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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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By Ryan Puplava – Today, there was a decent improvement in the breadth outlook as the US stock market pushed higher and the S&P 500 closed at another new high of 2430. The percentage of S&P 500 stocks trading above their 50-day moving average has improved with today’s jump bringing...

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“We’re well into the top 10% of valuations, nearly the top 5% of valuations,” Easterling said, so there's “a very high degree of certainty that we are set for well below average returns or worse.” Though this seems intuitive, there's a widespread belief that stock market...

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By Matthew Kerkhoff – The secret’s out. The Fed wants to shrink the size of its balance sheet, and they want to begin the process sometime this year. What does this mean for investors? And what does it mean for key variables such as interest rates, inflation...

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