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Why the Dollar Is Overvalued

The U.S. dollar has been on the stronger side of the ledger in recent months. There are numerous factors at work that have kept the greenback moving higher, including strong U.S.  economic data and weakness in other regions. Creeping Weakness Affecting the Dollar Recent months have seen some significant weakness creep into the U.S. data stream, however, and China has been reporting some serious weakness of its own. The dollar has likely enjoyed the benefits of weaker growth in emerging markets and the fear of... Continue Reading

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Are Stocks Ready to Tumble?

Stocks are under some pressure recently as the risk of a Greek default and the notion of higher interest rates take their toll on investor sentiment. The question is: Is recent weakness seen in equities simply another pullback or is it indicative of more volatility and lower prices to come? Like anything else in life, different investors will have different opinions on this. We do believe, however, that the stock bears do have a case. Stocks are now in the seventh year of the rally... Continue Reading

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