Fund Manager: The Trade War Shuffle And The Fukushima Stock Market

Dave Kranzler says the stock market is the equivalent of Fukushima just before the facility’s nuclear meltdown. Here’s why… by Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics The market is already fading quickly  from the turbo-boost it was given by the announcement that China and Trump reached a “truce” on Trump’s Trade War – whatever “truce” means.   Last week the stock ...

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Peru’s gold, silver, copper output falls

The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines’ latest statistical report reveals that, in the 10th month of the year, the country’s gold output fell by 6.3% when compared to October of 2017. This, despite the fact that Minera Yanacocha, which is the main producer of the yellow metal, grew its output by 8.1%. Copper production, on the other hand, fell ...

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Chinese Dumped $1 Billion of U.S. Real Estate in Third Quarter, Extending Recent Retreat

Chinese investors offloaded more than $1 billion in U.S. real estate in the third quarter, extending their recent retreat from hotels, office buildings and other foreign property under pressure from Beijing to reduce debt and curb money sent abroad. Insurers, conglomerates and other big investors from China sold $1.05 billion worth of U.S. real estate in the third quarter, while ...

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Big Fracking Profits at $50 a Barrel? Don’t Bet on It

The rapid decline of U.S. oil prices will test the claim of fracking companies that they can now prosper at $50 a barrel or less, a price level they have found challenging in the past. For years, the companies behind the U.S. oil and gas boom, including Noble Energy Inc. and Whiting Petroleum Corp., have promised shareholders that they have ...

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The ‘big squeeze’: Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, breaks down how the next financial meltdown will look different from the last

Reuters / Ruben SprichRay Dalio, the founder, co-chief investment officer, and co-chairman of Bridgewater Associates. Ray Dalio, the founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates – the world’s largest hedge fund – spoke with Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget at Business Insider’s Ignition conference on Monday. Dalio outlined why the next financial crisis will be different from the last, ...

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First Inversion in Seven Years: Can a Recession be Far Off?

Yield Curve Produces First Inversion in 7 Years I have been watching the 5-3 and 3-2 yield spreads for months expecting an inversion would first occur there. Today, that happened. Bloomberg also caught it, noting Flattening Yield Curve Just Produced Its First Inversion. The spread between 3- and 5-year yields fell to negative 0.6 basis points Monday, dropping below zero ...

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