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Survey Shows A Majority Of European Youth Would Participate In Uprising To Overthrow Status Quo

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, As the title of today’s piece implies, something very rotten is happening across the Western world and it’s starting to push many people, especially the youth, toward a breaking point. In the U.S., much of the problem relates to increased corporate power and monopoly, which has resulted […]

Coffee; Potential reversal wick at triple support

Coffee has been pretty ice cold since November of 2016, as its lost nearly a third of its value. Could this large 6-month decline turn into an opportunity? Below looks at Coffee ETF (JO) over the past few years. CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE The decline over the past 6-months in JO, has it testing triple support last […]

Have We Just Reached Peak Stock Market Absurdity?

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Colapse blog, Have you ever wondered how tech companies that have been losing hundreds of millions of dollars year after year can somehow be worth billions of dollars according to the stock market?  Because I run a website called “The Economic Collapse“, there are naysayers out there that […]

Shorts Smoked – Stocks End ‘High’ As Dollar Dumps’n’Pumps

Despite tumbling soft data and disappointing earnings data… Stocks soared most in 6 weeks…     Another day, another one-way trip in stocks. VIX clubbed to a 13 handle again stocks soar… Trannies and Small Caps once again led the day (short squeeze) and S&P lagged but everything was awesomely green again…   Another big […]

Europe breaking support, spill over into the states?

How stocks do in Europe, can have an important impact on stocks in the states. Today we look at the patterns in London and Germany, as recent price action could “spill over” into stocks in the states. FTSE 100 Index below- CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE FTSE 100 hit resistance line (2) of late and it […]

Scientific Proof ETFs Make Markets Dumber

One of the horses we have beaten to death starting in 2013 (with Why The TBAC Is Suddenly Very Worried About Market Liquidity) is that the relentless growth in ETFs in particular, and passive investing in general, is one of the greatest threats facing the US equity market for one main reason: “phantom liquidity”, and […]

Gold Surges, USDJPY, Yields Slide As Markets Finally Respond To Latest Set Of Economic, Geopolitical Shocks

With markets shut on Good Friday, even as the one-two knockout punch of the worst monthly core CPI print in 7 years hit… … coupled with a miss in March retail sales, which suffered their biggest two month drop in 2 years…   … on Sunday night traders were desperate to catch up, or rather […]

The Federal Reserve’s Stock-Market Supernova

The following article by David Haggith was published on The Great Recession Blog: During the first several years of the Fed’s “recovery” program, bankers denied that banks were the primary drivers of the stock market bull. Then, a little over a year ago, the Fed’s Richard Fisher confessed what everyone in the alternative financial media already knew — the nation’s central bank was “front-running the stock […]

So Many Triggers

Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, It’s not a story that’s likely to appear on the evening news, but it certainly should. Deutsche Bank has announced that it will create more shares, selling them at a 35% discount. Existing shareholders have not been pleased and, in the first four days since the offer was announced, […]

“Think 1999”: Morgan Stanley Sees Huge 30% Surge In Stocks “Investors Cannot Afford To Miss”

With Morgan Stanley’s Adam Parker having left the investment bank to continue his career at Eminence Capital, it was up to his replacement, Michael Wilson to come up with the Initiation of coverage report for the “Classic Late Cycle.” So, in keeping a stiff upper lip, and breaking away from the gloom that appears to […]