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Is Chinese Overleveraging Coming to Roost?

There has been no shortage of news in recent months-both financially and otherwise-to keep investors busy. The 2016 Rio Olympics garnered considerable attention as did the historical vote by the people of Great Britain to leave the European Union. Investors have also been preoccupied with the Fed, and whether or not the central bank will raise interest rates again this year. Somewhere in the middle of all this news and noise is the fact that the Chinese Yuan has been weakening. What makes this noteworthy... Continue Reading

What Might A “Brexit” Vote Mean For The U.S.?

As the highly anticipated “Brexit” referendum approaches this Thursday, markets could see ongoing volatility. Now that the latest FOMC meeting is out of the way, this key vote is likely to garner the majority of financial headlines this week. While the two sides in Great Britain have traded time as the front-runner, the election could be very close and markets may be on edge until a clear winner is determined. While a vote to remain in the EU may calm markets in the short-term, the... Continue Reading

Is the Global Economy Entering a Period of Deflation?

Does debt work? This question already appears to have found an answer, and the coming years could reinforce the notion that the massive amounts of debt accumulated around the world are due at some point, and a price will have to be paid. That day could be closer than many realize… Take a look at how equity markets began 2016. The Dow Jones saw its worst start on record, the S&P 500 tumbled, and crude oil prices continued their slide to trade below $30 per... Continue Reading