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Market Liquidity Conditions Are Still Loose As A Goose

Via Global Macro Monitor, Since the Fed began raising interest rates in December 2015,  financial market liquidity conditions have loosened considerably.   Recall our post,  Orwellian Monetary Policy,  which we wrote in May. “Tightening is Easing”   Since U.S. monetary policy began tightening in December 2015, the Fed has added liquidity to the financial system […]

Oil Fireworks Unsettle Global Markets Ahead Of Payrolls Report

With all eyes on crude, following last night’s mini flash crash which sent WTI lower by 3% from just above $45 to under $43 in under 10 minutes, equity markets, generally quiet overnight, have taken on a secondary importance ahead of today’s key risk event, the April payrolls report (full preview here). In global equities, […]

Guess ‘Who’ Just Figured Out The Fed Is Behind The Curve

Via Kevin Muir of The Macro Tourist blog, I must admit, I had been expecting the Fed to be a little more hawkish over the past couple of months. Given how tone deaf they seemed during previous tightening periods when the US dollar was screaming higher and oil plunging to levels that would have resulted […]

Gold Passes A Major Milestone

Submitted by Brandon Ferro of Only Prices Matter Gold Now in a Sustained, Structural Bull Market; On Average, History Suggests ~175% Incremental Upside The last time we discussed gold on the site was a few weeks back in this post; therein we suggested a break-down in USDZAR was at hand and that should history hold, […]

ZeroHedge: Major UK Pension Fund Slashes Benefits As Funding Crisis Spreads

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. As we continue to cover the pension crisis that is unfolding in the United States (recently here and here), it is important to remember that these problems are not unique to just the U.S. One of the largest educator pension […]

ZeroHedge: Global Warming And Food Prices

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Eric Matias Tavares of Sinclair & Co., Given that we all have to eat and that there are some concerning environmental developments out there, here’s an interesting question: has global warming led to higher or lower food prices […]

A Year Of Living Technically: Charting The Markets Of 2015

Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, As we wrap up 2015, we again pause to reflect on the noteworthy events that took place across the financial markets this year. It is a fairly extensive list which really serves as a recap of the entire year. These charts aren’t necessarily our most popular ones (see The 5 Most […]

Another Major Commodity Index Drops To 2009 Lows

Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, Like the CRB before it, the S&P GSCI Index has dropped all the way back to its 2009 lows; will it find support there?   Another index bites the dust of the deflationary spiral. On August 3, we noted that the popular Reuters/Jefferies Commodity Research Bureau Index (CRB) had reached a dubious […]

10 Investor Warning Signs For 2016

Submitted by Michael Pento via Contra Corner blog, Wall Street’s proclivity to create serial equity bubbles off the back of cheap credit has once again set up the middle class for disaster. The warning signs of this next correction have now clearly manifested, but are being skillfully obfuscated and trivialized by financial institutions. Nevertheless, here […]

Broken Commodities Continue To Crush Investors

Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, Since breaking key support 1 year ago, commodities have continued to drop, setting a 13-year low today. This post is not one that is going to spotlight a current potential investment opportunity. In fact, it actually shines the spotlight on a development we highlighted over a year ago. And no, it […]