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China Issues First Dollar Bond Since 2004, Bails Out Corporate Liquidity

Despite downgrades from the rating agencies, China is issuing its first sovereign dollar bond issues in 13 years on an unrated basis (what do the agencies know anyway) and at tight spreads to US Treasuries. The 5 and 10-year issues come just over a month since S&P cut the nation’s rating one level to A+ […]

“Mystery” Central Bank Buyer Revealed: SNB Now Owns A Record $84 Billion In US Stocks

In the second quarter of the year, one in which unlike in Q1 fund flows showed a persistent and perplexing outflow from US stocks and into European and Emerging Markets, a trading desk rumor emerged that even as institutional traders dumped stocks and retail investors piled into ETFs, a “mystery” central bank was quietly bidding […]

“That’s A Scary Graph” Former Fed Economist Warns

The problem, warns 33-year St.Louis Fed veteran Daniel Thornton, is that "the financial cycle is way ahead of the economic cycle." As Bloomberg notes, that's a worry given that the past two downturns were driven by asset-price deflation. Americans are about as wealthy as they've ever been – and that's a worry?   Yup, say […]

ZeroHedge: Wall Street Economists React To The Fed’s Statement

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. After the Fed’s statement, one thing was clear: the career economists at the Marriner Eccles building are very confused, admitting to hiking rates for the first time in nine years “even as economic growth slowed late last year“. But more […]

Frontrunning: February 26

Goldman Employees Reaped $2 Billion From 2008 Options Last Year (BBG) On Bush turf, Obama blames immigration woes on Republicans (Reuters) Tougher Internet rules to hit cable, telecoms companies (Reuters) Russia’s Gazprom says can exempt rebel-held areas from Ukraine gas contract (Reuters) Allianz Says Pimco Seeing ‘Substantially’ Lower Outflows (BBG) Next Goal for Walmart Workers: […]

ZeroHedge: And The Winner In The “Worst Idea At The Wrong Time” Category Is…

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The undisputed winner in this year’s “Worst Idea At The Wrong Time” category is the poor suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, a town which was looted, burned and generally eviscerated on several occasions in the past few months as a result […]

ZeroHedge: “Turn Those Machines Back On” – The Day The Bond Market Died (If Only For A Few Minutes)

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The first hint that Skynet was self-aware took place on May 6, 2010, when the DJIA crashed over 1000 points in minutes, a move we warned would take place in April of 2009 with “The Incredibly Shrinking Market Liquidity, Or […]

ZeroHedge: Frontrunning: October 13

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Privately, Saudis tell oil market: get used to lower prices (Reuters) OPEC Members’ Rift Deepens Amid Falling Oil Prices (WSJ) Russia Spending $6 Billion Not Enough to Stop Ruble Rout on Oil (BBG) Deutsche clampdown on bad behaviour prompts exodus […]

ZeroHedge: Frontrunning: July 31

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site (Reuters) On Hold: Merkel Gives Putin a Blunt Message (WSJ) Argentina’s Default Clock Runs Out as Debt Talks Collapse (BBG) Argentina braces for market reaction to second default in […]

ZeroHedge: Equity Algos Await Seasonally Adjusted Data Dump Before Today’s Buying Spree

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. If yesterday’s non-record, red-tick close can be attributed to algos applying the wrong ISM seasonal factor to the day, believing it was Wednesday instead of the permabullish Tuesday, today there is no such excuse, which is why we fully expect […]