: equipment, spaces, employees, …

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  • Market Like The Supplement Industry, Pump It Up!

    ronnie-coleman

    The supplement industry does a great job in the fact that they market so well that the industry as a whole is booming. Many times the supplement industry can take advantage of the American way of wanting results immediately. Supplements that have no proven results can advertise with before and after pictures of people who …

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  • Where Brands Are Headed In The Next Five Years

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    I recently asked my magic eight ball where branding was headed in the next five years and it answered “concentrate and ask again.” It seems it doesn’t want to be held liable for any faulty advice. But, in the meantime, here is my take on where branding is headed and how you should get your …

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  • Hot Chocolate Dispenser

    It seems that there are a lot of people who are very partial to drinking hot chocolate. This is a drink which usually contains some kind of chocolate powder especially the kinds which are manufactured by Nestle or Cadbury. There are also some people who prefer to include chocolate shavings into their hot drinks and …

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  • What Fred Sanford Taught Me About Positive Entrepreneurship

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    He’s a comedian by trade, but don’t let Red Foxx fool you: his character was a negative model for positive entrepreneurship.  If you’re a fan of the ‘reverse effect’, check out these teachings.

    A dingy red truck chock full of junk collected from the streets of South Central L.A. A sensible son wanting to expand …

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  • Gold: Setting Up For Another Fall

    In the final months of 2013, I issued multiple warnings for those bullish on precious metals and their ETFs: here, here, here, and here, until prices finally reached my proposed bearish target here. What was most surprising about the series was the fact that there was almost nothing that could …

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  • Positive Sector Outlook Supports Campbell Soup Company

    With the major benchmarks trading within striking distance of their all-time highs and consumer confidence levels showing consistent progress, it is important to focus on select stock sectors that are positioned to run higher — even if we start to see downside corrections in the broader markets. Overall optimism in corporate earnings has not exactly …

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  • Newmont Mining: Watch For Further Dividend Cuts

    So far this year, we have seen some relatively impressive short-term gains in gold futures and in commonly traded ETFs like the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD). Whether or not these gains can continue is questionable, and this is an issue I have covered in other articles. But the improving scenarios in …

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  • Stock Picks For The E-Cigarette Surge

    Recent sales figures for companies that produce electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) have been encouraging in the last few quarters. But this budding industry has taken some time to filter into mainstream investment strategies. For those looking to gain some long-term exposure to the sector, it makes sense to look for companies that offer attractive dividend …

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  • 3 Dividend Stocks For Retirement

    As the US economy continues to post evidence of recovery, the Federal Reserve has more options available in defining its monetary policy strategies. We have already seen two decisions to reduce the monthly asset purchases that define the Fed’s quantitative easing programs, so there is a growing level of confidence that the US economy is …

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  • Closed-End Funds: The Best Way To Play An Elevated Stock Market

    Summary

    Stock benchmarks at elevated levels offer limited potential for upside.
    Closed-end funds create strong alternatives for those looking to gain stock exposure.
    NAV discounts and elevated dividends support the outlook for CEN and JGT.

    Stock markets have shown some pretty clear trends in the last few years, as the global economic recovery has given …

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  • Gold: The Declines Won’t Stop Here

    Summary

    Gold-positive drivers from early 2014 are not sustainable.
    The Fed Stance and rising interest rates are a gold bear’s best friend.
    GoldBugs, its time to stop avoiding the realities of the fundamentals.

    In previous articles, I have outlined some of the reasons why those that are bullish on gold should be preparing for another

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  • ECB Policy Stance Could Put Euro At Risk

    Summary

    ECB well aware that regional debt problems could resurface.
    Relative growth performance favors US currency.
    Eurozone macro data (in manufacturing and PMI surveys) suggest long-term weakness lies ahead.

    For most of this year, currencies like the euro and British pound have seen some surprising strength against the US dollar. The GBP/USD has rallied almost …

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  • Prospect Capital Continues To Build On Its Strengths

    Summary

    Prospect Capital continues to hold its position as a top-notch business development company.
    Recent strategies indicate plans to move back toward its core strategies.
    Alternative stock selections are present for those looking for broader access to BDCs.

