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The Fed is becoming more concerned about equity market valuations, as Janet Yellen recently told Lagarde at the IMF, which could lead to sooner, though even smaller-than-anticipated, rate hikes starting this June, said Gary Dorsch of the Global Money Trends...

Sheraz Mian's picture

This morning’s soft private-sector jobs report from ADP (ADP) adds to other recent economic readings that show that the Q1 slowdown has continued into the current period as well. We will know more after Friday’s...

Marc Chandler's picture

The change in the Greek negotiating team appears to have helped reinvigorate the talks with the official creditors. However, insufficient progress has been made that would allow a resumption of aid payments.

Axel G Merk's picture

In anticipation of higher U.S. rates and lower rates elsewhere, the greenback had enjoyed a dramatic rally. Has the tide turned, or is the dollar merely taking a breather? We believe there are threats and opportunities hidden...

Bill Witherell's picture

According to the May 4th Wall Street Journal, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to declare in a forthcoming report that China’s currency, the yuan, is “fairly valued.” As stated on the IMF website...

Monty Guild's picture

Federal debt periodically raises its head as a political issue for Americans. In 2011 and 2013, lawmakers tangled over the raising of the Federal government’s debt ceiling; but deficits have not galvanized the American political imagination for some time.

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices rose sharply lunchtime Tuesday in London, with traders returning from the UK's long May Day weekend bidding gold 1.6% higher from where it ended last week on news of the worst US trade deficit in 6.5 years.

Charles Hugh Smith's picture

Collaboration, innovation and risk are all intrinsic to adaptation. Without adaptation, every system eventually perishes once conditions change. One feature of capitalism that is rarely discussed is the premium placed on...

Doug Short's picture

To facilitate comparisons, we've adjusted the two P/E ratios and Q Ratio to their arithmetic means and the inflation-adjusted S&P Composite to its exponential regression. Thus the percentages on the vertical axis show...

Michael Shedlock's picture

I have seen many grim predictions regarding robots taking away human jobs, but one of the most dire predictions comes from a study commissioned by ING-Diba. The study claims that 59 percent of Germany's work force could be...

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