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By Robert Bernard – On June 14, 2017, the US Federal Reserve raised its Fed Funds rate for the second time this year. The new range will be 1 - 1.25%. The Fed also gave a roadmap on how they plan to unwind their $4.5 trillion balance sheet.

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By FS Staff – News headlines are reporting daily on a pension crisis unfolding in the US. To understand how we got here, there are really five major factors that led us to this point: 1. Generous payouts, 2. Inadequate contributions, 3. Low interest rates, 4. Longer life spans...

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By ValueWalk – US pension funds do not have a pretty probability path going forward, a Moody’s report pointed out. The potential that certain pension liabilities increase at a time when reliance on pension funds avoiding major investment losses...

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By Kurt Kallaus – US and global stocks remain in a secular Bull market. Major averages from around the world confirm the strength we see in our country boosted by strong earnings and guidance. Tech stocks have trounced value companies and...

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By Frank Barbera – Over the last few years, Gold Mining stocks have carried investors on quite a ride. This observer first started watching the Gold Stock Index back in 1978, when mining stocks were the only game in town. Back then...

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FS Staff – Louis-Vincent Gave, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Gavekal Research, says there are a number of tailwinds continuing to pushing stock markets higher, though, that story may be about to change, especially as we get closer to 2018...

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By ValueWalk – As e-commerce continues to grow at a rapid pace – and Amazon looks to gobble up the world – Goldman Sachs asks the question: what type of products and services cannot be sold online? From an investing...

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By Global Risk Insights – The diplomatic crisis resulting from sanctions against Qatar raises fresh questions concerning the political and economic environment in the Gulf. A guest post by Anas Abdoun. Just a fortnight after President...

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By Andrew Zatlin – Uber has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over these past couple months. I’m sure you’ve seen or heard the headlines. From sexual harassment to discrimination, to “Greyball” – software that helped Uber drivers...

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By FS Staff – While each week seems to bring with it a new market record, some complacency might be settling in. This time in Financial Sense, we spoke with Robin Griffiths, chief technical strategist at the ECU Group, about his previously bullish...

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