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Victory Capital is rolling out a multifactor ETF that specifically looks to minimize volatility. The VictoryShares US Multi-Factor Minimum Volatility ETF (VSMV) comes with an expense ratio of 0.35% and trades on the Nasdaq exchange. moreContinue Reading
GOLD BULLION halved a 1% rally from yesterday's new 5-week lows against the Dollar on Thursday, dipping back below $1250 per ounce as world stock markets fell for a third day, pulled down by oil and energy shares. Crude oil traded near 12-month lows around $42 per barrel of US benchmark WTI. Major government bond prices rose, pushing 10-year US Treasury yields down towards their lowest since Donald Trump's election victory in November at 2.16% per annum. "We're not at the point where we think we need to cash out from the US [stock market] yet," Dow Jones Newswire quotes moreContinue Reading
Technically the correction in gold, silver and copper is over. Gold can rise to $1296 as long as it trades over $1227-$1237 zone. Silver needs to trade over $1609 till early August to continue its medium term bullish zone. moreContinue Reading
By: Chris CaltonAs many who follow websites like already know, Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison for running a dark web drug marketplace known as Silk Road under the pseudonym Dread Pirate Roberts. After receiving his sentence — a deliberately harsh ruling for a man barely in his thirties — Ulbricht's defense team began to work on his appeal. On May 31, Ulbricht lost the appeal, meaning that his life sentence will stand.To libertarians, this is a tragedy. Even for many supporters of the Drug War or at least some regulation of narcotics, Ulbricht's punishment was far moreContinue Reading
The United States Mint is considering an American Liberty fractional gold coin for 2018. The potential coin was briefly discussed today, June 21, at a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee meeting in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] moreContinue Reading
As the United States continues to push towards a military conflict with Russia, there will likely be no real winner when the dust settles. However, if we compare the these two superpowers in the current “gold market”, the Russians are the clear winners. While the U.S. has been (secretly) liquidating its once massive official gold... moreContinue Reading
By: Ryan McMakenChinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma predicted this week that in 30 years, people will be working less than they do now. According to NBC: I think in the next 30 years, people only work four hours a day and maybe four days a week," Ma said. "My grandfather worked 16 hours a day in the farmland and [thought he was] very busy. We work eight hours, five days a week and think we are very busy.Only time will tell if Ma's prediction will come true in terms of its time horizon and magnitude. But, if the moreContinue Reading
"Those who are at present so eager to be reconciled with the world at any price must take care not to be reconciled with it under this particular aspect: as the nest of The Unspeakable. This is what too few are willing to see... Be human in this most inhuman of ages; guard the image of man for it is the image of God.." Thomas Merton, Raids on the Unspeakable “A true opium of the people is a moreContinue Reading
The most popular actively managed ETFs this year tell a story that's not as much about investors chasing outsized performance as it is about ETFs being used for specific goals. In 2017, a lot of assets have flocked into active ETFs that offer safety and income. moreContinue Reading
Today First Trust is rolling out seven ETFs, six on the Nasdaq exchange and another on the NYSE Arca. The first batch includes six smart-beta funds offering a risk-focused multifactor approach. Those ETFs, their tickers and expense ratios are as follows: moreContinue Reading
Gold futures traded higher on Wednesday for the first time in three sessions, climbing from a five-week low, while silver futures extended their losing streak to five sessions in a row. Gold for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] moreContinue Reading
Jim Sinclair's Commentary This is logical. Everyone else is working to dump Trump out of the presidency, certainly the MSM and the Elite's Snobs Club. You think increased interest rates or any kind of normalization is warranted? You are bonkers re: timing. Fed Trying to Cripple Trump Economy-Danielle DiMartino BoothJune 21, 2017 Financial expert and... » The post Fed Trying to Cripple Trump Economy-Danielle DiMartino Booth – appeared first on Jim Sinclair's Mineset. moreContinue Reading