Precious metals and blockchain technology are two sectors of the economy that Wealth Research Group investigates and reports on every day. We’ve been looking for a way to combine gold, silver, and cryptocurrencies to generate safe, reliable yield without a lot of fees or effort. Of course, we’re also looking for an investment that can be converted to fiat currency in case we need it.
The widest wealth gap since World War II… record low labor-force participation rates… a middle class that will cease to exist by 2020… Despite a market melt-up and ultra-confident employment numbers, the Wall Street rhetoric somehow doesn’t match up with the Main Street reality. Could this lead to an out-and-out revolt, and when will it happen?
Global changes await the cannabis industry, and investors are getting whipped into a frenzy with excitement and anticipation of huge market gains. It’s the right place to be in the markets now, with policy changes making access to cannabis easier than ever – not just in North America, but internationally.
Increasing numbers of independent-minded people are turning to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as an alternative to fiat currency, hoping that these digital currencies are anonymous and free of governmental control. But are these cryptocurrencies, along with the crypto exchanges, really anonymous?
Regardless of where you live and what you do, technology rules our lives in the twenty-first century. This is true in our workaday lives but also in our investing strategies: for real gains that you can bank on, the bedrock of any modern portfolio has to be the tech sector. Technology stocks outperform other market sectors year after year, and if that’s not the foundation of your investment portfolio, frankly, you’re missing out.
The world markets are now in uncharted territory. The U.S. and much of the world are emerging from a period of historically low interest rates: zero and even negative interest rate policies were in full effect during this time. Now, however, normalization is under way; the fed funds rate is approaching 1.75 to 2 percent, and the U.S. 10-year T-note yield is close to 3 percent.