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By Global Risk Insights – Just two weeks ago, the Future Investment Initiative summit in Riyadh took place to international acclaim. Now, investor interest has turned to intense uncertainty, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

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By Danielle Park – As Canadian household debt hit an all-time high in 2017 (see chart), a new study by TD Bank finds that 97% of Canadian homebuyers say they wish they’d factored in their other financial obligations when...

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By OilPrice – Google’s self-driving car project, Waymo, has become the first to launch completely autonomous cars, free of humans behind the wheel, on the road. Waymo’s CEO, John Krafcik said yesterday at a conference in Portugal that the company...

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FS Staff – At this year’s Investment Strategy Conference, we explained the increasing risks we see facing the stock market as valuations push into record territory, what this implies for future expected returns in various asset classes, our view on monetary and...

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By Gary Shilling – The Fed is thoroughly convinced that the headline unemployment rate, now 4.2%, is so low that it will soon spawn significant wage inflation that, if left unchecked, will spread throughout the economy. The central bankers fervently believe...

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By The Conversation – Proving identity is a routine part of modern daily life. Many people must show a driver’s license to buy alcohol at a store, flash an ID card to security guards at work, enter passwords and passcodes to...

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By Stratfor – The United States is ramping up efforts to strengthen South Korea's military. On the second leg of US President Donald Trump's Asia-Pacific tour, South Korea, and the United States announced an agreement to...

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By FS Staff – FS Insider recently interviewed Felix Zulauf, a longtime member of Barron’s Roundtable and the head of Zulauf Consulting, to get an update on his market outlook. Here's what he had to say...

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By Alex Barrow – A single bitcoin today is now worth over $6,000. Those 10,000 bitcoins that amounted to only $25 in 2010 are now worth over $60M. So in hindsight, it was an expensive pizza. Bitcoin has had an annualized...

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By Adrian Ash – Gold prices held most of yesterday's 1.0% jump against the Dollar and touched new 3-week highs for Euro investors on Tuesday, trading higher as crude oil rose and Saudi Arabia accused Iran of...

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