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How Syria Affects the Stock Market and High Oil Prices

Oil prices surged in late August, 2013, while stock shares fell on Wall Street amidst the growing fears of a United States military strike against Syria. The price of Brent crude oil topped a six-month high, while gold rallied higher as investors moved from stocks into the safe-haven commodity of gold.Simultaneously, the Dow Jones index […]

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Trading: Understanding The Stock Market

The Stock Market: An OverviewThe stock market is the term given to a collection of exchanges where stocks in various companies are traded. They exist globally and all developed nations have at least one stock exchange, if not several. The key financial centres of London, Tokyo, New York and Germany are well known but this […]

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Stimulating the Body’s Defenses to Fight Cancer

Comediennes such as Gilda Radner and Madeline Kahn, Oscar-winning actresses like Loretta Young and Sandy Dennis, singers Laura Nyro and Dinah Shore, actor Pierce Brosnan’s wife Cassandra Harris, actress Jessica Tandy, former Connecticut governor Ella Grasso, and Martin Luther King’s wife Coretta Scott King all died of ovarian cancer. It’s not just celebrities, politicians or […]

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Stay the Course with Global Investing

You need to stay the course with a balanced global portfolio that seeks growth and value around the world. The global pull back in equity markets has rattled some investors and perhaps made them think twice about a global approach to investing.Let’s put things in perspective. Even with the haircut in international markets, here are […]

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A Stock Exchange Needs More Than A Big Tree

On May 17, 1792, 24 stock brokers met under a buttonwood tree on Wall Street. Lower Manhattan has been a center of financial activity ever since, and the swells of suited stockbrokers on those streets at lunchtime have come to seem inevitable.Soon, however, the people in charge of the Big Board may be at a […]

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Rust Belt Revival – From Doom To Boom

The locals call it “The Pointes.” Gross Point was one of the highest rent neighborhoods in the country. It sits between Detroit and Lake St. Clair. Big Auto’s moving out of its factories across the Ohio River Valley and Big Solar is moving in Its wooded scenery, mild summer weather, and proximity to industrial areas […]

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Are Things As Bad As They Seem?

We have seen a number of dark days for stock markets all around the world in the past months. But how frightened should we be? Is the next Great Depression upon us? How can we distinguish a small crisis from a huge one? One way to deal with these questions and to calm our feelings […]

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Stock Exchanges and History of Stock Exchanges

Stock exchanges allow individuals and business’s a place to trade marketable securities with one another. Companies or governments issue or redeem securities on stock exchanges. To understand the need for stock exchanges we must first go back in time, very far back in time, to see the first example of a stock exchange. One of […]