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Though there’s been some concern of a recession cropping up in 2017 or 2018, the economic reports we’ve seen recently haven’t highlighted any immediate cause for worry. This time on FS Insider, we spoke with Neil Dutta, head of US...

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Dave Nicoski is optimistically predisposed to the health of the economy as stocks, rising dollar, interest rate hike, and oil rise together. He correlates this phenomenon to a “Post World War 2” era when “markets reversed and broke...

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In many areas of the world, cash is still king. But, as in other parts of the globe, it appears as if its days could be numbered in Australia, which may be preparing to ride the building global demonetization wave.

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The S&P 500 recently broke out of a multiple-year consolidation box, similar to the breakouts in 1995 and 1985 (see three charts below). The possible relevance for 2016-2017 can be seen by reviewing the historical charts in this post (1982-2016).

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It only took a month. CNNMoney's Fear & Greed Index was at Extreme Fear early November just as US voters were thinking about who to elect as their next president. Today, it's back to Extreme Greed as the animal spirits run wild with Trump's proposals for trillion-dollar...

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Gold prices have shown an unusually strong correlation to bond prices this year. This is not normal, and the two are not usually marching in lockstep like this. The strong correlation began around May 2016. It may just be a coincidence that...

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Avi primarily uses the gold mining ETF, GDX, as a technical barometer for the wider gold complex and believes the crucial support level is 19.80. If that level were to break, his calls for a multi-decade bull market in gold and silver are likely to be delayed. "If GDX moves below...

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With the US presidential election now behind us, many investors feel they can finally breathe easy again after a nail-biting period of uncertainty since last year. The rally in the major equity market indices since Nov. 9 has been in...

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With recent unexpected shocks such as the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s win, many are wondering, what’s the outlook for 2017 and beyond? This time on FS Insider, we spoke with Reva Goujon, Vice President of Global Analysis at Stratfor...

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One of the funnier shows in the Seinfeld comedy series was “Serenity Now.” The show centered on that phrase (serenity now) as George’s father, Frank Costanza, repeats the phrase numerous times every time he gets upset (see it here: serenity).

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