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What’s The Best Company To Work For Where You Live?

With unemployment in the US purportedly reaching its lowest level in 17 years (that is, according to the Department of Labor's flawed household survey) employees who once would've been too fearful to leave their jobs are now actively looking for opportunities. With that in mind, many have probably wondered what's the best company to work […]

Auto OEMs Plan To Flood Market With New Electric Car Models Despite Massive Losses

Last month we noted that Tesla really outdid itself in 2Q 2017 by posting a record cash burn of $1.2 billion, or roughly $13 million every single day.  Per the chart below, Tesla's Q2 cash burn was just a continuation of the company's money-losing trend that goes back at least 6 years and seems 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 […]

Crisis Meet China – China Meet Crisis

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Earlier this week, Kyle Bass spoke on Bloomberg about the reckless expansion of the credit system in the Middle Kingdom. He warned about the ballooning asset-liability mismatch in the shady $4-trillion wealth management products (WMPs) market. And went on to say “this is the beginning of the Chinese credit crisis” while admitting it could take some time for things […]

Violent Riots Break Out In Brazil As First General Strike In 21 Years Paralyzes Nation

Less than a year after former president Dilma Rouseff was impeached and ousted for corruption, Brazil’s economy continues to deteriorate at an alarming pace, and on Friday Brazilian police tear-gassed demonstrators and rioters burned buses in the violent conclusion of a general strike – the first in 21 years – that shut down transport, schools […]

Traders “Swoop” On Stocks, Oil Rises For 8th Day But Bonds Still Don’t Buy It

S&P futures are unchanged and Asian stocks closed mixed, however European stocks rebounded for first time this week, led by auto stocks after Daimler’s quarterly profit, as a break in alarming political news prompted traders to “swoop” – as Reuters puts it – on equities, cooling a safe-haven rally that saw the yen and gold […]

What’s A Money-Losing Company Worth?

Via ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas, All the chatter about one recent IPO got us thinking about an underappreciated question: “How exactly should you value a money losing company?”  In a former life as an auto analyst, I covered a lot of loss-making companies, and there are basically 5 types of cash burners.  Four represent potentially good […]

Futures Rise On Friday 13th Ahead Of Deluge Of Bank Earnings; Dollar Continues To Decline

European shares rose as Fiat rebounded on hopes concerns about parallel to Volkswagen are overblown, Asian stocks were little as Chinese shares fell to the lowest level of 2017 after poor export data, and U.S. equity-index futures rose ahead of a deluge of bank earnings. The dollar is headed for a weekly loss and gold […]

Global Stocks Jump On Mega Merger Monday, Buoyed By Earnings, PMIs, Politics

Global stocks jumped around the globe, with Europe’s Stoxx 600 and US equity futures rising more than 0.5% on a surge in merger announcements over the weekend including the $85 billion mega takeout of Time Warner by AT&T, the $6.4 billion acquisition of B/E Aerospace by Rockwell Collins, the $2.7 billion deal targeting Genworth by […]

Canaries ‘In Extremis’

Submitted by Robert Gore via StraightLineLogic.com, Nobody “important” will admit it until after the election, but the resumption of the depression is at hand. Most people’s strongest memory of the last financial crisis was the September 2008 bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. However, thirteen months prior to that, August 2007, two Bear Stearns’ mortgage hedge funds […]