The Dark Decade (Or The Investment Renaissance)

Stocks are expensive. Yes, we can debate at length about whether today’s premium valuations are justified or not. But they are still expensive today. And if history is any guide, this does not bode well for stock market returns in the decade ahead. But just because the stock market itself may not be setting up to do well over the next decade is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it may present an important time for rediscovery for what is starting to become a lost art in stock investing today.

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Eric Parnell Positions For 2018: Watch The Dollar

From Seeking Alpha:  Eric Parnell has written more than 1,000 Seeking Alpha articles, each providing readers with his thoughtful, yet direct, approach to market analysis. In this year’s interview with Executive Editor George Moriarty, the author of The Universal shares a bullish short- to medium-term outlook that delivers his usual circumspection, with some interesting surprises. Enjoy!

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The Investments I’m Most Excited About

by Brian Bain from Investor In The Family

Eric Parnell is one of nine Seeking Alpha Contributors participating in the 2017 DIY Investing Summit. In the summit, one of the questions I asked Eric was how he is positioning his portfolio for the second half of 2017 and which investments he is most excited about.

Join Eric at the DIY Investor Summit (free for a limited time) where he shares detailed tips on his core investment strategies, top advice for DIY investors and specific ways he’s positioning for the second half of 2017.

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Will The Fed Turn The Market Red?

An interesting historical relationship exists between interest rates and investment markets. It is widely understood that when the U.S. Federal Reserve engages in phases of tightening monetary policy where it is raising interest rates that commodities prices will suffer. But Dr. Copper has had something to say about such conclusions over the past few decades.

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Turns Out There Are Many Alternatives

Apparently there is an alternative. We hear so much about how one has to be allocated to stocks in the current market environment. But has this truly been the only answer? And is this dogged dedication to stocks likely to be the best path for investors going forward?

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