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The big news on Friday was the HUGE jobs miss. It came in so far below expectations that it even elicited a comment from the Donald on Twitter. As you can see from the chart, it would appear that nonfarm payrolls are rolling over with today's number at 38,000 the lowest...

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Today’s employment report shows an increase of 38,000 jobs, well under the Bloomberg Econoday consensus estimate of 158,000 jobs and below the entire consensus range of 110,000 to 219,000.

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The referendum regarding the UK’s membership in the European Union is scheduled to occur on the 23rd of June, 2016, with the result set to have huge consequences for the UK and the EU no matter what the people choose.

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Semiconductors are uniquely positioned as leading macroeconomic indicators. First, they are the most universally common denominator when it comes to products and services: if it doesn’t have a semiconductor chip in it...

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Given the hundreds of interviews and podcasts we do here at Financial Sense, one of our subscribers requested we offer a "greatest hits" archive for our listeners. Here's one we quickly put together of our weekday broadcasts, which are either timeless or prophetic...

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In this morning's ADP employment report we got the May estimate of 173K new nonfarm private employment jobs, an increase from April's 166K, which was an upward revision from 156K. Also, the March number was...

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Volatile space weather may sound like a far-fetched business risk but is, in fact, inevitable. Without adequate preparation, trillions of dollars in global economic damages could follow. Risks associated with extreme weather events are well known.

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Despite the meltdown in stocks entering 2016 and general fears over another market crash, Piper Jaffray’s Craig Johnson is still uber-bullish. “We are still looking for 2350 at year-end on the S&P 500…and sticking with our longer-term secular bull market thesis”...

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EU leaders obsessed with the idea of a federal Europe are losing touch with their populations and are fueling nationalist and Euroskeptic sentiment across the Continent. At least, this is how Donald Tusk, European Council president...

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The rally in oil prices over the past three months has been impressive, building confidence among market analysts that prices are heading in the right direction. But part of the gains can be at least partially attributed to the sharp...

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