Market Observations on the Economy

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02/27/2017 - 15:39
This could radically change the flow of payments and completely rearrange how the monetary system works. People understand that, which is why the blockchain is getting a lot of hype, Caitlin pointed out. But “it’s not hype,” she insisted. “It is...
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02/24/2017 - 15:40
Gary Shilling, editor of A. Gary Shilling’s Insight and author of The Age of Deleveraging, told Financial Sense Newshour that the US has the upper hand in a trade war with China that was already underway before Trump's election. Here's some of what...
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02/22/2017 - 12:34
Stock markets continue to roar higher on better global economic data and expectations for pro-growth policies from the US. Beneath the surface, however, it appears that capital is herding in a manner similar to prior market booms that didn't end too...
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Jeffrey D Saut
02/22/2017 - 10:41
Something similar to this “new queen bee” story is happening now. The “old queen” has been the Federal Reserve and monetary policy. The “new queen” appears to be the White House and fiscal policy. The White House seems...
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James J Puplava CFP
02/17/2017 - 15:28
There are close to 76 million baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) alive today representing 28% of the total US population. Starting in 2011, an estimated 10,000 Boomers have been retiring every day and that trend will continue for at least...
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02/15/2017 - 09:37
“On balance, the things that professional forecasters represent … are a compilation of all widely known information, which is exactly what markets discount and pre-price,” he said. At the beginning of any year, professional forecasters lay out their...
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02/14/2017 - 15:20
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...
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02/14/2017 - 10:01
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...
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02/09/2017 - 16:17
“The crosscurrents that we were seeing in leading indicators — some going up, some going down — have resolved to (indicate) a growth cycle upturn,” Achuthan said. This is seen most clearly in their weekly leading index, noted Achuthan, which has...
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02/07/2017 - 16:46
"I've jokingly said that when it comes to the story with the Fed this year, it's that the Fed will raise rates in June and then Janet Yellen will be fired by Trump right after that. Her term is up in January 2018. What we've learned about Trump is...

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