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The MoneyShow San Francisco

August 15-17, 2019
Hilton San Francisco Union Square

The US stock market continues to trend higher, signaling renewed investor optimism amidst a more dovish policy stance from the Fed, better growth outlook for China, and robust US economic data. All the elements for a strong market performance for the rest of 2019 are in place; all you need is the knowledge to take advantage of the opportunities available.

So why should you join thousands of America's savviest investors and traders who make this their can't-miss conference each summer? Because only at The MoneyShow San Francisco will you meet face-to-face and hear from a hand-picked roster of preeminent economists, renowned advisors, and top-performing money managers who are distinguished for their original and unbiased body of work. Get in-depth unbiased perspectives, actionable recommendations from the 50+ money experts.

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Estate Planning and What to Do With Trump As President?
In a series of articles, David T. Phillips, CEO of Estate Planning Specialists, shares with us The 10 Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.

Estate Planning: Mistake 1:
Failure to have any plan at all, or having an antiquated or improper plan.

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Featured Articles Inside This Issue:

Top Stock Picks 2019
Each year for more than three decades, the editorial team has surveyed the nation’s leading newsletter advisors and investment experts asking for their favorite conservative and speculative stocks for the year ahead. Inside, we feature a number of these investment ideas. Including resource stocks, fast-growing stocks with high potential as well as conservative dividend-paying stocks and blue chips chosen for safe and steady returns.

Top Stock Ideas for 2019
Argus Research surveyed their analysts to find the best sectors and stocks to Buy for the upcoming year. The analyst’s list is diversified, and includes large-cap and mid-cap ideas, growth stocks and value picks and, momentum and contrarian options.

Gold: Trump, the Tariff Man
Equity markets soared on reports of a ceasefire negotiated by Presidents Trump and Xi Jinping, after the G-20 talks. But markets plunged when President Trump deflated the enthusiasm with a self-congratulatory tweet, “I am the Tariff Man”, ignoring that tariffs are really a tax on consumption, says John Ing, CEO of Maison Placements Canada. Ing believes gold will continue to rise in value as long as the United States runs twin deficits, spends more than they bring in and Donald Trump is in the White House. He gives his recommendations for Barrick Gold, B2Gold, Kinross Gold, Kirkland Lake Gold, and McEwen Mining.

Precious Metals Forecast Survey 2019
32 analysts from around the globe give their forecasts for the price of Gold and Silver in 2019. The analysts give their high and low price forecasts and what they think will be the key drivers likely to influence the precious metals prices through 2019.

Bull & Bear’s Investment Advisory Digest
The world’s sharpest market watchers give their investment ideas for Turnaround Stocks for 2019, Gold Stocks to Buy Now, Top Stock Picks of the Month. Top analysts and money managers give their market strategies and trends to watch and profit from in 2019.

Bull & Bears Newsletter Digest, Top Stock Picks, Market Insights

5 Stocks to Buy Now
Stocks started out strong this year, but grew more volatile as talk of a trade war heated up. On top of that, substantial risks are building in this aged bull market. Even so, Kiplinger's found five stocks worth buying now.

3 Junior Marijuana Stocks to Buy
Haywood Securities opened its coverage of US cannabis stocks with ‘buy’ ratings on Curaleaf Holdings, Trulieve Cannabi and Cannex Capital Holdings. The U.S. recreational marijuana market presents an incredible opportunity for investors with the appropriate risk profile, notes the Investor’s Digest of Canada.

Apple Still Appealing for Buy-and-Hold Investors
Although this quality Dow component does not stand out for the near term, it's still appealing for buy-and-hold investors. It holds worthwhile upside potential to 2022–2024. Stock buybacks and steady dividend growth ought to sweeten the pot.

Gold: The Fog of War

SPECIAL REPORT: The US is no longer the center of the world and their consumption-based economy is laboring under the weight of the higher tariffs. Nearly every policy is seen through a tariff prism. All of this is hurting economic growth and investment. Falling bond yields are signalling a growth slowdown and an inverted yield curve is a prelude to a recession. America is simply imploding, not dissimilar to Great Britain after the Second World War. Mr. Trump has sown the seeds of the dollar’s demise, says John Ing, President and CEO, Maison Placements Canada.

Gold’s bull market has just begun, says Ing. He continues to believe gold will hit $2,200 within 18 months. Here are his recommendations for Agnico Eagle Mines, B2Gold, Barrick Gold, Centerra Gold, Eldorado Gold, Iamgold Corp., Kinross Gold, and Newmont Goldcorp. .
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Prospects of Lower Rates Lifts Gold
Jeff Hirsch, Stock Trader’s Almanac: As widely anticipated, the Fed did not change its target rate in mid July. Generally, the lower interest rates go, the more desirable gold can become as lower rates typically result in a weaker dollar. Seasonality: Gold’s best three months.