    In the current market environment, there are many small and medium sized companies that have trouble gaining …

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  • Euro Rally Is A Selling Opportunity

    Summary

    Moves in Euro, Pound driven by technicals – not fundamentals.
    ECB policy stance suggests concern over Euro strength.
    Relative growth rates, policy agendas favor US Dollar.

    In the early parts of April, we have seen the yearly rallies in the Euro and British Pound re-establish themselves. Forex pairs like the EUR/USD and GBP/USD are …

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  • SPDR Gold Trust ETF: The Times Are A-Changin’

     

    Summary

    Gold’s historical position as the ultimate store of value no longer applies.
    Rising consumer inflation suggests the Fed has room to tighten monetary policy.
    Rallies in GLD have only generated false breakouts and bull-traps.

    For thousands of years, the financial market has viewed gold as the ultimate currency — and the ultimate store of

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  • Start Looking For Contrarian Positions In British Pound

    Summary

    Dollar weakness has reached extreme levels.
    Changing Fed stance will positively influence supply and demand dynamics in the Dollar.
    Growth rates, inflation figures suggest the overbought Pound should be sold.

    The early parts of this year have shown some very clear trends. In precious metals, we have seen gold bulls attempt to post recoveries …

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  • Latest Earnings Will Buy Time For Apple’s Cook

    Summary

    Quarterly earnings may have beaten weak estimates, but the underlying strength here is undeniable.
    Apple now has its opportunity to win back the market’s positive attention.
    Latest results will give Tim Cook the time and flexibility he needs to introduce Apple’s next product innovation.

    It can be said that innovation and performance at Apple

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  • Prospect Capital – Looking Solid Into Earnings Release

    Summary

    Volatility in BDCs likely to be short-lived.
    Prospect’s fundamentals and ability to generate elevated income still look favorable.
    Progress in company’s Harbortouch deal will be telling in terms of what to expect next in earnings.

    Earlier this year, Russell and Standard & Poor’s both announced decisions to cut business development companies (BDCs), and a …

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  • APB: A Closed-End Fund For An Elevated Stock Market

    Summary

    Elevated stock benchmarks make closed-end funds more attractive.
    Positive growth surprises in China support the outlook for emerging Asia.
    APB offers access to well-positioned companies that are difficult for US investors to buy directly.

    For most of this year, some of the most commonly watched stock benchmarks have been trading at or near record …

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  • Gold Still Trading Under Pressure

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    Gold Still Trading Under Pressure

    Gold markets have seen a wave of bullish trading activity in recent weeks, as geopolitical tensions in Iraq and the Ukraine have prompted safe haven buying.  When these types of events start to surface, it can seem difficult to assess the length of time traders will be reacting.  But when …

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  • What Could Send Gold Prices Higher?

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    What Could Send Gold Prices Higher?

    Since 2008, we have seen evidence of a consistent economic recovery both in the US and around the world.  These positive trends have some drastic implications for investors and those that are considering gaining exposure in precious metals.  In areas like stocks, the central benchmarks have risen to new …

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  • US/China Tech Wars: Could Xiaomi Actually Challenge Apple?

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    US/China Tech Wars: Could Xiaomi Actually Challenge Apple?

    Since stock prices for Apple, Inc.  (NASDAQ: AAPL) hit their recent lows toward the middle of 2013, we have seen a steadily building uptrend as investor confidence.  To some, this might have come as a surprise as new company CEO Tim Cook has been on the receiving …

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  • The Bull Market Run Continues: S&P 500 Trading Securely At Record Highs

    Buy Gold, Buy Silver, Gold Prices, Precious Metals, Silver Prices, US Dollar, Federal Reserve, Central Banks, Interest Rates, Inflation, Stock Markets, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Forex, Oil, Commodities, Binary Options, China, Emerging Markets, BRICs, NASDAQ, Tech, Apple, iPhone, Google, Tesla, FaceBook, Marijuana stocks

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  • iPad POS Systems – Revolutionizing Small Businesses

     

    Having your own successful business is a dream, but it can be tough to transform it into a reality. Owning your own retail store is downright impossible if you can’t afford rent, utility bills and so on. However, a small stall at a local market is an entirely different story. With a little luck, customers …

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  • Basics of Online Stock Trading

