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America’s March To Default

Authored by MN Gordon via Acting-Man.com, Style Over Substance “May you live in interesting times,” says the ancient Chinese curse.  No doubt about it, we live in interesting times.  Hardly a day goes by that we’re not aghast and astounded by a series of grotesque caricatures of the world as at devolves towards vulgarity. Just […]

Buckle Up, the Bank of Japan Has Blown Up the Markets (Again)

If you have been long US stocks since Election night, you have been a Yen bear and nothing else. Last September the Bank of Japan announced a new policy of targeting a 0% yield on its 10-Year Japanese Government Bonds. Many in the investment community took this to represent a “tightening” of policy. It was […]

Condo Flippers In Miami-Dade Left Twisting In The Wind

By Wolf Richter of Wolf Street Ballooning Condo Glut ensnares preconstruction speculators. Miami-Dade’s spectacular condo flipping mania is in turmoil, with sales plunging, inventory-for-sale soaring, and new supply flooding the market. It’s not like Miami hasn’t been through this before. In February, existing home sales of all types fell 10% year-over-year, to 1,835 homes. These […]

Stocks, Dollar, Bond Yields Tumble As GOP Leaders ‘Not Confident” They Have Votes

House leaders are reportedly mulling next steps if the health bill does not pas as GOP leaders are not confident that they have the votes to pass. The reaction in stocks was very fast… Stocks are fading fast to yesterday's lows and VIX is surging   10Y Yield dropped below 2.40%…   And the Dallar […]

Biggest US Equity Outflows Since Brexit; US Banks Hit The Hardest

The latest evidence that rumors of Trumpflation trade’s death are not greatly exagerated came overnight from Bank of America which reported that based equity funds saw net outflows of $8.9 billion, the largest in 38 weeks. The most impacted sector was, not surprisingly, banks – the biggest beneficiary of the post-Trump election victory rally, which […]

All Eyes On Washington: US Futures Rise On Hope Healthcare Vote Will Pass

Asian shares and S&P futures rose on optimism that today’s rescheduled U.S. vote on health care will pass following Trump’s Ultimatum to the Freedom Caucus. European stocks gave up some of Thursday’s gains, falling for the fourth time in five days, and moving further away from a 15-month high reached a week ago while the […]

Will Thursday’s Final TLTRO Finally Spark Carry Trades?

zerohedge.com / By Nick Kounis of ABN Amro / Mar 23, 2017 Euro Rates Watch – Will the TLTRO spark carry trades? The last of the ECB’s TLTRO-II operations is expected to have a big take up, with the market expecting EUR 125bn, and some forecasts as high as EUR 300bn From a rates perspective, what matters […]

Global Stocks, US Futures Rebound Ahead Of Critical Obamacare Repeal Vote, Yellen Speech

European and Asian stocks were modestly in the green, with U.S. futures higher, before a critical procedural vote on a Republican health-care bill to repeal Obamacare, while Janet Yellen is set to speak in Washington at 8:45am. S&P 500 Index futures were 3 points in the green as of 6:45am ET as European shares edged […]

Banks, Bonds, & Bullion Bid As Healthcare Hope Trumps Terror Attack Turmoil

Gartman did it again – as we warned pre-open –   Which means one thing: both Goldman and Gartman are now short stocks, and expecting further selling – perhaps just the catalyst bulls were waiting for to step in and BTFD…        The machines were working over time to keep stocks up today […]

5 Financial Myths You Should Ignore

Authored by Richard Rosso via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, The financial terrain is strewn with robust fables cleverly disguised as facts. The setbacks to financial security due to stock market returns never realized, the precious time and human capital necessary to make up for market losses, the ingenious data-mining undertaken by populist gurus that want you to believe […]