As the trade war has dragged on and market volatility risen, investors have been moving money to hedge investments, particularly gold. The author of today’s article notes that it’s “all but certain that the price of gold will rise if trade war fears continue to increase” and that gold miner stocks have outperformed all other hedges over the last few months. For those considering gold miner stocks as a hedge, he highlights one gold miner whose shares have tripled since last Labor Day. For more, CLICK HERE.
China is buying more gold as the trade war drags on, Russia’s gold reserves topped $100 billion after it added 600,000 ounces in June, and billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio is predicting that gold will be a top investment during an upcoming “paradigm shift” in global markets – and if history is any indicator, all these bullish signs for gold are even more bullish for silver, with today’s article declaring that “silver is set to outperform gold based on gold/silver ratio, and silver mining companies present excellent entry points.” For more – including a specific silver miner that investors may want to familiarize themselves with – CLICK HERE.
The trade war with China – and its potential ramifications – has been the primary topic of discussion – and concern – of late when it comes to the markets. And while the importance of that deepening conflict is inarguable, the author of today’s article argues that “there are a few more items on the horizon that may play a bigger role in the markets if they are not resolved in a rational and rapid fashion.” For more on the many bricks in the market’s “wall of worry”, CLICK HERE.
Considering the current realities domestically and globally – including shrinking trade – the author of today’s article observes that “Many investors may wonder…how they can get access to the robust U.S. economy and strengthening dollar while limiting their exposure to shrinking global trade and a potentially slowing economy outside of the U.S.” So how can they? He identifies one path to doing so involving a group of stocks that, even better, are undervalued. For more, CLICK HERE.
Nobody knows how much of an impact the trade dispute between the U.S. and China will have on the U.S. – or China. In regards to the potential fallout in China, the author of today’s article notes that “This uncertainty is being reflected in stock prices. It’s also likely there are bargains among the wreckage, and investors might be able to pick up solid companies at a discount.” As such, he proceeds to highlight three China ETFs that may be credible value plays right now. For more, CLICK HERE.
After tanking in the final months of 2018, oil was having a strong 2019 – that is, until the recent escalations in the U.S.-China trade dispute. And this turn of events for oil should not be surprising: as today’s article observes, “The U.S. has only experienced a handful of trade wars over the last 100 years and each has negatively impacted oil.” Moreover, the author notes that the current “trade war is more encompassing and damaging for the global economy than previous trade wars so the impact on oil should be even more significant.” So what could be in store for oil depending on how the trade dispute plays out from here? CLICK HERE.
The market has been plummeting, the president is attacking the chairman of the Federal Reserve, a trade war is ongoing, U.S. debt is ballooning – and more. So is it time to go defensive with your investment strategy? If so, how? And when will it be time to get aggressive again? In examining these questions, today’s article highlights several specific defensive stocks to consider and outlines how to build your own defensive investment strategy for the coming year. For more, CLICK HERE.
President Trump has stated his belief that trade wars are good. However, based on their reaction to his announced plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum, the markets feel differently. Still, today’s article notes that, in the event of a trade war, some stocks are poised to benefit – specifically, stocks that “have little to do with international trade: they have low exports as a percentage of sales, and low international sourcing as a share of their cost of goods sold.” For the 20 companies that may be best positioned in this regard, CLICK HERE.