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The Biggest Risk In Today’s Oil Markets.

Submited by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com The oil market is “tightening up,” but the Trump administration could still spoil oil prices if its aggressive trade...

All Eyes Will Be On This Dot During Next Week's FOMC Meeting.

With a 25bps rate hike during next Wednesday's FOMC meeting virtually assured, trader attentions will be focused on something else entirely: the median 2019 dot,...

How The Trade War Helps Hide Central Bank Sabotage Of The Economy.

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at Birch Gold Group Almost every aspect of the global...

China's Premier hits back at Trump's attacks on currency manipulation, vowing to keep the yuan 'basically stable'.

Ng Han Guan - Pool/Getty Images Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has used an address to a World Economic Forum event to hit back at Donald...

Dollar Trades Heavily as Emerging Markets Follow China.

One would not have a clue looking at global equities that there has been a sharp escalation in trade tensions in the past 36 hours. ...

Nine "Fascinating" Stats About Inflation.

In a report on the history (and future) of inflation from Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid, the credit strategist notes that while it may not feel...

Alhambra: China Central Bankers Are Desperate... "Like 2015 Desperate".

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Chinese Money Math What has changed in China? Many if not most in the West haven’t yet...

International Demand For US Bonds Rebounds, But China Dumps Most Since Jan.

Treasury International Capital net flows rebounded in July with France and Norway the biggest buyers of Treasury bonds (+$17.6bn and $11.1bn Respectively) but more notably,...

What Drives The Trade Deficit?.

It’s the national savings-investment imbalance, Stupid! It is explained clearly by the following national income identity, which we have posted several times over the years....

Debt-Laden Canadians Struggling Amid Decade-High Monthly Payments.

Canadians are spending more of their monthly budget on servicing debt, according to Bloomberg, hitting highs not seen since late 2008.  The household debt service ratio --...

Soybeans plunge to near their lowest level in a decade.

Scott Olson/Getty Images Soybean prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday amid a quickly advancing US harvest and an escalation in trade tensions with China....

Why WTI Could Crash In The Coming Weeks.

Authored by Irina Slav via Oilprice.com, West Texas Intermediate could drop to US$65 a barrel later this year on the back of extra maintenance work...

Deloitte sounds alarm about Canada’s ‘zombie’ companies.

Public firms more than 10 years old, lacking the revenue to cover interest payments on debt, are staying afloat thanks to poor insolvency structures Canada’s...

Trade war between U.S. and China could last 20 years, warns billionaire Jack Ma.

It's going to last longer and have a bigger impact than most people think Billionaire Jack Ma sent out a grave warning regarding the trade...

A Warning From The Rest Of The World.

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, In our last installment of Technically Speaking, we discussed the current bullish trend and our price target of 3000 by...

Trump to slap tariffs on $200B more Chinese goods.

President says announcement comes after an investigation found China 'is engaged in numerous unfair policies and practices.' President Donald Trump announced Monday that the United...

What will spark the next financial crisis? Here’s one candidate.

Opinion: In the market for corporate loans, investors have fulfilled at least one prerequisite: They're dropping their guard Now that everything has been said about...

Long-Term Treasury: 4 Percent Or Bust.

Great chart from Charlie B.   He asked 3.5 or 2.5 percent? We say beeline to 4 percent, when the rate breaks 3.13 percent, and quicker...

Mall retailers want their rent cut after Sears Canada exit.

Gap and Children’s Place want compensation for loss of anchor store Two retail companies want an Ontario court to allow them to exercise their co-tenancy...

Why One Bank Sees A Global "Minsky Moment On The Horizon".

In a time when every strategist has put together a "hot take" on the causes of the financial crisis and its aftermath, with BCA going...

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