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Bitcoin commemorative coin
Posted in Cryptocurrency

The Real Expenses of Being a Lazy Bitcoin Investor

The crypto-bull is raging, but many investors still stay away. Comfortable cryptocurrency exchange-traded products may be the solution for many…

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Physical Rhodium powder, pressed and melted forms
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Rhodium Price Doubled, Quadrupled, and Octupled

 The rhodium price jumped 95 percent in one year and eightfold in two years. The metal is exceptionally scarce and…

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Infographics: Bull vs. Bear, Long vs. Short Strategies
Posted in Stock Market

Oh, No, Is GameStop Short Selling or Buying a Sin?

Is GameStop short-selling harmful or unusual? Short selling itself is normal, the same as long buying. The “let’s blame the…

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Are Stock Dividends and Buybacks Driving Prices Higher?
Posted in etf Investing Stock Market

Stock Dividends and Buybacks–a Strong 1-Trillion-Dollar Force Driving Markets Higher

Stock dividends rose slightly and buybacks fell 30 percent in 2020.  This year, both may rise again.  Means over 1…

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Infinite row of dollar bills
Posted in Commodities Investing Personal Finance

Is This the End of the Dollar? Will Fiat Currencies Collapse?

Many authors fear the total collapse of fiat currencies or the end of the dollar.  They forget that central banks…

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Litecoin Silver, Bitcoin Gold (symbolic cryptocurrency coins)
Posted in Cryptocurrency Investing

9 Reasons I Invested in the Digital Silver, Litecoin

Why is the Digital Silver, Litecoin Attractive? A Short List: Litecoin is one of the oldest cryptocurrencies. Its transaction system…

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Coffee Investment Chart with Beans and Cup
Posted in Commodities etf

Coffee Investment Is a Tough Game (Always on the Rollercoaster)

Coffee investment is a volatile, difficult one. In the last couple of years, the futures price moved on a rollercoaster….

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Buying Bitcoin or Ether in Europe seems to be easy
Posted in Cryptocurrency etf

7 Ways to Buy Bitcoin and Ether in Europe (and 2 Horror Stories to Consider)

How to buy Bitcoin in Europe? There are many answers to this.  All methods have advantages and disadvantages.  Storage and…

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Excavator at work. Mining may be great again.
Posted in Commodities

8 Compelling Reasons to Watch Commodity Investments

Commodity investments may enter a bull market soon. Money printing, government rescue packages, inflationary risks, and economic recovery are the…

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Photo: Lumber still in the woods.
Posted in Commodities

Lumber Price Exploded–the Very Best Commodity Investments in 2020

The lumber price surged 67 percent this year, it was the top-return commodity so far. The supply declined, lumber mills…

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Services like Zoom Video, Skype, and others get extraordinary attention in the quarantine
Posted in Personal Finance Stock Market

35 Zoom Alternatives and the Zoom Stock Price Explosion (Updated for 2021)

Zoom alternatives are plenty. We found 35 (see the list). Zoom stock price surged more than 600 percent this year….

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Turkish Lira Coin, Flag and Map
Posted in Stock Market

The Rebirth of the Turkish Lira And Turkish Stocks (a Tale from the Crypt)

The Turkish lira and the Turkish stock market fell to record lows a couple of weeks ago. The economic situation…

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Let's Buy European Stocks? French Share (Company "Chaussures Dressoir")
Posted in Stock Market

Time to Buy European Stocks Instead of US Ones?

Buy cheaper European stocks rather than overpriced American titles? The Stoxx 600 index almost stagnated in the last ten years….

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Crude Oil Rig in the Sunset
Posted in Commodities

Inflation and Crude Oil Price – Will The Fall Never End?

The crude oil price exploded today on good news about the vaccine. Are crude prices high or low, historically? Inflation-adjusted,…

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Big Tech Winter, Crisis
Posted in Stock Market

The Big Tech Winter and the WWW-Shaped Recovery

The poor performance of Big Tech last week is a warning sign. The second and third waves of coronavirus may…

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Gold Ring and Platinum Ring. One is Ruling.
Posted in Commodities

The Real Top of Platinum Price–Rich Man’s Gold, or Poor Man’s Gold?

Platinum price used to be twice the price of gold, but today it is only less than half of it….

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Energy stocks—Gas station fuel pistols
Posted in Commodities Stock Market

Time to Get Greedy in Energy Stocks?

Energy stocks almost hit new lows in the second coronavirus-wave.  That’s the most hated industry, near one-year, five-years, many-years lows. …

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S&P 500 Sector Performance in 2020–The 11 Riders of the Cataclysm
Posted in Stock Market

S&P 500 Sector Performance in 2020–The 11 Riders of the Cataclysm

The S&P 500 sector performance in 2020 was very similar to the long-term picture. (See the infographics.) The crisis didn’t…

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Canadian maple leaf coin - highest price of silver is to come?
Posted in Commodities

What Was the Highest Price of Silver So Far? (Not the One You’re Thinking About)

The highest price of silver by the statistics was $49.50. But a long time ago.  Today’s inflation-adjusted price is already…

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Gold Bars (Bullion). Inflation-proof?
Posted in Commodities

Gold, Inflation, All-Time Highs–Good to Know Where the Real Top Was

Gold, inflation are closely related, as people buy gold to protect their wealth from depreciation.  Also, by low inflation, gold…

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