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Richard Cox is a syndicated writer and editor of platinumguild.org.  He writes on a range of issues in the fields of geopolitics and the financial markets.

Growth Stocks: Still Holding Far Below Record Highs

Investing in small-cap stocks can create a wide range of challenges for investors. However, many companies with a small market cap eventually turn into...

Trade War Tensions Have Little Impact on Australia’s Strong Labor Market

Recent news coverage of global trade tensions has overshadowed many of the underlying trends present in Australia's labor market. Constant media attention devoted to...

U.S. Retail Sales Guide Future Interest Rate Expectations

In most cases, a strengthening economy will generally be accompanied by higher interest rate levels. But history also shows that this is not the...

Geopolitics: Trade War Talks Continue to Influence Stock Markets

U.S. stock markets continue to hover near record levels as trade policy conversations between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping define the relationship...

U.S. Pro-Growth Economic Agenda Showing Strength

In the early portions of 2018, global stock markets experienced several instances of "flash crash" activity, which is essentially a major decline in share...

Tech Trends: Crypto Currency and the Failures of a Cash Society

The technology space has been at the center of the strong rallies in crypto markets that have been seen over the last few years,...

Health Markets: The Picture of Emerging Medical Cannabis Trends

The medical cannabis market is constantly evolving. In fact, the industry has never been more important than it is today, due to its legalization...

Huffington Post: Liberal Media Meltdown?

These days, readers of the liberal media must be finding it difficult to exist - and it shows. Given the extent of the political...

Small Business: Predictive Analytics Trends in Reaching Clients

The growing popularity of the internet has made it easier for entrepreneurs to work individually from outside the confines of a large organization or...

Will Gold Shine in 2018?

In the world of finance, 2017 turned out to be a very interesting period for traditional investments. Propelled largely by optimism generated by US President...

Politics: Is Donald Trump the ‘Least Racist’ President Ever?

In another dose of daily irony, the US economic data now show that Donald Trump might, in fact, be the least racist president ever. This...

Cannabis Industry Positioned Well in 2018

According to analyst surveys, the year 2018 is shaping up to be very good for renewed healthcare development in the marijuana industry. Markets are...

UK Financial Markets: Will Brexit Be Reversed?

One of the most significant geopolitical events of the last 10 years was the Brexit decision to separate from the Eurozone. The vote ultimately...

Legal Marijuana Sales Lead to Surge in US Tax Revenues

As the legalization of marijuana slowly sweeps its way across the US, many market and political analysts are looking for evidence to support/refute the...

Stock Markets Performing Well Under Donald Trump

Just prior to the election of Donald Trump as US President, there were many media analysts and those in political leadership roles that questioned...

Conservatives for Cannabis: Why the Right Should Not Oppose Marijuana Legalization

For the majority of my lifetime, marijuana has been illegal. It still is, depending on how one defines the term. But, no matter where...

Stock Investments: Markets Prepare For Uncertain 2018

By any account, 2017 included some substantial moves higher in the stock markets. These trends turned out to be true for most regions around...

Pop Culture & Politics: Sexual Harassment at Marvel Comics?

In the latest example of political correctness run amok, Stan Lee, creator of the Spiderman superhero series, has been accused of sexual harassment. The...

Medical Marijuana: World Health Organization Announces CBD No Longer A Scheduled...

At the end of last year, the World Health Organization announced that cannabidiol (CBD) will no longer be considered a scheduled drug. During its...

Running A Company: Ramping Up Business Lead Generation For A Happy...

Globalization has made the world a much smaller place, with the delivery of goods and services happening faster and more efficiently than ever before....