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Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James, doesn't buy the argument that the US stock market is expensive and believes the current bull market could continue for another 6-8 years. That being said, he is short-term cautious with the current run-up, noting...

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Bloomberg's Matthew Boesler just tweeted out the following chart showing that the spread between "hard data" and "soft data" surprises is now the widest is it's been in 17 years. What does this mean and why is this important? It tells us that business and consumer optimism...

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The Dow has now broken above 21,000 to a new all-time high following Trump's Joint Address to Congress. We take a look at recent US manufacturing data, monetary policy, unemployment, and consumer confidence to make sense of it all...

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This could radically change the flow of payments and completely rearrange how the monetary system works. People understand that, which is why the blockchain is getting a lot of hype, Caitlin pointed out. But “it’s not hype,” she insisted. “It is very real.” The only thing in question...

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Gary Shilling, editor of A. Gary Shilling’s Insight and author of The Age of Deleveraging, told Financial Sense Newshour that the US has the upper hand in a trade war with China that was already underway before Trump's election. Here's some of what Shilling had to say...

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Stock markets continue to roar higher on better global economic data and expectations for pro-growth policies from the US. Beneath the surface, however, it appears that capital is herding in a manner similar to prior market booms that didn't end too well...

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Something similar to this “new queen bee” story is happening now. The “old queen” has been the Federal Reserve and monetary policy. The “new queen” appears to be the White House and fiscal policy. The White House seems...

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There are close to 76 million baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) alive today representing 28% of the total US population. Starting in 2011, an estimated 10,000 Boomers have been retiring every day and that trend will continue for at least another 10...

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“If our legacy is what we can pass to our children, the sooner we pass it to them where it can’t be taken from us (or them) the better,” Morgan said. In Morgan’s view, everyone can benefit from asset protection to some degree. “If the value of your assets are capable...

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“On balance, the things that professional forecasters represent … are a compilation of all widely known information, which is exactly what markets discount and pre-price,” he said. At the beginning of any year, professional forecasters lay out their views and have already placed their bets. These predictions are therefore pre-priced.

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