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By Patrick O'Hare – When we published our first quarter earnings preview on April 6, the projected earnings growth rate for the first quarter was 17.3%. Today, it sits at 23.2%, according to FactSet, which would be the highest...

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By FS Staff – The S&P 500 is now more heavily dominated by tech and financials than at the 2000 and 2007 market peaks, says market analyst John Roque of Key Square Capital, formerly at Soros Funds. In an exclusive interview with Financial Sense Newshour...

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By Richard Mills – This article will show that not only is Trump engaging in a trade war, but also a currency war with China. Plus a bit of a history of currency wars. What does a currency war, and a low dollar, mean for investors and for commodities?...

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By FS Staff – Tariffs, geopolitical troubles, and concerns over US-China trade wars have provided a short-term tailwind to gold as a risk hedge. Though it has yet to break out into a new bull market, CPM Group's Jeff Christian explained what they see taking place...

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By Peter Boockvar – At 72% we are basically at the level we were at during the depths of the Great Recession in Q1 2009 while the US economy today is in the 9th year of an expansion. Corporate debt is where the leverage excess is and why this rise in rates...

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By Stratfor – Canada has a trade war on its hands — and it is one entirely of its own making. For the past four months, two of its western provinces, Alberta and British Columbia, have been exchanging blows over an expansion to Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain...

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By Matthew Kerkhoff – Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to predict the future. As always, should you or any member of your team be caught or killed, the Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions.

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By FS Staff – “I think we're going to see a massive transition into the Midwest,” Kathy Fettke recently told Financial Sense Newshour. “We have three really serious issues coming up that this world is going to have to deal with. We're running out of water, we're running...

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By FS Staff – Right now, commercial traders have effectively doubled their short position on oil, John Kosar at Asbury Research told Financial Sense Newshour. They're heavily betting on a major top that has failed to materialize, he said, and as they lose money...

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By Chris Puplava – Buffett is full of pithy quotes. One of my favorites is, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” In the realm of investing, the tide of liquidity (or the amount of money (or the amount of money circulating...

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