Market Wrap: 7 June 2013 – US equities remain in uptrend, palladium decouples from other precious metals & the Aussie dollar drops sharply

This regular column reviews the condition of several different markets including: stocks, commodities, currencies and precious metals. This week focuses on the Wilshire 5000, West Texas Intermediate crude oil, palladium, and the Australian dollar.

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Energy sector trade update: So far so good

The article ‘Energy sector provides decent trading opportunity’, published last week, outlined a potential trading opportunity in the energy sector ETF XLE. The fund had broken out above a key resistance level and established a well defined uptrend. Now however, the fund has begun to advance strongly and it’s time to safe-guard our profit.

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Weekly Market Wrap: 3 May 2013 – Oil forms second tradable pattern while Japanese and US equities continue to power higher

This regular column reviews the condition of several different markets. This week’s column examines the chart pattern that has formed in crude oil, the best performing sector in the S&P 500 (the financials), and the powerful uptrends that exist within the Wilshire 5000 and the Nikkei.

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Weekly Market Wrap: 19 April 2013 – The case for owning gold is as strong as it ever was

This regular column reviews the condition of several different markets including: stocks, commodities, currencies and precious metals. This week focuses on gold, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, crude oil, copper, and the British pound.

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Weekly Market Wrap: 12 April 2013 – Gold tumbles as predicted, but is this the “puke point”?

This regular column reviews the condition of several different markets including: stocks, commodities, currencies and precious metals. This week focuses on gold, the S&P 500 index, WTI, natural gas and the Japanese yen.

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Keynesianism, inflation & euthanasia of the rentier: A survival guide

The Keynesian economic policies being pursued by finance ministers, central bankers and politicians around the world are designed to create inflation and destroy the wealth of investors. This article outlines the dangers and explores ways in which investors can protect themselves.

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When Bridgewater makes a bet on stocks, commodities, oil & gold miners, investors should take notice

In both 2010 and 2011, Bridgewater was ranked the largest and best-performing hedge fund in the world. Therefore when they make bullish bets on stocks, commodities, oil & gold miners, investors should take notice.

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Weekly Market Wrap: 15 February 2013

This regular column reviews the condition of stocks, commodities and precious metals. This week focuses on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Wilshire 5000, the Reuters-CRB commodities index, and the recent divergence among the precious metals.

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The ideal portfolio for investors & retirees seeking maximum reward over the long-term

This article is written in response to requests from several of our readers who are happy to take on a higher degree of risk in exchange for higher potential rewards. The suggested portfolio is designed to capitalise on the primary investment themes that we see over the next 5-10 years.

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