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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?”
Protect Your Portfolio With a Broad-Market Put Option
April 8, 2016 Trading StrategiesInvestors believe the economy is strong and that earnings are rebounding. This assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. Protect yourself from what could be the worst quarter since the Great Recession.
The Red Dragon Roars While the Fed Waits
April 6, 2016 Global EconomyDespite much hand-wringing in the media, the economy is turning up again. While the Fed seems out of touch with economic data, China has emerged as the only adult in the room.