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Money Roundup: A Record Plunge, A Risk Reassessment, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting reads on investing, the economy, and personal finance. U.S. economy plunges at titanic 32.9% rate in 2nd quarter and points to drawn-out recovery (MarketWatch). Consumer
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The Conflicting Messages of the Bond, Gold, and Stock Markets

While many investors tend to focus primarily (or exclusively) on the stock market, there are important signals that can be gleaned from other markets as well. Here’s what a few of the key markets seem to be
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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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Gold Mining Stocks Update

SMI has never been a trading service and I'm not about to wade into those waters now. But I've gotten a few questions about what I meant regarding buying the gold mining stocks on a market pull-back, so I wanted to clear
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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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A Primer on Buying Gold Bullion

The best approach for most SMI investors is to invest in gold via our DAA strategy. But if you want a small amount of physical gold in addition, here's an overview of how to buy it.
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April Sighting

Sighting: Gold & Stocks – A Complicated Correlation The equity market sell-off in the past few weeks has been shocking.... But what may also surprise you is the recent weakness in gold. Shouldn’t the safe-haven asset
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Why Isn’t Gold Glittering?

In tumultuous times, gold typically assumes the role of a safe haven. This time, not so much. Or perhaps we should say, "Not yet." As you may know, gold enjoyed a strong run-up the weeks and months before the pandemic.
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Interest Rates and Negative Bond Yields

President Trump got the financial world (OK, the non-financial world too!) fired up with the following early-morning tweets today:
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