Jeffrey D Saut's picture

One of the most successful investors in history received the only A+ from Professor Benjamin Graham (of Graham and Dodd “Security Analysis” fame) at Columbia: the chairman and chief executive officer at Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.,

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China found out early in the year that currency depreciation can no longer be used as a source of stimulus without causing panic in their equity markets and large capital outflows. The ECB and the BoJ later discovered that policy...

Patrick O'Hare's picture

It's dollar days for the market, yet nothing is really on sale. The only thing that looks remotely cheap is the cost to insure one's portfolio against downside risk. The CBOE Volatility Index is the tell there. It slumped as low as 12.50 in...

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Financial conditions were favorable for the stock market, confirming their upward trend, until around 2014. Since then, financial conditions have become increasingly less favorable, diverging from the stock market's higher highs, and finally went negative in 2016...

Marc Chandler's picture

The US dollar has had a rough few months. It has fallen against most major and emerging market currencies this year. A critical issue for global investors and policymakers is whether the dollar’s uptrend is over, or is this just a respite.

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As a symbolic and data-rich target, Wall Street faces a number of cyber threats. Regardless of the size of an attack, there remains the need for effective recovery and response mechanisms, underpinned by preventative measures.

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The 8th Year Presidential Cycle, as it is known, shows a decline in the stock market in the first couple months, a rally into April, and then further declines heading into the rest of the year. So far both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average have followed the pattern...

Ben Hunt PhD's picture

I’ve had four or five true migraines in my life, mostly from getting whacked on the head with something like a baseball or a sharp elbow in basketball, and I honestly can’t imagine how horrible it must be to suffer from chronic migraines...

Clif Droke's picture

A CNN Money article this weekend provided contrarian investors with a moment of clarity. “Trump and Cruz predict stock market ‘crash’” the headline proclaimed. Contrarians couldn’t find a more emphatic statement of mainstream...

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Traditionally, economics has defined money purely as a store of value, a neutral medium of exchange. Now, though, some are finding reasons to throw that definition out and start from a different background founded in systems science...

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