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The Best Investments to Profit from Japan's Money Printing

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As long as Japan's government insists on money printing to try to stimulate its long-moribund economy, opportunities will abound.

The only question is how to find the best investments. Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald, who lives part of the year in Japan, shared several ideas with Stuart Varney on a Monday appearance on FOX Business' "Varney & Co."

In this video, Fitz-Gerald talks about how American investors can profit from what's happening in Japan, and what he considers the best investments...

This "Financial Mass Destruction" Play Is All Upside

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While Russia fights for Eastern Ukraine, for now, it's losing the currency war.

Thanks to a perfect storm of low oil prices, economic sanctions put in place in response to the crises in Ukraine, and capital flight, Russia's been forced to capitulate by abandoning its currency peg.

It's all reminiscent of the financial attacks on Iran and its currency.

But fortune favors the bold, and blood's about to start running in the streets of Moscow, providing us an opportunity to capture our share of profits...

The Most Important Trade You'll Ever Make

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Seasoned investors know there are ways a trade can go wrong for you - that's why thorough research and tight investing discipline are so important.

But, the truth is, there's only one surefire way to lose your shirt, only one move that's absolutely, positively guaranteed to cost you money.

And it's a shockingly easy play to make. In fact, as of 2014, more than 52% of Americans have made this fatal trading mistake.

They didn't see it coming, and, even worse, plenty of these folks thought they were actually playing it safe.

But there's good news: this trap is as easy to avoid as it is to fall into. And once you avoid it, you'll never have to worry about it again...

Why Ultimate Trailing Stops Are an Essential Investing Strategy

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You've spotted an unstoppable, trillion-dollar trend. You've identified the stock that's set to benefit most and made a trade using the tactics that will squeeze the most profit out of it.

Nicely done.

Now it's time for the final piece of the Total Wealth strategy.

Mention the words "risk management" and most investors get a look that's somewhere between "bored" and "terrified." It's not that they don't want to control risk; they're just not sure how and they don't make it a priority.

Yet the most direct path to building a fortune is not losing your money in the first place.

All you really need is a handful of tools - which I'm going to walk you through one by one in the coming weeks - and the discipline to enforce them.

One you're probably already familiar with is a trailing stop. They're usually automatic sell orders set at a specific percent below the market price of the investment you hold or at some predetermined dollar amount of risk on a given investment. While people typically think of trailing stops as downside protection, in fact, they can be used to lock in profits, too. That's why I recommend using them on almost every investment.

But few people use what I call "Ultimate Trailing Stops."

This "Boring" Income Play Could Get You 76%, Even in This Market

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We're sharing this Private Briefing with you because it's quite simply the perfect opportunity for these market conditions. To claim your 50% Member discount, and get all of Bill's Private Briefing recommendations for any and every market, click here. Now here's Bill...

In journalism circles, there's an axiom that tells writers that it's usually better to "show" than to "tell."

It's a nifty bit of wisdom that I've shared with dozens of young writers through the years.

In this Private Briefing report, I'm taking my own advice.

Yesterday, we told you that that high-yielding dividend stocks were one of the best ways to navigate this whipsaw market.

How to Get a Piece of Wall Street Profits Without the Wall Street Corruption

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There's simply no limit to how far Wall Street will go to make a buck.

It's no wonder. With corporate offenses and "bad behavior" routinely going unpunished, perpetrators have developed a sense of immunity.

But just weeks ago there was an indictment in a case of alleged manipulation of commodities futures.

It's the first ever federal prosecution for "spoofing," a tactic I recently discussed.

While we wait to see if it either sets the tone for a wider crackdown or proves to be little more than a slap on the wrist, we can also take the opportunity to profit.

Here's how we're going to play a non-bank investment against a rigged services industry...

How to Profit from the Biggest IPO Ever

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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...

How to Trade After a Market Reversal

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The markets fell hard yesterday (Thursday), in the biggest one-day drop so far this year. Traders kept their fingers on the sell button pretty much all day. The Dow tumbled 335 points, the S&P 500 Index got shellacked 41 points, and the tech-laden Nasdaq lost 90 points.

