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Category Archives: equity

SHTFplan: Global Bloodbath: World Stocks Puke Over $8 Trillion As US Markets Collapse

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Aaaaaand, it’s gone! Global capital markets are down five weeks in a row, losing just under $9 trillion – the biggest, fastest drop since Lehman… (around $8.2 trillion from global equity markets) Chinese stocks managed to end […]

“Long Nasdaq” Takes Over From “Long Bitcoin” As Wall Street’s Most Crowded Trade

Last month, Bank of America’s survey of active investors revealed something striking: for the first time in history, the response to what the professional community perceived as the most crowded trade on Wall Street, was “Long Bitcoin” (according to 26% of respondents), followed by “Long Nasdaq”, while “Short US Dollars” was in third spot. One […]

Despite Yellen’s “Uncertainty”, VIX Crushed Back To A 9 Handle

US equity markets are ramping higher (aside from Small Caps) this morning as it appears the word “uncertain” – uttered ubiquitously by Fed Chair Yellen in the last two days – has a different meaning in stock-land… VIX hammered to a 9-handle, sending stocks soaring… Oh, and decliners are outpacing advancers… Headlines: Everything is awesome. […]

“This Market Is Crazy”: Hedge Fund Returns Hundreds Of Millions To Clients Citing Imminent “Calamity”

While hardly a novel claim – in the past many have warned that Australia’s housing and stock market are massive asset bubbles (which local banks were have been forced to deny as their fates are closely intertwined with asset prices even as the RBA is increasingly worried) – so far few if any have gone […]

An Absurd Unintended Consequence Of Abnormally Low Rates

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all its glorious insanity. While we […]

Is Public Equity A Broken Concept?

Submitted by Nick Colas of Convergex Is Public Equity A Broken Concept David Einhorn’s proposal to GM that it split its stock into dividend and capital appreciation shares got us thinking about the bedrock principles of public equity ownership.  Other catalysts for this examination: recent IPO SNAP’s lack of shareholder voting rights, the reluctance of […]

SHTFplan: Negative Interest Rates Destroying World Economy: “Doom-and-Gloom Outlook for Banks in Europe”

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. Trying to simply hold onto the standard that you’ve got has become a new normal for financial challenges. Equity erodes away when interest rates go negative… then everything starts to sour. China’s economy and stock market are effectively in the toilet, or poised to further collapse the […]

1/10/15: Emerging Markets Debt v Equity

  trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Constantin Gurdgiev / October 1, 2015 Debt, not equity, is the real China Fault Line, even if tremors are rocking its stock markets: What we have in the above is a record of debt/equity in corporate valuations across the EMs and China. While debt pile relative to equity valuations has grown in the EMs […]

US Equity Futures Soar 4% After PBOC Rate Cut; Chinese Futures Jump After Overnight Market Crash

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/25/2015 06:50 -0400 The PBOC was supposed to cut rates over the weekend – the risk, as we warned on Friday, was that it would not. It did not, and the result was a 16% plunge for the Shanghai Composite over the past two days as China’s underwater investors realized China […]

The Collapse Has Already Begun: “Currencies Are Crashing Hard, Recessions Are Starting”

This article was graciously contributed by Michael Snyder and originally published at his Economic Collapse blog. Editor’s Comment: In this installment, Snyder makes the argument that the next economic crisis is already underway, while we’re standing around wondering when it will happen. For average people struggling under rapidly changing conditions, this may well be the […]