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December 2017 - Page 3 of 18 - Money Morning - Only the News You Can Profit From

Some of These "Dead" Shopping Malls Could Pay You Piles of Cash for Years to Come

The American shopping mall is dead, right?

I mean, ask anybody: Amazon.com Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. beat the mall to death, and there is no coming back.

No one goes to the mall, and they never will again, and all the real estate investment trusts (REITs) that own malls and shopping centers are going to zero.

Zilch. Nada. Goose egg. Worthless.

At first, this, the conventional wisdom, makes a lot of sense – to me and every other investor.

After all, no one in my house went anywhere near a mall this holiday season. What shopping we did, we did online.

Why go to the mall and put up with all that traffic and the crowds?

Well, as it happens, while everyone has been declaring the mall dead and listing all the ways they'll never set foot in another one, a very specific kind of mall has been reinventing itself – and successfully, to boot.

In fact, I think it's the most unreasonably profitable investment on the market, in part because no one's looking at it...

Five Reasons Why Gold Will Soar in 2018

Bitcoin – a high-tech, 21st-century investment vehicle if ever there was one – soared from $1,000 to nearly $20,000… and back down to $13,100. It has, of course, got everyone riveted.

Stocks are going ballistic, too, with the market packing on more than 20% in gains over 2017.

And so it's been easy to overlook that 5,000-year-old, decidedly non-virtual asset: gold.

Its story hasn't been flashy; the yellow metal has had a tough time thanks in part to all those strong dollars sitting in optimistic, well-paid investors' pockets.

But, as our Director of Research Matt Warder is about to show you, the bottom is behind us and the way upstairs is wide open for gold gains – possibly even extreme gains – in 2017.

This ride is something no investor can afford to miss...

Why Buying Gold Is a Good Idea in 2018

Buying gold is a good idea in 2018 for investors not only looking to protect their wealth, but to also grow it.

That's because the price of gold will rally next year, according to Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth. He expects gold prices to hit $1,350 by late February 2018.

Here are three reasons why we're raising our gold price forecast - and whether it's better for you to buy physical gold or gold stocks and ETFs...

4 Stocks to Avoid at All Costs in 2018

Thanks to a late-day sell-off Thursday (Dec. 21), the Dow Jones Industrial Average just missed yet another record-high close.

Even so, this illustrious index has already logged an incredible 70 record-high closes in 2017, more than in any other year in its 122-year history.

But even with the market soaring in 2017, there are still some dogs that don't deserve any space in your portfolio. And we've pinpointed the four absolute worst stocks to avoid in 2018 for readers today...