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The People’s Bank of China has historically exercised great control over domestic Renminbi valuation, but the traditional tools used for currency management are beginning to come under stress. This monetary strain will be exacerbated...

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This time on FS Insider, we spoke with Martin Armstrong of Armstrong Economics, a widely-followed market strategist, forecaster, historian, and creator of the popular Economic Confidence Model, which is also sometimes referred to as the Pi Cycle. Armstrong is noted for...

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We have often written that when everyone is asking the same question, it is usually the wrong question. However, I have also found the converse to be quite true – if no one is asking a question, it is probably one that you want to...

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Obama’s “permanent” bans on offshore oil and gas drilling in Alaska are actually “indefinite” and could end as soon as January 20. The incoming Trump administration has the authority to revoke environmental protections of Alaska’s...

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Today's release of the publicly available data from ECRI (Economic Cycle Research Institute) puts its Weekly Leading Index (WLI) at 145.0, up 0.4 from the previous week. It is currently at an all-time high. Year-over-year the four-week...

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Over the past few weeks, my life has been turned upside down. Prior to the election, I thought of myself as a typical, repressed businessman, an outlaw guilty of capitalistic thoughts in a going-socialistic western world.

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Recently, I gave a presentation on the future of energy to an audience of about 250 oil and gas professionals. Halfway through, I asked the carbon crowd to, “Raise your hand if you have driven an electric vehicle.” It took me less than five seconds to squint and...

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When the cost of money changes, everything changes. Interest rates affect every aspect of the financial universe. At the global level, they impact currency and trade flows between nations. At the national level, they affect the discounted...

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The number of followers on US President Donald Trump’s Twitter page is increasing at an exponential rate, reaching 20.3-million this week, and up from around 19.9-million just a few weeks ago. Mr Trump’s frequent use of...

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After touching the benchmark 20,000 level last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has spent the last five weeks in a tight, narrow trading range just under this level. Famed trader Jesse Livermore theorized in his...

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