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Is China’s Economy About to Crash? Plus

by Sean Brodrick

My newsfeed is buzzing with panicky stories on China's economy. Professional worrywarts are terrified that the country's first corporate bond default (by a little-known Chinese solar company ) is just a taste of an economic earthquake to come - one that could shake the global financial system to its foundations. Read On…

How to Spot a Winning Stock Plus

by Matthew Carr

Peter Lynch once said, "Investing without research is like playing stud poker and never looking at the cards."If you're wary of doing hard work - of getting your hands dirty doing some research - then I don't think investing is for you. It's not a game. Or a gamble. Read On…

Gold Is on Sale for 75% Off Plus

by Sean Brodrick

This week I attended the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the world's biggest mining conference. And I found bargains galore... bargains that you can scoop up. To be sure, mine is a contrarian view. Gold and silver miners have been in a bear market for years now. They're far from their highs. It's fair to say that Wall Street hates miners right now. Read On…

Why You Shouldn’t Trade the Russian Occupation Plus

by Alexander Green

Talk about whiplash... News over the weekend that Russian troops had occupied Crimea caused hair-trigger traders to hit the exits hard on Monday. Fearful a hot war would develop in Ukraine, equity markets swooned worldwide. The next day, however, Putin announced he was "not going to fight the Ukranians" and the S&P 500 promptly hit a new all-time high. Read On…

My (Future) Life of Leisure Plus

by Marc Lichtenfeld

Last month, I figured out what I want to do when I retire. I plan on being a guest lecturer on cruise ships. You make some money, live the good life and see interesting places. Sign me up. I discovered this while sailing with The Oxford Club Chairman's Circle Wealth Cruise from Australia to Bali. We traveled aboard the magnificent luxury ship Crystal Symphony. Read On…

Technical Tuesday: The Sector to Buy on the Dips Plus

by Christopher Rowe

Increasing concerns about Ukraine and Russia have caused fear to return to the stock market. Foreign markets were punished, especially the Market Vectors Russia ETF (NYSE: RSX), which is down 11.54% over the past week. However, the U.S. market has seen minimal weakness, down yesterday only 0.74%. Instead of panicking, you should welcome any sell-off that the market graces us with. Read On…