Are the days of passive ETF investing over? Here's why stock-picking is going to once again come back in focus.

There are now over 6,000 ETFs on 60 exchanges and ETFs exist for everything from corporate bonds to gold bars to oil futures. Like the USB port or a gas pump, ETFs have basically standardized the entire universe of investing so that everything under the sun now trades like shares of Apple. But what, exactly is an ETF and why have they become so popular? Bloomberg explains in this short video.

Think you know why inflation isn't higher? We bet you're wrong. Here's the truth on why inflation isn't higher, and how the Fed uses inflation targeting, with real examples and dates to show you how the Fed has managed to keep inflation down despite increasing the money supply through Quantitative Easing (QE).

A look at the record equity outflows and bond inflows and what it means for the stock market, a recap of the mysterious deaths of finance workers last week, and a the outlook for gold and gold stocks in 2014.

A look at the capital control central banks around the world are imposing on its citizens, the mysterious deaths of finance workers this week and how it relates to the market, and hand how to gauge gold prices.

Gold stocks are up over double digits over the last week. So what are some ways to play this boom? A look at the difference between the many gold mining ETFs and the popular names to play gold mining ETFs.

The details on the Bitcoin ETF to be offered by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss to track the performance of the average price of Bitcoins

A look at how China's problems, both fudged numbers and liquidity crunch, affects Canada, and the looming financial disaster that's bigger than subprime.

In this letter, Ivan Lo reveals the Shocking Truths About High Frequency Trading, how it affects our markets, how and why it works, and the dangers involved

In this week's Letter, Ivan Lo talks about the world's four biggest developed-market monetary authorities collaborating on the world's biggest monetary injection, how to play Japan, America's declining labour participation force, how gold is slipping through Italy's borders, and what's happening in North Korea.

In this week's issue of the Equedia Weekly Letter, Ivan Lo goes over what to expect in 2013, why 2012 was a success for our portfolio, and reviews the companies in the Equedia Select Portfolio.

Big banks like JP Morgan and HSBC, not only act as custodians but are allowed to have short positions in the gold and silver market. Here's what it means for investors.