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Will The Gold Miners' Coiled Spring Ever Be Released?

The VanEck Gold Miner’s Junior Bull ETF (GDXJ) has under-performed some of its ETF peers this year. Through 3pm on August 2 nd GDXJ was up 6%, while …

"Stop Trading Gold Now" - 30 Year Metals Trader

Ruminations on Gold by Soren K.<p>Enda Glynn's original headline and analysis is below. Feel free to skip to it if you are looking for technicals. We …

Freeport-McMoRan: Real Reason To Own

While <b>Freeport-McMoRan</b> (NYSE:FCX) rallied 5% yesterday, likely for technical reasons, there are plenty of reasons for owning the stock long-term at …

Global Bond Yields Rally: Is The Reflation Trade Back On?

<i>This post was written with Craig Basinger of Richardson GMP.</i><p>Over the past week we have seen global bond yields rally. This move higher has included …

Markets

WHEN THIS MASSIVE BUBBLE POPS… What Will Happen To The Precious Metals?

<b>As the Mainstream financial media continues to promote the biggest market bubble in history, only a small fraction of investors are prepared for the</b> …

Myopic Metals and Miner Miasma

In recent day and weeks, I have slowly moved to the starboard side of the “Vessel of Public Opinion” where most seasoned veterans (aka “old guys”) …

GDXJ Massacre: The Aftermath

PIMCO (Pacific Investment Management Company) is the largest American-based, private investment company focused on bonds.<p>As of its last filing, it …

Project $1550 Wave Count Hints at a Bottom

$1247 gets you $1220, but above $1214 and the $1550 target is still in play<p>It should be noted that we are concerned that Gold under $1247 gets us to …

Trading

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 12 Sites & Apps for Learning to Program

Last week on Twitter I mentioned that Logo was my introduction to computers and programming. I also mentioned that people going to ISTE should plan …

5 Common Men's Health Problems and How to Fix Them

When we think about the psychological and physical stressors of raising a child, our sympathies are often directed toward moms. But plenty of dads …

Free and Cheap Events to Take Your Kids To

Free and Nearly-Free Kids' Events<p>Updated June 05, 2018<p>Looking for ways to entertain your kids on the cheap? Here's a round up of free and nearly-free …

Kids

Crowdfunding project of the week: UrbaNext turns any bicycle into an electric one

The ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’ series is where we highlight the coolest gadgets coming from websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. We know you have no time to be navigating through dozens of campaigns, so we take care of the grunt work and bring you only the creme de la creme. Let’s take …

Return Of The Gold Bear? | Gold

It was exactly one month ago we discussed our posture as a “bearish Gold bull.”<p>The gold mining sector hit a historic low nearly 18 months ago but …

Stock Markets

Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Blasts Court For Affirming 18-Year Sentence Over Marijuana

She called the sentence "outrageous" and "ridiculous."<p>Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson ripped her colleagues on the court this week for affirming an 18-year prison sentence for a man who was arrested with 18 grams of marijuana.<p>In a blistering dissent released Wednesday, …

New York just OK'd tuition-free college for middle class

New York just became the first state in the nation to make tuition free for middle class students at both two- and four-year public colleges.<p>Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced the tuition-free plan in January. Lawmakers agreed to include it in the state budget, which was approved by the Assembly on …

College & University

A study suggests that women do most of the reminding to get stuff done (and no, it’s not nagging)

Research has shown that, in heterosexual couples, women tend to do more of the housework. Now a new study suggests that couples create memory systems to help them get stuff done—and women also do more of the reminding.<p>They found that men are less likely than women to offer “mnemonic assistance,” or …

Research

The Soviet Union fought the Cold War in Nicaragua. Now Putin’s Russia is back.

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA — On the rim of a volcano with a clear view of the U.S. Embassy, landscapers are applying the final touches to a mysterious new Russian compound.<p>Behind the concrete walls and barbed wire, a visitor can see red-and-blue buildings, manicured lawns, antennas and globe-shaped …

What Is Wrong With Platinum?

Precious metals are having a good year so far in 2017. Gold is trading at around $100 higher than the price at the end of 2016; silver is $2.30 above …

Changes in Policing Take Hold in One of the Nation’s Most Dangerous Cities

CAMDEN, N.J. — Every few months, the police chief here asks which officers wrote the most tickets.<p>Elsewhere, this might lead to praise, but in Camden — where 40 percent of residents live below the poverty line, the murder rate compares to that of El Salvador and one of the most interesting …

Law Enforcement

15 Ways to Empower Others in 15 Minutes

<i>“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” – Lao …

Team Building

Silver To Drop To Around $16.50 ?

I wrote an article the other day about the possibility that the recent gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) rally may turn out to be a trap and I am sticking to that …

12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

Protect your privacy, your data and your peace of mind with this guide to beating thieves, whether they’re online or on the street<p>As we’ve recently seen from leaked CIA documents, no one is immune to hacking attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself against them, whether they come from opportunist …

peaceofmind

Now This Is A Student Goal-Setting Strategy That May Actually Work

I posted “Everyone Is A Teacher” Is A New Engagement Strategy I’m Using & It Seems To Be Working earlier this week, and it was – rightfully, I think …

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the growing body of evidence that storytelling plays a critical role in effective business presentations.<p>Quantified Communications maintains a large database of written and spoken communication from Fortune 500 executives, TED speakers, political …

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People

It comes down to what you can and cannot control.<p>Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not …

Happiness

Could we trick the brain to stop tinnitus?

Tinnitus is the perception of sound (for example ringing, buzzing, whooshing or humming) in the absence of any external sound source.<p>Tinnitus can be constant or intermittent, steady or pulsating. It might be perceived in one ear or both, or in the middle of the head. Some people may even think the …

Neurophilosophy

A Long Course on Why You Should Be Short Financials

* There is no market sector that has been as embraced as heartily as financials<p>* But, the domestic economy is slowing, the Trump regulatory and …

The dollar is tumbling

The <b>US dollar index</b> is down by 0.6% at 99.82 as of 7:53 a.m. ET.<p>This is the lowest level for the index since early February.<p>Separately, Tuesday's shaping up to be a heavy day for Fed speak, with New York's Dudley, Kansas City's George, Cleveland's Esther, and Boston's Rosengren all speaking.<p>As for …