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Why Gold? Why Now?

Gold will have an increasingly relevant role to play in investors’ portfolios in 2019.

This was the conclusion of the World Gold Council’s Outlook 2019 Report.

In the report, the WGC highlights three key trends it thinks will influence gold demand and price performance in the coming year…. CLICK for complete article 

Gold Turns Bullish On Major China Bump

The Bank of China increased it gold holdings in December for the first time since the third quarter of 2016 in major bullish news for gold bugs who are already foaming at the mouth over trade war fears, equities upsets and speculation of a pause in Fed rate hikes…. CLICK for complete article

Trump Fires Back As Big Pharma Hikes Drug Prices

The announcement last week that Bristol-Myers Squibb will acquire drugmaker Celgene in a $74-billion deal is a big bet on a line-up of cancer drugs as 2019 ushers in a push to raise the price of over 1,000 medications and earns the industry a great deal of scrutiny in Washington.

Shares of Celgene spiked on the news Thursday, while Bristol’s flopped…. CLICK for complete article

THE WOLF STREET REPORT

Nothing Goes to Hell in a Straight Line, not even on Wall Street.

I have to admit, it was the most volatile holiday period in the stock market and the credit markets that I can remember – and perhaps in history. All kinds of crazy things happened, just when market participation was thinnest. These were crazy moves. But those crazy moves won’t be the last crazy moves…. CLICK for complete article 

Best Sector ETFs For January: Looking For Leadership

On a historical basis, January is not as kind to U.S. equities as many investors believe it to be, but after a rough fourth quarter, the S&P 500 is starting 2019 on a strong note.

Following Monday’s gain, the benchmark U.S. equity gauge is up about 1.8 percent to start the new year…. CLICK for complete article