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Many people believe that gold, or TIPS is a good way to hedge against inflation but there’s actually a better way. The indicator has actually accurately forecasted every inflationary and deflationary cycle since it’s inception in 1957. INO has done a great video talking about it so check it out here. The index, now called [...]

The S&P/Case Shiller Home Price (or just Case Shiller Home Price for short) indices were named after Karl E. Case and Robert J. Shiller when they began research on a methodology to measure housing prices. What they came up with in the 1980s is still regarded as the most accurate way to measure this asset [...]

Index funds refer to mutual funds or exchange traded funds (ETF) that tries to mimic the performance of a particular index. Some funds buy stocks and bonds using computer models that require minimum human intervention, while other more sophisticated ones will buy derivatives to help achieve its investment objective. The lack of active management usually [...]

Since 1896, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gauged the performance of the stock market.  From 12 stocks that originally tracked the performance of American industrial sector, it has grown to 30 stocks that represents one of the most widely mentioned index of the US stock market. How the Dow Jones Industrial Average is Calculated In [...]