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We Just Witnessed The Biggest U.S. Bond Crash In Nearly 2 Years – What Does This Mean For The Stock Market?

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. U.S. bonds have not fallen like this since Donald Trump’s stunning election victory in November 2016.  Could this be a sign that big trouble is on the horizon for the stock market?  It seems like […]

Global Stocks Hit Another Record High, Ignore Slowing Chinese Trade

Following a sleepy overnight session, US futures are flat as are markets in Europe, while Asian stocks rose despite overnight trade data from China which unexpectedly missed across the board. As reported last night, Chinese export growth was the slowest since February while Import growth the weakest since Dec 2016, as both missed consensus estimtes. […]

Gold Will Start Heading Higher On “Dwindling” Supply – Rickards

James Rickards via Daily Reckoning Gold was down after the Fed’s hike, but I expect it to start heading higher again. Too many powerful forces are driving it behind the scenes. Dwindling physical supply is a major one. Gold in USD (5 Years) On a recent visit to Switzerland, I was informed that secure logistics operators […]

Bitcoin Soars Back Towards Record Highs

Despite no specific catalyst, except perhaps some flight to safety seen also seen in precious metals post-Qatar-chaos, the price of Bitcoin is surging once again back towards its record highs. Having fallen notably early last week, the cyrptocurrency has recovered almost all its losses as it tests back above $2600 this morning. Catalysts for this […]

Selloff Accelerates As Trump Fears Mount: “The Market Will Revert To Much Higher Volatility”

European and Asian stocks slumped on Thursday following the worst one-day drop in US stocks in 8 months, while S&P futures tumbled to session lows, down 0.3% to 2,350 after initially posting a modest rebound, following a new Reuters report alleging that Trump campaign members communication with Russians on at least 18 occasions, and which […]

Traders “Swoop” On Stocks, Oil Rises For 8th Day But Bonds Still Don’t Buy It

S&P futures are unchanged and Asian stocks closed mixed, however European stocks rebounded for first time this week, led by auto stocks after Daimler’s quarterly profit, as a break in alarming political news prompted traders to “swoop” – as Reuters puts it – on equities, cooling a safe-haven rally that saw the yen and gold […]

US Futures Rebound Sharply, Erase All Syrian Airstrike Losses

After initially tumbling in the aftermath of the U.S. missile attack on Syria which jolted financial markets, boosting haven assets and temporarily shifting investor focus from today’s jobs data , S&P futures have managed to recoup all losses (the Nikkei closed up 0.4% after sliding earlier in the session), with Europe also just fractionally lower […]

SNB Spent $68 Billion On Currency Manipulation In 2016

While Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed his displeasure with China for manipulating its currency, he appears to have recently figured out that over the past 2 years Beijing has been spending hundreds of billions in dollar to strengthen, not weaken, the Yuan and to halt the ~$1 trillion in capital flight from China. But while […]

David Tepper Asks “Why Are Stocks And Bonds Acting So Differently”

With bond and stock markets having recently bifurcated, signalling two distinctly different outlooks on the future of the reflation trade, the confusion among the “smartest money” persists. Close up this looks even more divergent.   Friday was the 6th day in a row that The Dow and the Long Bond have risen in price together… […]

Global Stocks Drop, Futures Flat; French Yields Slide As Political Jitters Subside

In a quiet night for markets, in which the top highlight was the Oscar’s historic peddling of best picture “fake news” and where “millions” of Academy members seemingly voted illegally, European stocks were little changed after a selloff that pushed them to a two-week low, while the MSCI Asia index fells as Japan’s Topix dropped […]