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By FF Wiley – Even as the Fed’s decision makers are beginning to worry less about a recession and more about bubbly stock prices, we’re not yet moved by their attempts to curb the market’s enthusiasm. After all, the fed...

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FS Staff – Financial Sense Newshour recently interviewed John Tousley, Head of US Market Strategy at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, on their Q3 2017 Market Know-How report regarding the global economic expansion underway, how this could turn out to be...

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By ValueWalk – The world of cryptocurrencies is in the midst of a tornado just now. Since the beginning of September, total cryptocurrency market capitalization is down by US$60 billion to around US$109 billion.

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By Chris Puplava – The S&P 500 has had quite a run since the early 2016 lows, not experiencing even a slight pullback of 5% or more, leading many to believe that the market would wobble during the seasonally weak period of August and September. Over the last...

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By FS Staff – Total US debt has now exceeded $20 trillion for the first time ever. Meanwhile, interest rates (i.e. the cost of debt) in the US and around the globe reached the lowest levels in recorded history. Financial Sense recently spoke with Richard Sylla...

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By Charles Hugh Smith – Almost lost in all the dollar estimates of property damage is the human loss, suffering, and stress. I am not an expert in repairing flood damage, or in dealing with insurance companies, FEMA or all the other pieces...

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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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