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As the euro tumbles and optimism wanes from Algiers, oil prices are charging lower ahead of a likely build to crude inventories in tomorrow's weekly inventory report. Hark, here are five things to consider in energy markets...

Michael Shedlock's picture

I thought Trump did poorly. Trump missed a chance to go after Hillary about Libya, especially her statement “we came, we saw, he died” in which she bragged about killing Gaddafi. Libya erupted in a civil war following that event and...

Jill Mislinski's picture

The latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through September 15. The headline number of 104.1 was an increase from the final reading of 101.8 for August...

Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

Groupthink can be a dangerous phenomenon in the financial markets, but it can also provide an advantage in some circumstances. If we know what key price levels other traders are watching, and how they’re likely to react if and when those levels are reached, then we can plan accordingly.

ValueWalk's picture

At the beginning of the year, the entire financial world was obsessed with China, or more specifically, Chinese capital outflows. Betting against China became the #1 hot trade of 2016 during the first quarter.

Christopher Quigley's picture

Since May 2007 Deutsche Bank shares have dropped from 150 US Dollars to around 12 US Dollars as we speak. Suddenly “the wires” are going viral with updates on the catastrophic state of the bank’s balance sheet. Here is what Kenny...

Patrick O'Hare's picture

Fed Chair Janet Yellen recently said that the Federal Reserve is "generally pleased" with the US economy. She did so at the same time she was noting for listeners that the Fed's median projection for the change in real GDP for both...

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With Narendra Modi in India, Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines and the recent political troubles in Brazil; the trend of the so-called ‘anti-establishment’ is spreading outside of the West. Donald Trump’s receiving of the Republican...

Stratfor's picture

Following a recent visit to Elon Musk's Tesla electric car factory in California, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed interest in a less mature but potentially more groundbreaking idea: Hyperloop. Musk, the founder of...

Daniel Amerman CFA's picture

The California Public Employees Retirement System is the largest public pension in the United States. It is considered to be the bellwether for pensions nationwide, and among the most sophisticated of long-term investors.

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