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Works for Me: Advisor Profiles

Barnes Investment Advisory Bullish on International Investing From Day One
Financial planner Stephen Barnes has been a believer in the benefits of investing outside the U.S. since he started out in the 1980s. Read More
Why Investing in Gold Bullion, Not Mining Stocks, Is Ultimate Safe Haven
Gold, says Jerry Wagner of Flexible Plan Investments, is the ultimate safe asset, and in times of trouble, human beings always turn to gold. Read More

Regional Snapshot

Hong Kong is making headlines across the world, and China doesn't quite know what to do about it. The streets of the business district in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China have been thronged with protesters for more than a week. They're a mix of students and ordinary people irate at the Chinese government's orders that Hong Kong may vote freely for its next leader—but only for the few candidates Beijing approves in advance. Read More