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Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

Best Stocks to Buy Now – Ever wondered which stock is the best to purchase in your state? In a Special Report, Kiplinger’s Best Stocks to Buy Now has you covered, providing a diverse state-by-state breakdown of the top companies to invest in based on where they are headquartered. Here are 18 of the states covered. Read full Special Report.

Midyear Investing Outlook – Investors today can benefit from a rare period of sustained, synchronized economic expansion across the globe. Where to put your money now for the rest of 2017.

Gold & Silver Forecasts: Analysts Mildly Optimistic – In mid-July with gold trading at $1,237 and silver at $16.18, we updated and revisit what LBMA contributing analysts had forecast for gold and silver and what they think are the key drivers likely to influence precious metal prices over the year.

Cheap Stocks for A Pricey Market – We went looking for stocks that seemed cheaper than they deserved to, and came up with these stocks.

Silicon Valley’s Unicorns are Overvalued – New research examines fair market value of startups worth over $1 billion and finds huge discrepancies in their purported worth.

What’s Next for the Dollar, Stocks, Bonds and Gold – The Fed’s “balance sheet reduction” may have profound implications for the dollar, gold, stocks and bonds.

Earnings Trends Draw Attention to Technology – Large technology stocks such as Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet played a notable role in making the technology sector the market’s best performer through the first six months of this year. Technological transformation marches on, say analysts.

Investment Newsletter Digest – Buy/Sell advice from the world’s top-performing investment pros. Top Stock Picks of the Month. Seasoned advisors and traders give their “Buy” recommendations for Small- Mid-Cap Stocks, Blue Chips, Tech, Turnaround Situations, Gold and Silver Stocks, Energy Stocks and Trading Strategies.

The Bull & Bear: Market Trends and Stock Picks

Warren Buffett Pocketing $12B on Six-Year-Old Investment
Warren Buffett has proven again why he is America’s most astute investor. The billionaire’s Berkshire Hathaway on Friday moved to capitalize on a rejuvenated Bank of America — and in the process pocketed a tidy $12 billion profit on its nearly six-year-old investment. Here’s how Buffett did it.

Kiplinger’s Midyear Investing Outlook
Investors today can benefit from a rare period of sustained, synchronized economic expansion across the globe. “Growth is picking up in the U.S., Europe and in Asia, the first time we’ve seen all three major global regions rising at the same time,” says Richard Turnill, global chief investment strategist at Black Rock Investment Institute.

Strategist Survey for Rest of 2017:
Investing in the New Abnormal

State Street Global Advisors has released a mid-2017 investment outlook, which they are now calling the New Abnormal. The firm surveyed nearly 750 investment professionals and they stress a need for diversification to position portfolios for risks that are anticipated for risks that are not anticipated. Longer-term forecasts for oil, gold, the S&P 500, and for the 10-Year Treasury yield.

Two New Mutual Fund Share Classes
You may have heard of A, B, C and other classes of mutual fund shares. Now, get ready for T shares and “clean” shares, the industry’s answer to a new government rule that requires brokers to act in their clients’ best interests.

Agnico Eagle Mines: A Gold Growth Stock With Safe Political Risks
Many a gold stock’s headquarters are situated in a safe, stable country, but its mines may be located abroad and exposed to the downside of some less developed jurisdictions around the world. But Agnico Eagle Mines offers strong production growth in stable political jurisdictions, a solid balance sheet and quality management.

Jay Taylor: Turning Hard Times Into Good Times
America's Decline, the Dollar and Gold
Jay Taylor's,, guests for this weeks’s broadcast include: William Engdahl and Michael Oliver. Brandon Macdonald visits for the first time. The “deep state” and its propaganda deprive Americans of the real reason we spend blood and treasury on unending foreign wars. Enabling the U.S. Empire to expand post WWII was the forced acceptance of a post 1971 fraudulent dollar. America could print endless amounts of intrinsically worthless money out of thin air and use it to fund a military that punished any leader who refused to accept dollar payments. But Russia, China and its allies who are seeking a peaceful economic coexistence with Washington, won’t go down easily. Oliver's work shows the dollar decline is now underway. As the dollar loses its hegemony, what will that mean for commodity prices? Engdahl will opine on relevant geopolitical factors. Oliver will update us on the dollar and gold, and Brandon will tell us about a very promising zinc-lead-silver discovery in the Yukon.

