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    Gold Breaks Through $1000
    Investment Research Group
    Investment Research Group
     12 September 2009
    Gold has finally broken through $1,000 again, an important key resistance level. Most people refer to the current gold bull market as a repeat of the 1970s. This is true since there are many similarities of price movement between the two. The sheer extent of the Bull Run in gold now and in the 1970s also link the two periods.
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    Performance Pay Not As Good As It Sounds
    5 Sep 2009: Here’s a radical idea: pay financial advisers according to the performance of the investments they put you in. Sounds appealing, but would it work?... more
    Wage Cuts Create Problems
    29 Aug 2009: Increasingly, I am running into people who are taking pay cuts in one form or another in the interest of their struggling employers. I am also aware of a number of companies that have trimmed staff incomes, often by 5% - 10%. ... more
    Secrets of Real Estate Agents
    22 Aug 2009: Sorry - this is my third column in a row about real estate commissions. It’s just that readers keep responding. Lately it’s been agents or former agents, letting us in on their secrets. ... more
    Readers Love or Loathe Real Estate Fee Idea
    8 Aug 2009: The subject of real estate commissions brings out strong emotions – as reader response to my last column shows. ... more
    A Fairer Deal for All on Real Estate Agent Commissions
    25 Jul 2009: Now – with real estate agents hungry for listings - might be a good time for home sellers to negotiate a new way of paying agents.... more
    Fixing mortgage knowledge gaps
    21 Jul 2009: One in five home owners with a mortgage don't know that it is better to have a fixed rate rather than a floating rate when interest rates are expected to increase. ... more
    Recession Could Be A Blessing For Most
    11 Jul 2009: The response to a question in a recent survey bothered me a little. Asked what they would do with a $10,000 cash windfall, 54.3 per cent of the respondents said they would pay off debt or save the money – down from 58.3 per cent three months earlier.... more
    Government Super Plan Shortsighted
    5 Jul 2009: Memo to the National Government: Time to learn some investment basics. Here’s an example: You have to invest money to make money. Another is: The price paid for assets dictates the return you get from it in perpetuity. And a third: Borrowing to invest is okay if your returns are higher than your costs. ... more
    How would you have done in Financial Knowledge Survey?
    27 Jun 2009: It’s question time. How would you have answered the following in a recent survey: “Which is generally considered to make you the most money over the next 15 to 20 years: a savings account, range of shares, range of fixed interest investments, or a cheque account?”... more


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