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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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By Guild & Danaher – Bitcoin’s wild gyrations have this year become even wilder, driven largely by an ongoing “civil war” within the community of coders and miners who make up the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem. So what’s the nature of this civil war, what are the...

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By FS Staff – There’s no fundamental analysis. People just buy the underlying asset without thinking. After the public swarms in, and everybody thinks nothing can go wrong, we turn to the final phase of the bubble. In the final phase, we see a number of things happen. First...

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By Jill Mislinski – Market Cap to GDP is a long-term valuation indicator that has become popular in recent years, thanks to Warren Buffett. Back in 2001 he remarked in a Fortune Magazine interview that "it is probably the best single measure of where...

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By Michael Shedlock – Australia’s Black Economy Taskforce has come up with a list of 35 “consumer-focused” proposals to crack down on cash. The taskforce blames consumers for holding cash and for not getting receipts. Michael Andrew, the head...

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By Danielle Park – What soars up tends to crash down. Welcome to ‘free’ money driven asset moves. What about all those supply shortages the realtors were talking about? Nothing like insanely high prices to bring supply on stream.

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Not only have retail investors embraced US stocks again with the lowest cash allocations since the tech bubble, but so too have foreign investors. As you can see, foreigners were net sellers of US stocks for most of 2015 and the first half of 2016 before the pace...

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By ValueWalk – When it comes to any finance-related questions, I am fair game, and those questions usually span the spectrum, from what I think about Warren Buffett (or why I don’t agree with everything he says) to whether tech...

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By Marc Chandler – Charles Wilson, the former CEO of General Motors before becoming Defense Secretary under President Eisenhower, once famously quipped that "what is good for the country is good for GM and vice versa."

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By Frank Barbera – It has now been 438 weeks since the March 6, 2009 lows where the NASDAQ has not seen a bear market. That would rank this stretch as the 2nd longest bull run ever. What is most interesting for investors right now is to overlay the current historically...

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