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Investing

They’re Called Stop Losses for a Reason!

I’ve been making a lot of adjustments to stop losses lately in my Peak Income service as a way of locking in some of our hard-fought gains. Recently I took

Investing

Stop Reading the News!

Conventional wisdom says that information is good… more is better… and even more is best. I used to work for a hedge fund manager who was obsessed with reading news

Central Banks

Is the Bond Rout Over?

While the Trump-fueled rally continues, the Fed’s been keeping a relatively low profile lately. Maybe it’s the New Year or maybe it’s just analyzing the incoming data to determine whether

Economy

The Tipping Economy

In this, my 50th year on the planet, I’m officially becoming a cranky old man. As I sat in the Atlanta airport recently on a layover, I decided to grab

Investing

Don’t Let Psychology Get the Better of You!

My dad asked me for advice once. He had bought a condo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, several years back and was now wondering whether it was time to sell

Gold

Gold’s Recent Bounce Is Temporary: The Trend is Still Down in 2017 (and Beyond)

Twenty-two radio interviews for the new book, 10 of them live. At this point, my voice is tired. So are gold sellers. Gold peaked at $1,934 in September of 2011

Retirement

A Grumpy Old Man’s Guide to 401(k) Investing

Perhaps I’ve been spending too much time with my young kids, but I’ve gotten quite good at wagging my finger and speaking in a stern, fatherly voice. I love my

Investing

How to Play the Bear Market Rally in Commodities

We talk a fair bit about commodities here at Dent Research. That’s largely because Harry’s research has consistently pointed to deflation – not inflation – as the dominant force in

Economy

Trumponomics: Shame is the Game

The mainstream media has branded our President-Elect’s economic policies as “Trumponomics.” They have focused on trying to understand who the winners and losers are going to be under this new

Retirement

Using the House to Pay for Grandma

I’ve always got the nagging feeling that I’m not saving enough for retirement. Maybe because I don’t even know how much constitutes “enough.” I know most Americans are in the