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Imagine if you'd followed the Bank of Scotland's advice

By Mark Sutcliffe · January 24, 2017 - 0 comments

The inauguration of Donald Trump brings with it a lot of uncertainty, so it's not surprising that a lot of people are speculating about the future and what it means for investing. In the past week, I've read articles predicting significant growth in the U.S. markets during the next year and others advising people to move their money to cash and gold as quickly as possible.

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By Dan Solin · January 10, 2017 - 0 comments

Recently, Art Cashin, the UBS Director of floor operations, told CNBC that “...the market can’t make up its mind whether it wants to make one more try” for the DJIA to reach 20,000. I’m no fan of Mr. Cashin and his fellow pundits featured on CNBC. I find their “observations” meaningless musings, of no value to investors, and with the potential to cause significant harm to those who rely on them.

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Resolve to Abolish Terrible Investment Advice

By Dan Solin · January 9, 2017 - 0 comments

This is the time of year when you will likely compile a list of goals for 2017. Here’s one I hope you will put at the top of your list: Don’t be a sucker for terrible, conflicted investment advice. Unlike many other New Year’s resolutions, this one is very easy to implement.

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