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The Week In Cannabis: Big Earnings Reports, Biden's Change Of Heart, New Report On Dispensaries
Article By: Benzinga
Sunday, May 19, 2019 11:18 PM EDT
As the presidential race continues to heat up, Democratic contender and former Vice President Joe Biden has come out in support of decriminalizing cannabis — but not of full legalization.
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Trump Loves Collecting Taxes: Tariffs Equate To Largest Tax Increase Since 1993
Article By: Mish Shedlock
Sunday, May 19, 2019 2:43 PM EDT
Trump says he loves collecting tariffs. What he really means is he loves to collect taxes.
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Smartphone Sales Decline Begins To Impact Global Stock Markets
Article By: Paul Hodges
Sunday, May 19, 2019 1:06 PM EDT
Q1 smartphone sales were back at Q3 2014 levels. Apple - the world's most valuable company - saw US/China sales plunge. A perfect storm threatens for tech companies as Trump launches his trade war - and for the S&P 500, given tech's market leadership
In this article: AAPL
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The Dollar Remains The Least Ugly
Article By: Marc Chandler
Sunday, May 19, 2019 11:30 AM EDT
Neither trade tensions nor perceptions that the probability of Fed rate cuts were able to derail the mighty dollar, which rose against all currencies but the Swiss franc among the majors and the Russian ruble among the emerging market currencies.
In this article: FXE, FXA, FXB, FXC, FXY, USO, SPX
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3 Modern Arguments For Tariffs, Debunked
Article By: Mises Institute
Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:19 AM EDT
Many proponents of tariffs recognize the absurdity of tariffs as a general rule. However, they feel that there are certain cases in which tariffs are justified and necessary. In this article, I will analyze three such arguments.
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Fed Lie Of The Day: "Low Inflation Is One Of The Major Challenges Of Our Time"
Article By: Mish Shedlock
Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:00 AM EDT
Fed Chair Jerome Powell is preaching economic nonsense regarding inflation. His worry is the US becomes Japan.
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Week In Review: How Trump's Policies Moved Stocks - May 18, 2019
Article By: The Fly
Saturday, May 18, 2019 11:03 PM EDT
China trade fight heats up while U.S. makes deal with Canada, Mexico on metals.
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Driving To War In A Ford Fiesta!
Article By: Menzie Chinn
Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:25 PM EDT
Imposition of tariffs has been delayed by 180 days. Until then, expect continued uncertainty. Given the integrated cross-border nature of the automotive industry, an indiscriminate approach to tariffs will lead to chaos and much higher prices.
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The Week Ahead Featuring The Battle For 7.0
Article By: Marc Chandler
Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:40 PM EDT
There are short-run and longer-term consequences of the strategic objective is to integrate China into the world economy. Most immediately, volatility in the equities has risen, which is associated with falling stock prices.
In this article: VIX
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E Four Signs Trump Could Ignite A Cold War With China
Article By: Gary Anderson
Saturday, May 18, 2019 11:45 AM EDT
Here are four indications that we are headed toward a serious breakdown in the relationship between the US and China.
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Why An Economic War With The US Blows China Up
Article By: Tyler Durden
Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:05 AM EDT
By putting more barriers in China’s path to US markets and, in the process, risking some short-term damage to the domestic and global economies, President Donald Trump could exact a heavy long-term cost on the world’s second-largest economy.
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E Despite Strong Gains In April, US Job Growth Is Bound To Slow Later This Year And In 2020
Article By: Arthur Donner
Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:00 AM EDT
The April jobs report was positive for the equity markets in the sense that it reinforced the idea that the economy doesn’t need the Fed to ride to its rescue with interest rate cuts.
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Will The U.S.-China Trade War Hurt Consumer Spending?
Video By: Russell Investments
Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:30 AM EDT
We discuss the recent setback in U.S.-China trade negotiations and what it may mean for markets going forward, as well as, the trade war’s potential impacts on the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) monetary policy and Chinese fiscal stimulus.
In this video: SPX
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The Potential For Yield Plunge As Dovish Theater
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider
Friday, May 17, 2019 4:55 PM EDT
A world starved of the monetary resources does only what it can, the very thing the technocrats and bond kings can never seem to grasp: strong worldwide demand for safe assets.
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Record-Setting Art Sales Confirm Global Liquidity Bubble
Article By: Jesse Colombo
Friday, May 17, 2019 4:40 PM EDT
When the art market goes ballistic, that is typically a sign that the economic cycle is in its latter stages.
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E Trump’s Trade War Sets Up A World Of Deflation
Article By: Norman Mogil
Friday, May 17, 2019 2:36 PM EDT
Trade wars always lead to deflationary conditions, and this current American trade war with China will prove no different from those in the past.
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