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How Some Of Trump's Bad Tweets Are Helping Puppies And Kittens

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

Here’s a little solace when you’re thinking about President Donald Trump’s rampant Twitter habit. Sometimes, those presidential barbs may be hel...

Why Dow 20,000 Is Totally Meaningless

The Conversation US | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics
The Conversation US

The first reason why stock market indexes, like the Dow, rise over long periods of time is that the indexes are not adjusted for inflation.

Global Growth: Democratic Capitalism's Coming Waterloo

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Eras in which population growth furthered the public good are behind us.

Inspiring Confidence Bait and Switch, Ponzi Schemes and other Popular Social Constructs

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 01.20.2017 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

Robert Shiller, the Yale investor extraordinaire writes "In my 2009 book with George Akerlof, Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy ...

The Markets Say Farewell To An Eventful 2016

Anthony Scaramucci | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Anthony Scaramucci

The S&P 500 traded 10.5% lower during the first 28 days of 2016, the worst-ever start to a year. However, after turning on a dime in February U.S. stocks never looked back, with the S&P posting a nearly 10% annual gain.

2017: The Beginning of the Era of Disruption

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.01.2017 | Home
Daniel Wagner

In this era of dramatic, rampant, and incessant political change, predictions about the future can no longer be based either on conventional wisdom or...

Why Economic Trouble Is Likely To Come In The New Year

Alan Singer | Posted 12.29.2016 | Business
Alan Singer

It is going to be a difficult ride, especially, and as always, for working people. Let's hope Trump and the Republicans take the blame and the U.S. and world economies recover quickly on the next uptick.

Rethinking The Stock Market's Trump Euphoria

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Top economists say the new administration's economic plans are flawed. The global political economy looks increasingly fragile as international relations become tangled.

Gold Fools, Dollar Bulls and the Long Term Outlook for Both Markets

Sol Palha | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble. Elbert Hubbard Many experts penned numerous articles this...

Receiving Stock Market Tips from Family or Friends May Impose Liability

Brad Reid | Posted 12.07.2016 | Business
Brad Reid

Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 broadly prohibits fraud in the buying and selling of publicly traded securities. Under this stand...

Stop Losing Money: Invest Wisely

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: photo of worried man on phone overlaid on money (Geralt, Pixabay) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprof...

The Earnings Recession can be Ignored-pay Attention to Mass Mindset not Earnings

Sol Palha | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time. Friedrich Schlegel We could sum it up in two words as to why earnin...

How Did the U.S. Institutional Money Managers Vote in the 2016 Presidential Elections?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

An Analysis of Institutional Activity in October 2016 Adapted from Real-Time Risk: What Investors Should Know About FinTech, High-Frequency Trading a...

How Investors Can Identify Stock Market Cycles

Richard Barrington | Posted 11.19.2016 | Business
Richard Barrington

People tend to pile into markets just as they are nearing their peaks, and panic out of them only after prices have fallen.

Fear and Loathing

Robert Zevin | Posted 11.17.2016 | Business
Robert Zevin

The election results have brought many of us to despair and foreboding. Are we now doomed to backslide on discrimination against women, ethnic and rel...

Large Institutional Buyers Stabilize Markets

Irene Aldridge | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

When large institutions like hedge funds and pension funds trade, their decisions make a difference to the direction of prices and volatility accordin...

U.S. Stocks Jump After Trump Shock, Mexican Peso Falls

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics

New York, Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Wednesday, bouncing from a dramatic overnight sell-off as investors digested Donald Trump’s ...

What We Can Learn From The Stock Market's Reaction To A President Trump

The Conversation US | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

While investors around the world digest the election's results, a central issue for them is how the outcome will affect their assets. But does how markets react tell us anything about the future as well?

The Presidential Paradox: Winning In 2016 Means Losing In 2020

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Timothy J. Barnett

Whichever party wins the White House in 2016 could find itself unable to make good on its vision and promises, reaping a whirlwind of difficulties instead.

Election Anxiety Pushes Global Markets Off A Cliff

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Global equity prices and the dollar fell sharply on Tuesday as investors sought safe havens amid mounting uncertainty abou...

Home's Are Not Just An Asset Class!

Stephen Fear | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Stephen Fear

According to a report in The Economist the American Housing Market is the world's largest asset class, worth $26 trillion, more that America's entire ...

Psychological and Economic Deception Main Tools Utilized by Wall Street

Sol Palha | Posted 10.16.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational. St. Thomas Aquinas It is possible if one takes the right actions to make money and remain re...

Three Things To Know To Hold Wells Fargo Accountable

Lynn Parramore | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

Here are three things anyone wanting to hold Wells Fargo accountable needs to know.

Aramco's IPO: A Pandora's Box for Saudi Arabia

Hossein Askari | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
Hossein Askari

Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, has reportedly embraced a report from the management-consulting firm of McKinsey and Company,...

Mass Media Sentiment Soars: Unloved Stock Market Bull Likely to Pullback

Sol Palha | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
Sol Palha

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. Saadi For the past few months, we continued to Google the Term, Dow 19K, Dow 20K and...