Clif Droke's picture

Everywhere one turns there is evidence of widespread rage and frustration. The peoples of Europe and the Americas in particular are aggrieved at their political lot and are becoming increasingly angry. What was once a simmering...

Charles Hugh Smith's picture

This process of withdrawal into the relative safety of internally cohesive groups and group identities is intrinsically messy in globalized, multicultural societies. A great many narratives are drifting around the Brexit pool: a return to sovereignty...

Jill Mislinski's picture

The latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through June 16. The headline number of 98.0, was an increase from the May final reading of 92.4, which is a downward revision from 92.6. Today's number was above the Investing.comforecast of 93.3.

Oil Price's picture

Oil prices fell again on Monday after last week’s rout following the Brexit vote, deepening the losses and killing off a multi-month oil price rally. There is quite a bit of debate around how lasting the negative effects of the Brexit...

FS Staff's picture

Markets have been heavily roiled since Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, and many investors are turning their attention to gold. This time on Financial Sense, Keith Barron, president and chairman of Aurania Resources discusses...

Stratfor's picture

Over the coming weeks, the frenzy of the financial markets will dominate the world's attention. But what lies beyond the horizon in a post-Brexit world? Stratfor highlights the areas of the world that will be most affected by the latest phase of the European Union's fragmentation.

Patrick O'Hare's picture

That thing that wasn't supposed to happen has happened. A majority of voters in the UK voted in favor of leaving the European Union. It was an historic decision, the full implications of which are unknown and won't be known for years.

FS Staff's picture

Gary Shilling, author of The Age of Deleveraging and editor of the investment newsletter Insight, thinks the world is facing another 6 to 8 years of deleveraging with a "high probability of panic deflation" that will push 10-year Treasuries to 1% and oil eventually back to down to $10...

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The idea of American exceptionalism traditionally focuses on the assumed industriousness and intelligence of the American people. However, this time on FS Insider, Peter Zeihan, author of The Accidental Superpower, argues that America's economic prowess is strongly...

Ben Hunt PhD's picture

Brexit is a Bear Stearns moment, not a Lehman moment. That's not to diminish what's happening (markets felt like a death in March 2008), but this isn't the event to make you run for the hills. Why not? Because it doesn't directly crater...

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