Kurt Kallaus's picture

The primary US stock market yardstick, the SP 500 Index rallied 17% into March 1st from the spike low on election day. In almost 5 months of stellar gains, the market has yet to experience more than a 2% correction on a closing basis and 3%...

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Every day countless headlines emerge from myriad sources across the globe, both warning of dire consequences and promising utopian futures – all thanks to artificial intelligence. AI “is transforming the workplace,” writes the Wall Street...

David Kotok's picture

Pundits have hypothesized that the failure of Obamacare repeal and replacement has so undermined Trump that the tax reform–infrastructure–repatriation package is likewise doomed. We disagree.

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The main theme of Bannister’s outlook puts a target for the S&P 500 at 2,500 in 2017, followed by a top in 2018 and a bear market the year after. His forecast is largely based on the idea that we are three years into a Fed tightening cycle when looking at the “Shadow Fed Funds rate”...

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices again dipped and rallied back above $1250 per ounce in Asian and early London trade Thursday, unchanged from the end of last week with analysts continuing to point to the metal's 200-day moving average at $1260 as strong resistance to the first quarter's 8.6% gain.

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In 1872, noted horseracing aficionado and San Francisco rich guy Leland Stanford (yes, of university fame) commissioned noted photographer and San Francisco smart guy Eadweard Muybridge to apply his path breaking technology of stop-action...

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Many people use 401(k)s to plan for retirement and to help shelter assets from tax liability, but often investors aren’t getting the most out of their various options. This time on financial Sense’s Lifetime Income Series, we spoke with Paul Horn...

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Equity markets have given up some of their recent gains. Below, we highlight the critical variables to gauge whether a correction will devolve into a sustained sell-off. Investor confidence can be measured through margin debt. While extremely elevated, there is no concrete sign...

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The genius of Kelly's newest book lies in the way he goes meta, how he transcends particular technologies and pieces of hardware — the gee-wizardry of flying cars or spaceships — and focuses instead on fundamental technological forces like "cognifying"...

Doug Short's picture

The latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through March 16. The headline number of 125.6 was a sharp increase from the final reading of 116.1 for February, an upward revision...

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