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Both Republican tax plans may have serious impacts on residents in high-income states with places like California, Massachusetts, and New York impacted the most. “It’s not just that they’re going after itemized deductions in both the Trump plan and the Republican...

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Oil prices will see a steep plunge as autonomous electric vehicles decimate the value chain of entire industries in just a few years. So write James Arbib and Tony Seba of RethinkX in their latest thought-provoking report looking at the power of technological disruptions...

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The US dollar has drifted lower against most of the major currencies as the culmination of news from Washington, escalating already rising concerns about the economic agenda that was to bolster growth with dramatic tax reform, infrastructure...

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Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, which is understandably vague about the specific indicators on which they base their decisions. This committee statement is about as close as they...

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We all know that investing is a game of expectations. The market “prices in” certain information, and then we adjust our outlook and positions as those expectations change. A key operating rule of this “game” is that when the best that can be...

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March 2019 is the current target date for the next US recession, says a machine-learning "forecasting engine" developed by San Diego-based Intensity Corporation. Intensity boasts a number of very large tech firms as clients—Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and others...

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What Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister said in March will not happen, has happened: in a joint statement, Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said that OPEC and Russia have agreed to extend the oil production cut deal...

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In early May, Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy in federal court to stave off lawsuits, under a law Congress passed last year, to help the island cut its debt and escape financial disaster. The saga now heads to federal court, where the struggle...

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China's first quarter economic data came in above expectations and many are raising their growth outlook on the world's second largest economy. Looking under the surface, however, Leland Miller at China Beige Book told FS Insider that China's positive growth...

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Silver prices rallied with gold and both metals recovered last week's closing level in US Dollar terms in London trade on Friday. Silver prices rose above $16.40 per ounce as government bonds rose with world stock markets and commodities...

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