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In the ETF world, the rich get richer. The biggest funds by assets typically attract the largest flows each year. In that regard, 2016 was no exception. The smallest ETF to make the top 10 inflows list for the year has an impressive $16.9 billion in assets, according to FactSet. The other ETFs on the list are much larger still. More ››
2016/12/09 at 6:15pm
Via: Hard Assets Investor
In the ETF world, the rich get richer. The biggest funds by assets typically attract the largest flows each year. In that regard, 2016 was no exception. The smallest ETF to make the top 10 inflows list for the year has an impressive $16.9 billion in assets, according to FactSet. The other ETFs on the list are much larger still. More ››
2016/12/09 at 6:15pm
Via: Hard Assets Investor
My Dear Friends, Modi in all probability has killed himself due to what he has already done to the currency in India. I have a home in India. Having lived there on and off for quite a few years, I can assure you gold is as much a spiritual factor as an economic item to... The post In The News Today appeared first on Jim Sinclair's Mineset. More ››
2016/12/09 at 4:25pm
Via: Jim Sinclair’s MineSet
Gold edged up to $1172.01 in late Asian trade, but it then chopped back lower in London and New York and ended near its midafternoon low of $1156.46 with a loss of 1.01%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.791 and ended with a loss of 0.94%. More ››
2016/12/09 at 4:18pm
Via: GoldSeek
Snippet: Gold edged up to $1172.01 in late Asian trade, but it then chopped back lower in London and New York and ended near its midafternoon low of $1156.46 with a loss of 1.01%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.791 and ended with a loss of 0.94%. More ››
2016/12/09 at 3:56pm
Via: SilverSeek
COT Gold, Silver and US Dollar Index Report - December 9, 2016 More ››
2016/12/09 at 3:32pm
Via: GoldSeek
Stocks up, metals down. A familiar pattern. Interesting that The Donald seems to be bringing in the president of Goldman Sachs in order to fill an advisory post that Bill Clinton created for Robert Rubin. I have places to go, and decorations to put up. See you Monday. Have a pleasant weekend. More ››
2016/12/09 at 2:51pm
Via: Jesse’s Café Américain
McRib
A A Tags Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe McRib and Economic CalculationEntrepreneurship 0 Views Xanthe Pajarillo has petitioned her city council to somehow get the local McDonald's restaurants to offer the McRib sandwich. The McRib features ground pork shaped like four ribs and a McDonald's signature barbecue sauce. Some people love it. Others hate it.Xanthe is in the "loves it" crowd. The sandwich is even a part of her family's Thanksgiving tradition. They order ten McRibs and a 50-piece Chicken McNugget every year.Personal opinions about the sandwich aside, we can take Ms. Pajarillo's complaint as an opportunity to discuss why McDonald's offers the More ››
2016/12/09 at 2:02pm
Via: Mises Daily
This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article is by Deepika Sharma, managing director of investments and portfolio manager at Astor Investment Management. As we look back on 2016, a notable theme is just how wrong the markets were when it came to predicting events and risk drivers. More ››
2016/12/09 at 2:00pm
Via: Hard Assets Investor
Tags A A U.S. HistoryHome | Feed | Blog.rssKeep the Federal Courts Out of the Electoral College Political Theory 0 Views 44 min agoThe United States was originally constructed in such a way that the states themselves would dominate the electoral process. Historically, states have determined who can vote, when they vote, and how they vote. Through this power states have also be given limited de facto power of determining citizenship.RELATED: "In the 19th Century, Non-Citizens Could Vote in 22 States and Territories" Over time, the federal courts have increasingly seized local prerogatives in t his matter, but even today, states and counties More ››
2016/12/09 at 1:44pm
Via: Mises Daily
Gold has suffered brutal, withering selling pressure in the month following the US presidential election. The stock markets' surprise surge after Trump's surprise win has led speculators and investors alike to rush for the gold exits. As usual the former group's extreme selling came largely through gold futures. But this gold-futures dumping has been so severe that it is rapidly exhausting itself, a bullish omen for gold. More ››
2016/12/09 at 11:59am
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A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssRyan McMaken Joins John Stossel Tonight at 10 PM ET on Fox Business 0 Views Friday night at 10 pm ET on Fox Business, Ryan McMaken and John Stossel will discuss how price controls, minimum wages, and anti-trade policy won't make a country rich, whether it's Venezuela or the United States. 52 min agoMises InstituteNote: The views expressed on Mises.org are not necessarily those of the Mises Institute. Tweet Follow Mises Institute Follow @mises More ››
2016/12/09 at 11:49am
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