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SHTFplan: Economic Contagion? Central Banks Are The Real Culprit

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com The mainstream news has been awash lately in talk over the danger of economic “contagion,” primarily due to lack of dollar liquidity in emerging markets. This lack of liquidity is being pegged as a trigger for instability […]

Wolf Richter: The Era Of The Fed “Put” Is Over

This article was originally published by Adam Taggart at Peak Prosperity To all those investors expecting the Fed to step in to backstop the recent weakness seen in the stock market, Wolf Richter warns: The cavalry isn’t coming. After years of force-feeding too much liquidity into world markets, the central banking cartel is now aware of […]

How Will Gold Prices Behave During The Next Economic Crisis?

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com It is generally well known in economic circles and in the general public that precious metals, including gold, tend to be the go-to investment during times of fiscal uncertainty. There is a good reason for this. Precious metals have foundation qualities that provide trade stability; […]

Money Is Money, Wherever It Comes From

dollarcollapse.com / JULY 25, 2017 One of the crucial things to understand about today’s world is that money is fungible. Whether it’s created in Japan, Europe, China or the US, once it’s tossed by a central bank into one or another part of the global economy, it eventually finds its way to a common pool of […]

On The Edge Of An “Uncontrollable Liquidity Event”: The Definitive Guide To China’s Financial System

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 26, 2017 8:26 PM While most traders over the past month have been obsessing over developments in Washington, the real action – most of it under the radar – has played out in China, where as discussed over the past few weeks, domestic liquidity has tightened notably, culminating with an unexpected […]

‘Cash On The Sidelines’ Crashes Near Record Lows

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 8, 2017 5:40 PM With hedge fund liquidity (and their ability to absorb any market shock) at record lows, it seems retail investors are also all-in on stocks. As Ned Davis Research points out, total cash holdings for funds at lowest in 19 years. In a Ned Davis calculation that treats […]

Oilmageddon, Central Banks And Liquidity: The 3 “Feedback Loops” Keeping Citi Up At Night

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 10, 2016 6:28 PM In recent months we have seen a dramatic spike in visualizations by sellside analysts, who appear to have finally grasped the reflexive nature of markets first noted so many years ago by none other than George Soros, which – with the Fed involved in all of them […]

How The Best of Intentions Destroyed Liquidity

mauldineconomics.com / BY JARED DILLIAN / DECEMBER 10, 2015 I just got done grading the final exams for my class (took me 12 hours). It’s 100 short-answer questions and two essays. One of the essay questions is about the Volcker Rule. “Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve chairman, as part of the rulemaking process for Dodd-Frank, included a provision […]

How Illiquid Are Bond ETFs, Really? (Spoiler Alert: Very!)

zerohedge.com / by Dave Nadig, via Factset.com on 11/25/2015 14:30 “Transcendent liquidity” is a somewhat silly-sounding phrase coined by the equally silly Matt Hougan, CEO of ETF.com, to discuss the odd situation in fixed-income ETFs—specifically, fixed-income ETFs tracking narrow corners of the market like high-yield bonds. But it’s increasingly the focus of regulators and skeptical investors like […]

Commodity Trading Giants Unleash Liquidity Scramble, Issue Record Amounts Of Secured Debt

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 10/06/2015 21:54 Earlier today, in its latest attempt to restore confidence in its brand and business model after suffering a historic stock price collapse, Glencore – whose CDS recently blew out to a level implying a 50% probability of default – released a 4 page funding worksheet which was meant […]