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Virgin Mobile Goes iPhone-Only, Offers a Year of Service for $1
In attempt to woo customers away from competitors, Virgin Mobile USA today announced a deal that will see it transitioning to become an iPhone-only carrier. The company is also partnering with Apple to activate Virgin’s services in Apple’s stores. To kick off this change, Virgin introduced a limited time promotion that will see it giving away a year’s worth of unlimited talk, text and data for only a dollar. Read more...



Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

7 Restaurant Stocks That Pay Dividends — For investors who want some consumer food exposure in their portfolio, consider restaurant stocks. The industry had a bit of a renaissance recently, and is a good place to find stocks that pay dividends and have reliable earnings growth.

Six Restaurant Turnaround Stocks — They have well-known franchises, reasonable balance sheets and attractive valuations. Several have new management teams. With some patience, these stocks might serve up some tasty returns for investors.

Gold’s Bull Market Has Just Begun — Gold will continue to rise as long as the US budget remains in deficit, the US trade account is in deficit and Donald Trump is in the White House. President Trump will be very reliable as an agent of dollar devaluation, which is good for gold. John Ing comments on Agnico Eagle, B2Gold, Barrick, Centerra Gold, Eldorado Gold, Detour Gold and Kinross Gold.

Investment Newsletter DigestSolid Buy/Sell advice from the world’s top-performing market timers. Investment experts reveal which stocks to buy and sectors to play now for maximum gains in 2017.

Jim Rohrbach’s Investment Models was recently ranked the Number One Market Timer by Timer Digest. He created the RIX Index which mathematically translates the action of the stock market into a number that represents the trend of the market, every day. Discover this unique service.

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Whoever Has the Gold, Makes the Rules

John Ing,
Maison Placements Canada:

Fake news. Governments do it; bankers spread it; journalists create it. Gold, however tells the truth. The free market price of gold has reversed its downtrend, while the greenback has sunk in a significant realignment between gold and the dollar. Gold is an alternative investment to the dollar. As my recent report” “Gold: Whoever Has the Gold, Makes the Rules” concludes, Trump is good for gold. Gold’s bull market has just begun. Mr. Ing comments on Agnico Eagle Mines, B2Gold, Barrick Gold, Centerra Gold, Eldorado Gold, Detour Gold and Kinross Gold.


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Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

Gold Price Forecast – The London Bullion Market Association asked 23 Gold analysts from around the world for their predictions on the average, high and low price range for the year ahead for Gold. Analysts who contributed to the Survey were invited to identify the top five drivers likely to influence the gold price in 2017. The top two drivers were the US dollar and US real interest rates, followed by demand in China and India, global political events and President Trump’s fiscal and international policies.

Here’s what the Analysts forecast for Gold in 2017.

US Gold Recycling to Remain Subdued, Despite Forecast of Rising Gold Prices – Recently, Pawn America filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection, one reason for which was the increasing online competition it faced. Another issue is likely to have been the decline in the volume of gold being sold back and pledged by US consumers. Although Pawn America plans to emerge from bankruptcy protection, US gold recycling is expected to remain at multi-year lows.

The Bull & Bear: Analysis, Strategies and Top Stock Picks

10 Tips for Preventing Laptop and Mobile Device Theft
In today’s business environment, the theft or loss of even a single laptop computer cell phone or tablet can be devastating. Here are some tips to help you prevent mobile device theft.

Strategies for a Volatile Market
Feeling skittish about stocks? You're forgiven. Some strategists say stocks have climbed too far, too fast, since the election, reflecting hopes for gains in the economy that may never come. Doubts about the administration's ability to work with Congress to pass President Trump's legislative agenda have heightened market volatility, too. If all this has you spooked, here are four ways to protect your gains or profit from a slump.

Top Stock Pick for 2017: Optex Systems – a military play
Optex Systems is one of Bill Velmer’s, Stock Picks of the year for 2017. This military play has the potential to increase in value by 300-400%, according to Velmer

Build Wealth, Diversify your Investments
For the 70th anniversary of Kiplinger's Personal Finance, editors are offering their best ways to build wealth – and that includes not putting your eggs in one basket.

Flush with Cash, Global Miners Promise Prudence, Dividends
For the first time in four years, the world’s biggest miners are awash in cash, riding a wave of cost cuts and a recovery in raw material prices from coal to zinc last year.

Unique Ways to Make and Save Money
Here are three unique ways to make and save money in the year ahead.

Leave The Legacy You Want With This End-Of-Life Checklist
A lifetime of hard work may have rewarded you with a nice home and hefty bank accounts, but what happens to all those assets once you’re gone?

