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How SMI Strategies Put the Best Team on the Field

In investing, as in sports, sometimes you're helped more by a solid defense than by an aggressive offense.
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The Shape of Things to Come

There’s much debate among economists about the likely path of our country’s recovery from the pandemic-fueled recesssion. Those who think about such things tend to talk in terms of “shapes.” So, in a series of surveys
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July Issue Release Timing

The stock market suffered a second significant sell-off today, its second in the past 10 sessions. The S&P 500 is basically flat for June at this point, closing today at 3,050 after ending May at
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State of the Markets After 100 Days

It's been 100 days since the WHO officially declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. I'll leave the medical/political sides of that to others, but it seems like an appropriate time to update some big picture thinking about the
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SMI on the Radio: The Case for Gold (audio and transcript)

Central-bank actions and overall economic conditions are making gold an increasingly attractive investment, as SMI executive editor Mark Biller explained yesterday's MoneyWise Live from Moody Radio. To listen to a portion
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“Okay Boomer” Comes for the Stock Market

In November, 2019, 25-year-old Chlöe Swarbrick, a member of New Zealand’s Parliament, popularized the phrase, “Okay Boomer,” when she used the dismissive comment to shut down an older colleague who had interrupted her as
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Making Sense of a Manic Market

The stock market is currently working through its third "once in a generation" crisis in the past 20 years. There was the Tech Bubble in the late-1990s that culminated in the bear market of 2000-2002. The loose-money
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A Conversation About Gold (Video)

Our current cover article about gold has prompted many comments and questions from members. So, in this online video, SMI's Mark Biller and Matt Bell dive a bit deeper into the topic.
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SMI’s Winning Approach to Owning Gold

Gold appears to be poised for strong gains. Learn how SMI's simple, disciplined approach to investing in gold provides reliable signals for when to buy and when to sell.
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The Crucial Role Bonds Continue to Play Across SMI Strategies

Given recent turbulence in the bond market, does it still make sense to hold bonds in your portfolio?
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