The Modern Gold Rush - Making Sense of Today’s Precious Metal Investment Opportunities
With the COVID-19 pandemic raging on, the dollar continuing to weaken, and uncertainty surrounding the culmination of the U.S. election cycle, investors are focusing on precious metals as a potential investment solution. In this webcast, Steve Dunn, CIMA®, Head of Exchange Traded Funds, and Stan Kiang, Director of Strategic Accounts, will speak on behalf of Aberdeen Standard Investments to discuss why we believe precious metals are a critical component of a well-diversified investment portfolio. Gold and Silver prices have been surging of late, but this webinar will lay out the fundamentals underlying the need for a longer-term, strategic allocation. This webcast is eligible for Continuing Education (CE) Credit.
Minisode: A Truly Unique Hedging Strategy
Two of the paramount risks facing advisors and their clients are from inflation and volatility. Inflation will erode the purchasing power of portfolios and volatility almost always accompanies steep declines in asset values. My guest today, Nancy Davis, has an innovative product that seeks to hedge relative interest rate movements, mitigate inflation risk, profit from an increase in volatility and a steepening of the yield curve, and provide inflation-protected income.
World Markets Update: September 14, 2020
Six of eight indexes on our world watch list posted losses through September 14, 2020. The top performer is China's Shanghai with a gain of 7.50%. Our own S&P 500 is in second with a gain of 4.73% and in third is Tokyo's Nikkei 225 with a loss of 0.41%. Coming in last is London's FTSE 100 with a loss of 20.1%.
5-Reasons The Fed’s New Policy Won’t Get Inflation
At the recent Jackson Hole Economic Summit, Jerome Powell unveiled the Fed’s new monetary policy designed to create inflation. In today’s #Macroview, we will discuss the 5-reasons why the Fed will not get inflation, and why deflation is the bigger risk.
Ivanhoe Set to Begin Production at World's Second-Largest Copper Project
One of our favorite natural resource companies, Ivanhoe has returned more than 146 percent in the past six months alone as investors anticipate the start of production at the Kakula Mine, which has the potential to become the world’s second-largest copper mining complex, with annual output projected to be 800,000 metric tonnes a year.
Tracking S&P 500 Volatility
Domestic equity markets have certainly shown a significant amount of movement thus far through 2020, with the S&P 500 Index SPX undergoing its swiftest decline from all-time highs in March, only to rally over the next few months to print new all-time highs at the beginning of September