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Category Archives: Foreign Investments

The ECB Has Bought €1.9 Trillion In Bonds: Here Is Who Sold And What They Did With The Money

Since the ECB launched its sovereign debt QE, initially known as PSPP, in March 2015 and later expanded to include corporate debt, or CSPP, in June 2016, the world’s biggest hedge fund central bank has created enough money out of thin air to purchase bonds with no consideration for price to grow its balance sheet, […]

“It Feels Like An Avalanche”: China’s Crackdown On Conglomerates Has Sent A “Shock Wave” Across Markets

The first to suffer Beijing’s crackdown against China’s private merger-crazy conglomerates, wave was the acquisitive “insurance” behemoth, Anbang, whose CEO Wu Xiaohui briefly disappeared as the Politburo made it clear that the “old way” of money laundering – via offshore deals – is no longer tolerated. Then, several weeks later and shortly after the stocks […]

Has Venezuela’s Crisis Reached A Tipping Point?

Authored by William Burke-White and Dorothy Kronick via Knowledge@Wharton, Venezuela’s ongoing economic and humanitarian crisis has assumed graver proportions over the past five weeks and pressure is mounting for a regime change, even as doubts persist over the likelihood of the next presidential elections, originally set for October 2018. Fresh protests broke out after President […]

Revenge Of The Rubes – Why The Days Of The Financial Elite’s Rule Are Numbered

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Talk about not waiting for the body to get cold. The establishment oracles are out in force today proclaiming that Brexit has already been cancelled. Apparently, like in the case of the first negative vote on TARP, two days of currency and stock market turmoil have taught the rubes who voted for it the […]

ZeroHedge: Japan Banks May Soon Pay Borrowers To Take Out Loans

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Things are increasingly upside down in the brave new centrally planned world: thanks to negative deposit rates central banks have put an explicit cost on saving, while in various instances, such as taking out a mortgage in Denmark and the […]

ZeroHedge: These Are The 8 Triggers For A New Financial Crisis

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Authored by Satyajit Das (Author of A Banquet of Consequences), via The Independent, There are a number of potential triggers to a new crisis. The first potential trigger may be equity prices. The US stock market runs into trouble. A […]

ZeroHedge: Voices Of Reason In An Unreasonable World – Meet The Free-Market Economist That Stood Up To Hitler

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. In the current time of unprecedented central-planner-focused monetary-policy experimentation and a growing bias towards collectivist and socialist attitudes, the similarities to what Wilhelm Ropke – the European economist who stood up to Hitler – had some seemingly ominous and prescient […]

ZeroHedge: Frontrunning: February 8

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. European stocks plunge as Lunar New Year offers no cheer (Reuters) European Stocks Fall, Credit Weakens as Signs of Distress Abound (BBG) Management trouble at world’s biggest hedge fund: Bridgewater succession plan in flux as heir Greg Jensen steps back […]

Capital Controls Are Coming

Submitted by Nick Giambruno via, The carnage always comes by surprise, often on an otherwise ordinary Saturday morning… The government declares a surprise bank holiday. It shuts all the banks. It imposes capital controls to stop citizens from taking their money out of the country. Cash-sniffing dogs, which make drug-sniffing dogs look friendly, show […]

We’re Not All Gordon Gecko – Dan Loeb Defends ‘The Activist’ Investor

Excerpted from Third Point LLC's letter to investors, Lately, a varied chorus of powerful union bosses, politicians and candidates, an asset management company executive, and a few ivory tower types have asserted that activism is short term in nature, engaged in by “hit and run”  investors who care only about making a quick buck while […]