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By Chris Puplava – Silver peaked April 25, 2011 and then placed a major bottom on December 29th of that same year—178 days later. The Shanghai Index peaked on June 12, 2015 and bottomed on January 27th of 2016—162 days later. Overlapping the two...

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By Adrian Ash – Gold prices fell back below $1340 per ounce in London's wholesale trade Thursday despite the US Dollar slipping again on the currency market after the Federal Reserve's "no change" decision on interest rates overnight.

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By FS Staff – Any job that can be done routinely or something that is repetitive is going to be automated, if not digitized. And all of these trends are accelerating due to what is referred to as DANCE: Data, Algorithms, Networks, the Cloud, and Exponential...

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By Michael Pettis – I was recently part of a discussion on a listserv that brings together Chinese and foreign experts to exchange views on China-related topics. What set off this discussion was a claim that the Chinese economy...

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By The Conversation – Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase’s announcement that they will create an independent company to offer health care to their employees “free from profit-making incentives and constraints” sent a shock...

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By Kurt Kallaus – Traditional economic theory holds that a cheaper domestic currency relative to other trading partners reduces imports and boosts exports as our widgets become cheaper from the perspective of other countries and inflation pressures rise...

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By Stratfor – As the European Court of Justice deliberates, other jurisdictions around the world are also grappling with the potential regulatory changes that may come from advances in genetic technology. The United States, for example, has traditionally...

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FS Staff – We are seeing some overbought readings in the weekly and monthly RSI that we’ve only seen a handful of times throughout history as well. The bigger picture, however, is that every time we’ve seen such extreme overbought readings...

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By Clif Droke – The stock market’s relentless low-volatility rise with scarcely a dip along the way since August has left many observers scratching their heads. The market’s admittedly abnormal behavior in refusing to decline in the face of what is a technically “overbought”...

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By Chris Puplava – Given the current trajectory and strength of leading economic indicators it appears that the U.S. economy may survive 2018 without the risk of slipping into a recession, raising the possibility of this cycle becoming the longest on record...

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