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EconMatters · 1h ago

Monday in Markets (Video)

By EconMattersWe discuss the market action for this Monday, checking out oil and natural gas, bonds and equities, along with copper, silver, gold and bitcoin in this video. The S&P 500 held...
EconMatters · 1h ago

America’s Second Civil War?

By Patrick J. Buchanan“They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee — and what a leader! … No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic devotion among troops as did Lee when he...
EconMatters · 1h ago

Warning Signs of Mass Violence in the U.S.?

By Max Pensky, The ConversationThere are those who say that comparing President Donald Trump’s rhetoric to that of Adolf Hitler is alarmist, unfair and counterproductive.And yet, there has ...
EconMatters · 1h ago

Goldman's 'Practical Reasons' to Offload $75 MM+ Spotify Shares

By Wolf Richter, Wolf Street  Until shares can be sold, “valuations” remain fake wealth.With Friends like these…Goldman Sachs’ hedge fund, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, has offloaded o...
EconMatters · 1h ago

The New Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Bubble

By Charles Rotblut, CFA, AAIIBitcoin rose above the $4,000 price mark, adding to this year’s surge in value. The New York Times attributes the most recent upward spike to an agreement among...
EconMatters · 1h ago

Comprehensive Analysis of the Oil Market (Video)

By EconMattersWe examine the EIA report in considerable detail, discuss the ongoing fundamentals of the oil market which are in tension as we speak, the longer term economic dynamics of the...
EconMatters · 2d ago

Financial Markets, Trading Careers, Fund Management and Education Strategy

By EconMattersWe discuss Trading as a career goal, the Finance Profession, Educational Strategy, the Fund Management landscape and the evolving Investment Banking world in this Finance as a...
EconMatters · 3d ago

Weekly Market Wrap 8-18-2017 (Video)

By EconMattersWe discuss the crazy week in financial markets, where worthless puts have short term value, oil hits options expiration targets, and equity holders had a second chance to sell...
EconMatters · 3d ago

Why Toxic Inequality Will Doom Us All

By Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two MindsAnyone who thinks our toxic financial system is stable is delusional.Why are we doomed? Those consuming over-amped "news" feeds may be tempted to answer t...
EconMatters · 3d ago

Making Driverless Cars Safe for Pedestrians

By Michael Clamann, The Conversation Right now, there are two ways to be safe crossing a road: Wait until no cars are close by, so there’s enough time to make it to the other side of the st...