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Category Archives: Central Banks

The Chicken Or The Egg?

jsmineset.com / by Bill Holter / April 22nd, 2017 Zerohedge put out an interesting article yesterday: Why “Nothing Matters”: Central Banks Have Bought A Record $1 Trillion In Assets In 2017. Please note this is $3.6 trillion annualized rate so far this year. *** What jumps out at you should be the quadrupling of the their balance […]

Dear Hedge Funds: This Is Who Is Responsible For Your Deplorable Returns

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Apr 17, 2017 1:07 PM Over the past several years we have repeatedly stated that despite protests to the contrary, the single biggest factor explaining the underperformance of the active community in general, and hedge funds in particular, has been the ubiquitous influence of the Fed and other central banks over the […]

Dear Hedge Funds: This Is Who Is Responsible For Your Deplorable Returns

Over the past several years we have repeatedly stated that despite protests to the contrary, the single biggest factor explaining the underperformance of the active community in general, and hedge funds in particular, has been the ubiquitous influence of the Fed and other central banks over the capital markets.  Specifically, back in October 2015, we […]

Rajan Warns “The Fundamental Problems Of The Financial Crisis Are Still With Us”

Authored by Christof Gisiger via Finanz Und Wirtschaft, Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago and former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, warns of more turmoil ahead if the developed world fails to adapt to the fundamental forces of global change. It is a pivotal moment on the eve of […]

From “Dissensus” To “Democrazy”: A Warning From Deutsche Bank

Last October, Deutsche Bank’s credit derivatives expert Aleksandar Kocic, one of the best stream-of-consciousness, James Joyceian writers among the Wall Street sell-side, penned what was at the time the best summary why the existing politcal system was fracturing with every passing day. As Kocic put it, the most likely origin of the anti-global sentiment expressed […]

Citi: Central Banks “Took Over” Markets In 2009; In December The “Unwind” Begins

Citigroup’s crack trio of credit analysts, Matt King, Stephen Antczak, and Hans Lorenzen, best known for their relentless, Austrian, at times “Zero Hedge-esque” attacks on the Fed, and persistent accusations central banks distort markets, all summarized best in the following Citi chart… … have come out of hibernation, to dicuss what comes next for various […]

The End Game

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, We all know the terrifying debt statistics. We are bombarded every day with bearish reports about the gargantuan Federal debt, and when combined with the growing private sector indebtedness, the monolithic entitlements problem, and the looming pension fund shortage, it is easy to wonder how we […]

A Key Reflation Trade Support Level Just Broke

While most eyes are focused on the longer-end of the curve and the butterfly-rotations in the Treasury complex… RBC's Mark Orsley points out that there is a substantial repricing going on in the front-end that could bleed into the broader reflation theme. Arguably the most popular way in rates to play reflation and the thought […]

Why Now Is The Time To Invest In Gold and Silver – Schroders

Invest In Gold and Silver – Now Is The Time – Schroders  Schroders is one of the leading investment managers in the world. It is a global asset management company, founded in 1804 and based in the UK. The company employs over 4,100 people worldwide across 37 offices in 27 different countries around Europe, America, Asia, Africa […]

Heraeus Gold Refinery Buys Swiss Refiner Argor-Heraeus

Heraeus Gold Refinery Buys Swiss Refiner Argor-Heraeus – Heraeus gold and precious metals refinery buys Swiss refinery Argor-Heraeus– Heraeus reported to have paid “few hundred million euros for the remaining Argor shares”– Argor-Heraeus “goodwill” alone reported to have been valued at over “half a billion Swiss francs”– Global technology & precious metals refiner Heraeus will acquire stakes from […]