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Following Janet Yellen's Senate Banking Committee testimony, the Fed seems to be quite deliberate in preparing for a rate hike in 2015. It's hard to imagine taking such action in the disinflationary environment we find...

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold and silver prices sank lunchtime Friday in London after new U.S. jobs data beat Wall Street forecasts with the strongest annual run of net hiring since the Tech Stock Bubble peaked in March 2000.

Charles Hugh Smith's picture

When we look back from 2025, it will be painfully obvious that central bank policies exacerbated the systemic crises that brought down the global financialization machine.

Robert Rapier's picture

I will preface this article with my standard disclaimer on the Keystone XL Pipeline project: I have no vested interest in the pipeline either way. My interest is in fostering honest debate and discussion on energy policy...

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Brazil's economic uncertainty continues to worsen. While growth projections for all the BRICS have been lowered, for the first time in years Brazil's economy is now expected to contract in 2015.

Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

There are a number of ways that companies can boost earnings per share (EPS) to show earnings growth. The most obvious is by actually growing the business. Increasing top line revenue will translate into...

Marc Chandler's picture

The third cease fire in Ukraine had a rocky start, but yesterday the German foreign minister noted that tensions have calmed. The top NATO military commander, U.S. Air Force General Breedlove agreed earlier...

Cris Sheridan's picture

The market's push to new record highs last month failed to prevent a significant divergence from forming with the relative strength index. This is one of the three signs I highlighted for a possible peak in stocks. See updated chart and commentary for more...

Clif Droke's picture

A fascinating study is the psychology that accompanies a prolonged sideways market trend. It also holds insights into what the future likely holds for stock prices. When equities get stuck in a sideways trend for several months...

Sheraz Mian's picture

This morning’s ADP (ADP) jobs report is in line with the recent trend of weakening economic momentum — the data is still strong, but it is nevertheless a tad bit on the weak side. The ADP read came in slightly...

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