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May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862824
I wouldn't believe it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes.

This kid is well on his way to $1,000,000

Check it out

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862825

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862826
OK, this may be a stretch; but as investment analysts, we are required to think differently from everyone else (ie, look for data and opportunity). Right now, our orientation is more global than domestic for a number of reasons, and this may be a handy way ...

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862827

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862823
I was kind of taken aback when I first heard this term yesterday evening (I think it might have been through the venerable news source The Daily Show), and thought this was an intereresting link from Business Week. It seems that Cyber Monday is simply ...

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862822
This is interesting... the cost of Christmas (according to the 12 Days of Christmas song) has increased 6.08% from last year. What would you think that increase is associated with? If you said gold, you're only partially right as its annual price increase ...

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862819
1/4 point, accommodative gone, measured stays...

Let the guessing game begin, whatcha gonna do Ben?

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862820

It seems like it took forever, but finally the five year total return on the S&P 500 is positive!

Supporting data in addition to the link above can be found here.

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862821
Segment of the linked article:

BAD DAY FOR: Fighting your own battles, as an estimated 100,000 or more young people in China have found work as professional online gamers. They kill monsters and defeat foes for affluent gamers in the U.S. and elsewhere who don't have the time ...

May 30, 2018, 12:51 pm, 1862818
Whenever an asset class makes recent highs (especially in contrast to other investment options), there can be a herd mentality to invest. Amidst all the commercials for investing in gold that I see on tv, here is a fantastic article Gold | The little yellow god | ...