Will Gold Bullion Prices Hit $1000? 5 Indicators to Watch

The current state of the US dollar does not bode well for the greenback. This month, the dollar depreciated significantly, falling to the lowest value against the yen in the last two and a half years. Against the Swiss franc, the US dollar has fallen to a historical low; the downward push was prompted by …

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Where to Invest After 2008 Presidential Election

2008 will be an interesting year – to say the very least. With teetering recessionary indicators, coupled with a monumental election year, the financial markets are set for tremendous movements. Indeed, the presidential elections will impact not only the overall economy, but also very specific sectors – ones which may be in your portfolio. Which …

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Recession Proof Your Investment Portfolio

President Bush’s positive words continuously supporting the economy has finally come to a delayed end. On Monday, President Bush finally admitted that America faced “economic challenges,” prompting a Congressional review of a stimulus package. The secret is finally out – America may be facing a recession. 2007’s exuberant equities market run was not built upon …

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Dwindling Stock Dividends in 2008 – Investors Beware

With the major crisis in the credit market, investors must brace themselves for the first major casualty of squeezed credit: dividend payments. The loan defaults from the housing meltdown create a catalyst across financial markets, impacting the entire economy’s performance – and your portfolio income. Sub-prime mortgage woes weigh down on financial markets Since the …

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Diversify Your Portfolio with China REITs

For an investor already diversified among equities, real estate is a solid instrument for overall portfolio diversification. While the American real estate market stagnates to its lowest volume in the last 20 years, investors are looking to put their asset allocation funds elsewhere.Interestingly enough, real estate in China has been positioned for growth – and …

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