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Category Archives: liquidity crisis

“What Happens When The Market Can No Longer Pretend”: Charting Today’s Minsky Moment Dynamics

Back in July, Deutsche Bank’s derivative strategist Aleksandar Kocic believed he had found the moment the market broke, which he defined as a terminal dislocation between market and economic policy uncertainty: as he wrote 4 months ago, it was some time in 2012 that markets “lost their capacity to deal with uncertainty.” It was also […]

Kolanovic: “This Is What The Next Crisis Will Look Like”

There are two distinct parts to the latest, just released research note from JPM's quant "wizard" Marko Kolanovic. In the first part, the infamous predictor of market swoons takes on an unexpectedly cheerful demeanor, and explains why contrary to his recent market outlooks, near-term risks for a market selloff appear to have abated. First, he […]

Chinese Interbank Lending Freezes, Forcing Massive Intervention By China’s Central Bank

China is finding itself in an increasingly more untenable situation, trapped on one hand by its sliding currency (and declining reserves), which as noted earlier it has manipulated higher by forcing overnight unsecured rates to spike, in the process punishing  “speculators” and other shorts…   … and on the other, by a banking sector that […]

US Bond Market Liquidity Collapses: “It’s Worse Than Brexit”

Two weeks ago we warned of the "unintended consequences" of Dodd-Frank which are likely to crush bond market liquidity. On the day of Brexit we got a glimpse of what can happen when the world's most liquid bond market suddenly isn't and as one veteran bond trader exclaimed today, US Treasury market liquidity is "worse […]

“Do We Have A Liquidity Problem Post-Crisis?” Fed Vice Chair Fischer Answers – Live Feed

Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer is speaking at the Brookings Institution in Washington, on the topic of “Do We Have a Liquidity Problem Post-Crisis?” Not surprisingly, Fischer’s answer is that “liquidity is adequate by most measures, in most markets, and most of the time” and adds that it is “certainly too soon to declare that a […]

The Liquidity Crisis Intensifies: ‘Prepare For A Bear Market In Bonds’

Are we about to witness trillions of dollars of “paper wealth” vaporize into thin air?  During the next financial crisis, a lot of “wealthy” investors are going to be in for a very rude awakening.  The truth is that securities are only worth what someone else is willing to pay for them, and that is […]

Why Are Exchange-Traded Funds Preparing For A ‘Liquidity Crisis’ And A ‘Market Meltdown’?

Some really weird things are happening in the financial world right now.  If you go back to 2008, there was lots of turmoil bubbling just underneath the surface during the months leading up to the great stock market crash in the second half of that year.  When Lehman Brothers finally did collapse, it was a […]

Spot The Non-PBOC Intervention Days

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 12/30/2013 21:18 -0500 For the first time in a week, the PBOC has decided not to intervene in the interbank liquidity market… the result so far… 7-day repo jumped 157bps to 6.5%… yep, clearly the “liquidity crisis” is behind […]

China’s Liquidity Crisis Worsens As Fed Vs PBOC “Taper” Wars Escalate

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 12/23/2013 19:08 -0500 While global currency wars have esclataed over the last 4 years (as we noted here), the potential return to fund outflows triggered by the Fed taper, combined with higher demand for funds ahead of Chinese New […]

JIM WILLIE: TAPER PROPAGANDA DELIVERED FINAL BLOW TO BIG US BANKS, LIQUIDITY CRISIS LOOMS!

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. silverdoctors.com / By Jim Willie, GoldenJackass.com / NOVEMBER 17, 2013  Janet Yellen will take over at the US Federal Reserve after the damage is done, after the ZIRP is stuck in place forever, after the QE is stuck in place to infinity. No policy options exist anymore for Yellen […]