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Best Financial ETFs For This Market Slump

The U.S. stock market has seen choppy trading over the past few weeks thanks to renewed geopolitical tensions in Ukraine, Russia and the Middle East. Further, growing speculation over the interest rate hike sooner than expected, slowdown in China and struggling European economy are weighing...

Finland ETF In Focus As Russian Sanctions Escalate

The geopolitical tensions between Ukraine and Russia have not only taken a toll on the lives of thousands of people, but are also expected to severely hurt the economies of both these nations. This is particularly true as the U.S. and the European Union have imposed a host of sanctions on...

Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) At $100, What’s Next?

World markets are mixed as most areas could use some digestion. Europe snapped back around 2.5% from its recent lows. Now is the time to see if that weaker region holds up. See if the iShares MSCI Germany (EWG) can hold $28.50. Asia is a better spot with the iShares China Large-Cap (FXI) around...

Why Silver Prices Could Easily Double Or Triple

Jeff Clark:  Jim Rogers once quipped that he waits to invest until “there’s a pile of money just sitting there in a corner and I can walk over and pick it up.” In other words, an asset that’s deeply undervalued, widely ignored, with potent fundamentals ready to kick in. Is there such an...

This Sector Will Drive The Market For The Next Decade

George Leong: It was just a few months ago that the technology sector stocks, specifically the momentum stocks, were getting bashed around and sold off by the stock market. Since then, the selling has subsided and we have seen a nice rebound in technology stocks to the point where the NASDAQ is...

New Signs The Housing Market Is Approaching Normal?

More fresh reads on housing this week as an industry group reported applications for home mortgages rose last week — driven by refinancing demand — and home improvement retailer Lowe’s came out with second quarter earnings, lowering its outlook on sales for the year. Yahoo Finance...

Is The Blackstone Group L.P.(NYSE:BX) About to Cash In?

The Blackstone Group L.P.(NYSE:BX) is the largest landlord in the U.S., thanks to the nearly $8 billion spent on distressed homes. Over the last few years, Blackstone has purchased more than 43,000 homes. At the peak of its buying binge, the company was spending as much as $100 million on homes...