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By Michael Shedlock – Either Trump backs down from repeated threats or more tariffs are coming as talks with China collapse. Be prepared for an escalating trade war as U.S.-China Trade Talks End With No Sign of Progress.

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By Oil Price – A couple of days ago Halliburton showcased what it called “a first-of-its-kind” offering dubbed Prodigi—a system automating parts of the hydraulic fracturing process. More specifically, Prodigi uses...

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By FS Staff – Copper, European banks, and emerging markets all entered into bear market territory last week and the trillion dollar question strategists are asking is whether US markets are likely to get pulled down as well...

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By Tim Duy – It is very much possible that when the Fed hits the neutral rate, the impact of past tightening has yet to filter through much to the overall economy. Continuing blindly forward might then be a critical policy...

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By Gary Dorsch – Jesse Livermore was famous for making and losing several multi-million dollar fortunes during his professional career. In his early teens, Livermore went to Boston and started his long career in stock...

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By Global Risk Insights – The recent bond market sell-off reinforced concerns that investors have over the populist government’s spending plans. Given the exposure domestic banks have to sovereign debt and the winding down of the ECB...

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By Kurt Kallaus – Toll Brothers stock, one of the largest home builders, is down a whopping 35% from its peak this year as housing prices keep reaching new astronomical heights. The median home price in Tribeca, Manhattan is over...

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By FS Staff – Richard Duncan, writer and publisher at Macro Watch, warned on FS Insider that a full-blown trade war between the US and China would lead to a spike in inflation, interest rates, and, if pushed too far, a cratering of the global economy...

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By Jeff Saut – We have used the “Not Afraid” story many times over the past 48 years, but we dredged it up again this morning because of the many questions about “being afraid” we got in Boston two weeks ago...

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By Chris Puplava – In our Q3 2018 newsletter (And Then There Were None) we highlighted three concerns we felt could ultimately weigh on US markets, causing them to resync with global equities, which have been declining for most of the year...

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