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Global Stock Markets Mostly Firmer, While World Bond Yields Continue To Rise

World stock markets were mostly firmer overnight on a continuation of the "Trump rally" that began after last week's U.S. presidential election.

Banking stocks helped boost the European stock indexes, while an upbeat economic report from Japan supported Asian equities. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward mixed to slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins.

The U.S. Treasury bond and note markets continue to see their yields rise (prices fall) early this week.


Gold Prices in 2017 Will Climb Under President Trump

Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States, and that news is having a major impact on gold prices this week.

And the new president is going to have a massive impact on gold prices in 2017.

Here's what our newest gold price prediction shows for gold in 2017...


What President Trump Means for Your Energy Investments

With markets mulling the Trump administration's potential energy policies, here's how these two campaign-trail proposals would affect your energy investments.

We also examine how they'd impact the broader energy market as a whole...


What’s Next for the Spot Silver Price per Ounce

It's been a volatile week for silver prices, sparked by Donald Trump's unexpected U.S. presidential victory.

Investors now want to know what's next for the spot silver price per ounce.

Here’s our year-end price target…


It's Alibaba Singles' Day: The Biggest Day of the Year for BABA

Today is Alibaba Singles' Day, the biggest day of the year for BABA. The annual shopping extravaganza has already hit record numbers before the day even finished.

This year, more than 5,000 brands from more than two dozen countries competed.

Sales from this year's event are for the record books...

Global Markets

Global Equity Markets See Slight Pullback After "Trump Rally"

Most world stock markets saw corrective pullbacks Friday, following the good gains seen in the wake of the U.S. presidential election. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. The U.S. stock indexes late this week approached or hit new record highs on the "Trump rally."

Gold prices are lower Friday as the mid-week surge in the safe-haven metal following the Trump U.S. presidential race win has fizzled.


This Long-View Play Will Make You (and Your Grandchildren) Rich

It was easy to miss during this most recent election, but there were some "real" policy issues discussed from time to time. 

One of them was the deteriorating state of America's infrastructure. It's a pressing problem, huge in scope, and there's just no cheap or easy solution.

That's good news for investors who get in on this play right now, because this can't really be "kicked down the road" any further.

In fact, the problem (and the opportunity) is right outside my door today. And if it's not outside yours, chances are it's close.

Let me show you a few pictures to prove my point and spotlight this investment. They really drive home the scale of what I'm talking about...


Final Sum: Clinton Outspent Trump Over 2:1

With election 2016 over, Clinton outspent Trump by a factor of 2:1.

Here's how Trump won against his rival using far less money...


One of the Best Investments When Trump Is President

Now that we know that Donald Trump will take over the White House in January, we're bringing investors one of the best investments when Trump is president.

Expect volatility over the next several months, but certain investments are poised to soar.

Here is one of the best investments to make now...

Global Markets

Marketplace Re-Evaluates A Trump Presidency, World Equities Rally

In an about-face, world stock markets made strong rebounds Thursday, as fickle traders and investors began to reckon that a Donald Trump U.S. presidency could actually be good for equities and good for the U.S. economy-the world's largest.

Fewer government regulations would also be good for businesses. Just the day before the same marketplace was spooked by Trump's surprise victory over Hillary Clinton. U.S. stock indexes are now not far below their recent record highs.

Stock indexes in Asia and Europe posted solid gains Thursday. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward higher openings then the U.S. day session begins.