Imminent Threat of Massive Financial Cyberattack

If today’s digitized financial system is vulnerable to attack, then so are your assets!  The timing of cyberattacks cannot be predicted, the extent of damage cannot be anticipated, and the size, location, and strength of cyber aggressors remain unknown. Without this information, all digital systems are virtual sitting ducks. And this information is virtually impossible […]

Retirement Attitude

Do You Have the Right Retirement Attitude?

According to Thomas Edison, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.”  It doesn’t take a genius to know that some perspiration could be avoided with a little preparation, and this is especially true when thinking about retirement.  The latest study from  The Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies surveyed over 4,000 workers about retirement preparation and we wanted […]

Witch Hunt in the Swamps – Expect Extreme Volatility

Last week, the three major US indices–Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and the NASDAQ 100–experienced their largest drop in eight months. These moves took many investors and some market professionals by surprise, as market sentiment, fueled considerably by the Trump Trade, had produced a momentous rally in stock prices before the drop. The market […]

The Silver Lining Ahead

The greatest opportunities are often staring us at the face. But many of us are blind to them. Why? Great opportunities typically emerge in a subtle and silent manner–like a thin silver lining gently tracing the outline of a gloomy cloud. We tend to focus on the dark cloud, but not the silver lining. And […]

Gold Bullion and Gold Coin Investment Rises 9 Percent in Q1 2017

Gold Bullion and Gold Coin Investment Rises 9 Percent in Q1 2017

According to The Gold Demand Trends Q1 2017 Report, published by The World Gold Council, global gold demand in the first quarter of 2017 fell by 18% compared to 2016. It is important to note that 2016 was a record year and gold investors should be encouraged by the news that gold bullion and gold […]