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Jakob Richardson
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Commodities trading, business, ETF analysis and truthiness.
Commodities trading, business, ETF analysis and truthiness.

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There's No Way Any Of This Can Possibly Go Wrong
White House releases budget, forecasts a decade of mounting debt WASHINGTON — The Trump administration proposed a spending plan on Monday that projects deficits as far as the eye can see, giving up the longtime Republican goal of a balanced budget to champi...
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Africa Is Opening Up
Kenya's Flower Producers Eye US Market Kenya's cut-flower industry has blossomed since the 1980s, and now holds the biggest market share for exports to Europe. Kenya's flower producers are hoping direct flights set to open between Nairobi and New York City ...
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Crude Oil (USO) Is Good For A Small Counter-Trend Play
I was looking at Crude Oil ETF USO and a small counter-trend rally seem to be afoot. This isn't just isolated to Crude Oil as a counter-trend rally is appearing across many ETF's (more on this tomorrow). When I mentioned Emerging Markets ETF EEM last week I...
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Some Think Several Corrections Are Ahead But We've Really Needed This
Global markets seeing 'necessary corrections': IMF chief The latest volatility in global financial markets represents "necessary corrections", IMF chief Christine Lagarde said in Dubai on Sunday, in the wake of a Wall Street plunge. "The market trepidations...
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An Alternative To Brent And WTI Crude
China to launch own oil futures China will launch its own crude oil futures in March, the securities regulator said Friday, as the energy-hungry giant looks to wield greater influence on the international market by offering an alternative to the Brent and W...
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I Don't Think It's Just Arab States And The Middle East That Need To Reign In Expenses
IMF chief urges Arab states to slash spending IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Saturday urged Arab countries to slash public wages and subsidies in order to rein in spending, achieve sustainable growth and create jobs. Speaking at the one-day Arab Fiscal Foru...
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This Might Have Something To Do With How Treasuries Are Acting
Stimulus puts US debt on an upward trajectory As part of a pledge to "Make America Great Again," President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers are pursuing aggressive economic stimulus while slashing taxes at the same time. The result, budget analysts say...
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Yeah, The Swamp Killed It And Devoured Everything Around It And Then Some
Jim Jordan says 'swamp won' on spending bill Rep. Jim Jordan says the swamp struck back with the passage of a massive budget deal that increases government spending by $300 billion. "I'm saying the swamp won and the American taxpayer lost," Mr. Jordan, co-f...
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(The Eeek Emoji)
Goldman Sachs Predicts Cryptocurrencies Will Fall To Zero Just how long with the slide continue for cryptocurrency market? The global head of investment research at Goldman Sachs is warning that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could drop all the way down...
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Always excellent analysis, but this in particular is superb. Please read carefully!!
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