Chinese Trying To Create a New Gold Standard With Yuan As The Reserve Currency

Gold standard reined the world for more than a 100 years in the time of the British Empire when they backed British Pound with gold. It worked because ultimately all the currencies got linked to the gold and countries kept gold reserves with their central banks. The only problem was that the supply of gold…

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Small Caps Are Crushing S&P 500 Stocks

Do you know this that the small caps are out performing the S&P 500 stocks. Talk about making a small fortune. The small-cap Russell 2000 hit a record high Thursday, and is seriously outperforming its large-cap cousin; the Russell is up 6.6 percent this year, versus a mere 3 percent rise for the S&P 500.…

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This Is The Most Overpriced Stock Market In The World Right Now

What happens when the stocks become overpriced? A correction takes place. The size of the correction depends on how much the stocks are overpriced. Chinese stocks have seen massive rallies this year and analysts are now saying that the Shanghai Stock Market may be overpriced now. Based on the widely used forward price-to-earnings metric, the…

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Can Alibaba Jack Ma Start The Next American Gold Rush?

Alibaba went public last year and became the biggest IPO in history when it raised $25 Billion. Can Jack Ma the CEO and Chairman of Alibaba make history again and spark the next American gold rush? Remember the California Gold Rush that started in middle of the nineteen century. Thousands of people rushed to California…

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Successful Stock Traders Are Always Willing To Lose

If you want to become a successful stock trader, you should be willing to lose. You should take losing as part of trading and consider it as cost of doing business. You will never be 100% sure when you are trading. Trading is all about risk taking. You take calculated risk. You know nothing is…

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Yellen Speech On Friday Is More Important Than Today’s FOMC Meeting Minutes

Today is the FOMC Meeting Minutes day. FOMC stands for the Federal Open Market Committee. Every month FOMC Meeting is considered to an important event in the market. In the month of March this year, FOMC Meeting Minutes had one sentence that said FED will soon increase the interest rate made GBPUSD and EURUSD shootup…

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Wall Street Can’t Stop Talking About The Arrest Of Flash Cash Trader

Many on Wall Street think that arrest of the little known UK based trader Navinder Singh Sarao is simply ridiculous. To add insult to injury 2 more traders have been arrested for using similar market spoofing tactics. This time the 2 traders are based in UAE. Everyone on Wall Street has been talking about this…

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The Ability To Pilot Economies By Central Banks Is In Doubt

Central banks are meeting more often now. But many experts now question the ability of central banks to pilot their economies. FED is being blamed by many experts for giving birth to past financial crisis. For example Alan Greenspan let the real estate bubble grow. He didn’t do anything to burst it. Bursting the real…

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It Is Time To Get Out Of US Stocks Says Chairman Of Templeton Asset Management

Is it time to get out of US stocks? This is what Mark Mobius the chairman of Templeton Asset Management. He thinks that the US economic recovery is still at a nascent stage putting US stocks at risk. Investors should rotate out of the U.S. markets into better-performing emerging markets, says veteran investor Mark Mobius,…

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FED Looking Towards The Wall Street For Warning On Next Financial Crisis

The stock market crash of 2008 was big. But it didn’t come in one day. The crisis was there for all to see like a writing on the wall. First the US housing market tanked. When the real estate prices tumbled, people stopped paying their mortgages and went for foreclosures. Many simply ignored the writing…

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