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Has Hong Kong peaked? (Part I of III)

One of the highlights of any visit to Hong Kong is a trip up to “The Peak”. This is a … 0 928
Stocks and Shares

Italian stocks could implode… Part II

In part one (Italian stocks could implode…Part I) I started explaining how a stock market like Italy needs some decent earnings … 0 949
Stocks and Shares

Italian stocks could implode… Part I

Stand aside! Stock analysts are getting desperate…Italian stocks could implode. Another day, and another optimistic email lands in the OfWealth … 0 1056
Latin America

The best place to invest in South America?

A question for you: what’s long and thin and full of copper? Most people would probably answer an electric cable. … 3 1212
Economic Crisis

Stimulus or Austerity? No thanks!

Spain is a beautiful country with a long history, rich cultural heritage, and fine food. But its economy continues to … 1 927
North America

Eight reasons to avoid the US stock market

The cheerleaders for the US stock market have been out in force in recent months. Barely a day goes by … 0 940
Gold and Precious Metals

The real reasons to own gold

Gold has been attracting more and more attention in recent years. As recently as 2006 if you had suggested a … 0 947
Gold and Precious Metals

The reasons to own gold remain intact

Gold has fallen sharply in the past couple of days, along with all the precious metals. Having started Friday 12 … 0 922
Investment Strategy

Smashed to bits by the bit com speed bubble.

I remember back in the late 1990s living through the “TMT” stock market bubble.“TMT” stood for “Technology, Media and Telecommunications”. … 0 1020
Pieter Bureghel painting the tax collector
Investment Strategy

How to make a real profit: The basics

Making a simple profit in investing isn’t enough. You need to make profits that are bigger than a certain level. … 0 956
Investment Strategy

The simple secrets of Stock market Profits

Investing in stocks and shares can seem complicated. And of course investing is never completely simple. But there are ways … 0 949