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Access articles from all of the editors, including Harry Dent, Rodney Johnson, Charles Sizemore and the rest of the Dent Research team on all aspects of our economy, so you can stay current on how to protect your financial future.

This includes a unique economic perspective on finance, using the power of demographic trends and purchasing power to accurately identify and forecast economic and market boom and busts.the Fed’s policies, investment outlook, and quantitative easing.

Sometimes the economy and the markets, in particular, adjust very quickly and sometimes violently when the unexpected happens, so this is where Economy and Markets is your place for the most up to date news on the Fed’s next move.

Retirement is entirely personal, as the strategies that each of the Dent Research editors share in Economy and Markets. From Harry to Adam, and Rodney, John and Lance, they each approach their retirement planning a little differently, as we all do, depending on our needs and wants.

And when you’re dealing with billions – if not trillions – of dollars, a few measly percentage points can make a huge ripple in the economy. So, current interest rates and future interest rate changes are really important for companies, consumers and investors alike. Our experts keep you in the loop with the rise and fall of interest rates.

Is Trump Right About the Fed Being Crazy?

While Larry Kudlow (Treasury Secretary and Chief Economic Cheerleader) assures us that Trump is NOT interfering with the Fed, our dear president has proclaimed that our Central Bank is “crazy” for raising rates. From his, ahem, unique world view, he...

When in Doubt, Jazz it Out…

As you may know, I’m an avid music fan. Specifically, classical jazz. I’ve been listening to a lot of Chet Baker recently. The way his melody’s lull you into a trance is hypnotic. That’s why I’ve moved Chet, along with some...

Markets Bounce, But Watch These Warning Signs

By the end of the day yesterday, the Dow had lost around 1,400 points over two days. This looked and felt a lot like the mini crash we endured at the beginning of the year. In a word: contained. This...

Dow Down 831 Points Yesterday Is This the Beginning of the End?

What a difference a day makes! The Dow lost 831 points yesterday. Is this it? Is this the start of the greatest crash in our lifetimes? Listen to my market update video to find out. There are two scenarios: either we have a sudden...

Yields Explode, Jobs Don’t

It was inevitable. And yet the market is struggling to digest it, and the mainstream financial media is grasping for stories to explain it. “Normalization” is a smooth-sounding word. But it happens with moves like last week’s spike in Treasury yields. It’s...

The Fed Taketh Away… And It’s Not Just Rates

Over the past month the 10-year Treasury bond yield has jumped from under 3.00% to 3.23%, sending tremors through the equity markets. By now you’ve heard/read/thought about the usual suspects. As interest rates move higher, equity investors searching for income...

The Next Financial Crisis is Starting in Emerging Markets

The 2008 financial crisis was well overdue, what with predictably slowing demographics, especially in the U.S. at first, and an unprecedented debt bubble in the developed countries. The trigger was the subprime crisis – a small, but high-risk sector of...

Practice Makes Perfect

Democracy has been under fire for some time now. People are looking to blame the system for the current political state of our government and nation. Some have looked past democracy and have claimed that this is all the result of...

Setting the Record Straight

Two years ago I moved to Puerto Rico. Sure, there are great tax advantages to being here now, but that was NOT why I moved here. I visited Puerto Rico for the first time in 1993. After falling in love...

Start the Trade War Without Me…

The September Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing index came in at 59.8, lower than August’s 61.3 and below the 59.9 forecast. But that’s still a strong number. Along with positive developments on a trade war front, it was enough...

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