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Many technicians and strategists Financial Sense has spoken with recently have indicated we’re now in the final phase of the bull market. What does this mean for our investments, and what should we watch going forward? This time on...

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This week’s most interesting economic reports were released on Monday, April 3rd, with a look at US auto sales, which offer a measure of the confidence of the middle-class consumer, who is paying $31,000, on average, for a new car or truck. What the latest reports show...

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The bull market looks set to continue, but where are we in the business cycle, and what can we expect going forward? This time on FS Insider, we spoke with Urban Carmel, lead writer at the fat-pitch.blogspot.com about his take on...

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At current valuations, many institutions are lowering their expectations based on the current macroeconomic outlook and it doesn’t look that great for US stocks overall. Below is a chart compiled by Research Affiliates that graphs the next 10-year expected returns...

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The main theme of Bannister’s outlook puts a target for the S&P 500 at 2,500 in 2017, followed by a top in 2018 and a bear market the year after. His forecast is largely based on the idea that we are three years into a Fed tightening cycle when looking at the “Shadow Fed Funds rate”...

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FS Insider recently discussed the return of home flipping, housing affordability, whether commercial real estate is in a bubble, and the overall outlook for the US housing market this year with Rick Sharga from Ten-X, the largest online real estate marketplace in the world...

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Total US debt is closing in on $20 trillion but it appears as if President Trump may be considering a fire sale of government assets to pay it off. Not only would this lower or completely wipe out the entire US national debt but it would also simultaneously shrink the size of...

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Last year, Dr. Alan Beaulieu, President of ITR Economics, predicted a mild recession in 2019 followed by the next Great Depression in 2030. Several months and one presidential election later, Beaulieu is sticking to his original vision: on the...

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Though we often look at market direction as a whole, one of the aspects of investment analysis that bears further attention is intermarket analysis. This time on Financial Sense, we spoke with John Murphy, chief technical analyst at StockCharts.com...

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Pension fund committees are facing the difficult prospect of getting the 7.5 percent returns they need, Coxe stated. “The pension fund crisis in this country is going to be … over the next 2 years, the single biggest problem that the nation is going to have to face.” We’ve been...

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