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Millennials are now the largest age group but retailers and advertisers, in general, haven’t quite figured out how to reach them. Millennials are not as interested in drills, machine shop workbenches, gardening, and any number...

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By Oil Price – While OPEC mulls over further steps to once again support falling oil prices, tech startups are quietly ushering in a new era in oil and gas: the era of the digital oil field. Much talk has revolved around how software can...

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By FS Staff – The rapid growth of government debt is a serious problem, especially when an increasing part of that growth is coming from public pensions squeezing funds from essential government services and from fixing America's old and nearly failing...

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By Independent Institute – What is your local government’s debt burden? Or in other words, how much of your local government’s annual revenue would be fully consumed by its liabilities? That’s a question that J.P. Morgan took...

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By Adrian Ash – Gold and silver edged higher against a falling Dollar in Asian and London trade Monday, each gaining half-a-per-cent after traders in world No.1 consumer country China returned from national holidays.

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By Chris Puplava – Moves in the Japanese yen have been a reliable indicator for gold due to the effects of the yen carry trade. Given ultra-low interest rates in Japan, its currency has been the funding currency for global speculators who borrow in cheap yen...

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By Urban Carmel – The macro data from the past month continues to mostly point to positive growth. On balance, the evidence suggests the imminent onset of a recession is unlikely. The bond market agrees with...

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By Global Risk Insights – After North Korea’s recent missile tests over Japan, new questions have been raised about the ‘pacifist clause’ of the Japanese Constitution and the effectiveness of Japan’s missile defense strategy.

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By FS Staff – CNN Money's Fear & Greed Index is giving an extreme greed reading on the market, hitting a new multi-year high of 95 out of 100. It tracks seven different indicators: stock price momentum, 52-week highs and lows, breadth, put and call options...

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By Guild & Danaher – Bitcoin had another giddy plunge in mid-September. The cause, this time, was again Chinese regulators, who first banned the “initial coin offerings” that have produced a new flood of digital currencies, and then began shutting down the exchanges...

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