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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.
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.
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.
The Truth Behind U.S. Jobs Data
April 1, 2016 U.S. EconomyThe March jobs report is being hailed as a win for the U.S. economy, but forward-looking layoff data offers a grim look at why growth will fade and why interest rates aren’t rising any time soon.