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By Peter Boockvar – Yesterday’s 1.7% rise in the CRB index matched the 2nd biggest in about a year. The highest level in 9 months is being met by mostly yawns in conventional yields. Looking specifically at the epicenter of the biggest bubble...

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By ValueWalk – Fiat currencies have had nearly a 46 year run of success. But with cryptocurrencies “all the rage,” what Deutsche Bank Strategists Jim Reid and Craig Nicol call “inherently unstable” fiat currency system without any...

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By Oil Price – In an increasing number of regions in the U.S., solar (and wind) power can produce electricity at the same cost – or lower – than more traditional fuels, like coal or natural gas. We call it reaching “grid parity” here...

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FS Staff – Many economists believe that it’s impossible to recognize bubbles before they pop. However, Alberto Gallo of Algebris Investments has compiled a list of the largest potential bubbles around the world today, ranked by degree of risk based on size, duration...

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By Michael Shedlock – GOP leaders finally unveiled key details in their tax overhaul plan. There are some winners and losers as always the case. Two losers are the homebuilders and Tesla. Part of the mortgage...

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By The Conversation – Markets breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump named Jerome Powell his pick to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve. If confirmed, Powell – considered a “safe” choice – would take over from...

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Stratfor – The phrase "self-driving car" is a bit of a misnomer. Despite what the name suggests, automated vehicles do have a driver — just not the kind we're used to. Developing a computer that is robust enough to operate...

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FS Staff – Moody’s Analytics recently conducted a series of stress tests on each state in the US and found that only 16 of the 50 have the funds they need to weather an economic downturn. Financial Sense spoke with Dan White at Moody's to discuss which states...

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By Kurt Kallaus – With 15% gains in the major stock indices (Nasdaq 28%) stocks are on pace for their 4th best year since 1999. Precursors of accelerating economic growth abound in 2017, reflective of the rebounding earnings a

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By Oil Price – With investors always so fixated on short-term results and today’s corporations criticized for short-term decision-making, it comes as some surprise that the media uses the long-term potential for electric cars, ridesharing...

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