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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...

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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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By Marc Chandler – The US dollar's sell-off that began before the weekend continued yesterday and is accelerating today. North Korea's provocations have added to fuel to the fire that was already burning. Coming out of Jackson Hole the consensus scenario of ECB...

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By FS Staff – It's not just for nerds anymore. Institutional money is now becoming a big player in the bitcoin space. Here's one reason why: "Blockstream is leasing space on the global satellite network...and right now you can get access to bitcoin from satellite...

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By The Conversation – The next major cyberattack could involve artificial intelligence systems. It could even happen soon: At a recent cybersecurity conference, 62 industry professionals, out of the 100 questioned, said they thought the first AI...

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Chris Puplava - Based on VIX options term structure, the current market correction is matching the fear readings seen at the November 2016 and June 2016 lows. Looking at the Russell 3000, we are oversold from a technical and breadth standpoint but have yet...

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