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By FS Staff – The United States is facing a retirement crisis, as many of today’s workers will lack the resources necessary to retire at a traditional age and maintain their standard of living. We’ve also seen risk shift from government...

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By Richard Mills – The stock market pullback of the last couple of weeks has shown that markets are jittery, and will likely be volatile for a while as investors keep a vigil on rising bond yields (inflation) and potential interest...

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By Ryan Puplava CMT – The big question on my mind, is whether this correction will be like the many we have faced or whether this correction is not like the others. The issue is that many of the fear indicators we’ve used in the past to pinpoint capitulation...

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By Tom McClellan – The stock market is just coming out of a big rogue wave event. And that gives us clues about what lies ahead. The term “rogue wave” gets used in other areas of science, most notably in analysis of big...

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By Oil Price – The Department of Energy announced a program on Wednesday to protect the nation’s power grid from cyber attacks and natural disasters. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the DOE...

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By Stratfor – For several years now, concerns about the United States' crumbling infrastructure have garnered cross-party support within the country's government. There is no question that US roads, bridges, airports and...

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By Marc Chandler – There is an unease that continues to hang over the market. It is as if a shoe fell last week, and most investors seem to be waiting for the other shoe to drop. It is hard to imagine the kind of body blow that...

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By Jill Mislinski – The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the January Consumer Price Index data this morning. The year-over-year non-seasonally adjusted Headline CPI came in at 2.07%, down from 2.11% the previous month.

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By FS Staff – The recent spike in volatility and market losses is likely just a passing squall, but there is something more lurking behind it, says Financial Sense's Jim Puplava. The nature of this shift lies in the beginning phase of a new bear market in bonds...

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By The Conversation – Right now, it’s Bitcoin. But in the past, we’ve had dotcom stocks, the 1929 crash, 19th-century railways and the South Sea Bubble of 1720. All these were compared by contemporaries to “tulip mania”...

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