Weekend Reading: Renter Nation

Written by Lance Roberts | Jul, 13, 2018

“The psychological factors are harder to assess. People aren’t flipping condos for sport the way they were during the bubble when mortgages were available to anyone regardless of whether they…

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What Can QE Tell Us About QT?

Written by Peter Cook | Jul, 13, 2018

“Peter Cook is the author of the ‘Is That True?’ series of articles, which help explain the many statements and theories circulating in the mainstream financial media often presented as “truths.”…

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Some Questions On Employment & Wages

Written by Lance Roberts | Jul, 12, 2018

Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published the latest monthly “employment report” which showed an increase in employment of 213,000 jobs. It was also the 93rd consecutive positive jobs…

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Money Lessons From George Washington

Written by Richard Rosso | Jul, 11, 2018

As a small child, Washington yearned to be a British officer. While other children were playing games, doing what children do, Washington gravitated to rigorous study of famous battles as…

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Technically Speaking: FOMO Overrides FOLM

Written by Lance Roberts | Jul, 10, 2018

In this past weekend’s missive, I stated: “The good news is the break above the 61.8% retracement level, as we noted last week, keeps the markets intact (Pathway #1) for now. And,…

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Kass – Buffett’s Moats Are Breached

Written by Doug Kass | Jul, 10, 2018

“In reference to a post yesterday on “Investing Like Warren Buffett,” Doug sent us the following article he penned in 2014 on a similar issue.” “I start almost every column I…

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Inverse ETFs Don’t Always Work

Written by John Coumarianos | Jul, 10, 2018

Imagine two portfolios, A and B, worth $100 each. In the first time period, portfolio A gains 90% and Portfolio B loses 90%. So A is worth $190 and B…

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