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Category Archives: Groundhog Day

Weekend Reading: Trump’s Rocket Ride

Via Lance Roberts of RealInvestmentAdvice.com, I have a simple question… If the rally in the market that began following the election was pricing in the expectations for tax reforms, repatriation, building the wall, and infrastructure spending, then what did the rally on Wednesday following Trump’s speech to Congress price in? With the markets now pushing both […]

ZeroHedge: It’s Groundhog Day Again For The Rising Rates Crowd

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, Yet another attempt at rising interest rates has spectacularly fizzled out. Well, once again the critter popped its head above the surface before promptly returning to its familiar territory down in the depths. I am, of […]

ZeroHedge: Groundhog Day Trading: Stocks Slide As Oil Plunge Returns; BP Suffers Biggest Loss On Record

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. It certainly does feel like groundhog day today because while last week’s near record oil surge is long forgotten, and one can debate the impact the result of last night’s Iowa primary which saw Trump disappoint to an ascendant Ted […]

What’s In Store For Our Freedoms In 2016? More Of Everything We Don’t Want

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana, The Life of Reason, Vol. 1 In Harold Ramis’ classic 1993 comedy Groundhog Day, TV weatherman Phil Connors (played by Bill Murray) is forced to live the same day over and over again until he […]

Spot The Difference: It’s Keynesian Idiocy Groundhog Day, All Over Again

if it doesn’t work at first, as this headline from December 2014 shows…   … just hope nobody remembers it a year later, when China took advantage of the abovementioned “room for easing” and cut rates 6 times with absolutely no effect – for the economy that is which overnight reported its worst deflation numbers […]

Dear Janet, Seriously!!

The Fed's confidence trick this week was, once again, the Keyser Soze gambit (via Beaudelaire)-  "convincing the world of Yellen's hawkishness, when no such character trait exists." However, unlike the movies, stocks and FX markets have already seen through the con, leaving Fed Funds futures alone to believe the hype. As we noted previously, "The […]

Groundhog Day: “I Woke Up This Morning After Horrible Economic News And First Question Was How Much Are Stocks Up”

Any carbon-based trader “trading” today will surely agree with every word Bloomberg’s Richard Breslow, a former FX trader and fund manager, said in his note this morning. Fight the Real Dragon The economic numbers released yesterday can best be described with a reference to wheels falling off the bus. And it wasn’t just retail sales […]

Peter Schiff Explains The “External Threat” Justifying The Fed’s Tyrannical Policies

Submitted by Peter Schiff via Euro Pacific Capital, Every dictator knows that a continuous state of emergency is the best means to justify tyrannical policies. The trick is to keep the fictitious emergency from breeding so much paranoia that routine activities come to a halt. Many have discovered that its best to make the threat […]

Groundhog Day All Over Again: Futures Surge On “Greek Hope”, China Stock Manipulation

It’s officially Groundhog day… and month… and year… and so on. After futures soared yesterday morning following the Chinese government’s halt of the local stock bloodbath, only to fade the euphoria late in the day on Greek concerns and the realization that threatening Chinese sellers with arrest…   … outlawing short selling, while keeping half […]

Frontrunning: June 4

China stocks fall, led by ChiNext, on margin tightening; Hong Kong down too (Reuters) Bond market sell-off rumbles on, stocks feel the pinch (Reuters) Bond Rout Wipes Out 2015 Gains as Traders Stay Glued to Screens (BBG) Greek Groundhog Day Continues With Talks Failing to Break Impasse (BBG) Greece and Its Creditors Agree on Some […]