Why You Should Want A Strong Dollar (Podcast With Simon Constable)

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Summary

Simon gives his argument for why we should want a strong dollar and cheap gold.

We go behind the scenes of the commodities world to better understand what all it entails, why the average investor should avoid commodities, and just how big the market is.

Simon has spent decades as a financial writer and takes a moment to share his three primary pieces of wisdom that he believes all investors should follow.

We also dive into gold as a barometer of unhappiness in the financial system and how Kurdistan is impacting oil prices.

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Simon Constable is a journalist who has written for The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch, and many others.

In this interview, Simon gives his argument for why we should want a strong dollar (NYSEARCA:UUP) and cheap gold (NYSEARCA:GLD). We go behind the scenes of the commodities world to better understand what all it entails, why the average investor should avoid them, and just how big the market is.

Simon has spent decades as a financial writer and takes a moment to share his three primary pieces of wisdom that he believes all investors in the financial markets (SPY, DIA) should heed.

We also delve into gold as a barometer of unhappiness in the financial system and how Kurdistan is impacting oil (NYSEARCA:USO) prices.

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- Brian

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