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A powerful reality check on the limits of Presidential power has deflated some of the euphoric bullish expectations of investors in recent months. After hitting a new all-time high on March 1st—the day of Trump's first speech to Congress—the S&P 500 has been steadily losing steam...

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Because of the US stock market's strong move after the November 8th election, many have referred to it as the "Trump rally," believing political factors are one of the main forces driving investor behavior. However, Matthew Kerkhoff, Chief Investment Strategist at Model Investing...

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Increased international interest in the Indian Ocean comes at a convenient time for Sri Lanka, as the country continues to recoup after the end of its decades-long civil war which ended in 2009. The island nation is being courted (and courting in turn) by...

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Arctic lands and waters hold irresistible allure for global oil companies. Despite opposition from environmental groups and President Obama’s 2016 ban on drilling in federal Arctic waters, exploration in Alaska has revealed massive...

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To most individual traders, there is no bigger buzz kill than a narrow trading range. It takes the wind out of the sails of breakout and momentum traders, and even expert stock pickers have a tough time finding the stocks which are bucking the sideways trend.

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Though many still conceptualize the current state of technology through its prior stages of development, i.e. as mere tools or machines, the most relevant description now includes that of autonomy, not just the ability to run without human intervention but, additionally...

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The case for bulls is strong, noted Neil Dutta, Head of Economics at Renaissance Macro Research, in his recent interview with FS Insider. Though we have seen some warnings signs with tightening credit conditions and in a growing gap between "hard" versus "soft" data...

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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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