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A Medical Breakthrough Creating Breakthrough Profits

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When Minghao, a 12-year old Chinese boy, was playing soccer earlier this year, the seemingly healthy player had no idea he was on the cusp of devastating news.

During the game, he headed the ball; it was a simple maneuver regularly seen throughout any match. The next day Minghao (a pseudonym) woke up stiff, sore, and with a severe aching in his neck.

Doctors examined him and, after tests, delivered the type of news that every parent dreads...

Their son had a malignant tumor known as Ewing's sarcoma in the second vertebra of his neck.

Conventional surgery to remove the vertebra was not a promising option. Recovery would be prolonged and the conventional remedy of inserting a titanium tube, held in place by cement and screws, was especially ill-suited for Minghao. As he grew there was a very real chance the bones around the tube would impede and damage it, creating their own dire set of consequences.

What happened next is one of the most exciting breakthroughs I've come across in my career. It's nothing short of revolutionary and, for the companies involved, an equally awe-inducing investment opportunity... Full Story

How to Profit from the Biggest IPO Ever


If you couldn't get a piece of the largest IPO in history a couple of weeks ago, you weren't alone.

The Alibaba IPO will go down as the greatest wealth opportunity of a generation - but only about 4% of the $25 billion worth of stock went to individual investors.

Here's how to profit from Alibaba's huge profit stream at a nearly 50% discount from the stock's current price - and at a much lower level of risk...

Why SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSE Arca: GLD) Belongs in Your Portfolio


Gold's late May decline to its lowest levels in four months could mean now is the time to buy shares in SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSE Arca: GLD). GLD is down more than 8% since mid-March to a discounted price of $120.65 a share.

That makes the ETF, whose shares have been sought by the likes of world-renowned hedge fund managers, a value buy right now.

Here’s how SPDR Gold Trust ETF operates – and how it fits into your portfolio today...

How the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE Arca: GDX) Can Work for Your Portfolio


Gold mining stocks were hammered over the last two years. But the top gold mining investments, like Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE Arca: GDX), are poised for a comeback.

Here's why...

Why Gold Mutual Funds Are Attractive Investments

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Gold mutual funds are gaining attention as a safe-haven investment to hedge against the market volatility 2014 has brought so far.

These types of investments are managed by professionals who analyze and monitor the movement of gold and invest accordingly in bullions and equities.

Here we examine one method for how to invest in gold, using gold mutual funds.

Plus we’ve highlighted a few to get you started today…

New Gold ETF OUNZ Offers Something Different to Investors

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A new gold ETF, Merk Gold Trust ETV (NYSE ARCA: OUNZ), was launched on May 16, 2014. It seeks to corner an often-neglected part of the investment market: goldbugs who like to hold onto tangible gold.

Here’s how this new gold ETF works...

A List of Gold ETFs to Diversify Your Portfolio

Gold prices have been stuck in a tight trading range for weeks, struggling to consistently trade above the key $1,300 an ounce level.

As the yellow metal pushes to climb past the mark, our list of gold ETFs provide options to investors who want to diversify their portfolio, but still target the gold sector.

Here's a list of all of the gold ETFs you'll need...

What Is an ETF?

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Much value can be added to a portfolio if one thoroughly grasps the answer to the question, "What is an ETF?"

We're here to provide an in-depth look for investors on exactly what exchange-traded funds are, their benefits, their weaknesses.

Plus a few ETFs for you to strengthen your portfolio today...

"Ultra" ETF Investing: The Newest Portfolio Killer

There's a type of fund that's a recipe for losing money; they make money for their sponsors, but they're very unlikely to make money for us as investors.

But there are ways to play strategic sectors without resorting to these dogs.

Here's the scoop...

Investing In ETFs: How Exchange-Traded Funds Can Save You Money

High commissions and management fees, along with taxes, can really cut into your returns.

That's where exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, come in. In today's investment world, ETFs are cheaper and more tax-friendly than mutual funds.

The average expense ratio for U.S.-listed ETFs is 0.4%, compared with 1.42% for diversified U.S. stock funds.They also give you exposure to an entire industry or market with the click of a mouse.

It's one of the reasons why exchange-traded funds are quickly becoming the investment of choice for investors seeking broad market exposure.

In fact, the number of ETFs has surged over 10-fold in the last decade.

The total number of ETFs in the market grew to 1,114 by October 2011, with assets over $1 trillion, according to the Investment Company Institute.

And the ETF market will expand to roughly $3.1 trillion by 2016, according to projections from the Financial Research Corp. in Boston.

So if you're looking to diversify your portfolio and save money doing it, ETFs may be the way to go.

Here's a primer on how ETFs can work for you.

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