Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Paul Tudor Jones

The Crash Of ’87 Remembered: “It Was Clear The Acapulco Cliff-Dive Was On For Monday”

“The markets in a panic are like a country during a coup, and seen in retrospect that is how they were that day,” wrote a young Salomon bond salesmena named Michael Lewis, of the chaos he witnessed. “One small group of people with its old, established way of looking at the world is hustled from […]

The Lost Goldman Sachs 1985 Fixed Income Recruiting Video

Authord by Sarah Butcher via, In 1985, Goldman Sachs was still a partnership. The current partners owned around 80% of the firm, retired partners held the remainder. Lloyd Blankfein was a 31 year-old trader at J. Aron, the commodities house Goldman had purchased four years earlier. Run by John Weinberg, a former M&A banker, […]

Pondering The Real Perils Of Risk Parity Portfolios

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, The other day, fabled hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones made headlines when he issued a bold warning to Janet Yellen & Co. (from Bloomberg): The legendary macro trader says that years of low interest rates have bloated stock valuations to a level not seen since […]

Weekend Reading: Markets May Be Getting Expensive

Authored by Lance Roberts via Real Investment Advice, Let me suggest a warning. Two week’s ago, I discussed the failure of Congress to get the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repealed, much less replaced. The problem, of course, is the failure to repeal the ACA leaves in question the ability to pass other agenda based items such […]

Gartman On Ackman: “We Feel Very Sad For Him To Have Fallen This Hard”

For today’s moment of blizzard-refuge Zen, we bring you the following excerpt from Gartman’s daily letter in which the “world renowned commodity expert” takes on Bill Ackman over his Valeant capitulation and $4 billion loss. Because people who live in glass houses, and invest their retirement accounts, do throw stones in their newsletters. We have […]

“We Should See Massive Fed Intervention” – What Tudor Jones Said 29 Years Ago After Black Monday Crash

"This is a market that has been seriously overvalued for some time," exclaims Paul Tudor Jones, "and what we are seeing today is the piercing of the bubble…" adding that "Wall Street was uniformly unprepared for this kind of a drop." Of course Bill Griffeth asks should we buy this dip… Tudor Jones replies – […]

What A Commodity Trading Legend Is Buying Ahead Of The Next Crisis

When a commodity trading guru like Dwight Anderson, founder of the iconic Ospraie Management, has something to say on the market outlook, people tend to listen, especially when he’s consigning the last great commodity bull run to the dustbin of history and buying gold and farmland for the next crisis. Anderson is the former Tiger […]

Global Stocks Drop, US Futures Down As Dollar Rebound Halts Longest Oil Rally In Years

European, Asian stocks and S&P futures all fell in another quiet, low-volume early session. With oil entering a bull market yesterday (after sliding into a bear market just weeks ago), and set for its longest run of gains in 4 years after, overnight crude stumbled, and reversed early gains, falling for the first time in […]

Weekend Reading: Central Banks Save The World

Submitted by Lance Roebrts via, You have to admit it is really quite amazing. Two weeks ago, Central Bankers and leading politicians were exclaiming that if Britain left the E.U. it would be a catastrophic economic event on the magnitude of a “Lehman” moment. However, despite all of the “hand-wringing,” if you had been […]

Teachers Unions Vs Hedge Funds: The Battle Over Billions

Randi Weingarten is the president of the American Federation of Teachers, and is a name that hedge fund managers and those on Wall Street are beginning to learn quite well. About a decade ago, some liberals joined conservatives in pushing to expand charter schools. As the WSJ reports, those efforts received financial support from hedge […]