    S&P 500

    Basics of Online Stock Trading

    In recent years, positive trends in consumer credit activities have helped create major shifts in the tendency to place retail investment trades online, rather than on the floor of a traditional stock exchange.  There is a wide variety of ways to start doing this.   Already, there is a large and …

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  • Dollar Looking Strong Against Euro

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    Dollar Looking Strong Against Euro

    The global economy has posted some strong gains in growth since the widespread financial collapses that were seen five years ago.  But when we look at various regions, we can see that all of that growth activity has not proceeded forward at the same rate.  For example, emerging markets have …

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  • Euro Still Looking Weak

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    Euro Still Looking Weak

    The Euro has been one of the biggest losers of the month, and it is not looking like the tide will turn any time soon for the shared currency.  The outlook for the Euro is clouded by a few different factors and the recent chart activity gives investors a good indication …

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  • Has a Bottom Formed in Gold Markets?

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    Has a Bottom Formed in Gold Markets?

     Gold markets have seen a good deal of volatility in the last few years, as precious metals investors gauge majority sentiment and establish positions based on the underlying trends in risk aversion.  Last year was the worst in recent memory for those that are bullish on the metals …

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  • Yen is a Long-Term Sell

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    Yen is a Long-Term Sell

    Currency markets tend to work in trends that are defined by medium term time frames.  For those that are working mostly in the realm of technical analysis, this means using charts that assess market behavior over the last month, or the last six months.  Real price trends tend to take …

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  • Is Organic Food Really More Beneficial?

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    Similar to vegetarianism and the more extreme vegan diet, organic food is becoming more and more of a presence in modern society—largely due to the supposed benefits of organic food over non-organic food. But does organic food really provide more benefits than its non-organic counterparts? Let’s take a closer look at organic food to …

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  • Where Will Tech Support Be 1 Year From Now?

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    The Scene: A Growing Technological World

    By the year 2020, the world’s number of interconnected digital devices will surpass 15 million. This stunning prediction offers a macro-view of what we’ve all observed on the micro-level: the rise of multiple devices in the connected home—or at least, the rise of the idea.

    We’ve all come a …

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  • Is India’s Economy on the Path to Recovery?

    Is India’s Economy on the Path to Recovery?

    The year 2013 marked a strong period of recovery in developed markets, with the US and Eurozone emerging from recessionary conditions and posting stronger rates of growth compared to most of the yearly performances that have been since the 2008 financial collapse.  This has sent several major …

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  • Music is Being Used Increasingly for Medicinal Purposes

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    Lyrics Feast released their latest infographic which pictorially depicts five of the known health benefits that have been proven through the scientific method. Medical researchers are only beginning to understand the physical and physiological health benefits listening to music provides. Medicinal music is being used increasingly for a wide range of medicinal purposes.

    According to …

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  • Justin Bieber Charged with Assault: DUI Infographic Highlights Miami Arrest

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    Justin Bieber’s legal issues just keep compounding. The young singer has now been charged with assaulting a limousine driver. The incident allegedly occured a mont ago in Torondo. To make matters worse this is just another episode that has occured in less than a week. 

    Bieber was also arrested in Miami for drunk driving. The …

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  • Bangkok Protests Take Toll on Thai Economy

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    Bangkok Protests Take Toll on Thai Economy

    Anti-government protests in the city of Bangkok have drummed up a great deal of attention in recent weeks, but most of the impact might be seen on the country’s economic rather than its government.  Major drops in tourism have been seen as a result of the demonstrations in …

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  • 2014 Domain Trends You Probably Haven’t Heard

    2014 is shaping up to be a very interesting year in terms of domain interaction, purchase, and management.  If one thing is for certain in the world of internet business and marketing, it is that change is a constant; your business needs to be ready to adapt and change if you want to continue being …

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  • Infographic Highlights Alarming Facts Concerning Rise in Student Debt

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    School is expensive but because a degree is imperative to remain competitive in this economic environment, many students take out loans to pay their way through. In fact, it is determined that out of the 20 million Americans that attend college every year more than half of them, 60% to be exact, take out loans …

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  • Reports Show Neuropsychological Evidence is Growing as Defense in Trials

