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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 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 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 FS Staff – “We’ve been in a declining rate environment for 36 years,” Johnson said. “Well, now that we’ve gone through 2.60 to 2.70 on the 10-year, we’ve reversed a 36-year — again, I repeat — a 36-year downtrend in rates. That is meaningful and cannot be ignored...

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By Urban Carmel – After gaining more than 7% by late January, US stocks have fallen into a 10% correction. It's the quickest decline of that magnitude from an all-time high in 90 years. While a fall in stocks was not a surprise, the speed and severity certainly were.

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By Christopher Quigley – This week’s “flash crash” has inflicted some technical damage on the market but nothing too serious, for the moment. However, some caution is warranted. To gauge where the markets go from here I believe it important to focus on how...

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By FS Staff – We’re in the middle of a Federal Reserve rate raising cycle right now, and this may be setting the stage for bond market losses for many investors. To start, the Fed has signaled that it intends to raise rates three times this year, and possibly...

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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 the macro data.

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By Kurt Kallaus – In recent months we have been warning that the first deep dive in stocks since Trump’s 2016 election would be in the 1st quarter 2018. Once Trump passed the Tax cuts last December we opined...

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By FS Staff – The long-awaited correction in the stock market finally took place this week with the S&P 500, Dow, and other major averages currently down over 3% from their late-January highs. Is this the top or the end of the bull market? Financial Sense Newshour...

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