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Economy

Don’t Miss Out! Why You Should Max Out Your 401K Every Year

Warren Buffett is sometimes referred to as the “Sage” or “Oracle” of Omaha, as his wisdom is so widely followed in the investment community. But even in his prime, not

Investing

Equity REITs: Still Worth the Investment?

Equity REITs, which invest typically in commercial buildings, apartments and other properties, have been a hot asset class over the past 14 months. As a sector, REITs are up about

Economy

U.S. Stocks: Flat Returns for the Next 8 Years?

Back in January, I wrote that U.S. stocks were priced to deliver returns of about 0.3% per year over the next eight years. Well, thanks to the monster rally we

Retirement

“You Are Entitled to Nothing” – Frank Underwood Is Bang on the Money

He may be a murderous bastard with no conscience, but if Frank Underwood were a real-life candidate for the presidency, I would vote for him. Frank is not a real

Investing

Trading Strategies: Do You Know Your Bread From Your Butter?

Get ready to buy. Our most reliable technical indicator — one that has historically been 99% accurate — is suggesting that stocks are poised for a major breakout. Bangladesh butter

Economy

Want to Build a Safe Income Portfolio? Don’t Chase Yield!

If something looks too good to be true… you can bet that it is. And nowhere is this truer than in the world of income investing. As investors, we’re drawn

Foreign Markets

Iran’s Western Ideals: But Not For the Reasons You Think

Last week, I wrote about China’s pending mother shortage and what it means for China’s economy in the decades ahead. Along those same lines, today I’m going to turn a

Foreign Markets

China’s Baby Bust

Shifting gears from money to love, here’s a little something to think about with Valentine’s Day on Saturday… Chinese couples will be making a lot fewer babies in the years

Foreign Markets

China’s Economy Spells Trouble for Luxury Brands

As Harry says, the emerging world’s uber wealthy have driven high-end real estate prices higher. And the emerging world’s aspirational rich have driven the boom in luxury goods — from

Investing

Stocks, Overvalued or Undervalued

Last week in the Ahead of the Curve section of Economy & Markets, John Del Vecchio wrote about how the U.S. stock market was expensive by historical norms, using one