The week in review of microcap, and looking ahead to the 12th Annual LD Micro Main Event.

Walmart and Sam's Club are making a mistake with several new customer un-friendly moves which punish good customers…

Deals are going bad across the industry, and more might be coming.

In the fourth week of the UAW strike against GM, lost wages means lost spending in the community.

In 1977, Doctor Who introduced a robot dog that beat its master at chess. It only took IBM…

In the fourth week of the UAW strike against GM, lost wages means lost spending in the community.

Social Security is a textbook illustration of how government programs go off the rails.

Retailers and other businesses, from hardware chains to coffee shops, are dealing with a new economic reality of…

Trulieve rules Florida right now by a wide margin.

Lawrence Hamtil is a Principal and author at Fortune Financial Advisors, which offers independent financial planning and wealth…

Investing Strategies

Will Municipal Bonds Continue to Deliver?

Will Municipal Bonds Continue to Deliver?

Active and flexible strategies can effectively balance risk and reward when conditions are evolving and visibility is limited.

​Momentum Declines in S&P 500 Send Warning Signals

​Momentum Declines in S&P 500 Send Warning Signals

Markets have been forced to contend with a swath of weak economic data reports in the US, and investors may have started to question whether rallies in the S&P 500…

GBP/USD: Sterling Surging Ahead of Last-Minute Brexit Talks

GBP/USD: Sterling Surging Ahead of Last-Minute Brexit Talks

The Johnson-Varadkar meeting tops the agenda today. GBP/USD has bounced off the lows amid hopes for a US-China trade deal. Thursday's four-hour chart is pointing to further falls for the…

Economy

Jeff Kagan: Big Mistake Walmart, Sam’s Club Are Making

Jeff Kagan: Big Mistake Walmart, Sam’s Club Are Making

Walmart and Sam's Club are making a mistake with several new customer un-friendly moves which punish good customers to battle the shoplifting problem. This will hurt them in a competitive…

The Political Nightmare and Your Investments

The Political Nightmare and Your Investments

What changes to your portfolio should you consider amid the contentious environment in Washington?

Ominous Signs of Recession in Europe

Ominous Signs of Recession in Europe

Escalating trade tensions between the US and China have caught European economies in the crossfire.

Overview of the Manufacturing Industry in Key LATAM Markets

Overview of the Manufacturing Industry in Key LATAM Markets

Latin America is the fourth most populous region in the world with the fifth highest regional GDP.

Technical Analysis

​Momentum Declines in S&P 500 Send Warning Signals

​Momentum Declines in S&P 500 Send Warning Signals

Markets have been forced to contend with a swath of weak economic data reports in the US, and investors may have started to question whether rallies in the S&P 500…

GBP/USD: Sterling Surging Ahead of Last-Minute Brexit Talks

GBP/USD: Sterling Surging Ahead of Last-Minute Brexit Talks

The Johnson-Varadkar meeting tops the agenda today. GBP/USD has bounced off the lows amid hopes for a US-China trade deal. Thursday's four-hour chart is pointing to further falls for the…

GBP/USD: EU Concession on Backstop Has Devils in the Details

GBP/USD: EU Concession on Backstop Has Devils in the Details

GBP/USD has fallen sharply as Brexit talks are on the verge of collapse. Investors will focus on ongoing talks and the US Fed's minutes.

Metals & Mining

Why Americans Should NOT Buy Physical Gold Right Now

Why Americans Should NOT Buy Physical Gold Right Now

Rather than buy gold, Americans should leverage their strong dollar and take advantage of significantly discounted gold miners that are producing in a weak currency.

A Simple But Elegant Resolution in the Metals Market

A Simple But Elegant Resolution in the Metals Market

The next break out in gold and silver should be a strong move to the upside and should begin over the next few months.

Pierre Lassonde Says Gold Could Hit $25,000 in 30 Years

Pierre Lassonde Says Gold Could Hit $25,000 in 30 Years

The co-founder of Franco-Nevada sees an average price target of $12,500 by 2049 and, under the “right” conditions, it could go as high as $25,000.

Private Markets Investing

The PROFILE Coworking Business Club, Vancouver, Celebrates 10 Years

The PROFILE Coworking Business Club, Vancouver, Celebrates 10 Years

The PROFILE Coworking Business Club, Vancouver, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary as a place startup entrepreneurs can find community and a great work space.

​Vancouver Startup Week 2019

​Vancouver Startup Week 2019

Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) 2019 connected entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends to build momentum and opportunity around our community’s unique entrepreneurial identity.

Stocks

LD Micro: Notes from Chris Lahiji

LD Micro: Notes from Chris Lahiji

The week in review of microcap, and looking ahead to the 12th Annual LD Micro Main Event.

This Is the Best Time to Load Up on These 3 Value Stocks

This Is the Best Time to Load Up on These 3 Value Stocks

Growth stocks have had a stellar run, but look for value stocks to outperform into 2020.

Jeff Kagan: Tech Growth Wave Is Shortening and Intensifying

Jeff Kagan: Tech Growth Wave Is Shortening and Intensifying

Executives and investors need to understand the growth curve their company is on. Every growth wave rises, crests and falls. Understanding where you are and creating the next wave helps…

Special Sections

More Signs of Trouble in the Crude Oil Market

More Signs of Trouble in the Crude Oil Market

Over the long term, oil prices reflect the health of the global economy.

Why Did Conventional Oil Discoveries Just Hit a 70-Year Low?

Why Did Conventional Oil Discoveries Just Hit a 70-Year Low?

It's not just about lower oil prices. Competition from less costly methods like shale and fracking has also made a sizable impact,

Four Fundamental Reasons to Buy Gold and Silver

Four Fundamental Reasons to Buy Gold and Silver

While some analysts and traders believe that the metals will experience a deeper correction, I believe that any price weakness in the gold and silver markets will turn out to…

Why Americans Should NOT Buy Physical Gold Right Now

Why Americans Should NOT Buy Physical Gold Right Now

Rather than buy gold, Americans should leverage their strong dollar and take advantage of significantly discounted gold miners that are producing in a weak currency.

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Blockchain in Digital Identity - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Digital Identity