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The Gold & Silver Takedown…9 Years After QE1

kingworldnews.com / September 18, 2017 As the bullion banks continue to shake out the weak paper gold and silver longs on the Comex casino, here is a look at where things stand 9 years after QE1 as well as a look at the gold and silver takedown. 9 Years After QE1 August 18 (King World News) – Here is […]

Big Bank Bosses Are Dumping Their Stocks As “Credit Risk Ricochets Back”

"Credit risk is ricocheting back as a legitimate concern after years of hibernation…" warns David Hendler, founder and principal at Viola Risk Advisors, who considers recent share sales by executives at the big retail banks, in particular, to be smart, as consumer portfolios are showing signs of strain. Wall Street analysts have been urging investors […]

FX, Bonds, & Gold Chaotic Ahead Of Yellen Speech

While stocks are shrugging off any and everything, FX, bonds, and gold markets are swinging around wildly ahead of Yellen’s speech at 10ET. The initial move appears driven by Fed’s Kaplan’s comments on “correction in stocks may be healthy.” The reversal is being attributed to a note from Citi suggesting “No US Default Or Shutdown […]

Your PM Portfolio Check-UP

milesfranklin.com / by Andy Schectman / Aug 17, 2017 When I look at the precious metals markets all I see are the numerous anomalies that are screaming value and opportunity.  The constant machinations of the bullion banks manipulating the markets and holding back Mother Nature has created distortions in the market place that present a real […]

The new American Dream: rent your home from a hedge fund.

sovereignman.com / Simon Black / August 15, 2017 About a month ago I joined the Board of Directors of a publicly-traded company that invests in US real estate. The position brings a lot of insight into what’s happening in the US housing market. And from what I’m seeing, the transformation that’s taking place today is extraordinary. Buying […]

Frontrunning: August 7

Futures slightly higher after Dow’s record run (Reuters) Tillerson says U.S., Russia can settle differences (Reuters) Hot-Stock Rally Tests the Patience of Value Investors (WSJ) ‘Good Conservative’ Grassley Ramps Up His Panel’s Trump-Russia Probe (BBG) Brands Strike Back: Seven Strategies to Loosen Amazon’s Grip (WSJ) Oil slides from nine-week highs as market looks to OPEC […]

Best Day For The Dollar Since January: Here’s Why

The Bloomberg dollar index has surged, rising as much as 0.8% higher against all G-10 peers, its biggest advance since Jan. 26, and is on track for its first weekly gain since early July. The move has been largely attributed to the “stronger-than-expected employment and wage gains”, although as several banks commented shortly after the […]

Policy From Behind

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Jeffrey P. Snider / July 31, 2017 This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Alhambra Investments. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. When the Mario Draghi as head of the ECB first introduced negative rates in early June 2014, his reasoning was very clear. As he said in the opening of his statement imposing […]

Bill Blain: “There Is One Obvious Trigger That Could Lead To A Market Fall In The Second Half”

By Bill Blain of Mint Partners Politics – More Destabilizing Than You Think! “With comedy we can search for the profound…” Dark skies, torrential rain and thinking about putting the log-burner on.. Welcome to high-summer in England. Markets are thin and the crowds trying to clamber on the train were noticeably lighter this morning. (Actually, […]

Bankers ditch fat salaries to chase digital currency riches

gata.org / By Lulu Yilun Chen and Camila Russo / Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Richard Liu gave up a seven-figure salary this month to get into one of the hottest financial instruments around right now: initial coin offerings. The former China Renaissance deal maker has since backed a clutch of cryptocoin sales that have raised millions — […]