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Is the Flynn–Russia–Trump leaks–Russian missile ball of wax a distraction that is causing market agents to think more about other things than economic issues? You bet. When Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) takes to doing interviews...

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The stock market should see positive gains this year followed by a lackluster second half, technical market analyst Clif Droke says in the latest episode of Financial Sense. The editor of Momentum Strategies Report, Droke is bullish on the first seven months of the year...

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We’re going to get reflation, Bianco said, but he has a nuanced view of the form it will take. Are we going to get real growth returning or just an increase in inflation? In his mind, we’ll see more inflation than real growth (and)..."that matters because for the stock market...

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After years of fighting against the forces of deflation, many areas of the world, including the US, are experiencing a rebound in inflation and growth prospects. The promise of rising prices and accelerating economic growth are causing asset...

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Storm clouds are once again gathering above the eurozone. In coming months, its continuity will be threatened by events in Europe and the United States. Germany, the largest political and economic player in Europe, will try to keep...

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While major market indices have made a relentless push to new all-time highs, numerous headlines are now reporting concern over weakening breadth, i.e. less and less individual stocks participating in the advance. Given his remarks last month, we emailed Krinsky...

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Those that follow my personal account on Twitter will be familiar with my weekly S&P 500 #ChartStorm in which I pick out 10 charts on the S&P 500 to tweet. Typically I'll pick a couple of themes and hammer them home with...

Marc Chandler's picture

The Dollar Index is extending its advancing streak today into its eighth consecutive session. It is at its best level since just before Trump's inauguration. It has retraced 38.2% of its decline from the January 3 high of 103.82.

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“Unseasonably mild and clearing,” was the weather forecast going into the Ides of March back in the year of 1888. And it was true, as temperatures hovered in the 40s and 50s along the East Coast. However, torrential rains began falling,

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The fourth quarter earnings reporting period isn't over yet, but it is moving into the late innings with 71% of the S&P 500 having already reported their results. The returns thus far have been pretty much as expected. What that means is that the...

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