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Bubble Alert: Stocks Are Trading Based on Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud, Not Growth

Time to bust yet another hole in the “stocks are cheap” argument. As we’ve already noted earlier this week, based on the only valuation metric that can’t be massaged, stocks are more expensive than they were in 2007 and on their way to tying the all-time high established in 1999. Source: The King Report Of […]

FPA: “ETFs Are Weapons Of Mass Destruction; We Could Get An Onslaught Of Selling”

One of the recurring themes on this website over the past two years has been the growing threat posed by the flood of capital out of active investing and into passive, and far cheaper and better performing (under central planning) vehicles such as ETF. For a quick rundown, here are some recent posts on the […]

Have We Just Reached Peak Stock Market Absurdity?

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / April 26th, 2017 Have you ever wondered how tech companies that have been losing hundreds of millions of dollars year after year can somehow be worth billions of dollars according to the stock market?  Because I run a website called “The Economic Collapse“, there are naysayers out there that take […]

Bernanke ‘Terrifies’ Stock Investors, Again

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, If you are a stock investor, you should be terrified. The most disconcerting words have been uttered by the one person capable of changing the whole dynamic. After spending so many years trying to recreate the magic of the “maestro”, Ben Bernanke in retirement is still at […]

Euro Spikes On Upbeat Draghi Comments, Then Drops On Muted Inflation Outlook

Well that didn’t last long:moments after the EUR spiked on Draghi’s upbeat economic comments, it has since filled the entire gap and is back to session lows after Draghi talked down Eurozone inflation saying there is no sufficient evidence to alter inflation outlook, and no evidence of a self-sustaining inflation move. DRAGHI SAYS ECB NOT […]

Still Confused About Trump’s 1-Page Tax Plan? Goldman Explains It All

Since at its core, yesterday’s 1-page “tax plan” was a Goldman creation – and was presented to the world by two former Goldman employees –  who better to explain what Trump had in mind than Goldman Sachs itself, which it did overnight in a far lengthier note from its chief Washington analyst Alec Phillips.  Here […]

Deutsche Bank Tumbles Most In 5 Weeks After Earnings Disappoint Across The Board

On the surface, Deutsche Bank’s results this morning came in better than expected with first quarter earnings more than doubling as Germany’s biggest bank benefited from a pick-up in market activity at the start of the year. In the three months to March, Deutsche managed to make a net profit of €575m, more than double […]

Bubble Alert: We’ve Passed 2007 and Are On Our Way to 1999

gainspainscapital.com / Graham Summers / April 26, 2017 The US stock market is officially in a massive bubble based on the one valuation metric that cannot be faked. Corporations can engage any number of accounting gimmicks to juice their earnings, cash flow, and dividends… for this reason P/E, P/CF and P/DY ratios are all suspect when it […]

The Trump Is A Fraud On Taxes

market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / 2017-04-26 You cannot deficit spend your way to prosperity, nor can you print growth. You can print money.  Deficit spending is printing money. You cannot print value. The premise that you will get 3% growth if you deficit spend is the same premise that Obama ran after 2008.  He and his advisers believed that if the government spent trillions […]

A Rising (Central Bank) Tide Turns Everyone Into A Genius

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Until the system implodes–you're a genius. So you've ridden the markets higher–stocks, housing, commercial real estate, bat guano, quatloos, you name it–everything you touch turns to gold. What can we say, bucko, other than you're a genius! It's a market truism that rising tides lift all boats. But […]