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Oil Slides as Saudis Gear up to Pump Record Volume
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By Oil Price – Saudi Arabia is offering extra oil on top of its contractual volumes to some buyers in its key market Asia, as OPEC’s largest producer boosts oil production to keep markets well-supplied amid disruptions from Venezuela...

Stealth Bull Market?
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By Jeff Saut – On CNBC last Friday, we stated that we have been in a stealth bull market. Indeed, after anticipating the stock market’s bottom in early February, the stealth bull market emerged. So what’s a stealth bull market?

The Road to War: China vs the US
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By Rick Mills – In 2016 Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, declared that there was no doubt, in his mind, that the US would go to war with China in the South China Sea in the next five to 10 years.

Trade Wars Will Boost Digital Manufacturing – at Consumers’ Own Homes With Personal 3D Printers
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By The Conversation – The U.S. is in multiple international trade wars. After President Trump ordered higher taxes on some Chinese imports, the Chinese retaliated. The trade dispute now involves as much as US$200 billion worth...

Great Graphic: Is Mr. Market Thinking About the First Fed Cut?
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By Marc Chandler – The US economy is among the strongest among the large economies. Goosed by the never-fail elixir of tax cuts and spending increases, the US economy is accelerating. Nevertheless, we continue to see the fiscal...

Chris Puplava: Near-Term Weakness, Overheating in 2019
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By FS Staff – The US economy continues to chug along, but what might bring this bull down? Chris Puplava, Chief Investment Officer for Financial Sense Wealth Management, says to watch foreign markets, inflation, and the Fed...

Spotlight Turkey: Hyperinflation and Mass-Migration Crisis Inevitable
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By Michael Shedlock – Turkey isn't close to hyperinflation yet. But the path it's on is a guaranteed way to get there. As Erdogan tightens his grip on finance and the central bank, Investors Fear Turkish Currency Crisis.

Tariffs and Trade Intervention
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By Michael Pettis – Given all the discussions about the beginning of a tariff war between the United States and China, I thought it might be helpful to wade through some of the relevant issues. To summarize, I want to...

Gold Price -1.5% From 2-Week High as Trump Starts NATO, UK + Russia Trip
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By Adrian Ash – Gold prices fell in London trade Tuesday, losing 1.5% from yesterday's 2-week Dollar high before rallying to $1250 per ounce as US President Donald Trump began a 7-day trip taking in Nato's HQ...

Trade Skirmish Sidelined as Investors Gear Up for Corporate Earnings – What Do Analysts Expect?
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By Matthew Kerkhoff – China and the US slapped $34 billion worth of levies on each other’s exports last Friday, and the markets said, “yeah, whatever,” and marched higher. The question is, why? Market moves often baffle...