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Steeped in Interest

The Fed Accelerates Like all living things, the economy moves to a cycle. Your heart beats to a cycle, weather has a cycle, even the tone of the sound of the keyboard clacking has a … read more Steeped in Interest

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The Rise of the Index Fund

Not for Nothing The US stock market has been in a relentless bull market. We’ve covered in depth one of the reasons—the monetary tsunami that is the Federal Reserve. But it is fair to say … read more The Rise of the Index Fund

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The Money Trail

Follow the Money “Follow the Money” is a catchphrase made popular in the 1976 docudrama All the President’s Men. By following the paper trail, political corruption is uncovered. Here at Wanderer, our beat is investing … read more The Money Trail

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Wanderer Core Values

As Wanderer Financial traders intent on funding a live-in-the-moment, nomadic lifestyle, we are guided by these principles: Preservation of capital first, then profits. Find a trading system that works for you, then stick to it. … read more Wanderer Core Values

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History in the Making—Negative Oil Futures

The Oil Collapse The markets have been writing history books the last two months. Ten, twenty, thirty years from now, when I pick up a trading book, or a book on the history of the … read more History in the Making—Negative Oil Futures

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Different Ways to Own Gold

Gold has been a store of value for thousands of years. Despite its long standing history, the idea of gold as an investment has its detractors. Warren Buffett argued that gold is inferior to stocks … read more Different Ways to Own Gold

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China’s Become the New King of The Hill–Even if You Don’t Know It

What We Thought We Knew About China China is a backward, communist country that is overpopulated with poor, oppressed people—or so I was taught. Today, I still hear Americans refer to China as a backward, … read more China’s Become the New King of The Hill–Even if You Don’t Know It

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The Warm and Fuzzy Of It–Tariffs and Protectionism

Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump ….I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so. It … read more The Warm and Fuzzy Of It–Tariffs and Protectionism

Wanderer Financial Stock Trading Newsletter - Time Traveler Among Us
The History of Money Part 4—The Time Traveler Among Us

In parts 1, 2, and 3 of this series we covered how, if a society is left to its own devices, a commodity of some sort will emerge as a form of money. Whether it … read more The History of Money Part 4—The Time Traveler Among Us

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The History of Money Part 3—The Good Ol’ Days

The Old Farmer I recently visited with an old farmer in a nursing home. At ninety-five, his body was beaten up from years of hard work, but his mind was still sharp as a tack. … read more The History of Money Part 3—The Good Ol’ Days