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For the past few years, investors have talked about the possibility of a “great rotation,” whereby investors would move assets from bonds into equity funds. It never really came to fruition. But now, some analysts believe this could be happening.…Read More
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“Gold touches two-month high as Trump uncertainty hits dollar.” 1 “Gold ends near 10-week high in Trump era as dollar wobbles.” 2 “Gold Hits 2-Mo. High On Safe-Haven Demand, Weak U.S. Dollar” 3 These are just some of the recent…Read More
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If you ever took Econ 101, I’m sure you remember the concept of “prisoner’s dilemma.” It shows why two completely “rational” individuals might not cooperate, even if it’s in their best interests to do so. The basic version goes like…Read More
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With the global population expanding beyond 7 billion people,1 economists, statisticians, demographists, philosophers, and politicians have tried to resolve questions about whether or not there will be enough resources for a growing populace, and how to provide the required food,…Read More
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Over the last few years, some economists have argued the Fed has run out of ammo.1 They say the Fed has already used all its bullets engineering a recovery from The Great Recession. The argument goes something like this… During…Read More

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