Market Observations on the Economy

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Chris Puplava
01/30/2015 - 15:53
Currently we are seeing the biggest global reflationary wave since 2008/2009 as central banks across the globe are slashing interest rates and expanding their balance sheets. Monetary policy acts with a lag and in the months ahead we are likely to...
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Chris Puplava
01/29/2015 - 16:10
We are currently witnessing building financial stress across the globe, which is likely stemming from concerns over Greece’s recent election results as well as turmoil in both commodity and currency markets. While credit markets are deteriorating we...
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Cris Sheridan
01/28/2015 - 14:08
In the past I have argued that signs of an impending bear market were not present based on leading economic data, lack of financial stress, and corporate profit levels. Recently, however, one of these measures has begun to move in a troubling...
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FS Staff
01/26/2015 - 17:01
There are many opinions and forecasts on this matter, but the best way to objectively answer this question is by closely tracking a wide range of leading economic indicators (LEIs). Take, for example, the Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index,...
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FS Staff
01/22/2015 - 16:03
In a recent Financial Sense Newshour podcast, Jeffrey Saut, the Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James, made a very bullish case for US stocks and said that slowing global growth has much less of an impact on the US than people think...
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FS Staff
01/20/2015 - 16:03
Saturday's market technician, the well-respected Robin Griffiths, says stocks may be starting to top and expects a bear market in the second half of this year. He also comments on gold, oil, utilities, and global markets.
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Chris Puplava
01/14/2015 - 15:08
While investors have not had to worry about sovereign defaults in Europe and other parts of the world in several years, there appears to be mounting evidence that sovereign debt default concerns will be picking up meaningfully in the coming months...
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FS Staff
01/13/2015 - 15:23
While numerous analysts have recently issued caution on our show, citing a number of parallels between today and events that precipitated back-to-back crises during 1997 and 1998, Piper Jaffray’s Craig Johnson tells Financial Sense Newshour, “We’re...
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Chris Puplava
01/12/2015 - 15:53
While higher stock prices are often cited as the biggest beneficiary of the Fed’s several rounds of quantitative easing (QE), a lesser cited beneficiary has been overall market volatility and the credit markets. With each round of QE and/or...
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FS Staff
01/09/2015 - 16:36
Ned Schmidt believes hundreds of billions of US dollars being sold to buy Chinese stocks will crumble the greenback; Jeff Christian believes gold's secular bull market will continue this year; Don Coxe says greatest threat to stocks is another...

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