The news today is filled with stories of banks being bailed out or closed or eaten up by competitors. It’s a horrible situation we find ourselves in, full of uncertainly, panic, and fear.
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Even small profits in the housing market typically exceed 10%. If you make 10% on three deals in a year’s time, that would be equivalent to a 30% annual rate of return. How could you beat that?
Gold is stored to help in the creation of more wealth and to help in asset creation. It is always possible to sell gold at the market rates. You do not have to resort to distress sales as you may have to when there is an urgent need for cash and your investments are only in real estate or stocks and shares. It is better to keep gold in smaller units like coins for quicker sales since the amount to be invested by the buyer is less.
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That means investors and traders may be positioning portfolios for a rebound on Monday’s opening. More than likely consumer-related cyclicals will take center stage – these might include some select retailers, and lodging and hotel companies for example. It is no real surprise though that this recovery and market action may rely on consumers meaning consumer spending coupled with Federal Reserve action. We all certainly know that we can’t spend any money if the money supply is too tight.