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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: May 15

Oil Jumps Over Output Deal (BBG), Saudi Arabia, Russia Favor Extending Oil Cuts Through Next March (BBG) Trump Doctrine Confounds G-7 as Ministers Kick Can to Sicily (BBG) Senate GOP’s agenda is at a moment of reckoning with unpredictable Trump (WaPo) White House Races to Fill FBI Job (WSJ) Former Trump Employees Say He Taped […]

The Gravest Threat To Your Retirement

Submitted by Tom Dyson via InternationalMan.com, It’s one of the most exciting, most incredible charts in human history… Unfortunately, it’s also one of the scariest. Take a look: It’s a chart from the U.S. Census Bureau. It shows the centenarian population. A centenarian is a person aged 100 or older. The arrow shows how many […]

Frontrunning: March 24

Belgium hunts ‘third man’ after Islamic State bombings (Reuters) Number of Attackers, Key Details of Brussels Assaults Remain Unclear (WSJ) Surviving Paris attacks suspect wants to return to ‘explain himself’: lawyer (Reuters) Brussels Suicide Bomber Slipped Terror Net (WSJ) Dollar rise hits commodities as Fed talks of tightening (Reuters) Treasuries Hold Gains Before Durable Goods, […]

Frontrunning: March 21

Oil Drops With Emerging-Market Currencies on Rig Recovery Signs (BBG) A plea for help – How China asked the Fed for its stock crash play book (Reuters) Obama to meet Raul Castro on historic Cuba trip (Reuters) Wall Street’s Pile of Unwanted Treasuries Exposes Market Cracks (BBG) Dimon’s Timing Looks Savvier by the Day as […]

These 425 Goldman Bankers Just Hit The Jackpot

It's that time of year…. when the bank-that-does-God's-work chooses who to bless with mass affluence. This year 425 Goldman Sachs' employees were annointed "Managing Directors" which according to Emolumnet.com means an average annual comp of approximatley $1 million. The following individuals have been promoted to Managing Director: Catherine Addona-PeñaAlokik AdvaniSam AgnewDaniel AhernMurtaza AhmedFusae AkamatsuPhil AlmondAna […]

Frontrunning: October 29

Fed puts December rate hike firmly on the agenda (Reuters) Charting the Markets: A More Hawkish Fed Rattles Investors (BBG) China to modernize and improve fiscal and tax systems (Reuters) Deutsche Bank to Cut 35,000 Jobs in Overhaul (WSJ) Deutsche Bank Said to Near $200 Million Sanctions Settlement (BBG) Barclays profits drop as it abandons […]

Frontrunning: September 18

The bearish dovish Fed: Shares Fall After Federal Reserve Keeps Rates on Hold (WSJ) Developed, emerging markets diverge as Fed keeps rates steady (Reuters) Yellen May Emulate Taper Template and Raise Rates in December (BBG) Russia Raises Prospect of Sending Troops Into Combat in Syria (BBG) Rigged markets 1: U.S. Said to Investigate Chicago Trader […]

Prominent Economists Call for End to Fractional Reserve Banking

Excessive leverage by the banks was one of the main causes of the Great Depression and of the 2008 financial crisis. As such, lower levels of “fractional reserve banking” – i.e. how many dollars a bank lends out compared to the amount of deposits it has on hand – the more stable the economy will […]

Frontrunning: December 5

Apple, China Mobile Sign Deal to Offer iPhone (WSJ) Japan approves $182 billion economic package, doubts remain (Reuters) Volcker Rule Won’t Allow Banks to Use ‘Portfolio Hedging’ (WSJ) He went, he saw, he achieved nothing: Biden’s Trip to Beijing Leaves China Air-Zone Rift Open (WSJ) Britain announces sharp upward revision to growth forecasts (Reuters) U.S. […]