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By FS Staff – With the cost of living set on a course of seemingly perpetual increases within the United States, many retirees are considering looking abroad for investment and living opportunities. This time on Financial Sense’ Lifetime Income...

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By Urban Carmel – The macro data from the past month continues to mostly point to positive growth. On balance, the evidence suggests the imminent onset of a recession is unlikely. The bond market agrees with the macro...

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By Brady Willett – The Fed started hacking interest rates in 2007 and QE3 ended in October 2014. This 7-year period of extraordinary ease and the nearly 3-year upswing since has been a difficult time for many market contrarians and...

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By Stratfor – North Korea has indeed conducted its sixth nuclear test. The US Geological Service and the China Earthquake Administration recorded a 6.3 magnitude earthquake as a result of the detonation on Sept. 3, followed by...

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By Ryan Puplava – The divergences began with the Dow Jones Industrial Average being the only index that was still going up. That’s typically a warning that breadth (or participation) was waning and a correction was due. The dip came and went and despite the natural...

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By Tom McClellan – A late-August surge in gold prices has finally attracted traders back into SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), the largest of the gold bullion ETNs. This week’s chart looks at total assets held in the GLD Trust, which issues or...

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By FS Staff – “We are in the very late innings” of this bull market, Ned Davis of Ned Davis Research told Financial Sense Newshour in a recent interview. Ned also offered his thoughts on risk management, why professional forecasters get it wrong...

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By Michael Shedlock – A Chinese T-shirt company is setting up shop in Arkansas, lured by US sewbots and lower production costs. It will cost about 33 cents to produce a shirt. Please consider China Snaps Up America’s Cheap Robot Labor.

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By Charles Hugh Smith – The problem with stagnant wages is our socioeconomic system requires ever-higher incomes to function. One of the enduring mysteries for conventional economists is why wages aren't rising for the bottom 95%...

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By Andrew Zatlin – One of the important aspects of the US economy is that recent business cycles have been longer. But also shallower. I believe that the internet is playing a big role in this “lower-for-longer” phenomenon.

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