Alex Barrow's picture

We’ve all heard the constant chorus of central bank bashing. The ridicule comes from a diverse crowd, ranging from retail Joe Schmoes to prominent hedge fund managers… and I admit, Fed economists make for easy targets.

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Pokemon Go is creating headaches for Middle Eastern governments, as concerns over security and subversion prompt call for intervention. Pokemon Go has quickly become a global phenomenon, the latest viral sensation boosted by...

FS Staff's picture

The state of the housing market in the United States is perennially of concern to investors, and though the market overall is in recovery, there are several considerations investors need to take into account before committing their capital.

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In his most recent interview with Financial Sense, Armstrong covered a lot of ground, projecting a Trump win over Hillary, an eventual collapse of the euro, global monetary reform between 2018-2020, and, perhaps the most controversial, a “phase transition” in the stock market...

Jeffrey D Saut's picture

I got an email last week that read, “What do I do now?” I replied, “I don’t know what you mean.” She wrote back, “I didn’t buy the February lows that your model told us to buy and I didn’t buy any of the stocks on your ‘buy list’...

Patrick O'Hare's picture

Albert Einstein introduced his Theory of General Relativity in 1915. His finding, according to a helpful Space.com article, was that massive objects cause a distortion in space-time, which is felt as gravity.

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In the short-term, the Fed may need to consider global factors when formulating policy. But over a longer horizon, a greater focus on domestic conditions means that the Fed may go down the road less traveled by raising interest rates from...

Paul Kasriel's picture

The Fed was cocked and primed to deliver a 25 basis point increase in the federal funds rate on June 15. But on June 3, the BLS announced that nonfarm payrolls increased a paltry 38,000 in May. This monthly random number prompted the Fed...

Monty Guild's picture

The three main rating agencies—Fitch, Moody’s, and Standard and Poor's—all went on a downgrading spree in the first half of 2016. So far this year, Standard and Poor's has downgraded 16 sovereigns, Moody’s has downgraded 24...

Chris Puplava's picture

Soft helicopter money in Japan, relaxed austerity in Europe, expanded monetary stimulus by the Bank of England in reaction to the Brexit vote, and a US Fed on hold has propelled US markets to record highs. With the S&P 500 moving well past 2,100 and the Dow Jones Industrial...

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