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Gartman: “We Are Going To See Tax Legislation Pass Either Tonight Or Tomorrow”

In a dramatic showdown on the Senate floor on Thursday afternoon, the Senate tax bill came this close to being killed by deficit hawks, and in the resulting chaotic aftermath, votes and debates which were scheduled for Thursday evening have now been pushed back to Friday morning. Who could have possibly foreseen it? Well, anyone […]

Fabrications Of Financial Media Superstars – Part One

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Every day, the A-listers, those known around the world as household-name financial media royalty, are making public statements that if taken on the surface as actionable advice, are going to lead to unpleasant financial surprises. Not for them. For you. As authorities, no matter what they bloviate about on […]

CNBC can’t understand gold’s sudden drop today

gata.org / By John Melloy and Fred Imbert Via CNBC, New York / November 10, 2017 https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/10/gold-just-dropped-in-sudden-mover-lower…. Gold futures dropped suddenly, losing almost 1 percent of their value in about 15 minutes. Trading volume also picked up during the selling activity. Gold futures for December delivery were down 0.9 percent as of 11:52 am in New York […]

Tax Reform Suddenly In Jeopardy: Corker, McCain And Paul May Not Back Tax Cuts

With pundits attributing the ongoing market rally, which last week manifested itself in a “perfect week” when every single day was a new record high, the first such occurrence in over two decades, to rising hopes that Trump’s tax reform will pass, the worst possible news for the market was that a blocking group of […]

Weekend Reading: The Everything Bump

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, I received an email this morning that is symptomatic of the current psychology prevailing in the market currently: “It seems to me like much of the market movement these days due by the huge increase in algo-driven trading and also by direct or indirect CB intervention. Every time you […]

Legendary Investor Asher Edelman Says “I Have No Doubt” PPT Behind Market Rally

Legendary vulture investor Asher Edelman, the 1980s model for Gordon Gekko, strayed into what must’ve been uncomfortable territory for CNBC during an appearance on “Smart Money” when he discussed his view that the government’s “plunge protection team” is the only thing propping up the current market rally, and said he suspects that it has again […]

The “Smart Money” Is Sensing a BREXIT-Type Event.

The “smart money” is flashing a signal that the US economy and ultimately the financial system, are in serious trouble. CNBC and other media outlets like to focus on stocks because they tend to be more volatile and therefore more exciting. But BONDS are the “smart money” for the financial system. The Bond market is […]

Google Market Cap Hits An All Time High $600 Billion

Even as the US “brick and mortar” retail industry is in a tailspin of historic proportions, its ad spending must be better than ever, because on Monday Google parent Alphabet closed up 2.3%, hitting a new record high, and as Bloomberg pointed out first, the company’s market value crossed above $600 billion for the first […]

Dollar Tumbles On Report Trump Studying Ways To “Penalize Currency Manipulators”

Moments ago, all three main US FX pairs, the yen, euro and yuan snapped higher, following a CNBC report according to which the Trump administration is studying ways to penalize countries whose currencies it believes are undervalued. CNBC cited two unidentified people with direct knowledge of the review who work within the administration. Trump’s econ […]

Weekend Reading: Just Buy Everything

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, On Wednesday, as I discussed yesterday, the Fed hiked rates and despite the fact that hiking interest rates further tightens monetary policy, thereby reducing liquidity to the markets, the markets rallied anyway. With the hopes of accelerated earnings recovery being muted by falling oil prices, higher borrowing costs, and […]