How to Get a Great Deal on a Lease
Leasing accounted for nearly one in three new-car transactions in 2016. With a lease, you pay for a car's depreciation only over the term of the lease, which means payments are lower than if you financed the entire cost of the car. Plus, with most lease terms, you're always under warranty. Here are some terms you should know.

Why Being Friends With Your Broker Could Cost You Money
Building a trusting relationship with a financial professional is important. But be wary of becoming too close.

The Golden Rule of Estate Planning: Your Spouse Comes First
RBC Wealth Management Offers Tips to Help Married Couples Leave a Family Financial Legacy

What to Ask Before Investing in Natural Resource Stocks
Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., says that the 'management interview' is critical before investing in any junior resource company. Here are the questions to ask before investing.

Brent Cook Reveals His Rules and Guidelines for Evaluating Junior Exploration Projects and Companies
Independent exploration analyst, Brent Cook and a number of his accomplished friends have compiled a list of "must read" rules and guidelines for evaluating junior exploration projects and companies.

Documents You Need When Disaster Strikes
Financial advisers say people who identify and prepare key documents long before calamity strikes can avoid unnecessary damage to their personal finances in the wake of a fire, flood, hurricane or other disaster. What you need...

Five Username Mistakes That Can Be Worse Than Using the Same Password for All Your Online Accounts
Usernames that you have created for email accounts, social media could be delivering all their private details into the hands of cyber criminals – no password needed. These five common mistakes should be avoided when creating a username.

The Bull & Bear NewsWire

Argonaut Gold Inc.
Argonaut Gold Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Key Fresnillo Mineral Concession Adjacent to the El Castillo Mine

BacTech Environmental Corporation.
Ross Orr, President & CEO, BacTech Environmental Corporation, sits down and reminisces about the past year and speculate about the new year with BacTech.

BacTech Announces High Grade Silver, Tin, Copper Results From Telamayu Drilling.
BacTech Environmental Corporation announced the results of the first 47 samples (35 routines and 12 control samples) from 3 holes drilled on a 60-hole drill program (approximately 600 m in total) at the Company’s joint venture Silver-Copper-Tin tailings remediation project at Telamayu, Bolivia

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. Intersects 12.27 g/t Au over 7.45 Metres in Shaft Zone at Island Mountain.
BGM announced additional results from the ongoing 2017 Phase II Island Mountain exploration drilling program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project. The Company is currently exploring and delineating Island Mountain with seven drill rigs and has now mobilized the eighth rig to the untested Tailings Zone which occurs in the valley between Cow and Island Mountains.

Fairmont Resources Inc..
Fairmont Resources Inc. Requests and Receives Short Extension For Grabasa Acquisition from the Spanish Court in Badajoz.

Great Panther Silver Ltd. Reports Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results.
Improved metal prices, combined with a 20% reduction in GPRs all-in sustaining costs to $10.99, resulted in Great Panther delivering a 404% increase in mine operating earnings in 2016.

Puma Exploration Inc..
Puma Exploration Provides Update on the Murray Brook Property Acquisition.

Torex Gold Resources Inc..
Torex Gold Resources announced its financial and operational results for the year ended December 31, 2016.

Is Art a Good Investment?
A group of researchers say you should buy paintings if you like looking at them, but not to make money
Art has been emerging as a new asset class for the well-diversified portfolio. The reported returns are enough to catch anyone’s eye: the index of fine art sales, used by art advisors to sell art funds, shows an average annual return of 10% over the past four decades. Investors are embracing art-as-an-asset-class as if it were a newly discovered van Gogh. But is it?

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Start It Up: Five Surprisingly Great Times to Launch Your Business
Many people want to start their own businesses, but feel that “it’s just not the right time.” Sean C. Castrina explains why five common excuses should actually be used as motivation to become your own boss.

No Money, No Problem: Eleven Tips for a Start-up
Business with Very Little Cash (and a Great Idea)

Many entrepreneurs kick off their ventures on a budget so lean it’s beyond shoestring; it’s dental floss! That’s especially true in an era where credit is almost impossible to come by. Michael Houlihan, one of the founders of Barefoot Wine, explains how to get the biggest possible bang out of very few start-up bucks.

9 Major Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Much has been written about the classic financial mistakes that plague start-ups, family businesses, corporations and charities. Aside from these blunders, there are also some classic financial missteps that plague retirees.

Astronomy Picture of the Day
Discover the Cosmos—Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

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