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Category Archives: Carlyle

Watch Live: Janet Yellen And Mervyn King At NYU

The NYU Stern school of business is hosting the latest installment of the “In Conversation with Mervyn King” series featuring outgoing Fed chair, ?Janet Yellen, who in just over two months, will depart the Fed, making way for her replacement, former Carlyle partner Jay Powell. While her speech is not expected to provide any market-moving […]

Brandon Smith Warns: The Saudi Coup Signals War And The New World Order Reset

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, For years now, I have been warning about the relationship of interdependency between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia and how this relationship, if ended, would mean disaster for the petrodollar system and by extension the dollar's world reserve status. In my recent articles 'Lies And Distractions Surrounding The Diminishing […]

What Could Go Wrong?

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Everybody and his uncle, and his uncle’s mother’s uncle, believes that the stock markets will be zooming to new record highs this week… And probably so, because it is the time of year to fatten up, just as the Thanksgiving turkeys are happily fattening up – prior to […]

Frontrunning: July 25

Dollar slumps to 13-month lows before Fed; euro up (Reuters) Overwhelming approval likely for Russia bill (Reuters) Trump to study tougher Russia sanctions bill: White House (Reuters) Unrest bubbles among Trump’s key foreign policy aides (Reuters) Abe Overtaken by Rival as Top Choice for Japan Premier in Poll (BBG) More U.S. Cars Are Made in […]

Global Stocks Dip On Poor US Auto Sales, Apple Miss; Fed Decision On Deck

European, Asian stocks and S&P futures all fall as investors digested poor overnight news on Apple earnings and U.S. car sales, while the dollar rose in muted trading as investors contemplated chances of another rate hike next month ahead of today’s Federal Reserve statement. Europe’s Stoxx 600 fell from a 20 month high as traders […]

Wilbur Ross: Trump’s Syria Strike Was “After Dinner Entertainment”

In a statement that has sent shockwaves across the diplomatic establishment, Donald Trump’s decision to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles against Syria last month was just “after-dinner entertainment,” which “did not cost the president anything,” US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said, shortly after President Trump called the attack a “tough decision.” Ross delivered the controversial […]

An Absurd Unintended Consequence Of Abnormally Low Rates

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all its glorious insanity. While we […]

Private Equity Sets Its Sites On A New Funding Victim: Mom-And-Pop 401(k)s

After laying ruin to the defined-benefit pension plans of public and private employees over the past several decades, Wall Street has its sites set on its next victim: mom-and-pop 401(k)s.  Sure, because as our recent headlines confirm, wall street money managers have worked wonders for public/private pension funds: Are Collapsing Pensions “About To Bring Hell […]

Frontrunning: September 13

IEA Changes View on Oil Glut, Sees Surplus Enduring in 2017 (BBG) Futures dip with oil as investors assess rate hike chances (Reuters) Hilsenrath – Divided Federal Reserve Is Inclined to Stand Pat (WSJ) ‘I didn’t think it was a big deal,’ Clinton says of pneumonia bout (Reuters) Clinton’s Lead Narrows Among Independents, Voters Nationally […]

Frontrunning: July 19

Turkey’s Erdogan recounts night of coup, mulls death penalty (AP) Dissidents Silenced, GOP Convention Turns Attacks on Clinton (WSJ) U.S. police deaths build momentum for law to treat attacks as hate crimes (Reuters) Police across US patrolling in pairs after ambush attacks (AP) UK will not invoke EU Article 50 this year, government lawyer says […]