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Canadians Paying Dearly for Their Housing

By Danielle Park – Another housing study has come to familiar conclusions: Canada boasts the least affordable housing in North America. With a median family income of just under $65,000 a year, it would take 7.5 years for a family to pay off the...

What Happens When Quantum Computing and AI Merge?

FS Staff – There's a global arms race among companies and nations to achieve supremacy in both quantum computing and AI, Woody Preucil at 13D Research recently explained to Financial Sense Newshour listeners. Though many are still unaware...

A Bullish Big Picture With Growing Near-Term Headwinds

By Alex Barrow – There are some growing signs of weakness in this market. Breadth is slipping, credit doesn’t look too great, there are more new lows versus new highs being made… that kind of stuff. I’m still not getting any major.....

Geopolitical Risk, "Fear Cycle" Driving Oil Prices Higher

By FS Staff – With the oil markets much closer to balance, geopolitical uncertainties are beginning to have a larger influence on the price of oil, something that hasn't been the case for the last 2-3 years, Robert Rapier at R-Squared Energy recently...

Solid Sales Growth and Margins at New Highs Drive 3Q17 Results

By Urban Carmel – For the third quarter (3Q17), S&P earnings rose 12% yoy, sales grew 6% and profit margins expanded to new all-time highs. These strong results are not due to the rebound in oil prices. Sales for the sectors...

Gold Price Hits 5-Month Aussie High as No.2 Mine Output Forecast to Halve in 40 Years

By Adrian Ash – Gold price gains of 0.5% from last Friday's finish held firm in London trade today as world stock markets recovered more of this week's drop and commodities also rallied after falling from their recent multi-year hig...

China’s 10-year Yield Bumping 4%

By Tom McClellan – Even before President Trump’s Asia trip, Chinese 10-year sovereign bond yields have been pushing higher. And that means we should expect the same for US 10-year T-Note yields. I wrote about this relationship...

Moody’s: Negative Outlook for Largest Ever $1.1 Trillion Auto Loan Market

By Danielle Park – “Signs are there that we might be approaching an inflection point in the marketplace for autos,” William Black, managing director at Moody’s, said on Tuesday. No credit expansion lasts forever.

Tax Reform Shaping Up to Be Bad for Individuals, High-Tax States

By FS Staff – We’re finally hearing about the details of the GOP tax reform bill, and what we’re finding is that it has the potential to impact taxpayers in several ways, especially depending on where they live.

Nobody Is Going to Bail Out Venezuela

By The Conversation – Venezuela, the South American country convulsed by economic and humanitarian catastrophe, has defaulted on some of its debt after missing an interest payment due in October. Even as investors...

Russell Napier: Debt Deflation Worries Are Starting to Rise Again

FS Staff – There's been very little deleveraging after the last financial crisis and, in fact, debt levels are at new records globally, which means investors should be thinking about the risk of “debtflation,” Russell Napier, editor of The Solid Ground, told FS Insider...

Debt, Taxes and Politics: An Updated Perspective on Federal Tax History

By Jill Mislinksi – With the Republican tax bill looming, we've updated this article to include the latest figures and estimates for federal debt and taxes. Federal debt is defined as "the gross outstanding debt issued by...

Junk Bonds, Transports, and the Yield Curve

By Matthew Kerkhoff – Right now there appear to be three main sources of concern for bulls: high-yield bonds, the Transports, and the slope of the yield curve. Let’s examine each of these individually to see if they warrant a change in...

Comex Gold Sees 'Another Large Sell' as Bullish Silver Betting Grows to 7-Week High

By Adrian Ash – COMEX gold contracts recovered a $5 drop against a weakening US Dollar in London lunchtime trade Tuesday, rising back to last week's finish at $1275 after what analysts called another "large sell" order on...

Why Populism Isn't Going Away

By Mises Institute – The vote for Brexit and the election of Donald Trump has baffled the mainstream and the establishment. Most market participants and observers didn't believe ex-ante that they were possible and as a...

Back to the Yield Curve Future

By Patrick O'Hare – A few weeks ago, we highlighted the apparent contradiction of the reflation trade that has unfolded in the Treasury market. In brief, that contradiction is the flattening yield curve. This week, we're returning to the yield curve...

November Macro Update: Recession Risk Remains Low

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 data.

The New FANG Plus

By Tom McClellan – The InterContinental Exchange (ICE) has just rolled out a new futures contract called the NYSE FANG+™, based on the original four FANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) plus 6 others.

Curb Your Enthusiasm! Why It's Time to Reset Expectations

By Chris Puplava – We currently face a situation in which both the near-term outlook (1-3 years using ISM and Consumer Confidence data) and the long-term outlook (based on valuations) look dismal for the stock market. This clearly argues...

Credit Card Losses: How High Can They Go?

By ValueWalk – According to data from the Federal Reserve, US consumer credit grew by 5.5% annualized during Q3 the fastest quarterly pace this year. Credit now tops $1 trillion after a multi-year splurge by consumers...

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