Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Derisking

T.Rowe Price Issues A Warning For Investors, Cuts Stock Allocation To Lowest Since 2000

One day after DoubleLine chief Jeff Gundlach told Bloomberg TV that it is time for investors to head for the exits as his highest conviction trade is “volatility is about to go up”, and that he is reducing his positions in junk bonds, EM debt and other lower-quality investments on fears investor sentiment may roll […]

These Are The 10 Most Crowded Long And Short Trades According To UBS

In this market where fundamentals long ago ceased to matter, and where positioning remains one of the few remaining sources of alpha, investors have been focusing on lists showing the most over and under-owned stocks. However, contrary to the narrative that the most heavily owned stocks outperform the most shorted, or underowned ones, and vice […]

“This Is Getting Out Of Hand” – Another Vol Event Strikes As FANGs Face Worst Week In 5 Months

As legendary market technician John Bollinger tweeted today… "Another volatility event in the US stock market. At the lows S&P -1.4%, VIX +51.1%. This is going to get out of hand one day." And quite an event it was… VIX spiked to 15.16 and liquidity collapsed before panic-vol-sellers struck again (as banks hit unchanged) slamming […]

Gold Spikes As European Election Anxiety Spreads

We're gonna need more "whatever it takes"… Merkel is under election pressure in Germany as economic uncertainty soars…   and German sovereign risk has spiked to its highest since Brexit this last week…   And DAX is slipping.. Stoxx 600 falls 0.5%, hitting session’s low, with FTSE MIB down 1.8% and DAX 1.1% lower.  Banking […]

Contagion Concerns Slam Japanese Financials As Toshiba Crashes 50% In 3 Days

After two days of total carnage in Toshiba stocks, bonds, and credit risk, the bloodbath continues with the once-massive Japanese company is collapsing once again in early trading – now down 50% in 3 days. Following the semiconductor and nuclear business catastrophes, the company had nothing to add regarding today's crash but more worryingly the […]

What A Week: Bonds Battered, Copper Clubbed, Stocks Slide As China Currency Crumbles

Well that was a week… Biggest weekly drop in US Macro data in 6 weeks… Yuan down, stocks down, bonds down, Copper down, Pound down… VIX Up, USD up,   The Dow was briefly ramped to unchanged on the week but ince Europe closed weakness came back into US equity markets…   And after hours […]

Deutsche Bank Tells Investors Not To Worry About Its €46 Trillion In Derivatives

Having first flagged Deutsche Bank enormous derivative book for the first time back in 2013, it wasn’t until last week that JPMorgan admitted just what the biggest risk facing Deutsche Bank was. In a note by JPMorgan’s Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, the strategist warned that, “in our opinion it is not so much funding issues but rather […]

Bond Bloodbath Bashes Brainard Bounce As ‘BillionBears’ Slam Stocks

Yeah, that just happened…   Traders dumped bonds and stocks with vigor today…   USD vs risk assets…   Rate hike odds for September have tumbled and stocks are pushing The Fed to not raise rates…   But post-Rosengren, stocks are worst…  

These Are The 10 Most Crowded Trades According To UBS

In this market, where fundamentals long ago ceased to matter, and where positioning remains one of the few remaining sources of alpha, investors have been focusing on lists showing the most over and under-owned stocks. However, contrary to the narrative that the most heavily owned stocks outperform the most shorted, or underowned ones, and vice […]

ZeroHedge: Hedges Soar, Markets Snore As Traders Brace For Big Brexit Day

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Some nostalgia… "some poeple are on the pitch, they think [Brexit]'s all over… it is now!!" Although we suspect, by this time tomorrow, the sounds from trading floors around the world may be more like this…   Polls point to […]