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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.

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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.

Debt Is Back with a Vengeance

In this, the second week of February, we got news that the Federal debt just hit $22 trillion! Can’t say this is news to us. The Federal debt has been doubling about every two administrations (about every eight years): $5 trillion...

These Potential Landmines Signal Something Dark…

A border deal has been reached… in principle. Will President Trump sign it? Who knows. U.S. trade negotiators are set to meet with the Chinese while China’s economy is taking a turn for the worse. And the Brexit debacle will eventually...

Europe Under Pressure

The big news this week is that Europe came in weaker than expected. China’s already been weakening, but everyone expects that. After all, you can’t really trust the big reported numbers from the Red Dragon because they overstate things. But...

Catching Up on Critical Updates Post Shutdown

The Department of Labor tracks and updates the monthly jobs report, and since the partial shutdown, we’ve kept current on this important economic update. But the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) weren’t funded and are quite...

Dalio, Tax Cuts, AAA, the Fed…?

I would like to take more time every few weeks to address some of the questions we get. And I want to hear more from you. Share your successes with me. Share you concerns. Ask questions. Challenge my arguments....

What Is the Fed Thinking?

So, the Fed caved on Thursday, January 31, 2019. But did they really? Yes, Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s comments yesterday may have pleased the Donald. But they have good reason to “cave.” And I explain exactly why in today’s video. None of the...

The Fed Data Dependent, But Without All the Data…

Despite the jump in stocks after the Fed’s decision yesterday, Treasury yields held pretty steady. They’ve been steady since the government shutdown began last month and have remained steady since it reopened. The long-term yield fell to 2.9% the first...

How QE Perverted Our Economy

Thanks to those who answered my question on Monday about the tax cuts. I’ll share some of those answers below, but first I’ve got to get something off my chest. When showing people my Spending Wave chart, I now must...

China: A Clear and Present Danger

Something important just happened in China… China just surpassed the U.S. in retail sales by hitting $5.64 trillion compared to the U.S.’s $5.53 trillion! Of course, China isn’t the poster child for accurate numbers reporting, but still… the country continues to...

This Government Shutdown is Blinding Investors

The partial government shutdown is obviously affecting federal employees that aren’t getting paid, but for the most part, life goes on. These federal workers might be in a pinch right now, but eventually they’ll get paid back for doing nothing...

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