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1849 Gold Dollar
The History of Money Part 2—From Thaler to Dollar

In Part 1, we covered how the Dollar originated, and learned that a Dollar was originally a measurement of a specific quantity of gold or silver. Specifically, one dollar meant a coin consisting of 375.64 … read more The History of Money Part 2—From Thaler to Dollar

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The History of Money Part 1—The Thaler

One of the most overlooked subjects in public education is the history of money. How it’s made, what it is, who is in charge of it, and where it comes from. Most of us hardly … read more The History of Money Part 1—The Thaler

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The Golden Opportunities of Summer

We have been trading the gold sector for income since the late 90’s, and we’ve learned there is a pattern that repeats itself. Once recognized, it provides a major opportunity for short-term gains. This opportunity … read more The Golden Opportunities of Summer

The Great Experiment Part 3—The Case for Lower Rates

Last week, we posted part one of Keith Weiner’s report on why he believes the LONG-term trend of falling interest rates has not changed. Here is part two of his well written report. The Demand … read more The Great Experiment Part 3—The Case for Lower Rates

The Great Experiment Part 2—The Case for Lower Rates

Interest rates are rising. Will they continue? In our first In-Depth series on the subject, we discussed how falling rates fleeced the elderly of their retirement. On a long-term chart, there is no doubt that rates … read more The Great Experiment Part 2—The Case for Lower Rates

Wanderer Financial Interest Rate Series Part 1
The Great Experiment Part 1—Falling Interest Rates and the Fleeced Retiree

Economics is a funny thing—you can fill a room with economists and ask a seemingly elementary question like, “Define inflation for me,” and you’ll find there is no clear answer. One may talk in terms … read more The Great Experiment Part 1—Falling Interest Rates and the Fleeced Retiree

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Trading for Success the Galton Board Way

Most inexperienced traders believe the key to successful trading lies in having superior predictive abilities. They think the pros must simply be better at picking the winners, and associate correct predictions with brilliance. However, successful … read more Trading for Success the Galton Board Way

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The Importance of Managing Risk

The concept of Risk Management is one of our core concepts here at Wanderer Financial. Why? Because properly managing risk is the single biggest factor in determining whether or not a trader will make money … read more The Importance of Managing Risk

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How to Trade Cycles

Cycles—The Rhythm of the Market There is an adage in the stock market that says, “Sell in May, and go away.” There also is the January effect, the Halloween indicator, and several other well worn … read more How to Trade Cycles