Market Observations on the Economy

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04/25/2017 - 16:50
FS Insider recently spoke with Tyler Kling at Macro Ops on why fears over populism were slightly overhyped at first but why, over the longer-term, the populism trend will prevail based on the long-term debt cycle, which is now running in reverse...
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04/24/2017 - 15:38
Recently, markets have been taking a breather. Are they signaling a temporary stall or something more worrisome? And what comes next? This time on Financial Sense, we spoke with Tom McClellan, editor of McClellan Financial Publications...
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04/21/2017 - 14:37
It isn’t entirely clear how much actual influence China has in North Korea, however. Though it’s likely high enough to divert North Korean nuclear ambitions and defuse the situation, he expects China will have to rely on hard, rather than soft,...
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04/19/2017 - 14:49
The Fed seems dead-set on raising interest rates further and this is putting the squeeze on borrowers, savers, and investors. This time on Financial Sense’ Big Picture segment, Jim Puplava discussed the impact of rising rates, how savers are losing...
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Global Risk Insights
04/17/2017 - 08:43
Increased international interest in the Indian Ocean comes at a convenient time for Sri Lanka, as the country continues to recoup after the end of its decades-long civil war which ended in 2009. The island nation is being courted (and courting in...
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04/07/2017 - 09:48
Though many still conceptualize the current state of technology through its prior stages of development, i.e. as mere tools or machines, the most relevant description now includes that of autonomy, not just the ability to run without human...
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04/05/2017 - 09:15
Many technicians and strategists Financial Sense has spoken with recently have indicated we’re now in the final phase of the bull market. What does this mean for our investments, and what should we watch going forward? This time on...
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Gary Dorsch
04/04/2017 - 08:25
This week’s most interesting economic reports were released on Monday, April 3rd, with a look at US auto sales, which offer a measure of the confidence of the middle-class consumer, who is paying $31,000, on average, for a new car or truck. What the...
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Josh Nunn
04/03/2017 - 11:01
At current valuations, many institutions are lowering their expectations based on the current macroeconomic outlook and it doesn’t look that great for US stocks overall. Below is a chart compiled by Research Affiliates that graphs the next 10-year...
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03/30/2017 - 15:13
The main theme of Bannister’s outlook puts a target for the S&P 500 at 2,500 in 2017, followed by a top in 2018 and a bear market the year after. His forecast is largely based on the idea that we are three years into a Fed tightening cycle when...

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