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By Paul Horn – I recently had a client that was the unfortunate victim of identity theft. It took her credit card company calling her after several large transactions to even know that it happened. This, unfortunately, is an all too common...

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By OilPrice – Iran’s current crude oil output level will not be reduced under the extension of the OPEC production cuts, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying on Thursday. “Iran’s oil output would stand at 3.8 mb/d,” Zanganeh said in Vienna – as quoted...

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By FS Staff – Bitcoin has entered a parabolic phase, blowing past the price of gold and hitting new all-time highs on a daily basis. This time on FS Insider, Trace Mayer, host of the Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast and a leading expert on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies...

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By Andrew Zatlin – Before I dig into the coming Lehman moment out of China, you should understand how China has impacted the world. First, let’s start with debt. Debt sits at the heart of China’s miracle growth.

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By FS Staff - We aren’t simply in a bull market, Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson noted. Investors need to think of this specifically as a long-term, structural bull market. There are two big forces coming to bear that will keep markets structurally bullish. The first, he says, is...

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Bull markets in stocks tend to rise in the face of a wall of worry. For years we have been hearing about this overvalued stock market – it’s lasted too long, risen too far, printing money will lead to inflation, margin debt is too high...

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Investors are clearly shifting away from actively managed funds to those based on index strategies. Only time will tell, but this has the look of a durable, secular change in investment management. But much of the perceived threat to the market...

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What happens when supercomputers trade the markets? Last week, we spoke with Didier Sornette, director of the Financial Crisis Observatory at ETH Zurich, who uses one of Europe's most powerful supercomputers to scan financial assets around the globe...

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The New York Times reports Ford dumped CEO Mark Fields for Jim Hackett, the head of Ford mobility and driverless vehicles. Fields was not moving fast enough on autonomous vehicles and electric power.

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Not too many people remember the second week of August 2007, but for others, that week will be forever etched in their minds. And in many ways, it should be etched in yours as well. During that infamous week, we witnessed an event that...

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