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Here’s Why Banks Hate Cryptocurrencies

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Banks like to pretend that they’re so much more established and secure than the world of cryptocurrencies, but as anybody who pays close attention to the headlines would know…that’s just not the case… Setting aside all of their rhetoric about embracing the blockchain, banks have mostly […]

3 Things You MUST Know to Protect Your Money (Even If You Know Nothing About the Market)

This article was originally published by Anonymous Financial Guy at The Organic Prepper In this economic climate, lots of folks are wondering how to protect their money. Some people are forced to invest in retirement funds by their employers, others play the market, some invest on their own, and nearly everyone has checking and savings […]

To Avoid Liquidation Panic, HNA Assures Deutsche Shareholders It’s A “Long-Term Investor”

The notoriously acquisitive Chinese conglomerate HNA – which recently had a sharp falling out with Beijing resulting in a margin call "shocksave" – is facing a serious cash crunch in 2018 as nearly a quarter of its $100 billion in debt – a large chunk of which was accumulated during a multi-year buying spree that […]

It Is What It Is But It’s Not What It Seems

news.goldseek.com / By Craig Hemke / Tuesday, 19 December 2017  That line was only recently penned by the great Irish poet and philosopher, Paul Hewson. It no doubt applies here to our daily struggle against The Banks and their paper derivative pricing scheme. “It is what it is but it’s not what it seems.” Yep, that’s a […]

Financial Times Survey: Banks’ Brexit Relocations By March 2019 Much Lower Than Feared

In the run-up to the recent agreement on phase I of Brexit, there was mixed news on the extent to which jobs in the City of London would be relocated to other European hubs, primarily Frankfurt. On one hand, we discussed the meeting between US Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, and executives of JPM, Goldman, HSBC […]

Bailins Coming In EU – 114 Italian Banks Have NP Loans Exceeding Tangible Assets

goldcore.com / By jan skoyles / December 5, 2017 Bailins Coming In EU – 114 Italian Banks Have NP Loans Exceeding Tangible Assets – Italy opposes ECB proposal that holds banks to firm deadlines for writing down bad loans – Italy’s banks weighed down under €318bn of bad loans – New ECB rules could ‘derail’ any recovery in […]

Investors now value a $20 billion company based on its “energy and spirituality”

sovereignman.com / Simon Black / November 8, 2017 About twelve years ago, at the height of the real estate boom in the United States, banks began issuing what became known as NINJA loans. You’ve probably heard the term before– NINJA stood for No Income, Job, or Assets. These were the famed ‘no money down’ loans at low, […]

“It’s A Vicious Cycle”: Goldman Abandons Equity Options Market-Making As Vol Collapses

October is historically the most volatile month of the year, but in 2017 – the average volatility of US equity markets dropped to an all-time record low…   … And you know something's wrong when, just like in early 2007 when the crash in vol killed the swaptions industry – just before all hell broke […]

10Y Treasury Yields Just Did Something Every Bond Bear Was Waiting For

10Y Treasury yields just crossed 2017's Maginot Line of 2.40% – the highest in six months…   Following Jeff Gundlach's bearish bond perspective, and the signals from the commodity/reflation markets…  Citi is warning that 2.39-2.40% is HUUUUUGE on the US 10 year yield A break of this resistance (close) would strongly suggest a move to […]

Senator Elizabeth Warren Expresses Skepticism about SEC Chair’s Real Agenda

wallstreetonparade.com / By Pam Martens and Russ Martens / September 27, 2017 Donald Trump’s pick for Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, had good reason to be nervous yesterday morning as he prepared to testify before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee. The ranking member of that Committee, Senator Sherrod Brown, had previously made […]