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Central Bank Shell Game: What Sweden’s Negative Interest Rates Do To Consumers

Authored by Nick Kamran via LettersFromNorway.com, Sweden’s welfare state supposedly allows for success while providing a safety net for those unable to keep up with the market. In principle, it is an ideal state, achieving a utopian like state. However, Sweden’s touted economic success has come at the expense of the Krone (SEK) and long-term […]

AAPL Reaches New Record High

Just one more thing…   Record high stock price… NOT record high EPS expectations…

Snap Crashes Below $20

Snap Inc shares are now down over 30% from their post-IPO highs, and are breaking below the $20 level on their way to the $17 IPO price. It seems options markets did nothing to slow the selling…     There are no "Buy' reccommendations among the 10 analysts that cover Snap…

The World’s Second Most Deceptive Chart

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Last week, I discussed the “World’s Most Deceptive Chart” which explored the deception of “percentage” versus actual “point” losses which has a much greater effect on both the real, and psychological, damage which occurs during a bear market. To wit: “The problem is you DIED long before ever achieving that 5% […]

2016 Debt Binge Produces (Surprise!) 2017 Inflation; Guess What That Means For 2018?

Authored by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, Just as everyone was finally accepting the idea of deflation and negative interest rates, inflation decides to pay a return visit. In the past week, articles with the following headlines appeared in major publications around the world: Swiss inflation rises at highest monthly rate in 5 years China February […]

When This All Blows Up…

Authored by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, This report marks the end of a series of three big trains of thought. The first explained how we’re living through the Mother Of All Financial Bubbles. The next detailed the Great Wealth Transfer that is now underway, siphoning our wealth into the pockets of an elite few. This […]

Gold In Uncertain Times: “The West Doesn’t Get It… They’ve Been Indoctrinated By Paper Money”

In this fascinating interview on RealVision TV, Grant Williams and Egon von Greyerz cover a very broad range of subjects from gold, wealth preservation to debt, interest rates, Brexit, the EU and much more. The interview was recorded in London at the end of 2016 but the discussion is timeless and extremely relevant in regard […]

Dear President Trump, Here Is Why You Should Shut Up About The Market

Via Doug Ramsay Of Leuthold Weeden Capital Management, Do You Believe This Guy? Don’t tell The Donald, but the stock market doesn’t take him seriously. The market took JFK seriously. In April 1962, Kennedy clashed with steel companies after U.S. Steel hiked prices 3.5%, an increase the president called, “a wholly unjustifiable and irresponsible defiance […]

SNAP Initiated With Sell Rating, $10 Price Target At Pivotal

Pivotal Research's Brian Wieser braved the storm today and issued the first "Sell" research on Snap Inc. Snap is a promising early stage company with significant opportunity ahead of itself. Unfortunately, it is significantly overvalued given the likely scale of its long-term opportunity and the risks associated with executing against that opportunity. Significant ongoing dilution […]

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 […]