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The negative side effects of easy money are starting to grow and, at this point, central banks are doing more harm than good, said the former Chief Economist at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). In a recent phone interview with Financial Sense, William White...

Ben Hunt PhD's picture

If you’ve ever played a team sport, you’ve experienced a game that was a mismatch on paper. Now usually that game goes according to form. The better team scores early and often, and the inferior team doesn’t sniff a win.

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Surely the latest actions by OPEC in Algiers threatens the very core of the cartel, given its members have agreed to something that is going to be extremely difficult to follow through on. To coin a phrase (well, kind of) from Top Gun...

Danielle Park's picture

Education is one of the best long-term investments we can make individually and as a society. But this is only true where education enriches the student. Where the business model is designed to prey on the trusting and gullible in order...

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Germany's banks have had a tough week. Deutsche Bank, the country's largest lender, saw its share price drop sharply on Monday and Tuesday following news of a possible $14 billion fine from the US Department of Justice for misselling...

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Uncertainty is growing, with divergences between the Fed’s stated intentions and their actions leaving markets unsure of direction. Additionally, interest rate policy worldwide may be creating the very conditions for the next dislocation that...

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When there is a big disagreement between the value of the spot VIX Index and the prices of its futures contracts, that carries important information about trader sentiment. As of the close on Sep. 28, 2016, the spot VIX was well below...

Charles Hugh Smith's picture

We don't just deserve an affordable, sustainable healthcare system—we're doomed to bankruptcy without one. What is blindingly obvious to employers but apparently invisible to the average zero-business-experience mainstream...

Danielle Park's picture

The high-frequency algos went wild blasting millions of buy orders at risk markets yesterday afternoon on headlines that OPEC members might agree in November to hold-production near recent all time highs.

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What do Vancouver, London, Stockholm, Sydney, Munich, and Hong Kong all have in common? According to economists at UBS Wealth Management, these six cities all have the notorious designation of being the real estate markets...

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