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Dan Gramza from explores and recaps the current daily market activity in six market sectors and up to 21 futures markets.
We initiated the “Summer Breeze” macro theme on December 7, 2020, to serve as the guiding force for our investment decisions in both US and international assets over the final month of 2020 and the first half of 2021, says Landon Whaley of Whaley Global Research.
Temporary bullish bounces abound for indices, euro, gold, reports Trevor Smith of Trevor's Trading.
The Federal Reserve is clenched in a cage match with the bond market from which there is no escape for them or for the markets, states Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.
This is a fluid situation. Last week we talked about the latest upcoming cycle points for this time of year. It could be the most important time of the year, explains Jeff Greenblatt of Lucas Wave International.
There’s nothing investors like more than a security that grows steadily in value over time while increasing its payments every year, observes Gordon Pape, dividend and growth expert and editor of The Income Investor.
Was yesterday’s washout and price reversal a buying opportunity or the beginning of a pullback in US equities, asks Ian Murphy of
Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) is a master limited partnership that engages in the transportation, storage, and distribution of refined petroleum products in the United States, notes income expert Ben Reynolds, editor of Sure Retirement.
The battle between bond traders and the Federal Reserve is starting to heat up as bond yields wrestle with crucial overhead resistance and the broad market continues in lockstep with bond yields, states Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.
Last week the market started out strong, and to sum it up, finished mixed if not a bit weaker in the NASDAQ 100 (NDX), states John Person of 

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Learn how you can defer, reduce and eliminate your capital gains tax liability by investing alongside of Lifeafar Capital in Puerto Rico. In this presentation, Lifeafar Capital will speak to the unique benefits of the Opportunity Zone legislation, the local incentives for investors in Puerto Rico, and how they are expanding their investment portfolio through the acquisition of distressed, luxury hotel assets. Attendees will receive insight into Lifeafar Capitals unique strategy and their second Qualified Opportunity Zone fund which is currently open for investment.
Join First National Realty Partners' managing principal and co-founder, Chris Palermo, to discover how you can invest in daily-needs, grocery-anchored retail shopping centers. He will review FNRP's unique tenant-centric, value-added investment philosophy and show you how you can get involved in its most recent Home Depot anchored offering in one of the hottest markets in the country.
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Legendary emerging markets investor, Dr. Mark Mobius, talks with MoneyShow's chair and CEO, Kim Githler, about his new book The Inflation Myth.
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ECI Development, with over 25 years of experience working in the real estate development space across the region of Latin America, has built the foundation, reputation, and track record to now spring forward and seize the moment. Join this session with the company's vice president of sales and marketing, Rachel Jensen, to discover what ECI Development has to offer.
While the government's intense pressure continues on the dollar and paper assets, experienced investors seek stable, hard assets. Multifamily apartments continue to be a money-making leader in the commercial real estate space. Investors should consider three key drivers; access to inexpensive debt, rising housing demand through employment, and positive investment returns for extended periods. Join Presario Ventures' principal, Darin Davis, as he breaks down the three why's for your multifamily investment.
Ben R. Weber, Jr., general partner of Texas Republic Minerals will present how individuals may purchase real property with quarterly cash flow in the form of Fee Mineral Interests. These Interests allow investors to participate in the upside of oil and gas profitability while downsizing the risks associated with oil and gas exploration and production. Interests have a one-time purchase price with no cash calls and guaranteed quarterly distributions.
This incredible property is an iconic hotel that rivals Lifeafar's first successful Puerto Rico project, Plaza Colón Hotel & Suites, in stature, prestige, location, and overall projected investor returns. Lifeafar Capital has acquired this distressed asset at a significant discount for investors, and its redevelopment and renovation plans include expanding capacity with the addition of new suites and adding premium amenities including a state-of-the-art gym and spa, upscale restaurant and bar service, and upgraded pool areas.


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