What Are Leading Indicators Stating About US Households?

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This article was originally published on UPFINA. Reading Time: 5 minutes Investors wondering about when this expansion will end are missing the point of how bad the 2008 recession was. We discussed this topic in Is 2008 Financial Crisis A Reason To Be Bullish About Future? It has taken 9 years to recover from that disaster… Read More

Two Ways to Trade the Turkey “Contagion”

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By Justin Spittler, editor, Casey Daily Dispatch Panic is spreading. We can see this in emerging market currencies. Just look at the South African rand. It’s down 10% against the dollar since the start of August. The Argentine peso is also getting slaughtered… It’s down 8% relative to the dollar this month. And the Russian… Read More

The U.S. Is Unhealthy

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This article was originally published on UPFINA. Reading Time: 5 minutes With the CPI showing only 1.9% year over year inflation in medical costs, it’s easy to forget about the extremely high costs Americans pay if you are an economist only looking at the government inflation metrics. If you speak with most Americans, they will laugh… Read More

Three Ways to Beat the Gold Bear Market

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Justin’s note: As longtime readers know, we recommend owning physical gold for the long term… and gold stocks for their huge upside potential. And while gold’s been stuck in a bear market this year, you should still be preparing for the next boom. Today, Palm Beach Daily analyst Nick Rokke explains why—and shares three ways… Read More

Learning From Podcasts

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This article was originally published on MastersInvest.com.   “Nothing has served me better in my long life than continuous learning.” Charlie Munger If there is one common trait that links the world’s greatest investors, it’s a desire to learn. And to keep learning. When I was younger, the available learning sources were much fewer than we… Read More

Teeka Tiwari on How Cryptocurrencies Will Fund Your Retirement

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Justin’s note: Regular readers are familiar with our good friend Teeka Tiwari, one of the world’s most respected cryptocurrency analysts. Teeka’s been to crypto conferences in New York, Portugal, and London. He’s had dinner with the people who are pioneering this industry. He’s even grilled teams who are developing new cryptocurrencies. Recently, he was in… 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

Marijuana Kills

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By Justin Spittler, editor, Casey Daily Dispatch Marijuana kills. Not people, obviously. There’s never been a single recorded marijuana overdose death ever. Not one. I’m talking about the competitors. But just who are marijuana’s competitors? Well, that’s a tricky question. You see, marijuana doesn’t just get people high. It’s also medicine. And it has industrial… 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

Why Tesla’s Stock Could Soon Hit Zero

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By Justin Spittler, editor, Casey Daily Dispatch Tesla is running out of time… This shouldn’t surprise regular readers. You see, I’ve been warning about Tesla’s problems for months. In October, I told you how the electric car maker was having major problems with its production line. I also explained why its share price could soon… 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..

The Bridgewater Culture and “Principles” of Ray Dalio

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Westport, Connecticut-based Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund firm in the world, was one of the first to “embrace quantitative analysis,” according to a recent article in The New York Times that  delves into the idiosyncrasies of the Bridgewater culture—both positive and negative—on what it terms a “rigid and sometimes oppressive work environment.” The article… Read More

The Roundtable Insight: Charles Hugh Smith On Central Bank Buying Of Equities

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FRA: Hi, welcome to FRA’s Roundtable Insight. Today we have Charles Hugh Smith, America’s philosopher. He’s a leading global finance blogger and author. He’s the author of nine books on our economy and society including A Radically Beneficial World: Automation, Technology and Creating Jobs for All. Resistance, Revolution, Liberation: A Model for Positive Change, and The Nearly Free… Read More

It’s All About The Central Banks

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“Central banks are going to toe the policy line – support growth with accommodative policy. The result for markets is the massive QE distortion of financial asset prices will continue, supporting stocks for longer than we think feasible.” LINK HERE to the article   Source: Financial Repression Authority