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Are 401K Holders About To Feel A Savers Pain?

Authored by Mark St.Cyr, There’s an old truism people forget all too often. It has many variations and is attributed to even more, its core meaning goes something like this: “If the government can give it to you, than it can also take it away.” Some of you might be wondering if I’m talking about […]

Wrold Out of Whcak: Your Attention Please!

By Chris at Market dislocations occur when financial markets, operating under stressful conditions, experience large widespread asset mispricing. Welcome to this week’s edition of “World Out Of Whack” where every Wednesday we take time out of our day to laugh, poke fun at and present to you absurdity in global financial markets in all its glorious insanity. While we […]

Is This The Sound Of The Bottom Falling Out Of The Auto Industry?

Authored by Wolf Richter via, Not quite, not yet, but it’s not good either. Let’s hope that the problems piling up in the used vehicle market – and their impact on new vehicle sales, automakers, $1.1 trillion in auto loans, and auto lenders – is just a blip, something caused by what has been […]

Newsmax CEO: “I Spoke To Trump About The Wiretap Story, I Haven’t Seen Him This Pissed Off In A Long Time”

While the Sunday talk shows have been largely focused on debunking Trump’s allegations that Obama hacked the Trump Tower, a somewhat different perspective into Trump’s current state of mind comes from Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy, a close friend of the President, who in an article this morning shares that having spoken to Trump about the […]

Soaring Lease Returns Set To Wreak Havoc Used Car Pricing and Auto Industry Profits

For months we’ve warned that declining used car prices could spell disaster for subprime auto securitizations (see “Slumping Used Car Prices Spell Disaster For Subprime Auto Securitizations“).  While it’s always difficult to predict the exact timing of when bubbles will burst, a combination of record-high lease returns in 2017 and 2018, combined with rising interest […]

The Bull Giveth, The Bear Taketh, & You’re Not Passive

Submitted by Lance Roberts via, Over the last several months, in particular, the number of articles discussing the shift from “active management” to “passive indexing” have surged. I get it. The market seems to be immune to decline. It is effectively the final evolution of “bull market psychology” as investors capitulate to the “if […]

Time To Get Real, Part 2: “We Need Their Drugs”

Via, In Part I of this series I discussed central banks and their policy actions in context of macro trends including secular growth stagnation, demographics, and technology and highlighted why the math doesn’t work. In this Part II I’m aiming to analyze the underlying fundamentals to discern the substance of our economic reality currently and going forward. […]

Nomi Prins: Trump Wins (Even If He Loses)

Authored by Nomi Prins, via, “Establishment: A group in a society exercising power and influence over matters of policy, opinion, or taste, and seen as resisting change.” — Oxford Dictionary Early on in his presidential bid, Donald Trump began touting his anti-establishment credentials. When it worked, he ran with it. It was a posture […]

ZeroHedge: The Cult Of Central Banking Is Dead In The Water

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The Fed has been sitting on the funds rate like some monetary mother hen since December 2008. Once it punts again at the June meeting owing to Brexit worries it will have effectively pegged money market rates […]

ZeroHedge: What Bull Market?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Thad Beversdorf via, I keep hearing that the past 6 or 7 years in equities is just part of an even longer term secular bull market.  And it strikes me very curious that investors continue to pay these fee […]