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The US GDP growth surprised everyone

The US GDP growth surprised everyone

Posted on May 01, 2019
The US economy’s growth was surprisingly strong: GDP saw a 3.2% boost this quarter. Why is that so surprising? Most analysts only expected to see a 2.3% growth. Although this is good news, the growth is based on some volatile factors. Still, besides the American stock markets, gross domestic product made a comeback too.

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Baby boomers may have a pension problem

Baby boomers may have a pension problem

Posted on April 24, 2019
While millennials are planning for early retirement with a will of iron, baby boomers are facing serious pension problems. According to a new American study, almost half of them don’t have any savings for their retirement. This is especially scary, knowing that they were the golden generation of the US. They just made serious mistakes.

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FIRE – the thing that leads to early retirement

FIRE – the thing that leads to early retirement

Posted on April 17, 2019
Financial Independence, Retire Early – FIRE for short. That’s the name of a new movement that focuses on reaching independence by the age of 40. It’s becoming more popular among millennials who don’t trust social and pension systems and want to take care of themselves. Many of them succeed and give up work decades before reaching retiment age.

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S&P 500 had its best Q1 in 20 years

S&P 500 had its best Q1 in 20 years

Posted on April 10, 2019
After a record breaking January and February, the S&P 500 had its best first quarter since 1998. The index had a 13.07% soar since the beginning of the year. This growth wasn’t unexpected for analysts, and according to some, there still may be some upward momentum left in the stock markets.

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Why most people lose money on FX trading

Why most people lose money on FX trading

Posted on April 03, 2019
More than 90-95% of people lose money on forex trading. Why? Because currency trading is not as easy as most people think. It needs great knowledge of the market, devotion and discipline. Read our post to find out what other reasons make so many people lose money on FX!

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