Investing Strategies & Personal Finance

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Stock markets will remain on edge today as traders react to the slightest indication the FOMC might waiver from the well-flagged (and highly anticipated) 0.5% rate increase next Wednesday, writes Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
A Manhattan court heard a case in 1994 to rule whether three card monte was a game of skill or a game of chance; the judge ruled that three card monte was a game of skill, and the defendant was not guilty of illegal gambling, explains Kelley Wright, value investor and editor of Investment Quality Trends.
Bulls came out of the gate early Wednesday with purpose, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Indeed, it looks like Mike Wilson of Morgan Stanley called it right when he previously predicted stocks would rally to a range of 4,000 to 4,150 before the bear market resumes in earnest, states Steve Reitmeister of Reitmeister Total Return.
Bill Gates is the 4th richest person in the world; his net worth of ~$129 billion is a massive amount of money, notes Bob Ciura, editor of Sure Dividend.
Recent remarks from Fed Chair Powell essentially confirmed that the FOMC will be slowing the pace of rate rises — the conventional wisdom being that December will feature a 50-basis-point hike rather than another consecutive 75-basis-point hike, observes Monty Guild in Guild Investment Management's Market Commentary.
Insider buying and selling have proven to be a great indication of what the people running a company think of the business’s prospects; I recently I ran across one insider filing that I found both interesting and potentially profitable, suggests Tim Melvin, editor of The 20% Letter.
With the year quickly coming to a close, investors have only a few more weeks with which to impact their tax burden for 2022, suggests Chuck Carlson, dividend reinvestment specialist and editor of DRIP Investor.
The S&P 500 rose 5.4% in price in November, for its second-consecutive monthly advance. The last time the S&P 500 was able to post successive gains was August 2021, recalls chief investment strategist Sam Stovall in CFRA Research's flagship newsletter, The Outlook. 
Watch December closely as it determines how the yearly charts candlestick closes, and that closure may indicate the nature, timing, and severity of the ensuing bear market, writes Trevor Smith of Trevor's Trading.

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In this presentation, we will cover tangible asset allocation, the hard asset spectrum, and a great introduction to numismatics and rare coins. We will also cover the top ten reasons why the super-rich are buying rare coins now and present some great examples of price appreciation. Be sure to stick around to find out about our great giveaways.
Dana Samuelson will explain why the US economy is on the edge of a true recession, and potentially a severe one. Leading economic indicators have been weakening for several months and the future looks worse. Equity values may be especially vulnerable when you consider todays value metrics against every previous major economic turning point. Meanwhile gold has already rallied from cyclical lows but remains undervalued relative to the value of the US dollar, our debt, the global economy, and global inflation.
Many turn to precious metals as a hedge but fall short by just scratching the surface. Many options are available and there is data to prove it!

Most companies sell the latest or hot topic items but they don't give you a real explanation of why to buy or what the market is for your coins.
Entrusting money to the state is grave error, reads the preface to Murray Rothbard's classic treatise 'What Has Government Done to Our Money?' Decades later, with US inflation at a 40-year high, it's clear why. Inflation is everywhere, and not leaving anytime soon. The economic consequences will be severe, particularly for those who fail to prepare. Fortunately, theres still time. In this session, Albert Lu discusses investment strategies designed to avoid the catastrophic consequences of inflation and to come out ahead.

In this session, David Morgan will discuss the planned reset via WEF, adoption possibilities, resistance, precious metals involvement, and personal responsibility.
After hearing from the ETF experts for two days, Pat Dunwoody will provide an overview of the industry, debunk several of the ETF myths that continue to exist, and share the overall view of the strength and future of the industry. This will confirm that ETFs are the right investment vehicles for your portfolio.
Attend this session to learn how the definition of retirement is evolving, what this could mean for your future and the future of retirement; and how to financially prepare for it.
At the onset of one of the worst health crises in recent memory, many investments seemed to lose touch with fundamentals, as government handouts and dovish central banks led to irrational investor exuberance and extreme risk-taking. Some traditional investments underperformed, offering little in real returns. Now as markets clear out some of the speculations that ran rampant, the fundamental tenets of portfolio construction are gaining in popularity. Over the long term, fixed income has historically played an important role within a portfolio, providing stability, safety, and income. Is now the time to get back to basics?

Asset allocation ETFs continue to grow in popularity, and for good reason. These simple to use, all-in-one solutions offer investors a diversified low cost ETF that rebalances for them back to their selected asset mix. In this session, we discuss asset allocation and best practices for constructing a well diversified portfolio. We will break down the different ways to use these all-in-one Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in your portfolios, and highlight some innovative income based solutions to enhance the yield in your portfolio.

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Generating consistent gains in an ever-changing market is nearly impossible unless you know how (and when) to adapt to different market phases. Even a great strategy won’t work in the wrong conditions, and managing the money that you already have in the markets effectively is just as important as making the initial investment or placing the trade. In this section, you can learn about specific investing strategies and investment picks that will allow you to dampen risk without giving up solid gains. You’ll learn how to generate superior returns to establish a margin of safety in anticipation of black swan events and market anomalies.

With headwinds such as a longer time horizon, the current low-yield market environment, and the need to strategically allocate beyond stocks, bonds, and funds, there are several distinct and important financial decisions that really matter. Those are the ones you need to get right, so you don’t run out of money during your golden years. But, even the best-laid retirement plans can harbor hidden risks, including longevity risk, sequence-of-return risk, and underspending. The nature of risk changes in retirement, as the lifestyles of retirees become more vulnerable to the impacts of market volatility, unknown longevity, and spending shocks. Learn how to safeguard your portfolio and your plan against these risk factors.

With volatility making a comeback in the markets, investors are looking for the best investment strategies to protect—and grow their portfolios—in a challenging environment. Uncover effective strategies for managing your assets for a longer period of time, given current market conditions and longer life-span expectations. Learn about specific investments that could accomplish the goal of making your nest egg comfortably provide an income throughout your lifetime.