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    The Supreme Court is reviewing how this type of evidence will be allowed in court. There has been a surge in America recently in the number of defendants claiming that their brains were to blame for the crimes they committed. Criminal courts in the United States are relying on controversial, unproven neuroscience along with questionable …

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  • Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013: States to collect sales tax in other states

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    Legislation currently pending in Congress dubbed the “Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013” would allow state governments to collect sales taxes across state lines, from companies that conduct business on the Internet and have no physical presence in the state in question. Online retailers say this puts an excessive burden on their business; they would need …

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  • Market Like The Supplement Industry, Pump It Up!

    ronnie-coleman

    The supplement industry does a great job in the fact that they market so well that the industry as a whole is booming. Many times the supplement industry can take advantage of the American way of wanting results immediately. Supplements that have no proven results can advertise with before and after pictures of people who …

    Read More

  • Gold Still Trading Under Pressure

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    Gold Still Trading Under Pressure

    Gold markets have seen a wave of bullish trading activity in recent weeks, as geopolitical tensions in Iraq and the Ukraine have prompted safe haven buying.  When these types of events start to surface, it can seem difficult to assess the length of time traders will be reacting.  But when …

    Read More

  • What Could Send Gold Prices Higher?

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    What Could Send Gold Prices Higher?

    Since 2008, we have seen evidence of a consistent economic recovery both in the US and around the world.  These positive trends have some drastic implications for investors and those that are considering gaining exposure in precious metals.  In areas like stocks, the central benchmarks have risen to new …

    Read More

  • US/China Tech Wars: Could Xiaomi Actually Challenge Apple?

    Buy Gold, Buy Silver, Gold Prices, Precious Metals, Silver Prices, US Dollar, Federal Reserve, Central Banks, Interest Rates, Inflation, Stock Markets, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Forex, Oil, Commodities, Binary Options, China, Emerging Markets, BRICs, NASDAQ, Tech, Apple, iPhone, Google, Tesla, FaceBook, Marijuana stocks

    US/China Tech Wars: Could Xiaomi Actually Challenge Apple?

    Since stock prices for Apple, Inc.  (NASDAQ: AAPL) hit their recent lows toward the middle of 2013, we have seen a steadily building uptrend as investor confidence.  To some, this might have come as a surprise as new company CEO Tim Cook has been on the receiving …

    Read More

  • The Bull Market Run Continues: S&P 500 Trading Securely At Record Highs

    Buy Gold, Buy Silver, Gold Prices, Precious Metals, Silver Prices, US Dollar, Federal Reserve, Central Banks, Interest Rates, Inflation, Stock Markets, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Forex, Oil, Commodities, Binary Options, China, Emerging Markets, BRICs, NASDAQ, Tech, Apple, iPhone, Google, Tesla, FaceBook, Marijuana stocks

    ……

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  • iPad POS Systems – Revolutionizing Small Businesses

     

    Having your own successful business is a dream, but it can be tough to transform it into a reality. Owning your own retail store is downright impossible if you can’t afford rent, utility bills and so on. However, a small stall at a local market is an entirely different story. With a little luck, customers …

    Read More

  • Basics of Online Stock Trading

    S&P 500

    Basics of Online Stock Trading

    In recent years, positive trends in consumer credit activities have helped create major shifts in the tendency to place retail investment trades online, rather than on the floor of a traditional stock exchange.  There is a wide variety of ways to start doing this.   Already, there is a large and …

    Read More

  • Dollar Looking Strong Against Euro

    Buy Gold, Buy Silver, Gold Prices, Precious Metals, Silver Prices, US Dollar, Federal Reserve, Central Banks, Interest Rates, Inflation, Stock Markets, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Forex, Oil, Commodities, Binary Options, China, Emerging Markets, BRICs, NASDAQ, Tech, Apple, iPhone, Google, Tesla, FaceBook, Marijuana stocks

    Dollar Looking Strong Against Euro

    The global economy has posted some strong gains in growth since the widespread financial collapses that were seen five years ago.  But when we look at various regions, we can see that all of that growth activity has not proceeded forward at the same rate.  For example, emerging markets have …

    Read More

  • Euro Still Looking Weak

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    Euro Still Looking Weak

    The Euro has been one of the biggest losers of the month, and it is not looking like the tide will turn any time soon for the shared currency.  The outlook for the Euro is clouded by a few different factors and the recent chart activity gives investors a good indication …

    Read More

  • Has a Bottom Formed in Gold Markets?

