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By Frank Barbera – With the S&P 500 at 2464, it continues to hover within 1% of a new all-time high. Yet, internally, the market is deteriorating with more and more stocks moving below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages...

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By Oil Price – Hurricane Irma has prompted the shutdown of at least two oil storage complexes in the Caribbean, with a combined capacity of 18.6 million barrels, S&P Platts reports. One of these, a 14-million-barrel terminal on the island of...

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By Michael Shedlock – The news on Hurricane Irma is grim and worsening. The record-breaking Hurricane is described as “apocalyptic”. Irma is one of three hurricanes in the Atlantic basin, the first time since 2010 that three active hurricanes...

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FS Staff – For the most part, what economists do today is build models, and specifically what are called 'equilibrium models.' Inside these models, the economy is either in or moving toward this idealized equilibrium. This is the first thing we need to know...

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By Matthew Kerkhoff – I was originally going to publish the latest article in our option series today, wrapping up our discussion on getting paid to buy stocks, but the market reaction to North Korea seems more pressing, so we’ll...

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By Stratfor – North Korea has indeed conducted its sixth nuclear test. The US Geological Service and the China Earthquake Administration recorded a 6.3 magnitude earthquake as a result of the detonation on Sept. 3, followed by...

Ryan Puplava CMT's picture

By Ryan Puplava – The divergences began with the Dow Jones Industrial Average being the only index that was still going up. That’s typically a warning that breadth (or participation) was waning and a correction was due. The dip came and went and despite the natural...

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By FS Staff – “We are in the very late innings” of this bull market, Ned Davis of Ned Davis Research told Financial Sense Newshour in a recent interview. Ned also offered his thoughts on risk management, why professional forecasters get it wrong...

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FS Staff – Currently, the CBLEI is growing at 3.9% year-over-year and has reliably forecasted every recession since 1965 by dipping into the red zone, i.e. contracting, 6.5 months on average beforehand. That said, we aren't in the red zone. Most of the leading...

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By Matthew Kerkhoff – A few years ago, TINA was everywhere … she was the life of the party. Whenever people wondered why stocks kept rising, she’d show up and people would scream, TINA! But I haven’t heard anyone mention...

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