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Jay Taylor: Turning Hard Times Into Good Times
Bitcoin, Bonds or Gold? Which is the Best Safe Haven?

Radio Broadcast: Jay Taylor is the editor of J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter and host of the web-based radio show “Turning Hard Times into Good Times.” In this segment Jay’s guests include John Rubino, Michael Oliver and Michael Spreadborough. Michael Oliver who has remained agnostic with regard to crypto but who understands gold as honest money will share his thoughts on those key markets and more. John Rubino will provide an autopsy for the Crypto environment and his view of markets as we head into the New Year. Michael Spreadborough will update us on the exploration programs being undertaken by Novo Resources.
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Which Looming Financial Catastrophe Will Happen First?

There are many reasons to be worried about an imminent decline in the value of paper assets such as stocks, bonds, and paper currencies, says Patrick Heller, Liberty’s Outlook. As one or more of these events come to pass, there is a strong likelihood that gold and silver prices could soar upward.
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Cryptos are Not Precious –
Gold & Silver Are

VIDEO: The FTX bankruptcy is only the most recent in a long line of cryptocurrency scandals. Jeffrey Christian discusses CPM Group's view on cryptocurrencies as well as some of the major differences between gold, silver, national currencies, and crypto. He also discusses the short and long-term effects of cryptocurrencies on gold and silver investment.
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Global Silver Demand to Hit a New High in 2022

A World Bank Report: Pandemic, War, Recession: Drivers of Aluminum and Copper Prices. The report provides detailed market analysis for major commodity groups, including energy, agriculture, fertilizers, metals, and precious metals. 46 Commodity Price Forecasts for years 2023 and 2024 are presented.
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Platinum Market Deficit Forecast in 2023

After two years of significant surpluses, the platinum market is forecast to move from surplus into deficit in 2023, a swing of over 1.1 million ounces the World Platinum Investment Council forecast.
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The Central Bank of Almost Every Country
in the World Owns Gold – Except Canada.
Here’s Why That’s a Mistake.

Gold is money, full stop. It’s not a shiny pet rock, as the crypto crowd might want to believe. And it’s not some antique instrument that no longer serves a purpose in this new digital world. It has been used as money for thousands of years and while paper currencies have all come and gone (mostly to zero), gold has always retained its value.
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Ranked: The Best Countries to Retire In Around the World
Our global population is getting older. By 2050, the OECD predicts that 30% of people worldwide will be aged 65 or over. Here are the countries best equipped to support their senior citizens? The 2022 Natixis Global Retirement Index looks at 44 different countries and ranks them based on their retirement security. The index considers 18 factors, which are grouped into four overarching categories.
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November is Top Nasdaq Month in Midterm Years
November maintains its status among the top performing months as fourth-quarter cash inflows from institutions drive November to lead the best consecutive three-month span November-January. November begins the “Best Six Months” for the DJIA and S&P 500, and the “Best Eight Months for Nasdaq – Jeff Hirsch.
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World Bank: Commodity Markets Outlook

A World Bank Report: Pandemic, War, Recession: Drivers of Aluminum and Copper Prices. The report provides detailed market analysis for major commodity groups, including energy, agriculture, fertilizers, metals, and precious metals. 46 Commodity Price Forecasts for years 2023 and 2024 are presented.
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New Single-Stock ETFs Come With Plenty of Risk
The exchange-traded fund industry is nothing if not innovative. And if you’ve got a strong appetite for risk and a very short outlook, a host of new ETFs will allow you to make outsize bets, up or down, on some of the market’s most meme-worthy stocks.
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Animation: Berkshire Hathaway’s Holdings Since 1994

This video shows 30 years of Warren Buffett’s investments, showing what his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, has invested in since 1994. In the long run, Berkshire Hathaway has outperformed the market by a landslide.
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  Bond Funds Turbocharge Payouts
The typical short-term taxable bond fund has lost a hard-to swallow 4% to 6% this year. Fast-climbing interest rates exacted this heavy cost. The typical growth rate of these funds’ cash distributions just before the Fed threw the interest rate switch in March was 94%. Monthly payouts from the 10 largest such funds are riding a rocket ship, nearly doubling already, with more raises to come.
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  Highest Dividend Paying Mega-Cap Stocks
In the search for high income producing dividend stocks, dividend investors should focus on mega-cap stocks. The advantage of focusing on mega-cap stocks is that these companies tend to be less volatile and also tend to have more resources (e.g. strong management, access to credit, etc.) to maintain their dividend payments over the long-term. Here are 30 highest dividend paying mega-cap stocks.
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The Internet’s most Googled
NFT question is “What is an NFT?”

