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By FS Staff – “AI is being viewed as the new electricity. It’s being applied to all industries. It’s the same thing with robotics, which is why robotics and AI should not be viewed under the lens as being a niche.” Even the largest tech companies in the world are banking...

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By Kurt Kallaus – Consumer and small business measures have been extremely optimistic all year which supports the bigger upside picture. Some pundits think the market is soaring based upon expectations for Trump stimulus plans and tax cuts. Our sense is...

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By FS Staff – Jim Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist for the Leuthold Group, discusses his outlook on the US stock market and the economy with FS Insider. He is still bullish, citing 3 basic pillars holding up this bull market, but also explains why a tax cut at this point...

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FS Staff – Jonathan Krinsky, Chief Market Technician for MKM Partners, tells Financial Sense Newshour that markets are breaking out across the globe and there's little evidence we are at or near any sort of top. Many countries are breaking out or are already in established...

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By Daniel Amerman – In a recent speech, Warren Buffett came down boldly on the side of optimism when it comes to both the economy and financial markets. What he said was "being short America has been a loser's game...

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By Mises Institute – Gross Domestic Product has numerous issues, especially as a measure of national-level standard of living. It is supposed to be a measure of total production and therefore the general health of an economy, but it falls short of this in many ways...

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By FS Staff – While oil markets haven’t been experiencing much love of late, there’s a strong case to be made based on the fundamentals for the energy sector. This time on Financial Sense, we spoke with Marshall Adkins, Director of Energy Research at...

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By Mises Institute – When Hurricane Maria knocked out power in Puerto Rico, residents there realized they were going to need physical cash — and a lot of it. Bloomberg reported yesterday that the Fed was forced to fly a planeload...

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FS Staff – The soaring use of passive index ETFs has concentrated risks, bidding up valuations among a handful of companies where not a single US stock now shows up in Benjamin Graham's deep value screen. Furthermore, when you look at trading volumes, shares of the...

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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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