Gold is an “All Weather Investment”

Gold is an “All Weather Investment”






Gold is an “All Weather Investment” $GLD The Big Q: What do savvy Wall Street traders see in physical Gold, and why are they adamant about holding it? The former head of ETF Trading at Lehman Brothers said he discovered Gold in Y 2005 when the launch of the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (NYSEArca:GLD) drew his attention […]






Happy 100th Birthday, Your Life Insurance is Canceled!

Happy 100th Birthday, Your Life Insurance is Canceled!






Happy 100th Birthday, Your Life Insurance is Canceled! $AEG As more Americans live past 100 anni, they are confronting a disappointing realization: their permanent life insurance gets canceled. The age limit was not a problem when few people lived past 100, but the US population of Centenarians has grown in the past 30 years with […]






Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) HEFFX Highlights

Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) HEFFX Highlights






Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) HEFFX Highlights Shares of Suncorp Group Ltd (SUN.AX) are heading in a near-term positive direction as the most recent close of the company has stayed above the Balance Step. The Balance Step reading takes into account the last 5 balance points of the weekly period plotted in step formation on a […]






Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here

Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here






Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here $GLD, $USD Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) is ranged within 1,190 and 1250 oz short term as the metal tracks US real interest rates. “We’re not saying we have a Bullish bias; we’re not saying we have a bearish bias,” siad executive director for commodities and foreign exchange at UBS […]






Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX:IAG) Covers Methamphetamine Claims

Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX:IAG) Covers Methamphetamine Claims






Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX:IAG) Covers Methamphetamine Claims Analysts covering IAG are expecting a 47% increase in earnings in the three year’s time. This would see the EPS rise to $0.37 levels which would no doubt please investors who are used to an average of $0.35 over the past few years. Insurance Australia Group has […]






America First, the Rebirth of Hope and Opportunity

America First, the Rebirth of Hope and Opportunity






America First, the Rebirth of Hope and Opportunity Over the last 37 years that I have been analyzing and commenting on politics in the US, traditional politicians have failed to put America First. Our factories have been shut down, our steel mills slowed, and our jobs were stolen and shipped overseas. Our government sent troops […]






Gold Is Crisis Insurance

Gold Is Crisis Insurance






Gold Is Crisis Insurance $GLD Gold is known as an inflation hedge, but its role as a crisis hedge is even more important. Gold is anti-fragile, to use the term coined by risk analyst and bestselling author Nassim Taleb. When currencies collapse and economies falter, Gold can ensure your survival, financially and literally. Below are […]






Secretary Price on CBO report on Repeal of Barack Obamacare, “Just Not Believable”

Secretary Price on CBO report on Repeal of Barack Obamacare, “Just Not Believable”






Secretary Price on CBO report on Repeal of Barack Obamacare, “Just Not Believable” Price says he believes the Republican plan will insure more people than those currently insured. The US Congressional Budget Office (COB) said Monday in a report that fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year. The eagerly awaited CBO report […]






Barack Obamacare Repeal Saves $337-B in Budget

Barack Obamacare Repeal Saves $337-B in Budget






Barack Obamacare Repeal Saves $337-B in Budget The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its analysis of the new legislation to repeal and replace Barack Obamacare Monday afternoon, including findings that the law leave millions of people uninsured compared to the current ACA law. The CBO report finds that under the American Health Care Act (AHCA) […]






Antehm Inc’s (NYSE:ANTM) CEO Endorses “TrumpCare”

Antehm Inc’s (NYSE:ANTM) CEO Endorses “TrumpCare”






Antehm Inc’s (NYSE:ANTM) CEO Endorses “TrumpCare” $ANTM, $CI The CEO of the nation’s 2nd-largest health insurance company has endorsed a plan by House Republicans to repeal and replace Barack Obamacare urging legislators to move “as quickly as possible” because the “time to act is now.” Joseph Swedish, CEOof Anthem Inc.(NYSE:   ), said in a […]






Barack Obamacare Scuttled, House Panel OK’s GOP Health Bill

Barack Obamacare Scuttled, House Panel OK’s GOP Health Bill






Barack Obamacare Scuttled, House Panel OK’s GOP Health Bill House Republicans scored a pre-dawn triumph Thursday in their effort to scuttle former President Barack Hussein-Obama’s healthcare overhaul. After 18 hours of debate and majority party-line votes, Republicans pushed legislation through the Ways and Means Committee abolishing the tax penalty Obamacare’s statute imposes on people who […]






The Volatility (VIX) Index and What it Means to Investors

The Volatility (VIX) Index and What it Means to Investors






The Volatility (VIX) Index and What it Means to Investors $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) usually moves opposite to the stock market, meaning when stocks are up, the VIX is down, and vice versa. But lately, even though the S&P 500 is on the rise, the VIX […]






Judge Andrew Napolitano, “Democrats are no longer laughing at Trump”

Judge Andrew Napolitano, “Democrats are no longer laughing at Trump”






  Judge Andrew Napolitano, “Democrats are no longer laughing at Trump” President Donald Trump has committed the most revolutionary act I’ve seen in 45 years Within four hours of becoming president of the United States, Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to limit immediately the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]






Do I Really Need Travel Insurance?

