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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.
Farmland prices have been going ballistic over the past few years, asserts Jimmy Mengel, editor and chief investment strategist at the newly launched advisory service, The Profit Sector.
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.
We sense a change in the air—a sense that the old stories of rising prices and case counts, of shortage and disruption, have lost their bite and ability to move markets—it’s all in the price, states Jay Pelosky of TPW Advisory.

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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.
Learn more about an Oil and Gas Joint Venture as Crown Exploration's CEO explains the energy pipeline and discusses drilling strategies and tax advantages of investing in Oil and Gas

"Stagflation is a period of stagnant economic growth accompanied by persistently high inflation and a sharp rise in unemployment." With no end in sight to the current inflation and the equities markets turning bearish, Rich Checkan will share what you can do to weather this stagflationary storm.
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.
The inflation-protected bond market started in 1997 when the US Treasury issued TIPS. TIPS have limitations. First, they are bonds so they will absolutely lose money given their duration risk when yields move higher. Second, the only measure of inflation within TIPS is a single index: the Consumer Price Index (CPI). CPI is just one index, like the Dow Jones, is one index. It's not the only way to measure inflation. One-third of CPI is RENT. Rent is not relevant for many as a measure of inflation. Inflation is everywhere in our day-to-day lives. Do you think hiking policy rates will matter? Is the cause of inflation directly related to fiscal spending and money supply coupled with the shortages in the labor market and supply chain disruptions around the world? Will higher US policy rates mean no more chip crisis, or will it bring more truck drivers or end Russia's invasion of Ukraine?

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.

Warren Buffett once referred to leveraged derivatives as financial weapons of mass destruction. Although derivatives had a major role in the 2009 financial crisis, they can nevertheless be very powerful trading tools if you know how to use them properly. In this webinar, Andrew Aziz will discuss the dos and don'ts of using leveraged products for day trading in the current volatile bear market of 2022. Andrew Aziz will walk you through his strategies for trading leveraged products such as TQQQ and he will provide examples from his recent trades in addition to data on the profits and losses he made on those trades.

Why the thesis for a multi-year bull market for oil still holds, the generational opportunity in energy stocks and the catalysts that Eric believes will re-rate energy stocks meaningfully higher.

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