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Lower dividend growth rates ahead? The good times are coming to an end for dividend investors; that’s what Barclays believes anyway. Equity investors have had it good over the past seven years. According to a report out yesterday...

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There are two main interpretative frameworks that seek to explain slow growth and low interest rates. The first is associated with Rogoff and Rinehart. They argue that the recent economic performance is largely what should be expected...

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If the study of geopolitics focuses on the structural forces shaping the international system, then domestic elections only rarely matter. Leaders tend to bend to their environment, not the other way around. And yet in the final months of 2016 the United States...

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump has accused the Federal Reserve ("Fed") of being completely political with its monetary policy. A calm and very diplomatic Janet Yellen, who is chairman of the Federal Reserve, says the Fed is...

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“The first moment I put a Hololens on my head and fired it up, the first thought that came to my mind was, ‘science fiction is now reality,’” Matt Witkamp, Director of Emerging Technology for Citizen Inc, said in a recent podcast interview with Financial Sense...

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Here is how I view employment: When margins get squeezed and sales slow, one of the first ways businesses respond is by slowing down temp hiring. Then, as trends continue to worsen, businesses start to let go of their temp employees altogether while cutting hours...

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It is both an honor and a very special opportunity for me to be able to address such a large and esteemed group of central bankers at such an interesting time for central bankers. I especially want to thank President Dudley

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Gold suffered a steep drop on Tuesday with the widely-watched SPDR gold ETF GLD seeing its largest one-day decline in more than three years, writes MarketWatch. With Wednesday’s close at $1266, gold’s year-to-date performance is now 19.6% (it was up just shy of 30%...

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Vancouver hopes to burst its massive property bubble that was fueled by foreign buying, mostly from China. In July, British Columbia imposed a 15% tax on foreign sales for the Vancouver region, effective August. Tax rates on...

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In the world of uncharted monetary policy, Japan has become the leader in exotic policies. They’re further along the easing curve than anyone else and represent a live case study on the limits of central bank intervention.

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