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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...

Tom McClellan's picture

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.

ValueWalk's picture

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...

Andrew Zatlin's picture

Over the Summer, retail sales data strongly diverged from Moneyball’s Vice data: The official data pointed to a sharp burst of spending. The Vice data showed no acceleration. Recent revisions to the official data removed the surge and...

Michael Shedlock's picture

Alison Carnwath, chairman of one of the UK’s largest construction firms says the Era of Robots is at hand. Thousands of builders will lose jobs as machines take over building London skyscrapers. There are 2.3 million construction jobs in the UK.

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Despite a sketchy fundamental backdrop, an accommodative Fed is likely to support share prices for a while longer. The US equity market capitalization is larger than total GDP, yet profits are steadily losing share relative to GDP.

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold bullion held in a tight range Wednesday morning in London, trading $10 below the previous 3 sessions' floor of $1335 per ounce as European stock markets rose and government bonds eased back ahead of a raft of central banker...

Stratfor's picture

Sixty years ago, Nobel Prize-winning geneticist Joshua Lederberg shocked the world with the first serious scientific paper detailing the feasibility of human cloning. Four decades later, a sheep named Dolly — the first large mammal ever cloned — brought his prediction a step closer to becoming a reality.