Trading | December 29

Authored by MN Gordon via The Economic Prism blog, The New Year’s nearly here.  The slate’s been wiped clean.  New hopes, new dreams, and new fantasies, are all within reach.  Today’s the day to make a double fisted grab for them.

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Trading | December 29

Ugly end… *  *  * But on the year, the dollar tanked (worst since 2003), stocks and bonds (the long-end) soared higher, commodities rebounded dramatically, cryptocurrencies exploded, and gold had its best year since 2010 as VIX saw its lowest average

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Trading | December 29

The Google News Lab looked at the search trends for some of the biggest news events of Trump’s presidency from Jan. 20 through Dec. 20. As is clear from the chart below, while Trump’s presidency has been action-packed, the public’s attention

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Trading | December 29

By Nicholas Colas, from DataTrek Research It’s that time of quarter again; today we review our “Off the Grid” economic indicators. And they all look pretty good in terms of launching the American economy into 2018. Pickup truck sales and used

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Trading | December 28

Via Campus Reform, Most Americans expect college professors to be beacons of knowledge and wisdom, or at least to exercise more maturity than their teenage students. Every year, however, Campus Reform comes across professors who unashamedly make outrageous, preposterous, and downright

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Trading | December 28

The folks at Open The Books decided to take a deep dive into the salaries of 1.97 million federal employees, using data collected from the Office Of Personnel Management and the USPS via FOIA requests, and the endless examples of excessive

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Trading | December 28

From ISIS To US-Backed “New Syrian Army” – “They Change Their Spots” Russia Alleges According to a new Reuters report, the chief of the Russian General Staff has accused the United States of hosting a training facility for ISIS fighters in

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Trading | December 28

Authored by Dan Sanchez via The Foundation for Economic Education, The State is a state of mind; it is the herd mindset itself. Randolph Bourne famously wrote, “War is the health of the State.” This has long been the byword for

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Trading | December 28

“Tick tock.” In a mysterious tweet yesterday evening to his 3.19 million followers, Fox News’ Sean Hannity offered a preview of what is to come from his show next week, warning that he “will expose” CNN and NBC News for what

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Trading | December 28

It appears the McResistance is on the warpath once again, and this time they’re going after Vanity Fair, which to the surprise of many published a satirical video about Hillary Clinton’s future prospects in the days just before Christmas with the

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