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FS Staff – We’ve seen several flash crashes and bursting bubbles this year, accompanied by frothy activity popping up in various sectors and asset classes. This time on the Big Picture, we look at what’s fueling these bubbles and subsequent flash crashes...

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FS Staff – Patrick Renvoise, a leading pioneer in the field of neuromarketing and co-author of the newly released book, The Persuasion Code: How Neuromarketing Can Help You Persuade Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime, explains how most of our decisions...

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By Kurt Kallaus – With oil surging to an October peak and perhaps the most contentious mid-term election in history on November 2nd, we posit that stock prices are moving into a trading range with a corrective trend starting as we inch closer to the election...

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FS Staff – What if we told you there are specific places around the globe where certain populations have found the secret of not only living longer, but living better? Tony Buettner, Senior Vice president of the Blue Zones Project, tells the fascinating discovery...

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By Dwaine Van Vuuren – There is a lot of focus on the U.S. yield curve at the moment given its relentless move toward inversion (when short-term rates are higher than long-term rates). Can the history of the yield curve provide for useful forecasting...

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By Peter Boockvar – We're there! 3.11% on the 10-year Treasury yield. Not only that, the 5-year is at 2.99%. Again, 3.11% was the high close for the year touched on May 17th. Any close above that would be the highest since July 2011. Big moment...

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By FS Staff – We’ve often spoken about the aging business cycle and our anticipation of economic troubles in the 2019 to 2020 timeframe. This time on the Financial Sense Big Picture, Jim Puplava discusses hedge fund manager Ray...

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By FS Staff – Artificial intelligence and machine learning are about to completely change how we think about healthcare, Studebaker said. With wearable devices, AI is able to monitor health vitals in real-time with the same expertise of a doctor following you...

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By FS Staff – The public pension crisis is massive, and it’s only getting bigger. Yet state and local governments are slow to address the problem, and the solutions they’re implementing could result in even larger issues down the road. Lawrence McQuillan...

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By FS Staff – In addition to the next anticipated fed rate hike, there’s a lesser-known factor set to take effect later this year that may impact markets, and may even cause a flash crash. The change that’s coming has to do with both the S&P and MSCI overhauling...

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