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Market Watch
To stave off currency war, is it time for a coordinated response to the Chinese yuan?With investors fearing a further, significant fall in the value of China’s yuan
To stave off currency war, is it time for a coordinated response to the Chinese yuan?
Market Watch / Posted 10 hours ago
With investors fearing a further, significant fall in the value of China’s yuan currency could send more shock waves through international financial markets, some strategists think it’s time for global policy makers to come up with a coordinated plan... Read more
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TheStreet.com
A herd mentality is rumbling behind the current global marketsRecent stock market movements and other events have shaken investors' confidenc
A herd mentality is rumbling behind the current global markets
TheStreet.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Recent stock market movements and other events have shaken investors' confidence. They've also raised questions about the applicability of established financial theories, Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) and Behavioral Finance Theory. Behavioral... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Who Really Needs A Gold Standard?This is laughable and ironic on so many levels – too many to be covered within
Who Really Needs A Gold Standard?
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
This is laughable and ironic on so many levels – too many to be covered within the scope of a single commentary. Instead, analysis will have to be saved for only the most obvious of ironies. We begin with the fact that this propaganda was no ordinary... Read more
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The Age
The neocon supremacyJeb Bush, right, regards his brother , George W. Bush as an adviser. Photo: AP
The neocon supremacy
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Jeb Bush, right, regards his brother , George W. Bush as an adviser. Photo: AP Just a couple of years ago Elliot Abrams, a hawkish foreign policy expert who has provided counsel to nearly all the current crop of Republican contenders for the White... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The neocon supremacyJeb Bush, right, regards his brother , George W. Bush as an adviser. Photo: AP
The neocon supremacy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Jeb Bush, right, regards his brother , George W. Bush as an adviser. Photo: AP Just a couple of years ago Elliot Abrams, a hawkish foreign policy expert who has provided counsel to nearly all the current crop of Republican contenders for the White... Read more
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Canberra Times
The neocon supremacyJeb Bush, right, regards his brother , George W. Bush as an adviser. Photo: AP
The neocon supremacy
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Jeb Bush, right, regards his brother , George W. Bush as an adviser. Photo: AP Just a couple of years ago Elliot Abrams, a hawkish foreign policy expert who has provided counsel to nearly all the current crop of Republican contenders for the White... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Nobody Really Knows Anything Right Now"Submitted by Nicholas Colas of Convergex Three Fed Thoughts, One Conclusion W
"Nobody Really Knows Anything Right Now"
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
Submitted by Nicholas Colas of Convergex Three Fed Thoughts, One Conclusion We learned one thing yesterday: the U.S. Federal Reserve is in the same position as the rest of us when it comes to forecasting the future path of economic growth. Nobody... Read more
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Market Watch
Feldstein says Fed should let the market fall and keep hiking ratesMartin Feldstein thinks talk of a recession is overblown. WASHINGTON (MarketWa
Feldstein says Fed should let the market fall and keep hiking rates
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
Martin Feldstein thinks talk of a recession is overblown. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Martin Feldstein, a prominent Harvard economist once on many people’s short-list to lead the Federal Reserve, has a simple message for the U.S. central bank: ignore... Read more
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The Washington Times
STEPHEN MOORE: What the economy needs nowEveryone’s blaming the oil price collapse and China’s sliding economy, for the
STEPHEN MOORE: What the economy needs now
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
Everyone’s blaming the oil price collapse and China’s sliding economy, for the rout of the stock market these first two weeks of 2016. That’s part of the story, but there may also be a policy explanation for the bearish sell-off. Call it the Bernie... Read more
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Zero Hedge
700 Days In No Man's Land - Why They Can't Keep It UpSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, This week brought another
700 Days In No Man's Land - Why They Can't Keep It Up
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, This week brought another reason to get out of the casino, and to sell it short if you can tolerate some volatility. On Friday the Japanese stock market ripped 6% higher and the European bourses... Read more

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