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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 1229
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 1365
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 1529
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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 1217
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 1253
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 1230
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 1191
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 1356
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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 1245
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 1233
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Asia

No silver bullet for Japanese Stocks

Another day and I receive another piece of bullish commentary about Japan. This time a financial newsletter writer who is … 0 1281