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By FS Staff – The Fed is set on a rate-raising trajectory, largely because of burgeoning inflation. Jim Bianco with Bianco Research, who recently held a conference call titled Regime Shifts Are Not Pretty, takes a look at how the transition from a deflationary...

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By Ryan Puplava CMT – The trend towards higher inflation continues to strengthen. Today’s release of the Empire Manufacturing Survey for May showed a pickup in the prices paid index to a seven-year high, matching levels not seen since...

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By Matthew Kerkhoff – With each passing day it looks increasingly likely that the February swoon was simply a run-of-the-mill correction, as opposed to the beginning of a full-fledged bear market. But that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods just yet...

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By Mises Institute – Markets convey information through prices in ways that resemble how language conveys information. But prices are not the whole story of how markets convey and mobilize information. Gluts and shortages of goods and services...

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By FS Staff – Tian Yang, Variant Perception’s Head of Research, recently covered their must-read Understanding Leading Economic Indicators report with FS Insider. Yang explains the three major categories that most economic data fall into, how leading...

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By Oil Price – Strong global oil demand growth, quickly falling inventories, and geopolitical issues from Iran to Venezuela could push oil prices to as high as $100 a barrel in 2019, Bank of America Merrill Lynch says.

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By Jill Mislinski – Let's do some analysis of the Consumer Price Index, the best-known measure of inflation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) divides all expenditures into eight categories and assigns a relative size to each.

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FS Staff – The Federal Reserve and other central banks lowered rates to such dramatic levels after 2008 that we ended with the lowest levels in 5,000 years of recorded history. Since then, the Fed now realizes that it needs to normalize not because the economy...

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By FS Staff – Financial Sense Newshour just spoke with Craig “Bullseye” Johnson from Piper Jaffray to get his outlook on the market. Johnson believes the corrective phase that started in February is likely not over and provided some downside targets for the S&P...

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By Gary Shilling – When supply is plentiful, the buyer has more power than the seller. That’s certainly true in the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. And a trade confrontation already exists so the important question is, will it escalate to the level...

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