GOLD: If not NOW, then WHEN?

GOLD: If not NOW, then WHEN? By John Rothans Throughout history, gold has functioned as the world’s de facto safety net. It thrives in tough economic climates and has proven to be a reliable and predictable hedge against rising inflation, volatile stocks, a deepening recession and a weakening dollar.   Some of gold’s greatest price…

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The Fearless Girl and the Wall Street Bull Rising Above the Noise

Back in early March, State Street Global Advisors erected a 4-foot-tall bronze statue of a young girl across from the iconic Wall Street Bull. The company is the investment management division of State Street Corporation, the third largest asset manager in the world. The statue was placed in Bowling Green Park in Manhattan’s Financial District…

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How to Buy Gold Bars

When you hear “gold bars,” visions of underground bank vaults sealed tight and stacked high with glimmering gold bricks may come to mind. While vaults like this do exist, gold bars are much more accessible than the everyday gold owner may imagine. Gold bars are portable, private and liquid, and in some ways, more straightforward…

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What’s in your IRA?

WHAT’S IN YOUR IRA? In a perfect world, you pay into Social Security your entire working life and your money is waiting when you reach retirement, right? Not so fast. Didn’t you get the memo? This is far from a perfect world and Social Security shortfalls are a concern for all Americans. The Individual Retirement…

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