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Mises Explains The Santa Claus Principle / Ludwig von Mises / December 25, 2017 From “The Exhaustion of the Reserve Fund” in Human Action, Chapter XXXVI by Ludwig von Mises: The idea underlying all interventionist policies is that the higher income and wealth of the more affluent part of the population is a fund which can be freely used for the improvement […]

“Visions Of Cataclysms”: Why Eric Peters Is Starting A Long-Vol Fund / by Tyler Durden / Aug 6, 2017 Is the recent streak of record low volatility about to end? While countless analysts, pundits and traders have previously talked their book (if not staked their reputation) on claims VIX is set for an imminent mean-reverting spike, so far that has not happened and in fact net spec […]

Leaked: EU Plans to Freeze Deposits to Prevent Bank Runs / by Don Quijones / Jul 30, 2017 Desperate Times, Desperate Measures. Following a spate of drastic banking interventions in Spain and Italy earlier this summer, the European Commission is preparing new legislation to prevent bank runs from completely wiping out Europe’s hordes of zombified lenders. According to an Estonian document seen by Reuters, that legislation […]

DOJ Moves To Seize DiCaprio’s Picasso, Rights To “Dumb and Dumber To” As Part Of 1MDB Case / by Tyler Durden / Jun 15, 2017 As part of the ongoing money-laundering probe of Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, 1MDB, which is perhaps best known for Goldman’s enabling and participation in what may end up being one of the world’s biggest, multi-billion, cross-border embezzlement schemes, on Thursday the DOJ moved to seize a Picasso and […]

The Democrats Get Trump And The Republicans To Fold, And That Means There NEVER Will Be A Border Wall

Well, that didn’t take long.  Yesterday I reported that the Democrats were threatening to force a government shutdown if money for a border wall was included in the bill to fund the government, and one day later Donald Trump has unconditionally surrendered.  Despite all of Trump’s promises, a border wall isn’t going to happen at […]

This gold fund looks to hedge against a strong dollar / By Tom Anderson / Monday, January 30, 2017 The gold trade has historically been a good hedge against a weak dollar, but not usually a great investment when the greenback is going up. Today State Street Global Advisors and the World Gold Council launched an exchange-traded fund to figure out a way around that market […]

Traders May “Sell The Inauguration” But BofA Is Not Calling For “A Big Short” Yet / by Tyler Durden / Jan 8, 2017 Along with most of his Wall Street peers, BofA’s Chief Investment Strategist Michael Hartnett flipped his outlook on risk assets shortly after the election, turning from quietly bearish to vocally bullish and forecasting a substantial rise in US equities, and even more substantial bounce for Japanese, European and […]

“Violent Rotations” – Record Equity ETF Inflows, Record EM Debt Outflows… And It’s Just Beginning / by Tyler Durden / Nov 17, 2016 Over the weekend, we reported that as a result of the Trump victory, the market underwent some truly staggering asset rotations and fund flows, leading to trillions in gains (for equities) and losses (for credit). Today, after the latest Lipper and EPFR fund flow data, we can say […]

The Anti-Trump Protesters Are Tools of the Oligarchy — Paul Craig Roberts / Paul Craig Roberts / November 11, 2016 The Anti-Trump Protesters Are Tools of the Oligarchy “Reform always provokes rage on the part of those who profit by the old order.” Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., The Crisis of the Old Order Paul Craig Roberts Who are the anti-Trump protesters besmirching the name of progressives by pretending […]

Look At This Remarkable Chart As The Public Dumps Stocks! 5th Largest Outflow In The Past 10 Years! / October 27, 2016 With continued uncertainty in global markets, the public is dumping stocks as we just witnessed the 5th largest outflow from domestic stocks funds in the last 10 years! Public Dumping Stocks From Jason Goepfert at SentimenTrader:  “U.S. equity funds got punched again. There was a huge outflow from domestic funds that […]