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FS Staff – The Federal Reserve and other central banks lowered rates to such dramatic levels after 2008 that we ended with the lowest levels in 5,000 years of recorded history. Since then, the Fed now realizes that it needs to normalize not because the economy...

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By FS Staff – Financial Sense Newshour just spoke with Craig “Bullseye” Johnson from Piper Jaffray to get his outlook on the market. Johnson believes the corrective phase that started in February is likely not over and provided some downside targets for the S&P...

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By FS Staff – Chris Steele at ITR Economics recently gave an update on their commodity and economic outlook with FS Insider. They expect a slowdown around the 2019 timeframe and commodities to generally start peaking out in the months ahead, with the exception...

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By Kurt Kallaus – The current earnings season has reached a record 80% of companies beating estimates. Such optimism will need tapering in the weeks ahead, putting stock market multiples at risk. With stocks stagnating despite great earnings, prices...

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By FS Staff – The S&P 500 is now more heavily dominated by tech and financials than at the 2000 and 2007 market peaks, says market analyst John Roque of Key Square Capital, formerly at Soros Funds. In an exclusive interview with Financial Sense Newshour...

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By Chris Puplava – Buffett is full of pithy quotes. One of my favorites is, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” In the realm of investing, the tide of liquidity (or the amount of money (or the amount of money circulating...

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FS Staff – FS Insider recently interviewed Dinny McMahon to discuss his must-read book, China's Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans, and the End of the Chinese Miracle. Dinny provides a rich and in-depth account of the problems facing China...

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By FS Staff – Historically, the cost of a trade war is inflation, which coupled with the risk of a global slowdown this year, boosts the attractiveness of gold as a hedge, Ing stated. “The president is not just saber rattling anymore,” Ing said. “It's tit-for-tat...

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By FS Staff – According to the Game Plan for Late-Cycle Investing, as the economy moves towards its latter stages, commodities tend to outperform equities and other asset classes. Frank Barbera—market technician, portfolio manager, and editor of the Gold Stock...

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FS Staff – Last year we saw more than 7,000 stores close their doors, more than twice the amount of stores that opened in the same time period. There are a number of trends at work but the root cause of America's “retail apocalypse” mainly comes down...

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