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Why Is China Dumping US Treasuries?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes China is a major manufacturer of merchandise. They are the world’s second largest economy, following the United States. China is the world’s biggest exporter of goods and have the largest trade surplus. That trade surplus results in vast currency reserves. This positive balance of trade for China has continued to…CONTINUE READING

Quantitative Easing (QE): Are We Making A Mistake?

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Reading Time: 7 minutes The current path of monetary policy in the form of quantitative easing (QE) world wide and particularly in the United States is following a dangerous trajectory, one that has a historical precedent without looking back several centuries. This disastrously flawed monetary experiment has plagued Japans economy and its people since the…CONTINUE READING

What Happened To Your Savings?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes The United States and its citizens are generally not known to be the world’s biggest savers, not for the last few decades at least. The current rate of savings is 5.5% in the United States. Other countries grab the distinction with savings in low double digits. While some may immediately get…CONTINUE READING

The U.S. Trade Deficit: What’s Next?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes No aspect of American trade is talked about more and understood less than the trade deficit of the United States. However despite that, the U.S. trade deficit has almost nothing to do with trade policy. A nation’s trade deficit is determined by the flow of investment capital into or out of the…CONTINUE READING

Best Investments In 2017

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Reading Time: 4 minutes What are the best investments? What is the best return on investment possible? Everyone around you has that best investment suggestion. On your way home from work you may have even been pitched a few great investments that you absolutely cannot miss – if you listen to your radio, or…CONTINUE READING

Is Debt an Advantage?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes How much are you really worth? Think to yourself. What comes to your mind first? Is it your bank statement or the people in your life or the possessions you own? If you owe debt, is it an asset? Our goal is to reassess how we value ourselves genuinely. For…CONTINUE READING

#1 Guaranteed Risk Free Investment

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Does the title sound too good to be true? Is it even possible that there exists such a concept as a risk-free investment? Broadly speaking, when such statements are touted it is typically accompanied by a sales pitch. Let me assure it is not the case here, you will not…CONTINUE READING