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By Adrian Ash – Gold prices jumped to 8-week highs versus a rising Dollar on Wednesday as new data showed US wages remain sluggish while President Trump repeated his willingness to use nuclear weapons against North Korea after...

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By Tim Duy – Along with every decent employment report comes the efforts to debunk that report. I see that an article from Pedro Nicolaci Da Costa at Business Insider is making the rounds tonight. In it, Da Costa directs us to this in...

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By Matthew Kerkhoff – Daniel Kahneman, Professor Emeritus at Princeton, is an American psychologist who is well known for his work on the psychology of decision-making and behavioral economics. Together with Amos Tversky, he established...

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FS Staff – Wald: "Over the past few weeks, EEM [the emerging markets ETF] has broken a 10-year downtrend. That's right—it's been making lower highs since 2007 and it's broken that downtrend over the course of the last month. We think that's a meaningful...

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By FS Staff – Even while the Fed has raised rates, US financial conditions have continued to ease with a weakening dollar. The trade may be about to reverse, said John Derrick on FS Insider last week, with a number of implications for the broader market...

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Patrick O'Hare – Have you ever gone outside your comfort zone? It can be uncomfortable. Recently, I was taken outside my comfort zone as my fear of open heights and the presence of many roller coasters at a local amusement park collided.

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By Jeffrey Saut – Ladies and gentlemen, investing is a lot like whaling. Investors are constantly searching for that whale of a stock with the “right stuff” . . . aka the “ambergris factor.” Indeed, there have been many such “whales” on the Street...

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By Urban Carmel – The macro data from the past month continues to mostly point to positive growth. On balance, the evidence suggests the imminent onset of a recession is unlikely. The bond market agrees with the macro data.

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By Stratfor – The White House is planning to launch new investigations into China's trade and intellectual property practices, and soon. The move underscores how talks between the United States and China have broken down over...

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By Adrian Ash – Gold prices sank 0.6% against the Dollar on Friday as the US reported stronger-than-expected jobs data for July. New York's stock markets opened the day lower as the Dollar rallied from its latest 31-month lows to the Euro and bond...

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