    Buy Gold, Buy Silver, Gold Prices, Precious Metals, Silver Prices, US Dollar, Federal Reserve, Central Banks, Interest Rates, Inflation, Stock Markets, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Forex, Oil, Commodities, Binary Options, China, Emerging Markets, BRICs, NASDAQ, Tech, Apple, iPhone, Google, Tesla, FaceBook, Marijuana stocks

    Has a Bottom Formed in Gold Markets?

     Gold markets have seen a good deal of volatility in the last few years, as precious metals investors gauge majority sentiment and establish positions based on the underlying trends in risk aversion.  Last year was the worst in recent memory for those that are bullish on the metals …

    Read More

  • Getting Started in Forex

    Buy Gold, Buy Silver, Gold Prices, Precious Metals, Silver Prices, US Dollar, Federal Reserve, Central Banks, Interest Rates, Inflation, Stock Markets, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Forex, Oil, Commodities, Binary Options, China, Emerging Markets, BRICs, NASDAQ, Tech, Apple, iPhone, Google, Tesla, FaceBook, Marijuana stocks

    Getting Started in Forex

    Over the last few years, we have seen some major changes in the ways investors approach the financial markets.  In decades past, most of the attention was focused on areas like stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.  But the rise on internet-based home trading platforms has given rise to new trends in …

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  • Yen is a Long-Term Sell

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    Yen is a Long-Term Sell

    Currency markets tend to work in trends that are defined by medium term time frames.  For those that are working mostly in the realm of technical analysis, this means using charts that assess market behavior over the last month, or the last six months.  Real price trends tend to take …

    Read More

  • Global Trends Suggest Health-Conscious Changes

    Global Trends Suggest Health-Conscious Changes

    As the global economic continues to grow, there have been positives and negatives that have come as a result.  We can see nuclear weapons proliferation in more countries and rising instances of cancer, heart disease and diabetes that have come as a result of the expanded diets in large parts …

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  • Gold Markets Rally as Central Banks Impact Sentiment

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    Gold Markets Rally as Central Banks Impact Sentiment

    Gold markets are trading at their highest levels in three months, as precious metals investors continue to revise their long-term biases along with the changing policy stances expressed at the US Federal Reserve.  As long as Janet Yellen and her policy-making counterparts continue to suggest prolonged tapering …

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  • 2014 Domain Trends You Probably Haven’t Heard

    2014 is shaping up to be a very interesting year in terms of domain interaction, purchase, and management.  If one thing is for certain in the world of internet business and marketing, it is that change is a constant; your business needs to be ready to adapt and change if you want to continue being …

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  • Avoiding Unexpected Costs When Travelling Abroad

    Avoiding Unexpected Costs When Travelling Abroad

    International travel is becoming much more popular these days, as a larger number of countries can offer overseas flights, internet ensures constant connectivity with co-workers and family back home, and hotel accommodations are more, well, accommodating.  But just because international travel is more common, it does not mean there …

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  • New Documentary Provides Insight into Corruption in Divorce

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    Divorce Corp is a documentary created and funded by a man who, during is own divorce, noticed injustices that existed in the court system.  Joseph Sorge, a television producer with notable credits under his belt, financed this project on his own. 

    In it, he showcases the relationship between the lawyers and judges. Sorge’s documentary shows …

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  • Jobs, GDP Will Keep US Dollar Strong

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    Jobs, GDP Will Keep US Dollar Strong

    One of the most under-reported stories of the year has been the relatively strength of the US economy.  This might seem like an almost impossible assertion to make: How could investors possibly be overlooking strength in the largest economy in the world?  But the reality is that recent …

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  • Market Basics: How to Trade Forex

    Market Basics: How to Trade Forex

    Over the last few years, the rapidly changing computer trading environment has led to some new entries in the financial lexicon.  One example of this can be seen in the word “forex,” which was previously referred to as the Foreign Exchange market, or simply the currency market.  These changes …

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  • Trading Tip #4 – Being Able to Admit When You’re Wrong

    I’ll never forget the last conversation I had with my ex-wife just before we started our divorce. I sat her down, looked into her eyes and told her, “I’ve spoken to every expert and mathematician out there. They’ve told me it’s theoretically impossible to be wrong every single time.”

