3 Smart Money Habits

Dear FutureMoneyTrends.com Member, Each week, I try and give you our very best advice when it comes to money – specifically, personal finance. Our core objective is to help our members optimize their portfolios and lives for the future. I want to share 3 money habits that have been critical in my own life. It’s…

Epic Opportunities in Metals and Mining

We are in a world of uncertainty and volatility. I spend a fair amount of time each week talking to people who are very much researched and have excellent insight on what should happen going forward, but even these people are not wizards with the ability to exactly predict short-term movements in the markets. What…

Silver Coin Demand Truly Exploding

Demand for silver coins is truly exploding, especially in the last couple of months. Let's look at demand in two of the most important mints worldwide. The U.S. Mint is certainly the bellwether for coin demand, as it's among the largest mints worldwide. As the first chart shows, silver coin demand on an annual basis…

Financial Taboos

Dear FutureMoneyTrends.com Member, In the realm of personal finance and conventional wisdom, there is some really bad advice going out there, in my opinion. Today, I want to discuss four financial taboos. #1) Debt The middle class has been conditioned to use financing for everything: their cars, homes, and for basic goods and services. This…

Will Black Friday Save Big-Box Retailers?

As millions of Americans celebrate the start of the holiday season — with what else but rampant consumerism? — much focus will be centered on Black Friday sales results, particularly for the big-box retailers. Occupying the number one and two slots of the discount retail industry, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) and Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT), have…

With Holidays Upon Us, How Will Wall Street React?

Expectations were light for the markets last Friday, as Wall Street — along with scores of American families — celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. Still, with sentiment buoyed by bullish trades following the aftermath of the late-August correction, the performance of the major indices on the last day of the week was emblematic of the pensiveness…

Gold And Commodities Hitting Rock Bottom

In today's post, we will focus on three pretty exciting charts, courtesy of www.InvestingHaven.com. The first chart shows the CRB index, a basket of key commodities including energy, softs, metals, etc. It is a secular chart, going back to the early 80ies, so it covers at 2 secular cycles. Interestingly, the chart shows that commodities…