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Easing Investor Anxiety with these 3 Dividend ETFs

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted April 8, 2021

For any investor struggling with analysis paralysis, dividend aristocrats are an easy choice. But most folks don’t want to buy a dozen stocks and keep track of them all. That's why I recommend ETFs to anyone who wants to grow their money easily and efficiently. Here are three solid choices...

Vanadium Investing 2021

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted April 7, 2021

Right now, grid energy storage facilities use lithium-ion batteries to store electricity. But lithium-ion batteries have flaws, which is why battery industry leaders are turning toward vanadium...

Magic to Mundane: A Tech Investing Checklist

Written by Adam English
Posted April 6, 2021

Just like applied physics or engineering, it’s a hard thing to bridge the gap from a proposal to a funded project to real-world applications. With all the money being thrown at tech these days, I think this needs saying now, perhaps more than ever.

Focus on Commodities — Not Empty Promises

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 2, 2021

It's hard to read about things like the construction of the Hoover Dam, our national network of highways, and the Tennessee Valley Authority and not wonder how we've failed so miserably at maintaining (much less expanding) our country's most vital economic arteries. 

Gold Set to Post Large Quarterly Loss

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted March 31, 2021

In less than 24 hours, the attack will be on. The target: gold. Gold prices are set to post their worst quarterly losses since at least 2016. And the gold haters are set to have a field day with new fodder.

Does the Fed Even Know It’s Full of It?

Written by Adam English
Posted March 30, 2021

Make no mistake about it. The Federal Reserve has always been a political body. The consequences are profound, and we need to react to them.

Congress Won't Stop Mass Shootings — This Technology Will

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted March 26, 2021

First some lunatic murders eight people across the Atlanta area, and then a second lunatic opens fire on a supermarket in Colorado. These tragedies occur with such frequency that something must be done. One company has taken that step forward...

The New Oil

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted March 25, 2021

The new lifeblood of commerce has been born. However, there’s currently a shortage of this “new oil" — a big one. It could mean disruption in all parts of the economy and, more importantly, an opportunity for big profits.

Newfoundland Gold Rush

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted March 24, 2021

Geologists are on the verge of an extraordinary new gold discovery deep in the remote mountains of Newfoundland. It could become one of the highest-grade gold deposits on the planet… and it could make today's investors magnificently rich.

Another $3 Trillion in Spending: Too Late, Too Quick, Too Much, Not Enough

Written by Adam English
Posted March 23, 2021

The latest news trickling “outside the Beltway” of Washington, D.C., is fantastic. It is also terrible. Most of it won't make it through. Some of it will, and we can capitalize on it.

Yield Spike Undercuts the Fed (Again)

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted March 19, 2021

When the FOMC met earlier this week, Jerome Powell stuck to his story, but increasingly, investors and policymakers alike are coming to see inflation for the threat it truly is. 

3 Ways to Invest Your $1,400 Stimulus Check

Written by Mike Munno
Posted March 18, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was signed by President Biden on March 11 and checks have begun hitting bank accounts. There are a lot of options out there for making your stimulus check work for you. Here are three strong possibilities.

4 Trillion Reasons to Own Gold Right Now

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted March 17, 2021

Gold is set to experience one of its greatest and most powerful bull markets in history. Forget the bull market of the 1970s and the run-up in prices back in 2011. The 2021 gold market is positioned to blow all others out of the water.

We're Goin' Up Around The Bend

Written by Adam English
Posted March 16, 2021

We’re supposedly coming up on an end to one of the most extraordinary times in our society and economy with the steady rollout of vaccinations and the predicted decline in COVID cases. We’re also approaching the end of what may, in time, be recognized as the biggest double-down bet in economic history.

How the Future of Computing Is Buried in the Past

Written by Adam English
Posted March 13, 2021

We lost something along the way out of a need for efficiency and savings. A BIG something. We are finally on the cusp of reclaiming that potential.