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Fake news is not a new phenomenon. It has been around since the dawn of mankind using any delivery method to influence the populace. It is often written those who control the media can greatly influence society’s perceptions and ...

There is a growing number of analysts who are suggesting the trade war will not end until 2020 because there is no incentive for either the US or Chinese to come an agreement until then. For China they will not likely agree to the ...

Stocks advanced globally after the US and China reached a fresh truce in the trade war and agreed to resume talks towards a deal.. Gold and Treasuries retreated and oil is ...

Is the circus in Washington beginning to weigh on the markets? To date Washington has been viewed nothing other than a freak show, a made for reality TV and cable show. Has all crossed over the proverbial lines? Perhaps the only concrete statement to make...

Change is the only certainty. Can I argue there will be another reinvention of basic economic assumptions? There was a change in general economic consensus thought following the Great Depression and again during the ...

Equities where whipsawed on trade. I rhetorically ask is MAD (Mutual Assured Destruction) a cornerstone of trade as it was for foreign policy? Since around 1980 there was a symbiotic relationship between the US and China. China would produce cheap goods, sell them to the US...

Equities rose on signs the Trump Administration is working toward easing tensions with trade partners. The President indicated that he would postpone European auto tariffs by up to six months. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin also said American ...

Equities were unable to rebound from yesterday’s selloff. As widely noted, Friday the Dow overcame a 400 point decline trading in a stunning range off 550 points from trough to peak. Technologies were hit the hardest with the NASDAQ down over ...

Equities clawed back from their early morning declines. Bloomberg writes at market lows FANG accounted for about 50% of Friday’s decline. This should be expected given FANG’s large Chinese exposure. Of the $200 billion in goods that will be immediately impacted with...

February’s jobs data was surprise. Payrolls rose by the smallest amount in more than a year but prior months were revised higher. Wages rose more than expected rising by the greatest pace in over a decade and the labor participation rate remained unchanged....