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China is determined to rid itself of its image as one of the world’s greatest polluters, and is serious about curbing oil production—even if only for a few days—to clean up its air during the international G-20 meeting in Hangzhou...

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This morning's release of the July New Home Sales from the Census Bureau came in at 654K, up 12.4% month-over-month from a revised 582K in June. Seasonally adjusted estimates for April and May were revised.

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Central bank policy is center stage this week as the world turns its attention to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The symposium hosted by the Kansas City Fed has become the prime venue for discussing monetary policy.

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After the results of the Brexit referendum, many EU governments and officials went out of their way to emphasize that the vote did not herald the end of the European Union and could even make it stronger.

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It’s no secret that Felix Zulauf has made timely calls on our show in the past. Just last December on FS Insider, Zulauf called the bottom in gold, which has since risen about 30 percent. This time on Financial Sense, Zulauf discusses his current outlook and how problems developing...

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The global search for yield – not an improvement in EM fundamentals – is what has been driving the EM rally this year. Having turned dovish in February, the Fed has enticed investors to sell US dollars and pile int

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What goes up must come down. That's what Sir Isaac Newton suggested anyway in his Universal Law of Gravity. It is easy to think in watching the stock market since the end of June, however, that it does not adhere to the law of gravity.

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The economy remains weak, earnings are poised to continue contacting for the 6th quarter in a row yet stocks has broken out to new record highs in August from an important technical base. Without a strong rebound in earnings, we have...

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Speaking last week on our podcast, Jim Bianco of Bianco Research told listeners that the Brexit vote on June 23rd may have been the most bullish catalyst for the US stock market this year where, after the initial shock, major market indices like the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones...

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As the US presidential election nears, we are doing a series of reports on the differences and agreements of major parties on various economic and financial topics. Last week, we noted one area where the major-party candidates...

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