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How To Take Control Of Your Mind And Focus Better

Doing a daily reflective practice can yield numerous health benefits. Dr. Dan Siegel, co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center teaches us the "Wheel of Awareness" exercise. This exercises is a component of "Mindsight" which "describes our human capacity to perceive the mind of the self …

Guest Post: 2014 - A Russian Viewpoint

<b>Introduction:</b> <br>By any measure 2014 has been a truly historic year which saw huge, I would say, even tectonic developments. This year ends in very high …

Commodity Prices Are Cliff-Diving Due To The Fracturing Monetary Supernova - The Case Of Iron Ore

<b>Crude oil is not the only commodity that is crashing.</b> Iron ore is on a similar trajectory and for a common reason. Namely, the two-decade-long …

"Oil May Drop To $25 On Chinese Demand Plunge, Supply Glut, Ageing Boomers"

<i>By Paul Hodges of International eChem via Russell Napier's ERIC</i><p><b>We have forecast since mid-August that Brent oil prices would fall to “$70/bbl and</b> …

Citi Faces $270 Million Loss; "In Panic" Over Chinese Port Commodity Fraud

Despite the near-record scream higher in Chinese stocks over the last few months, under the surface China is rattled and nowhere is that more evident …

An Inside Look At The Shocking Role Of Gold In The "New Normal"

<i>From Paul Mylchreest of ADM Investor Service International</i><p><b>Long Nikkei/Short Gold</b>: <b>Profitable, dangerous and missed by everybody?</b><p><i>Has the market</i> …

2 Ways to Avoid Emotional Trauma in Forex Trading

<b>Updated from its original posting on 2011-08-05</b><p>We’ve all gotten our hearts broken at some point. And no, I’m not just talking about getting dumped by …

Trading

3 Things Worth Thinking About

<b>Mean Reverting Profits</b><p>Earlier this week I discussed the growing detachment between the stock market and the <i>"real"</i> underlying economy. One of the …

The Consequences of a Strengthening US Dollar

Blog<p>Aperture51/Shutterstock<p>It actually creates destabilization<p>by Charles Hugh Smith<p>Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:21 AM<p>-A A +A<p>Tags: capital flows, …

Economics

Why The Strengthening Dollar Is A Sign Of The Next Global Crisis

Executive Summary<p>Understanding the two different ways money flows into the US dollar<br>• How currency crises elsewhere can send the dollar skyrocketing<br>• Why …

Why The Rising U.S. Dollar Could Destabilize The Global Financial System

<b>I have been suggesting for several years that the U.S. Dollar would confound those anticipating its demise by starting a long secular uptrend.</b><p>In …

Ron Paul Says: Watch The Petrodollar

The chaos that one day will ensue from our 35-year experiment with worldwide fiat money will require a return to money of real value. We will know …

Physical Gold Shortage Worst In Over A Decade: GOFO Most Negative Since 2001

The last time there was an systemic physical gold shortage was in July 2013. It is then that, for the first time in 5 years, the 1-month Gold forward …

How The Petrodollar Quietly Died, And Nobody Noticed

Two years ago, in hushed tones at first, then ever louder, the financial world began discussing that which shall never be discussed in polite company …

"Consistency Breeds Complacency"

<b>Stocks have risen so often in the last five years that many investors may take further gains for granted</b> even after the latest slump, according to …

The US Economy Runs Into A Problem If Oil Hits $75

<i>Via Goldman Sachs,</i><p>Our oil forecast calls for <b>a slowdown in US shale oil production</b> which our North American Energy equity research team led by Brian Singer estimates <b>will occur at $75/bbl WTI prices.</b><p>They estimate that the WTI oil price at which average wells in the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Permian …

The US Dollar Plays The Villain In The Emerging Markets Horror Story

I've been wrapped up constantly in conferences and symposia the last four days and knew I would want to concentrate on the people and topics I would be exposed to, so I asked my able associate Worth Wray to write this week's letter on a topic he is very passionate about: the potential train wreck …

On The Coming Collapse Of Copper

<b>18 months ago we first brought the world's attention to the end of what has now been exposed as among the largest ponzi schemes in history - the</b> …

The Recent Liquidation Avalanche As Explained By Dan Loeb, And Why He Is Back To Shorting Stocks Again

<i>From Dan Loeb's latest letter to investors:</i><p>Before October, both market corrections and rallies back had been quick and dramatic this year. We feared …

The End Of QE3, Trouble Ahead For The Bulls?

<b>QE3 Is Coming to an End</b><p>The Federal Reserve’s latest asset purchase program, QE3, is coming to an end. What was once an $85 billion a month program, …

5 Things To Ponder: To QE Or Not To QE

Over the last few weeks, the markets have seen wild vacillations as stocks plunged and then surged on a massive short-squeeze in the most beaten up …

Now Comes The "Specter Of Deflation": The Money Printers' Latest Scam

The Fed’s public relations firm of Hilsenrath & Blackstone was out this morning with the official line on the market’s tremors of recent days. It …

How To Recognize Them: A Visual History Of The Most Popular Market Tops And Bottoms

In the aftermath of the volatility from the past week, there is one question on everyone's lips: <b>is this the bottom and, corresponsidnly, was the BABA</b> …

Publicis Malaysia Promotes Angeline Tung to General Manager

“Young Suit of the Year” Angeline Tung has been promoted from Client Service Director to General Manager at Publicis’ Malaysian agency.<p>Angeline, …

If The Oil Plunge Continues, "Now May Be A Time To Panic" For US Shale Companies

Over the past 5 years, the shale industry, fabricated or real reserves notwithstanding, has been a significant boon to the US economy for four main …

Soybeans Head for Longest Slump Since 2008 Bumper Crop

Soybean futures headed for the longest string of monthly losses since 2008 as improving crop conditions bolster the outlook for a record harvest in …

Soybean Processing Seen at Record by Oil World in 2014-15

Global soybean processors will crush a record amount of the oilseed in the next year as crops increase from the U.S. to South America, Oil World said.<p>…

US Treasury Cracks Down On Tax Inversions

One of the key drivers of the recent spike in M&A deals (and sellside advisory fees) has been the surge in tax inversion transactions, deals in which …

The Geopolitical Situation In Europe

<b>The geopolitical situation of Europe</b><p>After the end of the cold war, the United States dominated world affairs for nearly twenty years. <b>However, the</b> …

Capital Controls & Confiscation - The Most Important Strategy Investors Ignore

“If I scare you this morning, and as a result you take action, then I will have accomplished my goal.” That’s what I told the audience at the Sprott …