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By FS Staff – Though the threat of an electromagnetic pulse weapon is part of the popular imagination, many don’t take it seriously. But what would happen if a rogue state, such as North Korea, attempted to use an EMP attack on...

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By FF Wiley – Many pundits told the addition story as QE was underway. They expected banks to “multiply up” reserves by aggressively expanding their loan books. But reserves never significantly multiplied. We think there are five reasons why the “money...

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By Jill Mislinski – The Advance Estimate for Q3 GDP, to one decimal, came in at 3.0% (2.99% to two decimal places), a decrease over 3.1% for the Q2 Third Estimate. Investing.com had a consensus of 2.5%.

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By A. Gary Shilling – Most forecasters, including the Fed, continue to look in vain for significant inflation generated by wage jumps. They don't take into account the depressing effects on compensation of globalization and the resulting large...

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By Patrick O'Hare – The reflation trade has taken hold of the stock market again, and, to a certain extent, it has taken hold of the Treasury market. The reflation hold on the Treasury market is plain to see at the front end...

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By Jeffrey Saut – We have used the aforementioned quote many times over our nearly 50 years in this business, but surprisingly, it is just as relevant now as it was when first written. Bet it surprised you that the quote is dated 1935...

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By Danielle Park – The Loonie is tumbling and Canadian bonds rallying as the Bank of Canada backs away from its rate hiking plans in ‘surprise’ over the slowing Canadian economy. Meanwhile a new report from the National...

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By Steffen Grosshauser – Gold prices inched lower on Monday morning in London ahead of a busy week for central bank policy meetings, plus Donald Trump's pick for the next head of the US Federal Reserve writes...

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By Mises Institute – The latest figures of the Chinese economy show a third-quarter GDP growth of 6.8%, suspiciously in line with the government mandate and consensus estimates. However, it is not the top line that worries me.

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By Stratfor – Technologies can rarely be called truly revolutionary or disruptive, but gene-editing technology, specifically CRISPR, is an invention Stratfor believes could be just that. Even in its earliest stages, CRISPR...

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