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In Epic Letter, Elliott’s Singer Rages Against Everything From Passive Investing To “Safe Spaces”

We’ve frequently warned about the myriad of potential risks arising from the massive capital flows from active to passively managed accounts which will eventually, and inevitably, wreak havoc upon the markets.  It is, in fact, this transition which is inextricably linked to the market’s apparent disregard for traditional valuation metrics as it surges to all […]

Signs Of Excess: Crowding & Innovation

Authored by Lance Roberts via, I have regularly written about the many shortcomings of human psychology when it comes to investing. More importantly, while the emotions of “greed” and “fear” are the predominant drivers of not only investor behavior over time, they are also attributable to the development and delivery of the financial products […]

WTF Chart Of The Day: There Are Now More Indexes Than Stocks

For the first time ever, the number of market indexes now exceeds the number of U.S. stocks… As Bloomberg reports, traditional ones such as the S&P 500 are collections of securities weighted by market value, and index funds mimic them as a low-cost way to deliver the market’s performance. Many new indexes are different: They […]

Brodsky: “A Socialized Market With Guaranteed Positive Returns For All Must Fail”

Submitted by Paul Brodsky via “Selfishness is a virtue.”        – Ayn Rand “Selfishness is profitable, but for institutionalized investors it takes courage to be selfish.”        – Paul Brodsky Self-Serve In Passive Aggressive, we made the case that ETFs can be useful vehicles for thoughtful active investors. A few people agreed with our […]

China Creates Gold Investment Fund For Central Banks / By Mark O’Byrne / May 25, 2015 – China’s new gold fund – 60 countries to develop gold mining projects – Allow member central banks to have easier access to gold – Gold to be traded on increasingly important Shanghai Gold Exchange – Another important step in making yuan reserve currency – China and Russia […]

From Ghost Cities To Ghost Trains: China’s New “Growth” Strategy

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / By Tyler Durden / July 22, 2013, 22:21 -0400 Following earlier comments that 7.0% is China’s bottom-line GDP growth for the year (they promise), rumors are emerging of a much more significant shift in China’s mis-allocation of capital strategy. […]