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In The Shadows Of Black Monday – “Volatility Isn’t Broken… The Market Is”

Authored by Christopher Cole via Artemis Capital Management, Volatility and the Alchemy of Risk The Ouroboros, a Greek word meaning ‘tail devourer’, is the ancient symbol of a snake consuming its own body in perfect symmetry. The imagery of the Ouroboros evokes the infinite nature of creation from destruction. The sign appears across cultures and […]

Is Bridgewater A Fraud? Here Are The Troubling Questions Posed By Jim Grant

Jim Grant, author of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, first hinted last week that not all is well when it comes to the world’s biggest hedge fund, Ray Dalio’s $160 billion Bridgewater (of which one half is the world’s biggest risk-parity juggernaut). Speaking to Bloomberg last week, Grant said he was “bearish” on Bridgewater because founder […]

Is Bridgewater A Fraud? Here Are The Troubling Questions Posed By Jim Grant

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 11, 2017 4:05 PM Jim Grant, author of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, first hinted last week that not all is well when it comes to the world’s biggest hedge fund, Ray Dalio’s $160 billion Bridgewater (of which one half is the world’s biggest risk-parity juggernaut). Speaking to Bloomberg last week, Grant said he was “bearish” […]

Case For -2% Rates, Banning Cash? Jim Grant Blasts Lunatic Proposals

Submitte dby Michael Shedlock via KMichTalk.com, Looking for group think, extrapolation of extreme silliness, linear thinking, and belief in absurd models? Then look no further than Fed presidents, their advisors, and academia loaded charlatan professors. Today’s spotlight is on Marvin Goodfriend, a former economist and policy advisor at the Federal Reserve’s Bank of Richmond, and […]

Jan Skoyles Appointed Research Executive At GoldCore

(Media Release – September 8, 2016 – Immediate Release) – Jan Skoyles – @Skoylesy has been appointed Research Executive  at international gold specialist @GoldCore . As a recognized thought leader in the gold and fintech space, Jan will augment GoldCore’s research capabilities and will focus on the UK economy and gold’s role as an important diversification, payment and savings vehicle. […]

Physical Gold Delivery Failure By German Banks

The physical gold delivery failure to clients of Deutsche Bank who own Xetra-Gold, the gold exchange traded commodity, was confirmed yesterday by Deutsche Bourse who said that the inability to deliver gold was not limited to Deutsche Bank and that other German banks were having “problems” delivering gold. This is yet another example of a bank not making […]

Obama Will Leave $20 Trillion Debt Crisis For Clinton Or Trump

President Obama is set to leave a massive near $20 trillion debt crisis for his successor – be that Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. The U.S. national debt reached $19.5 trillion last week and has been increasing by roughly $1 trillion a year during his Presidency and during the so called “recovery” as the U.S. government […]

Buy Gold’s August Dip? Gold’s Monthly Sweet Spot In September as Chaotic Election Looms

Gold bullion has had its biggest gains in September over the past 20 years. Seasonally gold is entering the sweet spot with the Autumn being gold’s best season and with September being gold’s best month in the last 20 years. Gold’s Monthly Performance – 1994-2014 (Bloomberg) Given the backdrop of one of the most uncertain […]

Jim Grant: “This Will Turn Out To Be Very Bad For Many People”

Submitted by Christoph Gisiger via Finanz und Wirtschaft, James Grant, Wall Street expert and editor of the investment newsletter «Grant’s Interest Rate Observer», warns of a crash in sovereign debt, is puzzled over the actions of the Swiss National Bank and bets on gold.   From multi-billion bond buying programs to negative interest rates and […]

Jim Grant: “Gold Is An Investment ‘In’ Monetary Disorder”

In an interview at the 2016 Mauldin Economics Strategic Investment Conference, legendary investor Jim Grant noted, “Cash simply enables one to retain wealth, with an eye towards being opportunistic.” Raising cash and reducing your exposure to volatile financial markets in turbulent times obviously make sense. The key, of course, is finding a safe, profitable investment opportunity […]