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Beware the Fed’s Hubris on Inflation
April 19, 2016 U.S. EconomyThe market has grown used to cries of “Deflation!” and dovish Fed speeches. So much so, that early indicators are being ignored. The fact is, inflation is about to blindside Wall Street.
Don’t Buy the Panama Papers Panic
April 18, 2016 Government & PoliticsWhen it comes to the Panama Papers scandal, the media is tilting at windmills … targeting the wrong people for the wrong issues. But there are real issues here. Don’t be fooled by the smokescreen.
Bull Markets & Share Buybacks Backlash Explained
April 15, 2016 U.S. EconomyShare buybacks are an integral part of the market, pumping more than $2.7 trillion into Wall Street since 2009. With buybacks fading amid an earnings recession, the bull market may be on its last legs.
Welcome to the Real Hunger Games
April 12, 2016 CommoditiesShifts in economic growth and weather patterns threaten to decimate world food production ... leading to soaring commodity prices and potential food riots.
Revisiting Adam Smith’s Free Market: Is The System Rigged for Collusion?
April 11, 2016 U.S. EconomyAdam Smith is a favorite of free market advocates, but many only hear what they want and ignore the rest. With the free market far from free, it’s time to ask, “What would Adam Smith do?”