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Your Money Adviser: Appeal of Savings Bonds Wanes in Ultralow Interest Environment

With Series I savings bonds currently earning zero percent interest, even a Treasury official acknowledges that little is there to motivate a purchase.




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May 28, 2015

Stocks opened sharply lower this morning (Dow -62 pts; SPX -.33%). All ten major sectors are in the red, led by industrials and energy. There are some small pockets of strength in healthcare (i.e. 371 more words

Borrowing to Replenish Depleted Pensions

Cities and states facing ballooning obligations in public workers’ retirement plans are finding increasing appeal in an arbitrage play in the bond markets.




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May 27, 2015

Stocks gapped up at the open, recovering from yesterday’s slide. The Dow and SPX are currently up 110 pts & .6%, respectively. All ten major sectors are in the green, except for energy. 343 more words

Sketch Guy: With Short-Term Goals, Go for a Bird in the Hand

The return on an investment is not nearly as important as having the money there when it’s needed, a financial planner writes.




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Precious Metals: Tuesday 26 May 2015

Base metals edged lower on Friday, posting an average loss of 1.1 percent, in part reflecting a renewed appreciation of the US dollar, triggered by a better- than-anticipated April US inflation report and reinforced by a more hawkish-than-expected Fed Chair Yellen’s speech in Providence. 103 more words

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It's All Connected - Just Open Your Eyes / Martin Armstrong

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It’s All Connected – Just Open Your Eyes

by Martin Armstrong

COMMENT: Hi Marty, I must say your analysis of the dow for the last six months is simply mind blowing. 88 more words