Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Front Running

Banks Demand 11th-hour Reprieve On Key Part Of MiFID II

The clock is ticking down and there are only about three weeks to go before the dreaded MiFID II regulatory structure is implemented on 3 January 2018. While it’s been difficult to judge the industry’s preparedness for the change, several aspects of the new regulations have attracted the most debate and concern. These have included […]

Are 401K Holders About To Feel A Savers Pain?

Authored by Mark St.Cyr, There’s an old truism people forget all too often. It has many variations and is attributed to even more, its core meaning goes something like this: “If the government can give it to you, than it can also take it away.” Some of you might be wondering if I’m talking about […]

1,000% Returns? Sure, When PIIGS Fly! – by Michael Carino – Greenwich Endeavors

The world is filled with intelligent people in finance.  Unfortunately, being intelligent doesn’t always mean you are smart.  To make sound investments, you need to be looking forward and constantly coming to rational conclusions.  One has to avoid sheltering oneself in a herd of backward focused investors taking comfort in performing in line with the […]

What If The 1980-Secular Bull Is Still Running?

Via Lance Roberts of RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Valuations & Full Market Cycles In this past weekend’s missive, “Visualizing 10-Reasons For Caution,” I presented a chart heavy analysis of why the current market is likely due for at least a short-term correction. There is little doubt currently “exuberance” is running high following the election of Donald Trump. The […]

Indexing Lunacy

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all its glorious insanity. While we […]

Hugh Hendry: “We Are Running A Trumpian Portfolio”

Presenting the end of year macro observations on a “Trumpian new world order”, from Eclectica’s Hugh Hendry Right Here, Right Now? As you know, back in late 2014 we were more constructive on risk taking opportunities as Europe prepared to launch QE, finally resetting monetary policy on a necessary looser course. And by early 2015 […]

Something Is Fishy In The Oil Market (Video)

By EconMatters It is pretty easy to game the official government oil numbers if you play in both the physical and paper based commodity markets, and this is the Fed`s concern as well. There is some funny business going on in the oil market. This has happened with Silver and Copper warehousing manipulation, and any […]

Hanging by a Thread: “Very skeptical” judge – a former FBI/SEC official, eyes London Gold and Silver Fix lawsuits

By Allan Flynn, Guest Post at BullionStar.com Five months have lapsed without decision, since London gold and silver benchmark-rigging class action lawsuits received a cool response in a Manhattan court. Transcripts from April hearings show, in the absence of direct evidence, the claims dissected by a “very skeptical” judge, and criticized by defendants for lack of facts suggesting collusion, […]

“It Won’t Be Long Now” David Stockman Warns “The End Game Of Central Banking Is Nigh”

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, In addition to the political revolt of the rubes, the establishment regime is now imperiled by another existential threat. To wit, the world’s central bankers have finally painted themselves into the mother of all corners. Literally, they dare not stop their printing presses because the front-runners and robo-traders […]

The Disgusting Silence Fueling Crony Capitalism

Authored by Mark St.Cyr, “There’s a kind of hush, all over the world tonight. All over the world you can hear the sounds, of lovers in love….” Those lyrics (by Les Reed and Geoff Stephens performed by Herman’s Hermits 1967) pretty much sum up what can only be called the coziest relationship big business has […]