Where Next for Gold After it Comfortably Breaks Through $1,400?
While Metals Focus expects further upside, they caution that near-term headwinds still exist. Even so, the prospects for the gold price appear bright, with gold likely to continue strengthening over the medium term. The metals consultancy expects gold to set new highs before year-end, with these gains extending into 2020.

Canada Goose Holdings: Plenty of Life Left in the Brand
Canada Goose management provided some guidance about future results that appeared to have disappointed some investors, but this outlook put the company squarely in our sights, says small-cap expert, Doug Gerlach.

Archer Daniel Midland: Agricultural Giant On Sale
The current share weakness for Archer Daniel Midland caused by trade and agricultural uncertainties offer new investors both a reasonable capital gains potential and an acceptable, and growing, dividend.

United Technologies Prepares to
Create Even Greater Shareholder Value

Investors should consider taking a ride on this industry leader as it prepares to create even greater long-term shareholder value by spinning off business segments with strong cash flows and substantial revenues as well as a strategic merger.

Raytheon and United Technologies Aerospace
Businesses to Combine in Merger of Equals

Raytheon and United Technologies have agreed to an all-stock merger. The merger will create the world’s second largest aerospace and defense company based on revenue. Ingrid Hendershot, President of Hendershot Investments reports on the proposed merger.

David Morgan: The Metals Complex May Surprise
As we head into the seasonally weak summer months, it is best to look for, initiate, or accumulate positions with sound fundamentals, trading with valuation disconnects due to exogenous factors. With the ongoing “Trade War” the metals complex may surprise. Morgan reviews his best performing pick over the last two-plus years, Kirkland Lake Gold.

Take Another Look at Old Ma Bell

Roger Conrad, Conrad’s Utility Investor: From its humble beginnings as the old Southwestern Bell, AT&T emerged from the competitive free- for-all following 1996 deregulation as one of America’s big two telecoms. And revenues, earnings and dividends have risen consistently ever since.

Build Your Portfolio with The Home Depot
Value Line: This best-in-class retailer typically commands a premium valuation. The stock stands out for the near term and garners top marks for Safety, Price Growth Persistence, and Earnings Predictability. A generous dividend yield sweetens the pot.

Capitalizing on the Booming Pet Industry
3 excellent investment opportunities in the animal health space. Neal Rosenberg, portfolio manager of Baron Growth Fund, discusses how the “humanization” of pets has created a booming industry.

Consulting Sucks (Sometimes):
15 Ugly Truths to Ponder Before You Take the Leap

You’ve always thought consulting would be a great way to make money. And it can be. But before you quit your day job, take heed: Consulting also has a dark side, and Elaine Biech uncovers some of its uglier truths.

Alphabet’s Growth Profile Remains Strong
Doug Gerlach, Investor Advisory Service, expects Alphabet to grow EPS at an average annual rate of 15%. Five years of 15% EPS growth multiplied by a high P/E of 30.5 generates a potential high price of 2593. If achieved, this would represent annual compound growth of 18% for the shares.

Rare Earths Trade Gun is Loaded; Will China Pull the Trigger?
Is China about to weaponise its global dominance of rare earths production in an escalation of the trade dispute with the United States?

U.S. Dependence on China's Rare Earth: Trade War Vulnerability
Rising tensions between the U.S. and China have sparked concerns that Beijing could use its dominant position as a supplier of rare earths for leverage in the trade war between the two global economic powers. China supplied 80% of the rare earths imported by the U.S. from 2014 to 2017.

Palladium is Forecast to Once
Again Outperform Platinum in 2019

Platinum & Palladium Focus Highlights: Divergent trends in platinum and palladium’s fundamentals continued in 2018 and are forecast to persist this year (and beyond). Platinum’s annual average price is expected to slip by 1% to $875. The palladium price is forecast to set a new record annual average this year of $1,490.

Global Gold Output to Hit New Record High in 2019
Gold production increased for the 10th consecutive year in 2018 to 107.3 million ounces (Moz), and is expected to reach a new record high of 109.6 Moz in 2019, according to the latest metals and mining research by S&P Global Market Intelligence. To View Special Report, Click Here.

World Silver Survey 2019
Global silver demand up 4% in 2018, fuelled by soaring investment demand along with rising jewelry and silverware offtake.

Retirees Have a Negative Outlook Towards Bitcoin
Retirees are not well-known for being major risk takers. In fact, quite the opposite is true with their age bracket. This is why it should not come as a huge surprise that they look at Bitcoin and the other major cryptocurrencies with a skeptical eye.

