Saturday , 13 July 2024

Lorimer Wilson

SMART Stocks Are The New FANG (+28K Views)

I believe the SMART stocks should be cornerstones of a portfolio exposed to the rising digital economy we live in. An economy driven by data, digital payments, targeted advertising, streaming and new social interaction at your fingertips.

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The Only Solution To Global Debt Is Default

The illusion that the global economy could effortlessly add trillions in debt to fund living large forever was based on a brief historical anomaly of zero interest rates enabled by low inflation that was never sustainable and the eventual consequences on supply, demand, risk and price discovery are finally visible.

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Exposed! 5 Big Lies About Precious Metals Investing

Investors must often navigate through a barrage of fake news, myths, misinformation, and fraudulent pitches surrounding precious metals before arriving at the simple truth - you don’t buy bullion to get rich quick; you buy it to preserve wealth over time against the threats of currency depreciation and financial crisis. That’s precious metals investing in a nutshell but, if you listen to financial and monetary establishment mouthpieces, you’ll likely be misled. This article exposes the five big lies about precious metals investing and sets the record straight.

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6 Ways the Super-Strong USD Could Hurt the World Economy

The US dollar has been on a major surge against major global currencies in the past year, recently hitting levels not seen in 20 years and, as the world’s reserve currency, such changes in its value have implications for the entire global economy. Below are five of the main ones.

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“Greater Fools” Driving USD Higher

The U.S. has the highest inflation in 40 years, and yet it also has the strongest dollar in 20 years. How can that be? How can the dollar be so weak and yet be so strong at the exact same time? [This article] tries to make sense of this tale of two dollars.

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The 5 Biggest Financial Risks Retirees Face

While there are many risks that face retirees, new research suggests older Americans often underestimate the biggest and most likely problems they'll encounter. Here’s a look at the five biggest risks retirees face — as well as some advice for minimizing those risks.

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NAFTA: Major Imports & Exports Between the U.S. & Canada Are Surprising (+96K Views)

Canada and the United States are the world's largest trading partners. The U.S. accounts for about three-quarters of Canada's exports. Because of geography and the North American Free Trade Agreement, there are a number of products that the countries export to each other while at the same time importing from the other. [Take a look at the list. You might be very surprised.] Words: 712

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Recessions: It’s All About Weathering the Storm – Here’s How

Inflation is at a 40-year high, with gas prices hitting $5 a gallon and everyday purchases becoming more and more expensive. Interest rates are rising. The stock market is taking us on a rollercoaster ride right now, terrifying drops included. Crypto is crashing, too. Some economists are saying the U.S. could soon be in a recession, if it isn’t already. I’m not sure about you, but it’s making me a little anxious.

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