Financial Sense

Pension Funds Have $4T Hole, Even a 5% Market Decline Could Be Catastrophic
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By ValueWalk – US pension funds do not have a pretty probability path going forward, a Moody’s report pointed out. The potential that certain pension liabilities increase at a time when reliance on pension funds avoiding major investment losses...


Peaking Summer Stock Market
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By Kurt Kallaus – US and global stocks remain in a secular Bull market. Major averages from around the world confirm the strength we see in our country boosted by strong earnings and guidance. Tech stocks have trounced value companies and...


Stock Market Headwinds Approaching, Says Louis-Vincent Gave
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FS Staff – Louis-Vincent Gave, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Gavekal Research, says there are a number of tailwinds continuing to pushing stock markets higher, though, that story may be about to change, especially as we get closer to 2018...


As Amazon Increases Domination, Goldman Asks What Can’t Be Bought Online?
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By ValueWalk – As e-commerce continues to grow at a rapid pace – and Amazon looks to gobble up the world – Goldman Sachs asks the question: what type of products and services cannot be sold online? From an investing...


What Is the Most Likely Outcome of the Qatar Crisis?
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By Global Risk Insights – The diplomatic crisis resulting from sanctions against Qatar raises fresh questions concerning the political and economic environment in the Gulf. A guest post by Anas Abdoun. Just a fortnight after President...


Gauging the Economic Impact of Uber
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By Andrew Zatlin – Uber has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over these past couple months. I’m sure you’ve seen or heard the headlines. From sexual harassment to discrimination, to “Greyball” – software that helped Uber drivers...


Robin Griffiths on 1987-Style US Market Crash and Why He Likes India
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By FS Staff – While each week seems to bring with it a new market record, some complacency might be settling in. This time in Financial Sense, we spoke with Robin Griffiths, chief technical strategist at the ECU Group, about his previously bullish...


Could Recent FANG Weakness Be Signaling the End of the Bull Run?
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By Frank Barbera – Other warning flags can be found in the realm of technical analysis where sentiment readings are among the most bullish values seen in a number of years. These suggest that there is room now for a contrary stance where excess positive sentiment...


Gold Price Slips vs. Falling Dollar as Oil Bounces, Bank of England Split Boosts 'Brexit-Hit' Pound
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By Adrian Ash – Gold prices held near 5-week lows against a falling US Dollar on Wednesday, trading at $1243 per ounce as commodities rallied but world stock markets extended Tuesday's retreat in New York. As Brent crude oil rallied $1 per...


Oil Markets Unmoved By Brewing Conflict in the Middle East
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By Oil Price – The political standoff in the Middle East between Qatar and other powers in the Middle East enters its third week, and the conflict shows no signs of abating. On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar...


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