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In a report issued by J.P. Morgan, analysts noted that a total of $3.6 trillion in government bonds around the world now carry a negative yield. This is a truly an astounding statistic. And it raises the obvious question of why so many people are willin… Keep Reading
Economic indicators continue to come in mixed. For every “good news” report that gets released, there’s another that shows things really aren’t so good. As the optimists tell it, the fall in oil prices from above $100 last summer to below $50 th… Keep Reading
The Federal Reserve has released its most recent policy statement. Many investors had expected to find hints that the Fed would delay rate hikes until the second half of the year, or perhaps wait until 2016 to raise its target federal funds rate. Howeve… Keep Reading
Goldman Sachs president and COO Gary Cohn declared, “We’re in a currency war.” It may not yet feel like a currency war to most Americans, but it does to anyone who had debts denominated in Swiss francs or wealth denominated in Russian rubles.… Keep Reading
Gold prices surged Thursday on the heels of a surprise announcement from the Swiss central bank. Swiss authorities apparently decided that their policy of pegging the franc to the troubled euro was becoming too costly and too risky in light of the Europea… Keep Reading
Apologists for Big Government financing insist that raising the debt ceiling is the responsible thing to do. But with the national debt now roughly equal to 100% of our Gross Domestic Product, the consequences of adding more debt now could be horrific do… Keep Reading