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By FS Staff – Whether it's fiction or non-fiction, here's what our staff is either reading this summer or recommends for reading, if you haven't already made these books part of your list. Some of these you'll recognize, by the way, as book interviews conducted on our...

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By Independent Institute – The people who run Facebook have some very strange ideas about the speech rights of the company’s customers, which they’ve encoded into computer algorithms that act to censor voices to which...

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By FS Staff – In a recent hour-long interview with Financial Sense Newshour, Greg Weldon at Weldon Online discussed his just-released 150-page special report, "Shelter from the Storm," looking at the economic and financial storms about to hit the US, Canada, Germany and...

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By Patrick O'Hare – The US dollar has been strong this year, particularly in the second quarter. The US Dollar Index, which measures the value of the US dollar against a basket of six foreign currencies, increased...

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By Michael Shedlock – How does the yield curve invert? Jim Bianco at Bianco Research says "Inside Out". This is a guest post by Jim Bianco. I dispense with block quotes. The end of the article will be clear.

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By Gary Dorsch – Over the past 30 years, the technocrats in Beijing have attained an almost mythical status. The decade after two decades of rapid double-digit growth has transformed China into the world’s second-biggest economy...

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By Paul Kasriel – In its April 2018 projections of the federal budget and economic performance based on current law out through FY 2028, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) forecast the return of $1 trillion budget deficits...

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By Peter Boockvar – The June ISM manufacturing index rose 1.5 pts m/o/m to 60.2 and that was above the estimate of 58.5. The components though were more mixed. New orders fell .2 pts, backlogs were lower by...

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By Kurt Kallaus – We all know intuitively that increasing demand combined with shrinking supply will elevate value. Thus esteemed economists are confounded by the “appearance” of below normal wage growth...

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By Tim Duy – The day of reckoning for the Fed may soon be at hand. With the yield curve continuing to flatten and the 10-2 spread falling to a meager 33 basis points this week, an inversion before the end of the year...

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