James J Puplava CFP's picture

There are close to 76 million baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) alive today representing 28% of the total US population. Starting in 2011, an estimated 10,000 Boomers have been retiring every day and that trend will continue for at least another 10...

Bill Witherell's picture

The recovery in the Eurozone economies is firming with respect to private consumption and investment, with higher employment and labor income, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). Yet financial markets are on...

BCA Research's picture

The global manufacturing purchasing manager index is comfortably above the 50 threshold signaling expansion. Importantly, the upturn is fairly synchronized, with improvement visible in the US, Europe, and Asia. This corroborates the upward...

FS Staff's picture

“If our legacy is what we can pass to our children, the sooner we pass it to them where it can’t be taken from us (or them) the better,” Morgan said. In Morgan’s view, everyone can benefit from asset protection to some degree. “If the value of your assets are capable...

Oil Price's picture

The solar industry posted its best year on record in 2016, obliterating previous records by installing a smashing 14.6 gigawatts of new solar in the US That is a 95 percent increase from the 7.4 GW installed in 2015, which happened to...

Jill Mislinski's picture

The Philly Fed's Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey is a monthly report for the Third Federal Reserve District, covers eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. While it focuses exclusively on business in this district...

BCA Research's picture

President Trump could appoint up to six members to the Fed’s Board of Governors, which will affect the direction of US monetary policy for several years. The Fed’s Board of Governors consists of seven members appointed for a fourteen-year term.

Independent Institute's picture

Over the years, MyGovCost has told many stories of bureaucrats behaving badly, but technology may have finally advanced enough to provide a real solution for bad bureaucrats: we can replace them with robots! That possibility is now being discussed...

Urban Carmel's picture

In the past year, S&P profits have grown 46% yoy. Sales are 4.5% higher. By some measures, profit margins are back at their prior highs. This is a remarkable turnaround from a year ago when profits had declined by 15% and most investors...

FS Staff's picture

“On balance, the things that professional forecasters represent … are a compilation of all widely known information, which is exactly what markets discount and pre-price,” he said. At the beginning of any year, professional forecasters lay out their views and have already placed their bets. These predictions are therefore pre-priced.

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