Is This The First Recession Warning?

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This article was originally published on UPFINA. The post Is This The First Recession Warning? appeared first on UPFINA – Pursuit of Truth in Finance & Economics. The two most prominent weak economic reports in Q2 have been the April retail sales and industrial production reports. We’ve explained in previous articles why they could be one-off… Read More

Fed Has No Plan To Cut Rates In 2019?

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This article was originally published on UPFINA. The post Fed Has No Plan To Cut Rates In 2019? appeared first on UPFINA – Pursuit of Truth in Finance & Economics. The big takeaway from the May Fed Minutes which were released on May 22nd is that the Fed won’t be cutting rates in the near term.… Read More

Trade War Escalates, A Tax Increase On Middle Class

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This article was originally published on UPFINA. The post Trade War Escalates, A Tax Increase On Middle Class appeared first on UPFINA – Pursuit of Truth in Finance & Economics. While President Trump delayed the global auto tariffs, the situation with China isn’t as good. As we mentioned in a previous article, China is tough to… Read More

Doug Casey on China’s Exploitation of Africa

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Justin’s note: Is China taking over Africa? A lot of folks are asking themselves this question, and for good reason. You see, China’s pulling resources out of the ground in Africa at an alarming rate. Not only that, Chinese people are pouring into the continent by the boatload. That said, it’s not all “bad news.”… Read More

Is This the Biggest Buy Signal for Gold Since 2001?

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By Justin Spittler, editor, Casey Daily Dispatch The Vanguard Group has thrown in the towel on gold. And that has massive implications for the gold market. But not in the way most investors think. As you’re about to see, Vanguard’s decision could be extremely bullish for gold. I’ll tell you why in a second—and why… Read More

Now’s the Time to Buy Elon Musk’s Favorite Metal

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Justin’s note: Today, we’re handing the reins to our in-house commodity expert Dave Forest, editor of International Speculator. Dave’s one of the smartest guys I know. He’s a professional geologist with 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas, environmental, and mining sectors—so when he gets excited about an idea, we listen. Recently, Dave returned… Read More

Tesla’s Latest Move Will Cause These Stocks to Soar

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By Justin Spittler, editor, Casey Daily Dispatch Tesla just put the rest of the auto industry on notice. Tesla, as I’m sure you know, is the largest electric vehicle (EV) maker in the U.S. It’s also one of America’s most loved—and hated—stocks. I say this because Tesla’s one of the most innovative companies on the… Read More

If You Missed Out on Last Year’s Huge Crypto Gains… Read This

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Justin’s note: Over the past few months, Doug Casey has been searching high and low for a bona fide crypto advisor worthy of Casey Research subscribers… and he just found him. His name is Marco Wutzer, one of the true pioneers of cryptocurrency… and Casey Research’s newest guru. Marco has been involved with digital currencies… Read More

Your Guide to The Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting

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This post is brought to you by Finbox.io. Sign up for your completely FREE trial today! For three days in early May, over 40,000 investors and spectators will flock to the city of Omaha Nebraska to attend what many call the “Woodstock for Capitalist.” The annual Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK.A) Shareholder meeting attracts crowds… Read More

A Recession by 2020?

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The current situation with the proposed tariffs between China and the US is somewhere in between a trade war and negotiation tactics. We’ll call it a “trade battle” because we don’t know what the end game of this war of words and proposals will lead to. Both sides are dependent on one another; since their… Read More

Mainstream media acknowledges China will likely compel Saudi’s to sell oil in RMB, causing major hit to dollar and Petrodollar

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In an interview on CNBC on Oct. 11, economist Carl Weinberg told the business network that China is going to compel Saudi Arabia to sell them their oil in the Yuan currency, which will have a serious consequence to the dollar and the Petrodollar system.
Beijing is likely to “compel” Saudi Arabia to sell crude oil in yuan, and others will follow, according to the chief economist and managing director at High Frequency Economics Carl Weinberg. This will hit the US dollar, he says. In an interview with CNBC Weinberg said China has become a key player in the oil market since overtaking the US to become the world's largest importer. Saudi Arabia has “to pay attention to this because even as much as one or two years from now, Chinese demand will dwarf US demand,”Weinberg told the media.
“I believe that yuan pricing of oil is coming and as soon as the Saudis move to accept it — as the Chinese will compel them to do — then the rest of the oil market will move along with them,” he added. A..

10 Year Government Bond Yields

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Country Yield Switzerland -0.52 Japan -0.08 Germany -0.08 Netherlands 0.027 Denmark 0.052 Finland 0.057 Austria 0.107 Sweden 0.119 Belgium 0.128 France 0.144 Czech Republic 0.310 Ireland 0.421 Latvia 0.549 Lithuania 0.550 United Kingdom 0.569 Taiwan 0.645 Slovenia 0.744 Spain 0.942 Hong Kong 0.955 Canada 1.025 Norway 1.026 Italy 1.113 South Korea 1.422 United States 1.553… Read More