Yet this is NOT a "run for the hills" moment. Instead, it's a fantastic short-term trading opportunity.

Here's how to trade after a market reversal...

Forget What the "Analysts" Say, Both of These Omens Mean Big Profits

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It's been 14 trading sessions since the financial media was abuzz with the fact that the Russell 2000 Index experienced a Death Cross. That is to say its 50-day simple moving average (SMA) trended below its 200-day SMA. The coverage was all about why the Death Cross spelled impending doom for small-cap stocks and, by extension, the entire stock market.

In fact, in all of the Death Cross commentary I saw on television and read on the Internet there was no mention of historical performance after a Death Cross. None! Just a lot of hyperbole about why we should be concerned.

Indeed, instead of even the most basic statistics, all the well-spoken analysts, well-dressed pundits, and market commentators just kept showing chart screenshots of the current market condition as a reason why we should all hunker down for a correction.

Basically, a sample set of one.

And as you remember from Statistics 101, a sample set of one means absolutely nothing! It's not's even really a set because a set implies at least two data points.

The lack of statistical support raised quite a few questions about the actual performance of stocks following instances of a Death Cross the Golden Cross - when the 50-day SMA trends above the 200-day SMA.

So, I took it upon myself to do myth-busting, and what I found has startling lucrative implications for every savvy investor.

Indeed, my test results suggest some actions that will set us up for a profitable ride ahead... Full Story

How to Invest in Wearable Tech with Just One Power Play

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Wearable tech is expected to grow 78.4% through the end of 2018. If we want to get on the road to wealth that tech provides, then this is a sector we must cash in on.

But I don't want us to get hurt by messing with risky stocks.

That's why today I'm going to show you how to invest in wearable tech - the entire sector - with a single investment that offers both safety and big profits...

Add Easy "Muscle" to Your Returns

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Former Fidelity Magellan Fund manager Peter Lynch used to tell investors to "buy what you know."

It's good advice.

Granted, you may not be able to do that with every investment you make.

But if you look for as many opportunities as possible to employ this philosophy, chances are you'll end up adding some real muscle to your portfolio.

Here's why I was thinking about Lynch, who shared his investing philosophies with millions of individual investors in such runaway best-sellers as One Up On Wall Street...

How to Invest in the U.S. Navy's New Futuristic, Electricity-Powered Destroyer

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The newest Navy ships, such as the U.S.S. Zumwalt, are really giant electric generators.

The Zumwalt, a 600-foot destroyer, has four diesel generators that make enough electricity to propel the $3 billion, 15,000-ton ship to speeds of 12 knots before using its conventional gas turbine engines.

Here’s how to invest in this cutting-edge defense technology…

How to Invest in the Best Minds in Silicon Valley in Just One Move

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A quiet revolution is sweeping the top ranks of tech's biggest companies. In the past three years, 10 top global tech companies have announced new CEOs.

Today I'm going to show you how to invest in the 11 members (Oracle takes up two slots) of this New Guard for a price well below what many of these stocks cost.

This investment has already thrashed the overall market by 46.5% so far this year...

Taking Profits in a $1.5 Quadrillion Bubble

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Many experts claim we're not in a bubble economy because they can't see the "bubble."

Why is beyond me.

The bubble is so enormous that any serious bailout attempt would have to encompass the entire shootin' match, or roughly $600 trillion to $1.5 quadrillion ($1,500,000,000,000,000) in order for it to work.

That's the total estimated amount of outstanding derivatives, credit default swaps, and exotics outstanding according to various industry sources.

I say estimated because nobody actually knows for sure, as the derivatives markets remain almost entirely unregulated.

And, that's why the well-intentioned but completely misguided onesey-twosey's bailouts and Band-Aids we've seen so far won't cut it despite the fact that they're already into the trillions of dollars.

I say this because, despite what most politicians and central bankers think, we are not staring at a series of independent bubbles blown into the wind, but a single, massive all-encompassing monster bubble that surrounds us all.

But don't abandon the ship yet. We can get through and take our profits at the appropriate time; all it takes is a little moxie and a steady game plan like this one...

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