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Editor’s Note: As Chief Investment Strategist of Total Wealth, Shah believes in making his track record of recommendations easily accessible to all readers within seconds – and that’s why he’s compiled an Archives page.

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  • Shah Gilani Jan 10, 2024
    Buy This, Not That: These Sectors Are BUYS

    A rising tide lifts all boats, right? That isn’t necessarily true in the stock market. Certain stocks do better than others… and the same goes for certain sectors… All depending on the kind of market we’re in. That’s why in …

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  • Shah Gilani Jan 08, 2024
    Monday Takeaways: January Starts With a Bang

    One of the first things I was given when I started my trading career in Chicago back in 1982 was the Stock Trader’s Almanac. This book, published annually, was chock-full of investing insights and strategies… along with classic market truisms …

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  • Shah Gilani Jan 05, 2024
    A New War Over AI

    While ChatGPT, Bard and a host of other AI names and labels overwhelmed us in 2023, a new banner will command our attention this year. AI nationalism. With the AI frontier currently resembling a war zone, the U.S., China, South …

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  • Shah Gilani Jan 03, 2024
    Buy This, Not That: AI Fakes or Fortunes

    Nearly every company is an AI company these days. In the second quarter of 2023… the term “AI” was mentioned more than 7,000 times in earnings reports. But smart investors know to look out for companies that are AI firms …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 29, 2023
    ‘Tis the Season… for Finding Winning Stocks

    One of the most important things I’ve learned in my 40 years of studying and investing in the markets is that you always need to look at the big picture. And the big picture is the company, not the stock. …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 22, 2023
    The Race to Riches Is On in 2024

    What a difference a year makes. After a painful knockdown in 2022, hardly anyone expected 2023 to be a comeback year for equity investors. But it was. And 2024’s going to be even better. Bonds suffered in 2022 thanks to …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 20, 2023
    Buy This, Not That: A No-Brainer Buy in a Rising Market

    With all major indexes up on the year… it’s time to look at their benchmark ETFs. After all, it sure is cheaper to get in on a rising market with a basket of stocks rather than trying to buy individual …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 18, 2023
    Monday Takeaways: A Big Week for This Sector

    Enjoy the rally, folks… because it’s going to last. The Fed sent the markets soaring with its talk of rate cuts coming next year. And not just U.S. markets. Markets around the globe loved the idea of rate cuts. We’re …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 15, 2023
    Lower Interest Rates Won’t Stop This Coming Disaster

    We’re in a spectacular bond market rally. It just knocked the yield on benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasurys down from 5.021% to 3.95%. And this week, markets celebrated the news that the Fed is looking to lower interest rates next year. …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 13, 2023
    Getting Real About These Double-Digit Yields

    Real estate is one of the greatest wealth-building asset classes out there. And real estate investment trusts (REITs) have made it easy for everyday investors to build their own stakes in the sector. Plus, many come with sizable dividends. But …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 11, 2023
    Monday Takeaways: Higher, Higher, Higher!

    We’re back again with your Monday Takeaways. The big trend from last week continues… Higher, higher, higher! On Friday, we got a great jobs report. GDP grew more than 5% last quarter. And all of that good news has had …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 08, 2023
    A $1.5 Trillion Opportunity Coming Due

    Betting against one slice of the $21 trillion commercial real estate (CRE) market has made a handful of savvy traders wealthy. I’m talking about investors who anticipated the decline of shopping malls, which were hammered by the shift to online …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 06, 2023
    The Commercial Real Estate Collapse Will Spawn Generational Wealth

    Everyone knows there’s money to be made in real estate… You buy and hold it and make a fortune. Right? Not always. What most people don’t know is that there’s actually more money to be made – and a lot …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 04, 2023
    Monday Takeaways: A Warning for December

    The trend is our friend, folks. The personal consumption expenditures price index – that’s the Fed’s favorite inflation metric – came in at 3.5% for November… down from 3.7% in October. The trend is down… which is sending stocks higher. …

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  • Shah Gilani Dec 01, 2023
    A New Asset Class That Could Be 10X Bigger Than Crypto

    The crypto market has an image problem. Because there are thousands of cryptos available… and most of them are not worth the ones and zeros they’re printed on… the crypto-curious have turned away from the sector. That’s no good… because …

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