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Bitcoin Trust Plunges As Arbitrage Spreads Collapse

Just a week after CME started Bitcoin futures trading (and 2 weeks after CBOE), a number of massive arbitrage premiums have finally started to collapse as shorts dip their toes in a risk-limited way… The first 'arbitrage' is the Bitcoin Futures-Spot spread which was well over $2000 in the first few days of Bitcoin Futures […]

Muir: “People Are Going To Be Wiped Out” By Short-VIX ETFs

Back in August, we highlighted a story in the New York Times about a former manager at Target who decided to try day trading with $500,000 he had saved up. Over the following years, he turned that into $13 million by following one simple strategy: Shorting volatility every time it spiked. As MacroVoices host Erik […]

One Trader Warns Of “The True Danger Ahead”

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist, It’s easy for me to sit back and take pot shots at the hedge fund gurus calling for a repeat of the 2008 crash. Spouting words about markets never repeating the previous crisis is kind of cheap. If I am so sure history won’t repeat, why don’t […]

“It’s Not An ETF” – Industry Expert Warns, Be Wary Of The Skyrocketing Bitcoin Fund

Authored by Sumit Roy via, Bitcoin is flying. Prices for the digital currency briefly topped $2,800 in May, the latest milestone in what's become a parabolic move higher. Consider these figures: In the past month, bitcoin is up 68%; year-to-date, it's up 154%; over the past year, it's up 350%; and over the past […]

Is This The Greatest Bitcoin Arbitrage Ever?

The Bitcoin Investment Trust is an open-ended grantor trust based in the U.S., sponsored by Grayscale Investments. Trading under the ticker GBTC, it is invested exclusively in bitcoin and derives its value solely from the price of bitcoin. According to its prospectus, the Trust's objective is for the NAV per share to track bitcoin's market […]

Here Is All You Need To Know To Become A Successful Trader, From JPMorgan

Forget the “deep dive” analysis, forget the charts, forget the DCFs, the comps, the “expert network”, the “information arbitrage” or insider trading. Forget talking to management, analysts, or employees or even having to pretend to manage money on Yahoo Finance Twitter to impress people you will never meet.  Courtesy of JPMorgan, here is all you […]

WealthCycles: Flagging Retail Forecasts Grim Future for Commercial Real Estate Market.

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. In the year 2000 the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF) started to collect the details, such as base rent, contingent income, reimbursement income and other income data needed to calculate the total income used in their commercial […]

WealthCycles: London Gold Price Scam Shows Another Facet of Rigged Market

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. The latest revelation of financial sector malfeasance involves the venerable U.K. bank Barclays and the actions of one of its traders to manipulate the price of gold for personal and institutional profit. The news follows on the heels of a […]

WealthCycles: UK Gold Exports Feed Swiss Refineries and Asian Demand

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. During the first half of 2013, gold exports from the United Kingdom increased nearly tenfold over the same period in 2012. The avalanche of gold headed straight for Switzerland, the heart of European gold refining, from which it helps feed […]

WealthCycles: No Takers: $2,000 to sell a gold bar and buy April futures

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. With gold prices dipping under $1,600, savers are rejoicing as getting rid of pesky paper banknotes became all that much better since this past Friday. One important point to appreciate when enjoying this most recent sale is the distinct shortage […]