Trading volume for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) has tumbled 97% from a record high $17 billion in January, 2022 to a mere $455 million at the end of September, according to Bloomberg. An NFT expert answers the Internet’s most Googled NFT questions – and the answers to them.
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  Visualizing the Range of Electric Cars vs. Gas-Powered Cars
EV adoption has grown rapidly in recent years, but many prospective buyers still have doubts about electric car ranges. So, how far can the average electric car go on one charge, and how does that compare with the typical range of gas-powered cars?
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  Mastercard: Double-Digit Growth, Strong Cash Flows
Mastercard operates one of the world’s fastest payments processing networks. Long-term investors should go shopping with Mastercard, a strong global brand, double-digit growth, highly profitable operations and strong cash flows.
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  Downgrade of Gold Price Outlook
ABN AMRO Bank have downgraded their gold price outlook, expecting modest weakness for the remainder of 2022, before prices will recover in 2023. The new year-end forecasts are USD 1,700 per ounce in 2022 and 1,900 in 2023.
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  Highest Dividend Paying Large-Cap Stocks
One way that dividend investors can reduce volatility/risk in high income producing dividend stocks is to limit their search to larger, more well-established companies. Here are the 50 highest dividend paying large-cap stocks. A summary table includes symbol, company name, yield rank, dividend yield and market cap (in billions) as well as the stock’s one-day, one-month, and 12-month percent change. This table is updated every day after the close.
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Tax Strategies During a Bumpy Stock Market

Closely review your investment portfolio to take advantage of some tax-savings opportunities ― and to try to avoid some potential tax traps.
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How Much Cash Or Liquidity
Do You Need in Volatile Market?

How much cash or liquidity do you need? According to Howard Hook, CFP, CPA, EKS Associates in NJ, you want sufficient liquidity for two reasons: in case of an emergency and so you won’t be forced to sell any investments during a volatile stock market.
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  Investment Newsletter Profile: Investment Models, Inc.
Investment Models, Inc. specializes in Stock Market Timing. The email newsletter has a very impressive 40+ year track record and is consistently ranked a “Top Ten Timer” by Timer Digest. Business Week calls Rohrbach “The Zen of Market Timing.” The RIX Index alerts you to exactly when to get in and when to get out of the stock market. No guessing!
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  Silver Rush Creates Silver Scams
The Chinese are blowing up the web selling fake silver dollars. Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation warns of surge in fake “silver” coins offered online.
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NASA-Astronomy-Picture-of-the-Day   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. Plus an archive of previous daily APOD pages from the current date through January 1, 2015.
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Ten Questions Every Renter
Should Ask Before Signing a Lease

There’s a lot first-time renters just don’t know – and that lack of knowledge could lead to serious regret midway through a lease. Jonas Bordo, CEO of Dwellsy, shares ten things to consider up front so that your rental will truly feel like home.
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  Beware of “Wash Sales” When Selling Securities
If you’re planning to sell stock or other securities at a loss to offset gains you realized earlier in the year, beware of the “wash sale” rule.
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  Tax Credit for Electric Vehicle Chargers is Back
The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law in August, revived a tax credit for electric vehicle charging stations and EV charging equipment that had expired at the end of 2021. The new Alternative Fuel Refueling Property tax credit extends the EV charger tax incentive ten years – through Dec. 31, 2032.
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Sitting too Much Working from Home? Deskercise!

Working from home has many millions of people working in tighter, more cramped and less ergonomically friendly quarters. For those who can't break away for a run or a gym workout during the day, here are tips on how to loosen your limbs, prevent poor posture, and stave off aches and pains?
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Avino Achieves a Quarterly Record 778,008 Oz of Silver Equivalent Production in Q3 2022; a 20% Increase over Q2 2022

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. reported its record third quarter 2022 production results from the Avino Mine property near Durango, Mexico. “Our third quarter production was our strongest quarter from Avino in recent history, and results continue to exceed our expectations from the Avino Mine.” said David Wolfin, President and CEO.
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Barrick Gold: Strong Year-to-Date Copper Performance and Higher
Gold Grades in Q4 Expected to Drive Delivery of 2022 Production Guidance

Barrick Gold reported preliminary Q3 sales of 1.00 million ounces of gold and 120 million pounds of copper, as well as preliminary Q3 production of 0.99 million ounces of gold and 123 million pounds of copper. Barrick remains on track to achieve 2022 production guidance, with gold expected to be at the low end of the range and copper expected to be at the midpoint.
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Rio Tinto Tempers Annual Iron Ore
Shipments Outlook as Demand Weakens

Rio Tinto forecast annual iron ore shipments at the lower end of its guidance on Tuesday, after third-quarter iron ore deliveries fell amid weak global demand, particularly in top metals consumer China.
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Torex Gold Reports Another Solid Quarter of Operational Results

Torex Gold reports Q3 2022 gold production of 122,200 ounces for the quarter ended September 30, 2022 from its El Limón Guajes (“ELG”) mining complex in Mexico. With 357,830 ounces produced through the end of the third quarter, the Company is tracking towards the upper end of 2022 production guidance of 430,000 to 470,000 ounces. During the quarter, Torex sold 119,830 ounces of gold, resulting in year-to-date gold sales of 351,200 ounces.
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