Put Raytheon on your Radar
Raytheon has increased their dividend for 14 consecutive years with the dividend compounding at a 9.4% annual rate during the past five years. Return on equity has averaged more than 20% for the last ten years.

Best Places to Retire on $30,000 (or Less) a Year
In the right spots overseas, it’s possible to enjoy a champagne retirement on a beer budget, according to a new report from the editors of They’ve highlighted seven towns around the world – from romantic European cities to laidback Caribbean oceanfront communities – where expats can live a rich man’s lifestyle on $30,000 a year (or less).

The New Best Choice Cloud Software
The Market Timer App by Best Choice Software is a cloud-based computer program covering stocks, mutual funds and options. It maintains a historical database of both price and earnings of over 8000 US. Stocks. All the data resides on the cloud so Market Timer can be accessed from anywhere at anytime.

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?

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Deals on Services this Summer
If you're looking for gadgets selling at great prices this summer, consider these recommendations from Louis Ramirez, Tom's Guide on TVs, Laptops, Fitness Trackers, Smartphones, Smart Speakers.

Greatest Bull Market in Ag History Has Just Started
Weather should remain very bullish for global for Ag markets heading into late Summer. Commodities expert, Shawn Hackett, Hackett Financial Advisors, feels the greatest bull market in Ag history has just started that will reach a crescendo in the 2021/2022 growing season when an amplified La Nina weather pattern, meets up with the Grande Solar cycle Minimum trough.

Mary Meeker’s Important Trends on the Internet
In the Internet Trends 2019 report, the “Queen of the Internet” touched on everything from the impact of the Internet on work, education and healthcare, social media usage, ad buying and spending, Internet connectivity and insights into China.

Will Investors Pay a Premium for Being Green?
Scams and How to Stop Them

Despite the surging focus on environmental sustainability, a new study suggests investors still care about the old kind of green.

The 4 Most Common Mortgage and Real Estate
Scams and How to Stop Them

The last thing consumers should worry about is being scammed when they buy or rent a home, or refinance a mortgage. Read this to avoid sending your down payment or rent deposit to a scammer.

What You Can Do Now to Avoid a Paltry Retirement
Americans approaching retirement today face stagnant incomes, high debt, and paltry 401(k) retirement funds. Ignoring these problems won’t make them go away, Pamela Yellen, best-selling author, offers steps to create a plan for greater security and self-sufficiency in retirement.

Financial Challenges Facing Women
Women who are full-time caregivers, and/or widows and those preparing for a more secure retirement often face financial challenges.

2019’s Best & Worst States for Doctors
Doctors are among the highest-paid and most educated professionals in the U.S. with a median base salary of over $195,000. Working conditions for doctors aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S. In order to help doctors decide where to practice, compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 18 key metrics. Their data set ranges from average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to quality of public hospital system. Check out the complete ranking, additional expert commentary and a full description of their methodology, Click Here.

A Hacker's Tips on Keeping Your Personal Data Protected
An anonymous hacker who now writes a cyber security blog had these recommendations for individuals who want to protect themselves and their files when online.

Top 10 Dangers and Opportunities for Seniors
Top-Rated Trusts and Estates Attorney John O. McManus summarizes proactive planning that seniors and their loved ones should undertake now.

A New Threat to Your Finances: Cell-Phone Account Fraud
A new analysis of 40 billion mobile calls predicts mobile scam calls will account for 44.6% of all mobile calls by Q2 2019, up from 3.7% in Q2 2017. Neighbor spoofing will account for 91.6% of all scam calls by Q2 2019. Criminals may be opening accounts in your name. Here's how to protect yourself.

American Gold Exchange Leading Precious Metals and Rare Coin Dealer
Customer service is the highest priority and value is their watchword. That's why AGE is recommended by leading precious metals advisors as a trusted source for classic coins and bullion.

Renting vs. Owning: Pros and Cons You Should Consider Before You Sign a Lease or a Mortgage 
Ready to rent or buy a new place to call home? Don’t make this important decision without carefully considering what’s best for you and your financial future. Eric Tyson analyzes the pros and cons of renting and owning.

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PDAC Resource Company Presentations: The Bull & Bear Financial Report, a Media Partner with The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2019, met with a number of exhibiting resource companies. Here are Company Presentations from: Appia Energy, Argonaut Gold, Aura Resources, B2Gold, CanAlaska Uranium, First Majestic Silver, McEwen Mining, New Age Metals, New Pacific Metals, RJK Explorations, Romios Gold, SilverCrest Metals, Wesdome Gold Mines.

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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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