Marc Chandler's picture

For investors, the most important thing about the favorable review of Greece's implementation of last year's agreement is that it effectively removes it from the list of potential disruptive factors in the coming quarters.

Kurt Kallaus's picture

With Billionaires George Soros, Stanley Druckenmiller, Paul Singer and what seems like every analyst on the planet talking up Gold, what can go wrong? In fact, it’s impressive that the alleged “Smart Money” has also surged...

Michael Shedlock's picture

New home sales surprised in a massive way this morning, blowing out all estimates to the high side. New home sales came in at 619,000 compared to a Bloomberg Econoday consensus estimate of 523,000 at a seasonally...

Patrick O'Hare's picture

Should the United Kingdom (UK) remain a member of the European Union (EU) or leave the European Union? That is the very question that will be put to UK voters on June 23. It's a big question that will inevitably invite...

Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

Ask ten economists what causes recessions, and you’re likely to get fifteen different answers. Some will point to supply or demand shocks, policy errors, inflation, or sticky prices, while others, such as Hyman Minsky, will point toward fragility caused, oddly enough, by stability.

FS Staff's picture

New data on delinquency rates for commercial and industrial loans for the first quarter of 2016 has just been released and shows a surge heading into this year, after steadily rising throughout 2015. Based on forward-looking data, delinquencies may continue to increase well into...

Oil Price's picture

Crude oil has reached a critical technical level, which is likely to test the resolve of the bulls to push prices higher. The bulls have a favorable tailwind with production outages reducing the supply glut. Till about two weeks ago, the drop in...

Jeffrey D Saut's picture

Market bubbles occur when the price of an asset significantly deviates from its intrinsic value. There have been numerous bubbles predicted in my 20 years as a professional investor. Fortunately, only two, from the perspective of US investors...

FS Staff's picture

One of the most important macroeconomic issues facing the world today is the looming June 23 vote in Britain regarding whether the UK should remain in the European Union. Today, we debate the pros and cons of a Brexit including the potential impact this may have...

BCA Research's picture

The unintended consequences from the continued altering of the capital structure of firms, by issuing debt and retiring equity at a time when operating cash flow growth is showing signs of fatigue is disconcerting.

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