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Time to Bail on the Australian Dollar? After months of resilience against the U.S. dollar, it’s time to go short on the Aussie. The AUDUSD outlook dropped after the Australian central bank cut its interest rate on Tuesday by a quarter-point to 1.75%—the lowest ever for the bank.…

Hillary Clinton may become the first female president of the United States, but she’ll never be as powerful as Janet Yellen. The head of the Federal Reserve announced that interest rates would stay put, noting that economic activity has slowed and, as a result, consumer spending has declined.…

The stock market may have rebounded, but it’s still extremely volatile. That’s because there are growing concerns about the global economy (especially China), a larger number of central banks having adopted negative interest rates, corporate earnings that are way down, and stocks that are overvalued. Thanks to the…

What Lies Ahead for the Euro to Dollar With a three-percent gain over last month, the euro to dollar certainly looks like it’s on a path to recovery. Another encouraging sign is that the EUR to USD exchange rate finally broke above its 200-day moving average, but I…

Federal Reserve in a Bind There is only one reason why the Federal Reserve is taking a cautionary approach to interest rate hikes: the rest of the world. Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve chair, said recently that while U.S. economic growth is on track, the Fed was leaving its…

Perma-bear investor Peter Schiff says consumers have no confidence in the U.S. economy and are going to vote for anti-establishment candidates Donald Trump of the Republican Party and Bernie Sanders of the Democratic Party. The top Libertarian financial analyst advised cautious investors to follow his course, pouring their…

Here's Why You Should Look to the Federal Reserve Forget everything. If you want to know just one big reason to be bullish on gold prices, then look to the Federal Reserve. Let me explain... If you follow the gold market closely, you know this very well: gold…

Who or what is supporting today’s stock prices? Well, it’s not retail investors. As mentioned in these pages earlier this week, retail investors have withdrawn $17.0 billion from stock mutual funds in the past two months! And institutional investors aren’t buying stocks either, as they have been selling…

What’s been lifting the S&P 500 to record levels over the past eight years? According to economic analysis, the Federal Reserve was responsible for more than 93% of the stock market’s movement. On top of that, the Fed was behind 100% of the entire market’s growth in the…

David Stockman, who has for years been predicting an economic collapse worse than 2008, described the U.S. Federal Reserve as “being lost” and needs to resign ahead of its two-day meeting. “I think the Fed is completely lost in its Keynesian Puzzle Palace,” the former head of the…

Peter Schiff, the top Libertarian economic forecaster, believes the U.S. economy is on the verge of economic collapse. In response to the coming recession, Schiff told RT on Friday that he expects layoffs will start sometime this year. (Source: “Fed Hoping to Will Recession Away With False Optimism,”…

Perma-bear investor Marc Faber warns that central banks around the globe—from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) to the European Central Bank (ECB)—are buying almost all financial assets, which might eventually create universal socialism. The Thailand-based Swiss investor said asset buying by global central banks is not working to…

The Shocking Truth About the Federal Reserve Think the Great Pyramid is mysterious? Compared to the Federal Reserve, a mysterious and reclusive institution that has mastered the art of hiding in plain sight, the Great Pyramid is an open book. Some investors—especially those who have benefited by “following…

In March 2009, U.S. stocks rebounded after the financial crisis and started what is currently the third-longest bull market in history. While the Obama Administration and Wall Street are busy championing the economy, the fact is that the U.S. economy is not doing that well and the bull…

Billionaire Jim Rogers’ Top Trades in 2016 Billionaire Jim Rogers has a dire prediction for the U.S. economy. Rogers is worried about the U.S. economy and sees a U.S. dollar bubble in the cards. The chairman of Rogers Holdings is buying the U.S. dollar, while shorting the U.S.…

Can the Japanese Yen Recover? For the first time in nearly four years, it looks like the Japanese yen could end the year higher than it began. It’s not entirely clear what this means for the Japanese economy, but there’s one thing we can say with confidence: the…

Over the last century, the central planners who run our world have not only made a mess by their constant interference, but they have made a mess that can only end one way—in total economic collapse. Will the Tide Stop Coming in Because We Tell It To? Cycles…