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By FS Staff – As WTI crude went above $50 last year, Kosar noticed that the Commitments of Traders (COT) data was showing a record net-short position among smart money hedgers in the crude oil futures market. Now that crude is in excess of $60 a barrel...

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By Kurt Kallaus – Our bullish September 2017 outlook to buy the dips in Q4 2017 and Q1 2018 remains in place until at least May. Until then, selling the rallies entails greater price risk than buying the $3+ dips. Once the outcome of potential US sanctions...

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By Andrew Zatlin – We’re starting to see signs of inflation across some of the most important metrics economists look at… yet it’s not being widely reported. The major hurricanes in 2017 had a huge impact that rippled through the shipping and trucking...

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By FS Staff – So far, 2018 is off to a strong start, with indices hitting fresh records and most seeking to participate in what has been a market that only wants to go up. But will the rally continue, and for how long? We spoke with...

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By Kurt Kallaus – Our theme for 2018 is for an even stronger economy accompanied by slowing stock market growth as compared to 2017. Much of the slow recovery since 2009 has been on the backs of the consumer without the normal contribution of investment...

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By FS Staff – Quietly, we’ve seen the American public effectively give in to ubiquitous surveillance — not in the form of governments spying on individuals, but rather corporations collecting vast quantities of data that reveal...

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By FS Staff – The bull is likely to remain intact through 2018 — if not 2019 — based on the global growth outlook and leading indicators. That's the outlook from Neil Dutta, Head of Economics at Renaissance Macro, where he told Financial Sense Newshour...

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By Peter Boockvar – At the individual investor level there is certainly a lot of excitement heading into the new year. AAII said Bulls rose to 59.8 from 52.7 last week. That is the highest level since December 2010. Bears are nowhere to be found...

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By Charles Bolin – My Investment Model has a high allocation to stocks with an increasing shift to a conservative rotation. Financial risk is low with improving corporate performance, steady economic growth, and moderate inflation...

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By Stratfor – Stratfor forecasts key geopolitical trends that will shape the global balance of power by the quarter, year and decade. Below is an overview of Stratfor’s 2018 Annual Forecast. The complete forecast is available...

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