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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.
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.
Wage Growth Remains an Issue for Millennials
April 5, 2016 U.S. EconomyAs millennials look to turn the tide of wage growth, weekly initial jobless claims data point to trouble for the U.S. economy. Can the next generation provide investment opportunities?