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By Adrian Ash – Gold investment prices at multi-week lows against all major currencies except the Japanese Yen on Tuesday in London, erasing the last of September's earlier 4.0% jump versus the Dollar as global stock...

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By Andrew Zatlin – I’m looking at the macro fundamentals and I think an inflection is coming up in a few months…and that means opportunity. At the highest level, global growth is coming from a few places...

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By Michael Shedlock – The Student Loan Debt and Housing Report 2017 by the National Association of Realtors and the nonprofit group American Student Assistance show the obvious: Student debt delays household formation, home...

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By Peter Boockvar – We’re finally here. About 9 years after QE1 began, QT is about to start. If one believes that the stock market still is a discounting mechanism, then have nothing to fear with QT and that maybe it will actually be...

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By John Kosar CMT – A recent movement in the assets invested in two key ETFs that track long-dated Treasury prices, plus an aggressive bet via the futures market by smart money commercial hedgers on a decline in 30-year Treasury Bonds...

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By Adrian Ash – Gold price gains of 1.6% from last week were again erased Friday in London, as the outlook for interest-rate hikes trumped new geopolitical tensions led by another weapons test by the pariah state of North Korea.

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By Marc Chandler – In the face of much cynicism and pessimism about the outlook for the Trump Administration's agenda, we have repeatedly pointed out the resilience of the system of checks and balances. Many of the more extreme...

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By Chris Puplava – The S&P 500 has had quite a run since the early 2016 lows, not experiencing even a slight pullback of 5% or more, leading many to believe that the market would wobble during the seasonally weak period of August and September. Over the last...

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By Adrian Ash – Over the previous half-decade, Northern Rock had regularly topped the UK's 'Best Buy' tables for fixed-rate bonds and deposits. Yet customer savings accounted for only one-third of its funding, needed to finance the UK's fastest-growing book of home loans.

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By Charles Hugh Smith – Almost lost in all the dollar estimates of property damage is the human loss, suffering, and stress. I am not an expert in repairing flood damage, or in dealing with insurance companies, FEMA or all the other pieces...

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