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Where the Election is Driving the Market

However noble the quest to reset the US/China trading relationship – and there is no question that the Chinese have been snookering the world, taking advantage, cheating, and worse for decades now – some fear Mr. Trump may have overplayed his hand.

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Why Foreign Stocks Look Good

Besides the risk-reducing benefits of diversification, the odds may be very good that big profits may be in the cards for non-US stocks in the years ahead.

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Stock Market Fundamentals

Often the most predictable trading strategy can be a “buy it right” approach similar to that used by those who’ve found riches by investing in real estate, buying property on the cheap, and collecting rent until the market got hot.

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Income Ideas For Retirement Portfolios

Finding decent retirement income these days can be a real chore. Interest rates are down, Social Security’s on the ropes, and medical and other retirement costs are going up much faster than regular inflation.

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A Word from Jeff: Investing Choices

Investors building retirement portfolios have many choices. They can consider stocks and bonds, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, real estate investment trusts, an index fund, mutual funds, and many others as they look to build a diversified portfolio using asset allocation. Annuities, whole life, and other insurance company products can add to the mix.

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