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“I believe the conditions for a near panic, or what they used to call a flash crash...are really very high now, rather like 1987,” Robin Griffiths told listeners this Saturday. Griffiths sees the next level of support for oil around the $20 mark, and falling prices are likely...

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In "Beat the Crowd: How You Can Out-Invest the Herd by Thinking Differently," Ken Fisher explained the key of true contrarian thinking—which is different than simply doing the opposite of everyone else—and also addressed the damage done to portfolios by too much focus...

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US equities have dropped some 10% in the past two weeks, returning to their August/September lows. This has triggered a bearish technical pattern. Is the stock market signaling a recession and the start of a bear market? Risk has clearly increased...

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To many economists, the biggest mistake the Fed has made has been a lack of aggression in raising interest rates. After all, they reason, the US job market is as strong as it has been since 2007 and the economy, even if sluggish, is at least back...

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Martin Armstrong, well-known economist and forecaster, recently shared his views on a number of alarming trends taking place in China and around the world. Here are some key excerpts from his recent podcast interview with Financial Sense...

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A year ago, Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] CEO Elon Musk and Cambridge physicist Stephen Hawking created a stir as prominent signatories of an open letter warning about the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) and the need for concerted efforts in the research community...

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On the 15th. of December last we noted that the Dow Transports had given a re-confirmed bear signal and accordingly we advised caution. Since then the Dow Industrials have fallen 989 points (approx). The Industrials need to break the 15,750 level for a full bear market to be re-confirmed. Based on...

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A quick review of credit spreads and investor sentiment readings shows that we may be at or near a short-term low on the S&P 500. In the 2010 market correction, the LIBOR-OIS and TED Spread began moving up BEFORE the market sell-off.

Keith M Barron PhD's picture

For the many disciples of Austrian Economics who read this Blog, yes I feel as cheated, bamboozled and perplexed about the prices of gold and silver than any of you. Everything is topsy-turvy. On the back of the greatest coordinated money creation that this little blue Planet has yet seen, the price...

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We want this time to be different so badly, we can almost taste it. If you visit San Francisco, you will find it difficult to walk more than a few blocks in central S.F. without encountering a major construction project. It seems that every decrepit low-rise building in the city has been razed and...

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