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Why I Buy Gold and Silver

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Gold, Silver and Bitcoin I own crypto currencies, because I have come to the conclusion that money as we know it today is no longer sustainable. I have come to this conclusion during the crisis of 2008. At that time I had the intuition / the gut feeling something was wrong not only with our financial system, but more specifically with our money . It took a few years of researching and investigating until I figured it out. The thing is, part of me did not want to believe it was true. And for a long time I did not act upon the intuition and knowledge I had. That changed last year when I decided to put my money where my mouth is and I started to accumulate crypto currencies. Cryptos align perfectly with my expertises: coding and trading. So I went for it... And with success.

Build more wealth with gold

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United States Mint cutting back on the coin production I believe everyone can maintain and build more wealth by holding gold. In this article, I will try to build my case for this belief. I will cite some bullish news facts for gold. Then I will move on to look at inflation and explain to you why I think inflation is theft and show you that it is robbing you of your wealth . I will conclude with some paragraphs on the Turkish Lira and my personal experience in Turkey that has shaped my way of thinking about money , wealth , and gold in particular.

Building my investment portfolio: a first look at how I do it.

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Building my investment portfolio: a first look This is the first video in a series I plan to do on my investing journey. I will try and do regular updates as the portfolio progresses. Currently, I have 5000 EURO invested in Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies and dividend stocks. My goal is to grow this to 20.000 EURO this year. This growth will come mainly from me putting in my own money into the portfolio, but hopefully, capital gains and dividends that I reinvest will help me get there.

How to Find Dividend Stocks to Invest in

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Finding the right stocks to invest in For a long time, I have been hesitant to invest in the stock market myself. The main reason I told myself is that I am already heavily invested in the stock markets via my pension plans. The thing is I have no control over my pension plans. I just have to hope the money I put in is managed well and then hopefully when I am 70 years old I might retire. Wait a minute ... 70!? Yes, 70, or maybe even later. Governments keep changing the rules concerning retirements. That is why I have decided to build up a stock portfolio outside of the tax benefited pension plans. I want to build a portfolio of shares in good companies that will pay me dividends. This portfolio should, once it has grown enough, generate an income through dividends alone that will cover most of my expenses. To achieve this we need to buy dividend-paying stocks at cheap prices. In this post, I will tell/show you how I go about this.

How to web scrape and data mine any website to excel

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Web scraping, data mining any website In this article, I will show you how you can data mine any website and export the data to a spreadsheet. I will do so by showing you an example of an actual project I took on. I found the project on the freelancing website UpWork. The posting was as follows:

Which Forex Pairs are Generally Trending and Which Ones Tend to Revert to the Mean

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Which Forex Pairs are Generally Trending and Which Ones Tend to Revert to the Mean In this article, I will systematically investigate the tendency of different Forex pairs to either trend or revert to the mean . I will do so by backtesting a simple trend-following strategy . (Code available on Github. See the end of this article.) “The trend is your friend.”, is a very well known trading adage. Another thing you read a lot in trading books, blogs, etc. is that the market only trends 20, 30, 40, xx% of the time. I was wondering how these ideas relate to the Forex markets. I asked myself the following questions: Do all forex pairs have the same trending tendency? Are there any pairs that are actually generally more mean-reverting in nature? And which Forex Pairs are generally trending and which ones tend to revert to mean? The reason I was asking myself these questions, is because I have experienced different behaviors between forex pairs while trading the same str

How to Automatically Buy Bitcoin Every Month

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Three Ways to Automatically Buy Bitcoin Every Month, Week, Day So, you want to buy Bitcoin automatically every month, week or even every day? In this article, I will show you three ways to automate your recurring Cryptocurrency buying from very easy, which will require no technical skills, to more complicated ways, that will require some technical skills. Let’s have a look at how to do automated recurring buys of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies.