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By Michael Pettis – Given all the discussions about the beginning of a tariff war between the United States and China, I thought it might be helpful to wade through some of the relevant issues. To summarize, I want to...

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By Adrian Ash – Gold prices fell in London trade Tuesday, losing 1.5% from yesterday's 2-week Dollar high before rallying to $1250 per ounce as US President Donald Trump began a 7-day trip taking in Nato's HQ...

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By Matthew Kerkhoff – China and the US slapped $34 billion worth of levies on each other’s exports last Friday, and the markets said, “yeah, whatever,” and marched higher. The question is, why? Market moves often baffle...

Daniel Amerman CFA's picture

By Daniel Amerman – Would you have appreciated a single number that could have given you a clear and unmistakable warning before the tech stock bubble collapsed? How about an unequivocal mathematical warning in...

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By FS Staff – Fears of a trade war are heating up, but the US may be in a strong position to make a deal. This time on FS Insider, we spoke with legendary fund manager Felix Zulauf, head of Zulauf Asset Management...

Urban Carmel's picture

By Urban Carmel – The macro data from the past month continues to mostly point to positive growth. On balance, the evidence suggests the imminent onset of a recession is unlikely. The largest risk to the economy is...

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By FS Staff – Whether it's fiction or non-fiction, here's what our staff is either reading this summer or recommends for reading, if you haven't already made these books part of your list. Some of these you'll recognize, by the way, as book interviews conducted on our...

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By Independent Institute – The people who run Facebook have some very strange ideas about the speech rights of the company’s customers, which they’ve encoded into computer algorithms that act to censor voices to which...

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By FS Staff – In a recent hour-long interview with Financial Sense Newshour, Greg Weldon at Weldon Online discussed his just-released 150-page special report, "Shelter from the Storm," looking at the economic and financial storms about to hit the US, Canada, Germany and...

Patrick O'Hare's picture

By Patrick O'Hare – The US dollar has been strong this year, particularly in the second quarter. The US Dollar Index, which measures the value of the US dollar against a basket of six foreign currencies, increased...

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