Written by Gary
US stock future indexes are flat (SPY -0.1%), ADP says 177 K people were added to private sector payrolls in August, 175 K was expected. The gold price continues making lower lows and lower highs, crude prices have fallen sharply, the US dollar has risen to a 3 week high as investors looked ahead to upcoming U.S. data.
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Getting old can be a drag, for both people and nations. As people age, they tend to become less physically active. This leads to loss of muscle mass and the gain of fat, which causes the body's metabolism - the process of converting nutrients into energy - to decrease. When the population of a nation ages, a similar effect plays out. The labor pool dwindles, fatty debts build up, and the nation's economic muscle, or labor productivity, atrophies, leading to a decrease in the nation's metabolic rate and slower growth overall.
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by James Rickards
Special Report from The Daily Reckoning
I do not believe that Brexit means that the European Union is going to break up. Or that it spells the end of the euro as a currency. I've been very bullish on Europe and the Euro in the past. Even if the currency fluctuates, all these currencies are fluctuating, and the Euro did trade down from around the 140 level in late 2013, all the way down to 105 in January 2015, and people said, 'Oh, it's going to parity.' I said, 'No, it's not going to parity,' and it didn't. It bounced back to 105 a couple times, back up around 110 today, $1.10.
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Written by Jim Welsh
Macro Tides Technical Review 29 August 2016
The big news from last week was not Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole. The big news is that the S&P experienced a daily trading range larger than 1% on Friday for the first since July 11, or after 34 days of not doing so.
30Aug2016 Market Close: Wall Street Closed Lower Along With Texas Tea In The Mid 46 Handle, US Dolla
30Aug2016 Market Update: US Markets Fractionally In The Red, US Dollar Continues To Rise, Crude Pric
30Aug2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Flat Ahead Of The Morning Opening, Crude Prices Rise Mod
Written by Steven Hansen
ADP reported non-farm private jobs growth at 177,000. The rate of growth continues in a downtrend.