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EconMatters · 1d ago

Is War "Hell" for the Stock Market?

Is War "Hell" for the Stock Market? Take a look at stock market behavior in times of war… and peace By Elliott Wave InternationalAre wars bullish or bearish for stocks?With the recent news ...
EconMatters · 1d ago

Fiscal Irresponsibility On A Grand Scale

IntroductionIn private business, Trump's strategy was to borrow as much as he could from banks. Then when he got in trouble, the banks, wanting to get paid back, would do all they could to ...
EconMatters · 1d ago

U.S. Stands Out as Global Debt at New Record High

By Vitor Gaspar and Laura JaramilloApril 18, 2018Version in 中文 (Chinese)Global debt hit a new record high of $164 trillion in 2016, the equivalent of 225 percent of global GDP. Both private...
EconMatters · 1d ago

Fed's "Wealth Effect" = Total Bust for the Middle Class

Authored byThe Federal Reserve has been determined to create “Wealth Effects” throughout the economy since 2008, which has left the majority of Main Street on the sidelines. The Fed’s objec...
EconMatters · 1d ago

Taiwan Semi Gives Poor Guidance Blaming Strong iPhone Competitor

In the latest confirmation that earnings from Apple are set to disappoint, perhaps bigly, overnight, the world's largest semiconductor producer, Taiwan Semiconductor, reported disappointing...
EconMatters · 2d ago

Oil Is Breaking out, How about Oil Company Stocks?

In late 2016 OPEC agreed to cut production in order to address an oversupplied oil market. Global crude oil inventories had reached record highs, and the price of oil had crashed.OPEC’s str...
EconMatters · 2d ago

What is the TPP and Why The US Wants To Get Back in?

President Donald Trump recently said he was open to returning to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but only if he could get a “substantially better” deal than his predecessor.This apparent cha...
EconMatters · 2d ago

A Flattening Yield Curve Raising The Risk of Recession

The difference between the 10-year and 2-year Treasury rates narrowed to 44 basis points on Monday (April 16) – the smallest gap since late-2007. The last time this widely followed spread w...
EconMatters · 2d ago

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News for the Planet

Bayer and Monsanto have a long history of collusion to poison the ecosystem for profit. The Trump administration should veto their merger not just to protect competitors but to ensure human...
EconMatters · 3d ago

The 5 Wave Patterns of Hershey

5 "Core" Elliott Wave Patterns, Hershey (NYSE: HSY) By Elliott Wave InternationalThe choppy rise in the stock of Hershey -- and the sharp recent breakdown -- speak volumes to an observant E...