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Over the past four decades, China has gradually abandoned its self-imposed isolation in favor of deep ties with global markets. Though the approach has pushed the Chinese economy to new heights, it has also made the country's supply lines...

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Over the past month, the global bond markets have been sending out signals that all is not well with the global economies. Initially, the surge in negative nominal rates in Europe and Japan rattled many investors in both the fixed income and equities markets.

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In Friday’s podcast with Financial Sense, Jesse Felder at The Felder Report shares the single most important chart for understanding today's overvalued market and how this helps explain why many big name investors like George Soros and Stan Druckenmiller are turning bearish...

Marc Chandler's picture

The assassination of Jo Cox has broken the powerful momentum in the markets. Investors recognize that the tragedy potentially injects a new element into consideration for the outcome of next week's referendum. The campaigns will...

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Did you know that scientists can now create synthetic life forms by reprogramming DNA in a computer? In a recent podcast with Financial Sense, Dr. Ellen Jorgensen explains how scientists have made DNA code the software of 21st century...

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It has been a long, winding road basically to nowhere this year. At its low in February, the S&P 500 was down 11.4% for the year. At its high earlier this month, the S&P 500 was up 3.8% for the year and less than 1.0% shy of a new all-time high.

Charles Hugh Smith's picture

My contacts in Venezuela tell me that merely posting the black market exchange rate of bolivars to USD can get you arrested. So yes, Venezuela's regime has gone full Orwell-1984: whatever is true is outlawed.

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 they...

Andrew Zatlin's picture

Foreboding macroeconomic signals keep on popping up, and it would be wise to pay attention. In case you can’t tell, this is exactly like late 2006 with key (worse) differences: The macroeconomy has peaked: Jobless claims are barely below...

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On Wednesday's podcast, RenMac's Neil Dutta reiterated his view from earlier this year that the US is not facing an imminent recession. "I feel pretty good about the economy," he told listeners, "and I think the big story coming out of Q2 has been the sharp rebound...

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