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By FS Staff – We often hear about new longevity breakthroughs on the horizon, but what if the fountain of youth was already discovered long ago by a small handful of communities around the world? This time on Financial Sense Newshour, we spoke with Dan Buettner...

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By FS Staff – US stock market valuations are high and, depending on the specific measure you look at, one can either argue that we are modestly overvalued or in a straight up bubble in just about everything. Those arguing stocks are...

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By FS Staff – US national debt currently stands at $19.9 trillion and, at the rate it's going, is set to surpass $20 trillion in 2017. Gary Shilling, publisher of the must-read Insight newsletter, said this is not a problem until we either see "a tremendous amount of inflation or...

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By FS Staff – The final turning point will likely take place once earnings growth peaks, coinciding with a protracted economic slowdown in the world's largest economy, which is why we decided to get an update from economic "superforecaster" Jim O'Sullivan...

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FS Staff – Tech stocks saw a big hit on Friday with most headlines still speculating on the exact cause. Regardless of the reason, the tech sector was simply due for a pullback given the "strong positive bubbles" appearing in the U.S. Nasdaq composite, as Didier Sornette...

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By FS Staff – For investors looking to gain exposure to the fast-growing robotics industry, there are very few pure-play companies, says Bill Studebaker of ROBO Global. For that reason, he and his team created an index to diversify among a wide range....

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By FS Staff – Though it appeared stocks might have been stagnating in recent weeks, we’re now seeing indices hit new highs. This time on Financial Sense, we spoke with Ralph Acampora, head of technical and market analysis at Altaira...

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By Urban Carmel – In 1987, the stock market crashed. In 2013, the stock market was just like 1987. In 2014, the stock market was just like 1987. In 2016, the stock market was just like 1987. Today, the stock market is just like 1987. Today is not just like 1987...

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By FS Staff – With the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet now standing at $4.5 trillion, many less optimistic observers and commenters have suggested that as the Fed eventually begins to unwind, we’ll face steep economic challenges and even a market crash.

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By Kurt Kallaus – Consumer Credit Card default rates have “surged” to 4-year highs. Capital One reported its largest write off since 2011 due to credit card delinquencies. Discover Card loan loss provisions in the 1st quarter 2017 rose a whopping 38%...

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