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Are we on the verge of a massive market crash? This time on Financial Sense, Michael Lewitt, author of The Committee to Destroy the World: Inside the Plot to Unleash a Super Crash on the Global Economy, argues that the problems we faced in the last recession haven’t been...

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Based on this analytic structure, Trump may not just win the election in November--he might win by a landslide. If we believe the mainstream media and the Establishment it protects and promotes, Trump has no chance of winning the...

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Just as governments are cutting back on issuing new debt, the corporate sector has taken up the role of being the largest source of new debt in the United States. This shift in debt issuance is readily apparent in Chart 1.

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This Great Graphic comes from the Wall Street Journal. It shows what is happening to the pay of the least compensated in the US. Their pay is going up at a pace that is exceeding the averages and inflation.

Bob Eisenbeis's picture

Chair Yellen’s much-awaited Jackson Hole speech has been touted in the media as suggesting that there will soon be a second rate hike to follow the FOMC’s December 2015 move. However, many have noted that there...

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According to Core Spreads’ Chief Market Strategist Sandy Jadeja, the market may have hit an upside barrier today. Not because Janet Yellen spoke today at Jackson Hole and, once again, said rates hikes were in our future or because stock buybacks appear to be tanking...

Richard Larsen's picture

A seemingly accelerating trend with many Americans is to look with skepticism and a jaundiced perspective in business, capitalism, and the profit motive. In spite of efforts by some to rewrite history, those of us who are students...

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Today Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave a speech at the “Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future,” symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Her speech was on The Federal Reserve’s Monetary Policy Toolkit: Past, Present, and Future.

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Our recent reports have worried about “short term” stock market froth in August as indicated by options trader sentiment showing relatively heavy Call buying. The additional anxiety over the contrasting US presidential candidates...

Andrew Zatlin's picture

We’re witnessing a very typical pattern right before recessions and market collapses. The market’s price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is currently at a level seen only before recessions. Before we flat out say there will be a recession, we need to dig...

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