Do I Really Need Travel Insurance?






Would you like to add travel insurance to your purchase? I have never bought travel insurance in my life because instinct has always told me that it’s a bad deal. I rarely pay for hotel rooms, tours or rental cars in advance. I don’t pack designer clothing in my checked luggage. I’m generally healthy, and […]






Donald Trump, “We are going to have insurance for everybody”

Donald Trump, “We are going to have insurance for everybody”






Donald Trump, “We are going to have insurance for everybody” Donald Trump on Saturday told the Washington Post that his healthcare plan will have “lower numbers, much lower deductibles,” and, “insurance for everybody.” “We are going to have insurance for everybody,” President Elect Trump said. “There was a philosophy in some circles that if you can’t […]






Insurer’s Catastrophic Losses Exceeded $175-B in 2016

Insurer’s Catastrophic Losses Exceeded $175-B in 2016






Insurer’s Catastrophic Losses Exceeded $175-B in 2016 A leading insurer reports that last year saw the highest costs from natural disasters since Y 2012, with 2 earthquakes in Japan in April accounting for the heaviest losses. Munich Re (FWB:MUV2) said in an annual survey Wednesday that losses from natural disasters totaled $175 billion last year, some […]






Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral”

Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral”






Barack Obamacare in “Death Spiral” US House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Hussein Obama’s healthcare law is entering its final stages, it is doomed. “You have to remember this law is getting much worse. It is what actuaries say, ‘Entering a death spiral.’ High, high premiums increase, high deductibles, no choices. We have to […]






Consumers Decline Obamacare, Future Uncertain for His Affordable Care Act

Consumers Decline Obamacare, Future Uncertain for His Affordable Care Act






Consumers Decline Obamacare, Future Uncertain for His Affordable Care Act The Obama Administration has said millions of people have gained coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) aka Barack Obamacare, but an estimated 28-M Americans are uninsured. And preliminary data shows that about 5.6-M paid a tax penalty rather than buy health insurance in Y […]






Barack Obamacare, the Theft of Middle Class “Wealth”

Barack Obamacare, the Theft of Middle Class “Wealth”






Barack Obamacare, the Theft of Middle Class “Wealth” $CI Barack Obamacare may have brought health insurance to millions of people in the US, many in the program finding that the medical care they need is too expensive to actually use. Many people with Barack Obamacare have plans that feature high out-of-pocket up front costs that […]






Hillary Clinton Champion’s the “Opium” We Call the Welfare State

Hillary Clinton Champion’s the “Opium” We Call the Welfare State






Hillary Clinton Champion’s the “Opium” We Call the Welfare State Hillary Clinton is uninterested in breaking the chains of dependency between struggling low, middle income voters and Democratic politicians who Champion the Opium we call the welfare state. Hillary Clinton has made addressing inequality a central theme of her campaign, but the remedies she proposes […]






Pet Healthcare is Costly, and Rising

Pet Healthcare is Costly, and Rising






Pet Healthcare is Costly, and Rising The American Pet Products Association estimates that US pet expenditures hit $60.59-B last year, up from $58.04-B in Y 2014. A substantial portion of those costs are for Vet care ($15.73-B) and medicine ($14.39-B). That breaks down to an average of $235 on routine Vet visits for dog owners […]






Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses

Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses






Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses The legalization of marijuana in the US is creating headaches not just for new marijuana businesses. Such businesses have trouble paying taxes and getting bank accounts, and there are also problems for people who work in the growing industry, as well as for those who […]






FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions

FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions






FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions If you are among the many Staten Islanders (NYC) who have questions about your home’s flood insurance policy, you can get those questions answered at a forum of experts on Thursday, 30 June Rep. Daniel Donovan is hosting the event in conjunction with Council Minority Leader […]






The Common Exclusions in Homeowner’s Insurance

The Common Exclusions in Homeowner’s Insurance






The Common Exclusions in Homeowner’s Insurance American homeowners are often surprised to learn that earthquakes, flooding, and a sump pump malfunction are not covered by their homeowner insurance policy. Earthquakes, unexpected deductibles, and flooding are just a few of the costs your homeowners policy may not cover. But if you are like most Americans, you […]






Brushfires in South Australia Described as Horrific Catastrophe

Brushfires in South Australia Described as Horrific Catastrophe






Brushfires in South Australia Described as Horrific Catastrophe Last November an emotional South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill described the brushfires burning North of Adelaide as “horrific,” survivors told of traumatic experiences. With two people confirmed dead and 16 hospitalized with injuries, Mr. Weatherill said the situation was “hard to get in touch with”. “It’s an […]






Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding

Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding






Australia’s East Coast Battered by Deadly Storms and Flooding Australian insurance companies exposed to deadly storms that struck the east coast at the weekend. It is just Monday, and so far, insurance companies have received more than 11,000 claims with estimated insured losses of $38-M. There was more severe damage on Sydney’s northern beaches, some […]






US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up

US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up






US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up Many US military Vets put off getting the medical care they need largely because of long wait times in the troubled Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare system, a new study shows. The findings, by Dr. Doohee Lee of Marshall University and Dr. Charles Begley of the University […]