Jeff Opdyke

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Recent Articles

The Red Dragon Roars While the Fed Waits

Despite much hand-wringing in the media, the economy is turning up again. While the Fed seems out of touch, China has emerged as the adults in the room...

A Modest Proposal to Save the World

The strength of the dollar is causing trouble for the U.S. jobs market and for the entire global commodities market. There's only one thing to...

2016 Prediction: A Bad Year for Wall Street

Thanks to the Fed's rate hike, 2016 isn't looking pretty for Wall Street. As U.S. stocks head lower, it's time to move to another market...

Load Up On Cheap Oil Stocks

Use this time to grab cheap oil stocks like Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) and others.

3 Global Forces to Be Reckoned With in 2015

Three forces -- U.S. interest rates, Russian sanctions and oil prices -- are now causing substantial crosscurrents that will ripple (or rip) through 2015 and impose their wills on global financial markets in the new year.