Google Fires Podesta Lobbying Group Shortly After Hiring Eric Braverman; Coincidence?

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In the wake of her staggering defeat last November, several historically large contributors to the Clinton Foundation slashed their donations (see here and here), presumably because they either realized their pay-for-play scam was ruined or they suddenly lost interest in the Foundation’s various charitable efforts…we’ll let you decide which is more likely.  But, the Clinton […]

Why Gold Prices will Rise Dramatically Very Soon

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NIA will soon be releasing an exclusive must read report entitled, ’50 Reasons Gold Must Rise’. Here is one of the most important reasons that NIA will be featuring in its report: Even though QE3 has ended, the Fed is expected to at least maintain the current size of its balance sheet moving forward. In […]

Dow 20,000 Is Here: What Professional Investors Say Comes Next

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After over a month of foreplay, Dow 20,000 is in the rearview mirror. And yet in retrospect, it didn’t take long. Deutsche Bank’s Jim Reid looks at how Dow numbers were first achieved and how long it took between each 1000 increment. Firstly the Dow only hit 1000 for the first time in January 1987. […]

Is Bitcoin the Undisputed Best Performing Asset Class of the Decade?

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In the educational piece titled “Is Bitcoin Too Risky? Whenever the Bitcoin is Mentioned in Financial Pop Media, Ignorance Ensues,” I reviewed the many misconceptions that “so-called” professional investment types had about bitcoin, its relative risks and rewards. I called out the Financial Times, the London Business School and Money Magazine as basically not knowing […]