Chris Puplava's picture

While the USD Index is rallying there is deterioration beneath the surface that suggests a cyclical correction in the dollar may be in the offing. We can look at breadth to determine how strong or weak the dollar is by comparing it to many currencies across the globe.

Cris Sheridan's picture

Stocks inched further into record territory today before fading slightly in the afternoon. The market is interpreting Yellen’s remarks before Congress as dovish—keeping rates lower for longer—and recent experts on our show, like Mizuho’s Chief US Economist...

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Steven Ricchiuto, Chief US Economist for Mizuho Securities, argues that we are in a fundamentally different economic environment than the last 35-40 years where deflation—and not inflation—is the now the main concern and raising rates may end up being a huge mistake...

Chris Puplava's picture

The USD has experienced a sharp rally over the last year and bullish sentiment towards the greenback is reaching frothy levels as speculative long futures positioning has hit an all-time high. At the same time, commercial hedgers (AKA: “Smart Money”) are...

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Earlier this year, shortly after the Sony attack, Financial Sense Newshour spoke with Shane Harris to discuss the world of hacking, cyberwarfare, and the rapidly growing market for cybersecurity as detailed in his new book...

Clif Droke's picture

Since the start of February there has been a conspicuous change in investors’ perceptions of the foreseeable future. To begin with, the sudden reversal of investor fear can be seen in the chart of the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT), a proxy for...

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Last Saturday's market technician, Gary Dorsch, said gold has lost its luster as the best hedge against currency devaluation for one of the world's largest markets. Also, he thinks oil has found a long-term bottom in the $40-$50 range, but won't be allowed to...

Doug Short's picture

The Big Four average in recent months suggests that, despite the rebound in GDP in Q2 and Q3, the economy remains near stall speed. The chart and table below illustrate the performance of the generic Big Four with an overlay...

Sober Look's picture

The Greece-Eurozone dispute has received a great deal of attention in the media in recent weeks. It seems however that contradicting statements and polarized views - many tainted by various political agendas...

Cris Sheridan's picture

Stocks ended Friday on a very positive note with not only the Dow crossing back above 18,000 but with the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000 both reaching new record highs. In case you didn’t see Wednesday’s piece, I gave three...

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