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By Dwaine Van Vuuren – Despite the U.S. leading economic indicators appearing healthy, the global economy appears to be headed for a slow down, with only 34% of the 40 countries we track having leading economic indicators (LEI’s) signalling growth ahead...

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FS Staff – In the event that we see our third global growth slowdown, people will begin to be scared and flee to safety, which usually means U.S. Treasuries and the U.S. dollar will be bid up. “That only adds fuel to the fire,” Puplava said. “When the dollar strengthens...

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By Chris Puplava – Deutsche Bank credit default swaps (insurance against default risk) are moving back up today. Unicredit (Italian Bank) CDS moving back up after a 2-3 day respite while the stock price remains weak. At the same time, there has been NO rally...

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By FS Staff – The past five to ten years have seen many technological breakthroughs that hold an extreme amount of promise for a wide range of commercial, military, and industrial applications. Unfortunately, the world's current telecommunications...

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By FS Staff – This time on the Financial Sense Big Picture, Jim Puplava discusses why he thinks disappearing liquidity could be the next big unseen factor that might kick off a crisis. There are three large forces precipitating...

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By FS Staff – FS Insider recently interviewed Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, to discuss the bonanza in stock buybacks by US companies, why risks are brewing for emerging markets, and how we now see an inversion...

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By FS Staff – We’re likely to see two or three more rate hikes this year and the continuation of quantitative tightening, through which the Fed is on course to drain $420 billion dollars of liquidity from the markets. At the same time, recent data shows that...

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By FS Staff – FS Insider recently interviewed Don Coxe at Coxe Advisors on the large number of storm fronts that are converging upon the financial markets, whether in the disruption to the fundamental pricing mechanism that dictates corporate valuations...

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By FS Staff – Our Financial Sense leading economic indicator (LEI) peaked in October 2017 and has experienced six months of consecutive declines. It is still in positive territory—meaning the risk of a recession over the next six months is quite low—but weakening...

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By FS Staff – This time on Financial Sense, we look back on a 2014 interview with Joel Kurtzman to discuss his book, Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance. As we were coming out of the Great Recession, Kurtzman...

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