3 Precious Metals Funds to Buy as Investors Flock to Safe Haven Assets

A weak global economy has dampened investor sentiment, pushing gold and precious metals far ahead of equities. During times of economic uncertainty, investors dump equities and turn to safe haven assets like precious metals. The economy isn’t the only factor driving investors to precious metals. Lower interest rates across the globe has made gold and precious metals more attractive. We’ve […]

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3 Real Estate Mutual Funds to Buy as Housing Market Improves

With the housing market’s future looking brighter, now is the time to start thinking about investing in real estate mutual funds. A recent report from the Department of Commerce showed that construction spending was up 0.3% in the month of March after increasing by 1% in February. Residential investment also jumped 14.8% year-over-year in the first quarter. Economists who recently […]

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4 Stocks Downgraded, From Advanced Energy (AEIS) to Boeing (BA)

Ratings for several stocks have been downgraded on Wednesday, with several big names leading the pack. Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo and Citigroup downgraded several stocks with a few big name surprises.   Advanced Energy (NASDAQ:AEIS)   Advanced Energy broke the news earlier in the week that the company will not be releasing its earnings reports until May 2 […]

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4 Auto Stocks to Watch This Week

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Sales for light vehicles in the U.S. climbed 3.1% compared to last year, with 1.6 million units in March. Lower retail sales contributed to slower sales growth, pushing SAAR to 16.56 million units, the lowest level since February 2015. But several automakers made headlines this week. Here are four auto stocks to watch: Ford (NYSE:F) Two new investments were announced […]

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Asia Stocks Trade Down on Fed Jitters – China Loses More Ground

Stocks across Asia today traded down, with China leading the losses, on concerns over the Federal Reserve decision coming up on Thursday and more overnight selling of oil. China was down over 2.7% in afternoon trade, with the SHCOMP dropping 81 points. The SHSZ300, which reflects stocks in China’s industrial hubs of Shenzhen and Shanghai, was down over 7%. China […]

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