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This time on FS Insider, we spoke with Dr. Woody Brock, a renowned economist, president of the economic research and consulting firm Strategic Economic Decisions, and author of American Gridlock: Why the American Right and Left are Both Wrong...

Kurt Kallaus's picture

Trump tweets of taxes at the southern border and the Peso plunges. Mexico has abundant petroleum, cheap labor and a preeminent location for global companies to reach the largest consumption market in the world.

Michael Shedlock's picture

It’s been such a hoot reading comments from people telling me that self-driving vehicles are decades away if ever. The nay-sayers have been proven laughably wrong given Google’s New Self-Driving Minivans Will Hit the Road...

Michael Pettis's picture

In an article in Wednesday’s Financial Times, Gabriel Wildau, Yuan Yang, and Tom Mitchell set out a range of economic outcomes for China. They propose three scenarios that they think—and I agree—are the most plausible ones.

Robert Rapier's picture

When I hear a claim that doesn’t sound quite right to me, I usually check in at Snopes to get the facts. They usually do a good job of debunking fake news, and they provide lots of references to back them up.

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Inflation: Up and to the right... that's the description you want to hear about a chart of the stock you own. Why? Because it suggests the stock price is trending higher. That's a good thing and it will undoubtedly make you feel happy...

Greg Blotnick CFA's picture

For eight years now global central banks have been working to create inflation via quantitative easing – with little success in the US and outright deflation in Europe and Japan. Trump’s election has rekindled “animal spirits” amongst market participants due to multiple...

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Today's release of the publicly available data from ECRI (Economic Cycle Research Institute) puts its Weekly Leading Index (WLI) at 144.7, up 0.7 from the previous week. It is currently at an all-time high. Year-over-year the four-week...

Michael Shedlock's picture

Gallup has an interesting poll out today concerning top fears of US citizens. Despite the election of Donald Trump, Americans Still See Big Government as Top Threat.

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices fixed at Friday's benchmark auction in London with a gain of 1.4% for the first week of 2017, retreating from yesterday's 1-month highs as the US Dollar rallied following mixed US jobs data.