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I spent last week climbing the mountains of Idaho and Utah, seeing accounts and doing presentations for our financial advisors and their clients. In my absence, the stock market did some climbing of its own as the S&P 500 (SPX/2378.25) came...

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Americans are increasingly afflicted with chronic obesity and diabetes. While the medical community struggles with these problems, it’s becoming clear that the culprit may be an ingredient common to many processed foods. This time on Financial Sense Newshour...

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The economic surprise index was already trending higher in the US and around the globe last Fall and Trump’s timing was impeccable as current and expected business activity surged since his election. The Citi Economic Surprise Index falls when real activity is worse than expected...

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“Over the short-term, we’re overbought,” Johnson said, with the likelihood that we see either a correction in the near-term in price or in time, i.e. a consolidation. 2017 is going to be a good year, he stated, but probably not a great year where we’re up 20 or 30 percent...

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Gold prices rose further Thursday in London, gaining almost 3% in Dollar terms since the Federal Reserve raised US interest rates as expected yesterday, and also raised its forecast for interest-rate hikes ahead.

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A general election in the Netherlands on March 15 led to a fragmented parliament, meaning a coalition of several parties will be needed to form a government. Through the results, voters expressed frustration with the establishment...

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index (HMI) is a gauge of builder opinion on the relative level of current and future single-family home sales. It is a diffusion index, which means that a reading above...

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The stock market has once again entered a period of consolidation as investors wait for the results of the most important legislative decision of the year. The fight to repeal and replace Obamacare has taken the spotlight as Congress debates...

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This time, Avi is much more cautious in the near-term, noting that he was selling into the last major rally and not looking to get back into the market until some important things happen, which he covered in our recent interview. Here's some of what he had to say...

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The surprise Trump victory November 8th catapulted stock indices about 15% higher as of March without even a 2% intraday correction. Our advice since December has been to avoid waiting for dips and stay 95% invested basis the SP 500...

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