    As a trader, one thing I …

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  • Gold Still Trading Under Pressure

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    Gold Still Trading Under Pressure

    Gold markets have seen a wave of bullish trading activity in recent weeks, as geopolitical tensions in Iraq and the Ukraine have prompted safe haven buying.  When these types of events start to surface, it can seem difficult to assess the length of time traders will be reacting.  But when …

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  • What Could Send Gold Prices Higher?

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    What Could Send Gold Prices Higher?

    Since 2008, we have seen evidence of a consistent economic recovery both in the US and around the world.  These positive trends have some drastic implications for investors and those that are considering gaining exposure in precious metals.  In areas like stocks, the central benchmarks have risen to new …

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  • US/China Tech Wars: Could Xiaomi Actually Challenge Apple?

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    US/China Tech Wars: Could Xiaomi Actually Challenge Apple?

    Since stock prices for Apple, Inc.  (NASDAQ: AAPL) hit their recent lows toward the middle of 2013, we have seen a steadily building uptrend as investor confidence.  To some, this might have come as a surprise as new company CEO Tim Cook has been on the receiving …

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  • iPad POS Systems – Revolutionizing Small Businesses

     

    Having your own successful business is a dream, but it can be tough to transform it into a reality. Owning your own retail store is downright impossible if you can’t afford rent, utility bills and so on. However, a small stall at a local market is an entirely different story. With a little luck, customers …

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  • Basics of Online Stock Trading

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    Basics of Online Stock Trading

    In recent years, positive trends in consumer credit activities have helped create major shifts in the tendency to place retail investment trades online, rather than on the floor of a traditional stock exchange.  There is a wide variety of ways to start doing this.   Already, there is a large and …

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  • Dollar Looking Strong Against Euro

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    Dollar Looking Strong Against Euro

    The global economy has posted some strong gains in growth since the widespread financial collapses that were seen five years ago.  But when we look at various regions, we can see that all of that growth activity has not proceeded forward at the same rate.  For example, emerging markets have …

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    Euro Still Looking Weak

    The Euro has been one of the biggest losers of the month, and it is not looking like the tide will turn any time soon for the shared currency.  The outlook for the Euro is clouded by a few different factors and the recent chart activity gives investors a good indication …

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    Has a Bottom Formed in Gold Markets?

     Gold markets have seen a good deal of volatility in the last few years, as precious metals investors gauge majority sentiment and establish positions based on the underlying trends in risk aversion.  Last year was the worst in recent memory for those that are bullish on the metals …

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    Getting Started in Forex

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    Chinese or US Stocks:  Which Are Best for Near-Term Safety?

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  • Caledonia Investment Buys Park Holidays UK

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    Buying Internet Systems to Trade the Forex Market

    In many cases, traders that have experienced excessive losses (possibly even losing their entire trading account) will look for an easy way out and buy a trading system that is advertised on the internet.  These purchases could involves things like trading tutorials that describe trading strategies that …

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    Common Trading Mistakes: Failing to Obey Your Original Trading Plan

    One of the biggest trading mistakes is something that all traders have done at some point in their career.  That is, setting up a trading plan and then failing to obey all of its requirements.   While many beginner traders will take this even further (and …

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  • Forex Trading the Right Way – Avoiding Common Trader Mistakes

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    Forex Trading the Right Way – Avoiding Common Trader Mistakes

    The forex market has grown vastly in popularity over the past few years with many new traders entering the fray during that time.  These traders, however, have differing levels of experience and market knowledge and this has led to major differences in the performance levels …

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  • Forex Education: Support and Resistance

    Forex Education:  Support and Resistance

    Perhaps the two technical analysis terms that are most commonly used in the forex markets are “support” and “resistance.”  In short, a support level is an area (which can be easily identified on chart graphs) where buyers have stepped into a market asset (currency pair) and kept prices from falling …

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  • Trading Tip #2 – Test and Test Again

    In trading, you shouldn’t trust your instincts. This goes for all types of traders, from the smallest novices to the largest firms. Once a position is established, whether it’s short or long, you should test and test often. It’s the only way to be successful.

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