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Monthly Archives: January 2018

“Buy Puts Now”: Morgan Stanley Issues A Warning As S&P Calls Hit All Time Highs

Pitching hedges when the market is in the middle of a blow off top is a tough sell. But, according to Chris Metli, executive director in Morgan Stanley’s Inst. Equity Division, that’s exactly what traders should be doing, for three reasons: 1) positioning, 2) pricing, and 3) potential catalysts, which “all suggest now is an […]

Trump Warns Xi That “Disappointing” Surge In China Trade Deficit Is “Not Sustainable”

President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping, held a call yesterday, according to the White House. While President Trump “expressed hope” that the resumed inter-Korean dialogue may prompt a change in North Korea’s destructive behavior, perhaps more notable was the fact that President Trump used the call “express disappointment that the United States’ trade deficit with […]

Goldman’s Commodity Revenue Falls 75% To Lowest On Record

With Goldman having shuttered much of its commodity front-office in recent years, it probably won’t come as a big surprise that the bank has become increasingly less reliant on commodities as a profit center following repeated probes into manipulation by Goldman and other big banks, as well as organic revenue declines in the sector. What […]

Is It True? Do Low Rates Justify High Valuations

Authored by Peter Cook via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, “Peter B. Cook is the author of the ‘Is That True?’ series of articles, which help explain the many statements and theories circulating in the mainstream financial media often presented as “truths.” The motives and psychology of market participants, which drives the difference between truth and partial-truth, are explored.” […]

The Week Begins With Blatant Antics

Time to use this picture of Lloyd Bridges again. Yep, it’s going to be that kind of week… read more

Despite Stock Strength; US, German Bond Yields Are Tumbling

As stocks surge to record-er-est highs, so bond yields and the yield curve are collapsing further… Buy all the things…   So much for that ‘tantrum’… 10Y Bund yields are tumbling…   Treasury yields are erasing the tantrum spike too… Perhaps Gundlach was right – Gross’ bear call was premature?   And the US yield […]

Tensions Rise As North Korea Mocks Trump’s Tweet: ‘Spasm Of A Lunatic’

North Korea and the United States seem to be reigniting the heated rhetoric that caused tensions between the two nations to tighten immensely. After president Donald Trump tweeted about the size of his nuclear button, North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, had a reply of his own. North Korean state media called President Trump’s boast of […]

Bitcoin: The Risks of a Government Crackdown

Internet is gonna change everything we know. How it’s going to… READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE ON THE NEW WEBSITE: JIM ROGERS TALKS MARKETS   Jim Rogers is a legendary investor that co-founded the Quantum Fund and retired at age thirty-seven. He is the author of several books and also a financial commentator worldwide.

Nomi Prins’ New Book: Central Banks Have Become the Markets

Nomi Prins’ New Book: Central Banks Have Become the Markets By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 16, 2018 Nomi Prins’ latest book, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World, ensures her place as one of this century’s most informed Wall Street historians. It’s the perfect segue from Prins’ earlier “It Takes a Pillage,” and […]

Nomi Prins’ New Book: Central Banks Have Become the Markets

Nomi Prins’ New Book: Central Banks Have Become the Markets By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 16, 2018 Nomi Prins’ latest book, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World, ensures her place as one of this century’s most informed Wall Street historians. It’s the perfect segue from Prins’ earlier “It Takes a Pillage,” and […]