Doug Short's picture

Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, which is understandably vague about the specific indicators on which they base their decisions. This committee statement is about as close as...

Oil Price's picture

Electric cars are often touted as the nail in the coffin for gasoline-powered vehicles. However, there’s another fuel revolution in the developing world, which is changing the economics of electric cars. Whether it’s CNG, LNG, autogas...

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Almost three weeks on from Britain’s vote to leave the EU, markets have treated this political event as a negative local growth shock but a positive global interest rate shock. The upshot has been a surge...

Patrick O'Hare's picture

How low can you go? It is a question that gets asked often in a limbo dance contest. These days it is a question that gets asked often with respect to sovereign bond rates. In the past, it would have been thought that zero would be as low as...

FS Staff's picture

After a brief plunge following the Brexit vote, the S&P 500 is now up an astonishing 8% in less than two weeks as markets now anticipate a greater amount of fiscal and monetary stimulus. Noting that the stock market bubble, as he called it, could go on for much longer...

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices fell to 2-week lows against all major currencies bar the Japanese Yen in London trade Thursday as the Bank of England surprised the markets by holding UK interest rates and its QE bond-buying scheme unchanged in...

Tom McClellan's picture

If you want to have a recipe for a sustainable bull market, the best ingredient to start with is “gobs of breadth”. Strong A-D data is a sign of plentiful liquidity. The stock market can encounter other types of problems, but if liquidity is strong...

Clif Droke's picture

Among the biggest relative strength leaders in the US broad market right now are the home builders and REITs. The US real estate sector is heating up and is also beginning to attract “hot money” inflows from foreign investors looking...

Stratfor's picture

Engineering advances have put automated vehicles on an accelerating path toward commercial availability and, eventually, wider use. But a recent fatal accident involving a car that used semi-autonomous technology might stall the future of self-driving cars.

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Given the large disconnect between earnings and stocks at present, David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist at Gluskin Sheff, tells Financial Sense in today’s podcast “if you're buying this market right now you ipso facto have a view that earnings are going to rebound...

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