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  • Maduro Turns To Gold Mining As Venezuela's Economy Crumbles

    Published 01 September 2020 | viewed 3,934 times

    Is gold money? Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro sure seems to think so. Having exhausted all other options and having run out of space on its…

  • Permanent Layoffs Are On The Rise

    Published 21 August 2020 | viewed 2,254 times

    In yet another sign that the economy isn’t poised for a quick bounceback even if researchers produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine, many companies are considering permanently…

  • Are Semiconductor Stocks Overvalued?

    Published 05 August 2020 | viewed 2,186 times

    Semiconductor stocks have experienced significant multiple expansion since mid-March despite second-quarter chip sales "roughly flat compared to the first quarter," reported  Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).  SIA said, "worldwide…

  • Congress Butting Heads Over New Round Of Stimulus Checks

    Published 23 July 2020 | viewed 1,699 times

    As negotiations continue in Washington DC over the next coronavirus relief package, Republicans and Democrats have shifted their focus to the next round of direct…

  • Cruise Companies Are Swimming In Debt

    Published 22 July 2020 | viewed 2,567 times

    They had to build a special runway just to get him down.” It seems like every day there is another high street shock – a…

  • The U.S.-China Tech War Could Cost Trillions

    Published 17 July 2020 | viewed 2,411 times

    How much would a Tech Cold War Cost? That's the question DB's new tech strategist Apjit Walia asks in a new research report, in which…

  • Big Banks Are Cashing In On Recession Fears

    Published 16 July 2020 | viewed 1,986 times

    The Federal Reserve's stunning effort to keep credit flowing in the system during the virus pandemic and resulting lockdowns have been like striking gold for the…

  • Global Stocks Are Soaring On Fresh Vaccine Hopes

    Published 15 July 2020 | viewed 3,996 times

    Global stocks surged, and US equity futures jumped rising to the Monday pre-dump highs, on coronavirus vaccine optimism (with headlines now conveniently appearing every time…

  • U.S.-China Tensions Are Reaching A Boiling Point

    Published 14 July 2020 | viewed 1,594 times

    Global stocks slumped on Tuesday as a safety bid appears in the dollar as Sino-US tensions continue to worsen.  There were a couple of significant developments…

  • China's Economic Recovery Remains Tepid

    Published 13 July 2020 | viewed 1,275 times

    Smartphone shipment data from China suggests consumers are weighing on overall economic growth, reducing the odds of a "V-shaped" recovery. Smartphone shipments in the world's second-largest…

  • Inside The Biggest Counterfeit Gold Scandal In Recent History

    Published 30 June 2020 | viewed 9,304 times

    Over the years, we have periodically reported of the occasional gold bar discovered as counterfeit in Manhattan's Diamond District which instead of containing the yellow precious metal would…

  • Natural Gas Demand Hits 25-Year Low

    Published 25 June 2020 | viewed 2,249 times

    Natural gas prices near a 25-year low on Thursday morning as the summer heat has yet to materialize, and oversupplied conditions persist.  August NatGas futures slid…

  • Is The Fed Getting Desperate?

    Published 16 June 2020 | viewed 2,156 times

    Equity markets are flying, emerging markets are up, bond yields are creeping ever so slightly higher, credit is doing just fine. Good news for the…

  • How Big Will The Next Real Estate Bust Be?

    Published 08 June 2020 | viewed 4,040 times

    So how big is the impending commercial real estate bust in the US? Bigger than the residential mortgage bust of the 2000s and also bigger…

  • 40 Million Jobless As Pandemic Fuels Economic Collapse

    Published 28 May 2020 | viewed 2,363 times

    In the last week 2.123 million more Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the first time (versus the 2.10mm expected). Source: Bloomberg That brings the…

  • COVID-19 Sparked A Bicycle Boom

    Published 26 May 2020 | viewed 873 times

    As social distancing is the order of the day, riding a packed subway to get around is not exactly what the doctor prescribed. Add to that the…

  • Insurance Companies Are Turning People Away As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates

    Published 22 May 2020 | viewed 11,626 times

    In yet another unprecedented COVID historic first, insurance companies are actually turning away Americans who want to purchase a life insurance policy. Who would have ever thought insurers would…

  • Social Security Could Dry Up In Less Than A Decade

    Published 21 May 2020 | viewed 1,975 times

    The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics released some alarming data earlier this week that surprisingly had absolutely nothing to do with Covid for a…

  • Day Trader Loses $9 Million In Oil Price Crash

    Published 09 May 2020 | viewed 4,553 times

    The April 20 historic oil price crash that sent the prompt May WTI contract plunging to the unheard of price of negative $40 per barrel…

  • 52% Of Small Businesses Expected To Close Their Doors Within Six Months

    Published 08 May 2020 | viewed 3,069 times

    Anyone that was hoping for a “quick recovery” for the U.S. economy can forget about that right now.  Yes, many states are attempting to “reopen”, but…