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Deutsche Bank Plunges Into Red For 2017 After Dilution, Revenue Warning

After raising capital at a 35% discount over the weekend, Deutsche Bank shares are tumbling once again – back into the red for 2017 – after CEO John Cryan warned that revenue would be "broadly flat" in 2017. As Bloomberg reports, Germany’s biggest bank has seen revenue falling or little changed from last year across […]

Yardeni Warns “Late In The Game To Be A long-Term Investor” In Stocks

Excerpted from Dr. Ed Yardeni's blog, US Flow of Funds: ETFs Driving Stocks Higher …the saying that a picture is “worth a thousand words” is attributed to newspaper editor Tess Flanders discussing journalism and publicity in 1911. We have always believed that a chart is worth a thousand data points in a time series. Given […]

“This Is Not The Reaction The Fed Wanted”: Goldman Warns Yellen Has Lost Control Of The Market

With stocks soaring briskly around the globe following Yellen’s “dovish” hike, and futures set for a sharply higher open with the Nasdaq approaching 6,000, something surprising caught our attention: in a note by Goldman’s Jan Hatzius, the chief economist warns that the market is overinterpreting the Fed’s statement, and Yellen’s presser, and cautions that it […]

Stocks Drop, Bonds Pop As Crude & Credit Crash Continues

Overheard in the Oval Office when Yellen unleashes her rate hike into dismal economic growth expectations tomorrow…   Since the last fed rate hike, bonds are lower, banks are best…   Trannies and Small Caps are in the red since the last Fed rate hike…   A down day for stocks…but the dip-buyers were active […]

As Retail Investors Flood Into Stocks, Professionals Are Dumping Speculative Longs

"Fear of missing out" is quickly becoming the go to phrase for what's left of America's stock market investors. As The Wall Street Journal reports, investors have poured money into stocks through mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in 2017, with global equity funds posting record net inflows in the week ended March 1 based on […]

‘Cash On The Sidelines’ Crashes Near Record Lows

With hedge fund liquidity (and their ability to absorb any market shock) at record lows, it seems retail investors are also all-in on stocks. As Ned Davis Research points out, total cash holdings for funds at lowest in 19 years. In a Ned Davis calculation that treats the global investment portfolio as an amalgamation of […]

“Anything Can Happen” – Is Now The Time To ‘Fade The Fed’?

Via Kevin Muir of The Macro Tourist blog, Last week’s hawkish Federal Reserve guidance sent the front end of the yield curve for a tailspin. In the process, the odds of a March hike went from less than 50% to almost 100%. The movement in the Fed funds futures curve was swift and vicious. The […]

Why Deutsche Bank Is Sliding After Its Massive Equity Offering: Wall Street Analysts Chime In

Despite its widely telegraphed $8.5 billion public offering with another $2 billion expected to be raised from asset sales, Germany’s biggest lender is down sharply this morning as much as 6.9% (currently 6.1% lower) as Wall Street analysts dig through the details of the bank’s latest massive restructuring, which as reported yesterday seeks to undo […]

Deutsche Bank To Sell $8.5 Billion In Stocks, Announces Major Restructuring

Confirming last week’s report of an imminent share sale, on Sunday the biggest German lender announced it would raise €8 billion ($8.5 billion) in new capital through a rights offering sale of 687.5 million new shares, and sell parts of its asset management business in its latest attempt to shore capital following €8 billion in […]

Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation Running Out Of Cash, Millions Affected

Via Mike Shedlock of MishTalk.com, The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC), an entity created to “guarantee” pensions of private corporations, is on the verge of bankruptcy. Teamsters and other unions are poised to take huge pension hits. Previously, airline employees have taken a hit.   Please consider PBGC Running Out of Cash to Cover Union Pension […]