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Gold Investment 'Roars' in Japan on N.Korea Tension But Rate-Rise Talk Hits Price as Stocks Rise

By Adrian Ash – Gold investment prices at multi-week lows against all major currencies except the Japanese Yen on Tuesday in London, erasing the last of September's earlier 4.0% jump versus the Dollar as global stock...

Archimedes' Dollar Smile

By Alex Barrow – Archimedes, the Greek tinkerer, knew of the US dollar’s importance to global macro well over 2200 years ago, decades before Fed Chair Yellen was born. A man ahead of his time. If you’re one of the very few...

Are We at an Inflection Point in the Economy? Yes!

By Andrew Zatlin – I’m looking at the macro fundamentals and I think an inflection is coming up in a few months…and that means opportunity. At the highest level, global growth is coming from a few places...

Market View Update - September 2017

By Patrick O'Hare – When thinking about how to start a market view update, it is often helpful to pick up where the last one left off. Alas, that is what we will do. In mid-June, we wrote that the stock market has continued to defy calls for a correction and...

Study Shows Student Debt Delays Home Buying By Seven Years

By Michael Shedlock – The Student Loan Debt and Housing Report 2017 by the National Association of Realtors and the nonprofit group American Student Assistance show the obvious: Student debt delays household formation, home...

Yesterday, All My Market Troubles Seemed So Far Away…

By Peter Boockvar – We’re finally here. About 9 years after QE1 began, QT is about to start. If one believes that the stock market still is a discounting mechanism, then have nothing to fear with QT and that maybe it will actually b...

Investor Asset Flows Target Rising Long-Term US Interest Rates Into Q4

By John Kosar CMT – A recent movement in the assets invested in two key ETFs that track long-dated Treasury prices, plus an aggressive bet via the futures market by smart money commercial hedgers on a decline in 30-year Treasury Bonds...

Goldman's Tousley on Global Economic Expansion, International Small Caps

FS Staff – Financial Sense Newshour recently interviewed John Tousley, Head of US Market Strategy at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, on their Q3 2017 Market Know-How report regarding the global economic expansion underway, how this could turn out to be...

Government Nearing Default on Debt to Russia

By Independent Institute – The government in question is that of Venezuela, which is nearing default as it is running out of resources to pay back the money it owes to its Russian creditors according to the terms it accepted when it...

Is China Killing Crypto? No. This Is What Is Happening

By ValueWalk – The world of cryptocurrencies is in the midst of a tornado just now. Since the beginning of September, total cryptocurrency market capitalization is down by US$60 billion to around US$109 billion.

US: Why Trump Blocked a Semiconductor Company Takeover

By Stratfor – US President Donald Trump has stopped a foreign investment into a US company. On Sept. 13, Trump blocked Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' proposed purchase of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation for $1.3 billion,

Gold Price Falls, Sinks vs UK Pound Despite N.Korea Missile, London Bomb + Spain's Catalonia Crisis

By Adrian Ash – Gold price gains of 1.6% from last week were again erased Friday in London, as the outlook for interest-rate hikes trumped new geopolitical tensions led by another weapons test by the pariah state of North Korea.

The Space Race Is Now "Privatized" — But You're Still Paying for It

By Mises Institute – In the wake of Sputnik I’s success on October 4, 1957, in which the USSR could stake claim to having built the first artificial earth satellite, a cosmic shift in perception took hold. Whatever advantages US society...

New Trump Tactics Help Greenback and Rates

By Marc Chandler – In the face of much cynicism and pessimism about the outlook for the Trump Administration's agenda, we have repeatedly pointed out the resilience of the system of checks and balances. Many of the more extreme...

Bears Hoping for a September Correction Are Likely to Be Disappointed

By Chris Puplava – The S&P 500 has had quite a run since the early 2016 lows, not experiencing even a slight pullback of 5% or more, leading many to believe that the market would wobble during the seasonally weak period of August and September. Over the last...

NFIB Small Business Survey: Index Maintains Momentum in August

By Jill Mislinski – The latest issue of the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends came out yesterday morning. The headline number for August came in at 105.3, up 0.1 from the previous month. The index is at the 97th percentile in this series.

Tick-Tock, Northern Rock

By Adrian Ash – Over the previous half-decade, Northern Rock had regularly topped the UK's 'Best Buy' tables for fixed-rate bonds and deposits. Yet customer savings accounted for only one-third of its funding, needed to finance the UK's fastest-growing book of home loans.

Transcending Government — Consensual Governance and New Technology

By Independent Institute – Humans are three-dimensional animals. They require physical space to live, work, and play. Over thousands of years, humans built physical communities of different shapes, sizes, and compositions to accommodate...

Richard Sylla: Human Civilization at Momentous Turning Point With Record Debt Levels and Ultra-Low Interest Rates

By FS Staff – Total US debt has now exceeded $20 trillion for the first time ever. Meanwhile, interest rates (i.e. the cost of debt) in the US and around the globe reached the lowest levels in recorded history. Financial Sense recently spoke with Richard Sylla...

North Korea: New Watered-Down Sanctions Leave Lifelines in Place

By Stratfor – Just over a week after North Korea's test of a nuclear device, the United States has secured a fresh set of UN sanctions against the country. The speed with which the United Nations Security Council adopted these measures is unprecedented...

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