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Funds Managing $1.1 Trillion Are Dumping Junk Bonds

Even before Ray Dalio doubled down on his warning that the US has become as dangerously fragmented as during the pre-World War II days of 1937, prompting him to "tactically reduce" risk, some of the biggest names on Wall Street were selling.

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"The Dreaded Phase 4": What Happens When Credit Spreads Finally Rise

With investors, traders, analysts and pundits focused on the chaos in the White House, and the daily barrage of escalating geopolitical and social news, whether terrorist attacks in Europe or clashes in inner America, the market is finally starting to notice as Friday's last hour sell-off demonstrated. And yet, according to one of the best minds on Wall Street today, Citi's Matt King, what traders should be far more concerned about, is not who is in the Oval Office or how bombastic the war of words between the US and North Korea may be on any given day, but rather what central banks are preparing to unleash in the coming months. To underscore this, two weeks ago, King made a stark warning when he summarized that we are now more reliant on central banks banks holding markets together than ever before:

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Gold Has Yet Another Purpose - Help Fight Cancer

- Gold has yet another purpose and may help fight cancer
- Gold increases effectiveness of drugs used to treat cancer cells by acting as catalyst - research shows
- Use of gold in technology and health growing each year
- Tech use to increase- number of patent applications in 2017 grew
- Industrial applications such as solar and bio-metrics reduce availability of above ground supply and gold for investment
- Another string to the bow of gold and potential impact on sentiment towards gold and on the gold price
- 'Could gold finally have a purpose?' bizarre headline ignores gold's 2,500 plus year history as a means of exchange, money and a store of value

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"This Is Like Free Money" Gundlach Bought S&P Puts At VIX Lows, Says "Gold Looks Cheap"

DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Gundlach tells Reuters that his firm bought some five-month put options on the S&P 500 a couple of days ago after VIX fell to lowest since December 1993.

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