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Investors who want income don’t have to settle for the negative real yields (after inflation and taxes) available in traditional retirement income investments, explains Bob Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.
Recently, the cannabis sector has shown signs of increased volume, volatility, and a reasonably strong potential for a price base, explains charting specialist Chris Vermeulen, editor of The Technical Traders. 
Valuations remain at or near their highest levels in history, corporations continue to add to their record debt loads, and inflation is proving to be non-transitory, cautions Jim Stack, money manager and editor of InvesTech Research.
The world is zooming toward an electric vehicle (EV) future, but there’s an alternative power system that runs on the most common element in the universe, and its only emission is water, notes Sean Brodrick, editor of Wealth Wave.
Over the past week, the S&P 500 (SPX) is relatively breakeven. If you ask the average investor how they are doing, they will tell you unequivocally that this weak has been downright brutal, states Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday of the year. What’s not to like about a day dedicated to expressing gratitude for the positive things happening in our lives, asks Mike Larson, editor of Safe Money Report?
Gold and the metals universe are all headed much higher. Stocks are hitting new record highs, bonds are up too, and things are looking good, explains Mary Anne and Pamela Aden, resource sector specialists and co-editors of The Aden Forecast.
America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (ATAX) is a unique partnership that invests in multi-family real estate. Apartments are a fantastic investment in an inflationary environment benefiting from the tendency for real estate to go up in price and from rising rents, notes Rida Morwa, editor of High Dividend Opportunities.
Options bulls are doubling down on Tilray (TLRY), a flailing cannabis stock that has shed 60% over the past nine months, observes Fernanda Horner, an analyst with Schaeffer's Investment Report.
Stocks sold off a bit after last week's news that the Consumer Price Index jumped 6.2% from a year ago, the highest inflation reading in 30 years, explains Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.

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Oil demand is back to pre-Covid levels. The problem is, we might not have enough supply to meet this demand. How can oil traders profit on what could be one of the biggest shortages in recent history?



This presentation will focus on structural changes in energy supply that are likely to make oil and gas stocks a lot more investable in the 2020s decade than in the prior decade.
There are thousands of investment options to choose from in 2021, but which are best? Which are right for you? The Ashcroft Capital team shares a unique perspective and outlook for investing in multifamily apartments. In this presentation, you will learn what is happening in the commercial real estate space today, and what investment firms and investors are experiencing during an inflationary year.
With Covid in the rearview mirror, 2022 may be a year of challenges and opportunities. Was Covid the Pearl Harbor moment? Huge changes came out of World War II. Will we experience the same level of change from Covid?
Avi Gilburt, founder of ElliottWaveTrader.net and one of the top-followed analysts on Seeking Alpha, will take you through his analysis to outline what he expects the S&P 500 to do in 2022 and provide parameters to help you stay on the profitable side of the market. He will also give you his longer-term prognostication, which may not sit well with many long-term investors.
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Yrefy (why refi) refinances distressed private student loans. Yrefy's Private Student Loan Refinance is unique, proprietary, and highly successful. As the sole company addressing this $21 billion market, the company is pleased to offer Portfolio 4 - Yrefy SLP4, LLC, secured and collateralized Reg D 506(c) to Accredited Investors.

SLP4 gives maximum flexibility to investors through a five-rung ladder structure.

  • Investors can place their investment in any, or each of the one, two-, three-, four-, or five-year terms, with increased fixed-interest rates for each successive year.
  • Investors can choose to compound or take income - selected monthly and independently for each ladder tranche.
  • Powerfully, investors can keep flexibility in shorter terms, but then roll forward at a term's maturity—with full surrender credit for time vested.
SLP4 does it all - high fixed rates, extremely flexible and friendly compounding or income, and roll forward credit at maturity.

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